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Green Meeting Industry Council
700 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 510
Alexandria, VA 22314

GMIC and SF State Sustainable Event Workshop
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Learn how to “green” your meetings and events in the Greenest City in North America.* These workshops are designed with a holistic approach to the requirements of planning, managing, measuring and reporting results of your meeting or event.

3/23/2012 to 3/24/2012
When: 3/23/2012
Contact: Greg Gaston
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For more details and to register: Visit the SFSU website or link HERE

This weekend workshop is 3 CEU credits for students and/or professionals.

Learn how to "green” your meetings and events in the Greenest City in North America*.

These workshops are designed with a holistic approach to the requirements of planning, managing, measuring and reporting results of your meeting or event. Find out how to implement sustainable best practices for your organization to reduce negative impacts on the environment, increase profitability, and add value to the community in which you do business.

These workshops are important and relevant to anyone who wants to implement sustainability within an organization; a business, an event, or a venue.

This is what you can expect:

Sustainable E-Guide - Online Text which includes 24 modules of educational information and resources, Pre-work required.

Panel of experts will discuss best practices related to: water, represented by the PUC; energy, by PG&E; and zero waste, by Recology.

First College Training by designated Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC) Trainers on the Principles of Sustainable Meeting and Event Standards - A certificate will be awarded.

Tour on "Teacher Bus” of Recology Tunnel Road Disposal and Museum and onboard presentation on sustainable transportation sites visits.

Seminar at San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf featuring an Aquarium of the Bay presentation of Sustainable Seaford-Seafood Watch program, Fog Harbor Fish House Restaurant presentation of Sustainable Seafood and Management practices with samples. World Centric will provide serviceware and a presentation related to eco-labels and biodegradable-compostable products. Everything Audio-Visual demonstrates "green av.”

Facility Visit - W Hotel General Manager Tour and Presentation, Accommodations

**All attendees must wear closed-toe shoes or they will not be allowed on site.

*SF named Greenest City in North American by Siemens Company 06.30.11