A fact that we all know is true is that all hotels, whether one star or six stars have giant environmental footprints. I’ll explain more about this as we go.
But first, let’s fly to Phoenix.
As most sales conferences go, the last thing most people are ever thinking about is environmentally friendly practices. Everyone, except for Softchoice’s amazing event planning team that is. Why am so excited about the events team thinking about being green during mid-year? Because they actually pulled it off! How, you ask? By hooking up with one of the greenest resorts , the events team was able to put together an incredible environmentally friendly conference.
The Sheraton Wildhorse Pass & Spa is famous for it’s sustainability practices and exceptional quality. The meetings and banquet rooms are designed for the highest levels of efficiency depending on the kind of event you are hosting. Some of the green iniatives the hotel had in place were:
- Air-conditioning in meeting rooms is determined by the status of the room, meaning that when they are not in use, the A/C is not on.
- The facility does a lot to reduce overall waste, but not having plastic cups or paper cups on site and using glasses instead. [Read more...]