May Monthly Meeting: Engaging and Managing Your Venue Through Sustainability

May 21, 2019
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Hilton McLean Tysons Corner
7920 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22102

Please join us for the final education event of this Board year term.

Topic: Engaging and Managing Your Venue Through Sustainability

Speaker: Ms. Lindy Farrar

Bio: Lindy Farrar is an Environmental Research and Policy Specialist and Manager at Greenview, focusing on sustainability reporting, strategy and program development for the hospitality industry. Lindy leads corporate sustainability engagements for Fortune 200 companies and industry research projects including the Green Venue Report. Prior to Greenview, Lindy was a Public Affairs Specialist at the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Office of Research and Development (ORD). She has experience supporting domestic and international research collaboration efforts for several U.S. Federal Agencies, international coalitions, and foundations. Lindy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations with a focus on Global Environmental Politics from American University.

Session Description: Lindy Farrar of Greenview will present on how to engage and manage your venue through sustainability, including the steps you can take to make your meetings more sustainable. Results from two annual global sustainability benchmarking studies, including the Green Lodging Trends Report and the Green Venue Report will also be presented.
The Green Lodging Trends Report is the lodging industry’s annual exercise to assess and catalyze green innovation, best practices, and awareness regarding the state of sustainability across hotels worldwide. The Green Venue Report is an industry-wide initiative to provide benchmarking data, catalyze best practice, and stimulate competition around global convention & exhibition center sustainability.


5:30 PM  Registration Opens
6:00 PM  Chapter Meeting Begins – Announcements from Board
6:10 PM   Session Begins
7:00 PM     Networking Reception
8:00 PM Reception Ends


Directions to Hilton McLean Tysons Corner: Directions

A complimentary shuttle also runs from the Silver Line McLean Station. Please call the hotel as you near the stop at 703-847-5000 to have the shuttle sent over.

Parking at the hotel is complimentary.

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