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Events Industry Council

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Research on the State of Sustainability in the Meetings Industry is available.

Download the Executive Summary

Download the full Study.

Read the press release

Read the article in MeetingsNet


Upcoming Webinars:

Sustainability Webinar Series: Pairing the Right CSR Activity with your Event

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 11:00 AM EDT
Click here to register

Your boss has sent the word down – you must incorporate a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project into the next event your planning. You sit back and think, where should I even begin? During this session, learn how to identify the types of CSR activities that are available and how best to pair them with your event theme and corporate culture. Speakers: Courtney Lohmann, CMP, Director of Culture, Koncept Events and Events Industry Council Sustainability Committee Member, Mariela McIlwraith, CMP, CMM, MBA, Director of Sustainability, Events Industry Council



History of The Events Industry Council Sustainability Initiative

In 2016, what was known as the Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC) ceased to be an association and rather is now a program within the Events Industry Council  to advocate and educate around sustainability in the meetings and events industry.

Webinar announcing change

Click here for FAQs about this effort. 



Events Industry Council Sustainability Initiative In the news:


Links to the MeetingsNet article and other press:

Green Meeting Council Relaunches as Part of CIC - Meetings Net

Green Meeting Industry Council Merges with the Convention Industry Council - Meetings & Conventions 

Green Meeting Merges with CIC - Smart Meetings 

Meetings Groups Merge to Further Sustainability in the Events Industry - Associations Now

Green Meeting Industry Council Reorganizes - Green Lodging News