News From the 2008 Green Hospitality Conference

There was a buzz around this year’s Greening the Hospitality Industry conference, held in Vancouver February 19 to 21. For one, the host association, the Green Meeting Industry Council, has grown 116 percent in the past year, to 147 members, and is expected to become an official member of the Convention Industry Council after an April vote. “Four years ago, green meetings didn’t have a place in this industry,” said GMIC President Amy Spatrisano, a partner with Nancy

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