There was a time when trade shows and convention centers seemed oblivious to the idea of sustainability.
Thankfully, that time is past.
Today, there are no shortage of ways to produce a trade show that leaves a lighter footprint on the earth’s resources. Here are just a few examples.
- We’ve featured the sustainability efforts of Cobo Center in Detroit before. And now they’re taking even greater steps to become one of the greenest convention centers in the U.S. Besides working on their LEED certification, they’re also focusing on reducing waste. You can read more about what they’re doing in an article by TSNN.
- They’re not the only convention center taking action to be greener. This article from Corporate Event News highlights the efforts of New York’s Javits Center, Chicago’s McCormick Place, Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center, and more from around the country.
- Want to create a more sustainable event on a budget? This article from TSNN offers five tips.
- And if you’re an exhibitor, here are some easy ways to create a greener exhibit.
And in case you think going green costs more and is too complicated, here’s an article that blows those myths wide open!