IMEX – Day 3 Highlights

The US Green Building Council and KPMG named winners of the IMEX 2012 Green Meeting Award The US Green Building Council (USGBC) was announced as winner of the large meeting category of the IMEX Green Meeting Awards, presented at the IMEX Gala Dinner last night. The Award recognised its Greenbuild International Conference and Expo 2011, […]

The US Green Building Council and KPMG named winners of the IMEX 2012 Green Meeting Award

The US Green Building Council (USGBC) was announced as winner of the large meeting category of the IMEX Green Meeting Awards, presented at the IMEX Gala Dinner last night. The Award recognised its Greenbuild International Conference and Expo 2011, making the USGBC a record four-time IMEX Award winner, having won previously in 2004, 2006 and 2009.

Taking the Award in the small to medium green meeting category was KPMG for its Climate Change and Sustainability Global Summit, which was held in New York City in February this year. MORE…

Cape Town International Convention Centre wins Gold in IMEX 2012 Green Supplier Award – Silver Award goes to Caesars Entertainment

The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) was announced as winner of the prestigious IMEX Green Supplier Award at the IMEX 10th anniversary Gala Dinner in Frankfurt’s Alte Oper last night.

The Green Supplier Award recognises environmental excellence and innovation within the meetings industry and represents the highest accolade for environmental responsibility among meeting suppliers. Within this category, both Gold and Silver Awards are presented annually. MORE…

The Stuttgart Convention Bureau wins the IMEX Green Exhibitor Award at IMEX in Frankfurt 2012

The Stuttgart Convention Bureau (SCB) has been presented with the Green Exhibitor Award during IMEX in Frankfurt 2012. The Award was made at last night’s IMEX Gala Dinner at Frankfurt’s Alte Oper.

The Stuttgart Convention Bureau and its eight partners offered a strong case for environmental sustainability. They fended off competition for this coveted award by demonstrating an impressive number of energy efficiency measures, including a significant reduction in the quantity of paper-based promotional collateral produced. MORE…

Footprint Management Systems, MeetGreen and QuickMobile ‘get their green on’ to win the 2012 IMEX Commitment to the Community Award

Footprint Management Systems, MeetGreen® and QuickMobile have been awarded this year’s IMEX Commitment to the Community Award in recognition of their co-development of a mobile game called ‘Get Your Green On’ (GYGO). The award was presented to Shawna McKinley, Director of Sustainability for Meet Green, at last night’s 10th annual IMEX Gala Dinner.

The IMEX Commitment to the Community Award pays tribute to events, incentive programmes, conferences, associations or business projects that have demonstrated an innovative effort to benefit a charitable cause. It is judged against three primary criteria: suitability, creativity and sustainability. MORE…

Five IMEX Academy Awards plus JMIC Unity Award, Site Master Motivator and new PCMA Global Executive Award make for a sparkling 2012 line-up

Nine different awards were made to various high-achieving global meetings industry professionals last night at the 10th anniversary IMEX Gala Dinner, which returned to Frankfurt’s Alte Oper for a night of special anniversary celebrations. MORE…

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