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Ten Steps to a Sustainable Event

May 18, 2023 @ 11:30 am2:00 pm PDT

Having trouble getting started making your events more sustainable? Interested in making the largest impact on the event’s carbon footprint using the least amount of time, energy, and money? Want to peek behind the scenes of a sustainable venue?

Discover the answers to all your questions at this interactive session. We will demystify the process to a more sustainable event giving you ten proven steps and a framework for success. Then, a guided back-of-the-house tour of the Oregon Convention Center will allow you to see these initiatives in practice.


Nancy J. Zavada, CMP Fellow
Founder & President, MeetGreen

Carolyn Stein
Sustainability Consultant, MeetGreen


  • 11:30 am – Registration Open/Networking
  • 12:00 pm – Lunch
  • 12:30 pm – Presentation
  • 2:00 pm – Conclusion

Other Opportunities
*Must indicate when registering if you are attending either opportunity.

  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm – Sustainability tour at Oregon Convention Center with the head of sustainability at the center.
  • 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm – Keep the networking going. Post-event reception hosted by a local hotel. Details are to be provided at a later date.
Want someone else to do the driving?

Let someone else do the driving while you have fun with others. A sprinter van will take you down and back to Portland.

Pick-up Location is still TBD, but pick-up will be in the SeaTac/Southcenter area. Details will be provided at a later date.

First come, first served. $35.00 charge to ride the van. RSVP for the van when you register.


May 18, 2023
11:30 am– 2:00 pm PDT
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PCMA Pacific Northwest Chapter


Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR 97232
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