Thursday, Jan 14th2:00 pm
Let’s Talk Climate
As 2021 begins, America’s communities are challenged by a pandemic, economic recovery, and an urgent need for climate action. Some are rising to the challenge. Hear from one case study…
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.
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!
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