By Don Douloff, December 04, 2008
Meeting Strategies Worldwide has named Montreal the newest verified city to join the Best Places to MeetGreen Scorecard. Montreal joins Portland, Ore.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Orlando, Fla.; Seattle; and San Francisco.
Best Places to MeetGreen provides two resources, the Best Places to MeetGreen Scorecard and Calculator, to help planners select the best green destination for their group. The Scorecard ranks cities according to the green programmes implemented by the destination’s convention and visitor’s bureau, convention centre and hotels in the city’s conference package. The practices are third-party verified by Meeting Strategies Worldwide and entered into a scoring rubric for each of the areas listed above.
Based in Portland, Ore., Meeting Strategies Worldwide is an environmental consulting firm specializing in the meetings and hospitality industries.