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Making Sustainability Work For Your Business A Workshop for Professionals

April 26, 2019 @ 9:30 am4:30 pm

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Making Sustainability Work For Your Business

A workshop for professionals looking to reduce resource use and associated costs while still providing a fantastic customer experience.  Doing Business can be good for the planet and good for its people while still increasing profit.

Ideal for hospitality business owners, hotel management teams, procurement specialists, and sustainability professionals.

We are pleased to announce our speakers:

JoAnn Hendrickx of Travel Without Plastics

Alexa Green of Recycle Across America

Ryan Murphy of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Tara Dodson of Full Circle

Participants receive lunch and two drink tickets for the Green Drinks event. Proudly Sponsored by the Tourist Development Council

Following the workshop network with local businesses at the Green Drinks event at Embassy Suites. Proudly sponsored by the North Florida Green Chamber & Brightway/Olympus Insurance.

We would like to thank the Embassy Suites for making this possible!

Highlights + Sustainability Topics

  • How to be a green venue and a profitable business.
  • Minimizing single-use plastics and Styrofoam while meeting health, safety, and quality expectations.
  • What exactly can your business recycle and what difference does it make?
  • How to position sustainability communications to successfully market to your target customer.
  • Creating new income streams from a zero-waste focus.
  • Living and working in harmony with North Florida wildlife.

Registration in the sustainability workshop is customized in educating professionals to receive exceptional training from experts in the field of sustainable travel, customer service, hospitality, recycling, and conservation.

Workshop Agenda (subject to change):

9:30 am Check-In, Meet & Greet

10:00 am Introductions

10:05 – 11:30 am Presentations led by JoAnn Hendrickx, assisted by Tara Dodson

Popularity of Plastics

Impact of Plastics on Marine Environment & Human Health

Consumer Insight and Changing Attitudes to Plastic

Single-Use in Numbers

The Local Context

12:15 – 1:15 pm Lunch provided in house by Embassy Suites (Sponsor TBA)

1:15 pm How To Be A Green Venue, Presenter: Ryan Murphy

2:00 pm Quick Break

2:05 How To Recycle Right, Presenter: Alexa Green

2:45 pm Implementing a Plastic Reduction Program, Presenter: JoAnn Hendrickx

3:00 pm Exercise, Presenter: JoAnn Hendrickx

4:00 pm Break

4:05 pm Communications and Engagement

4:25 pm Q & A

4:45 pm Workshop concludes

5:30 – 7:30 pm Green Drinks event at Embassy Suites

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April 26, 2019
9:30 am4:30 pm


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Embassy Suites St. Augustine
300 A1A Beach Boulevard
St. Augustine,FL32080United States
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