SAINT PAUL AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Sustainability, Event Planning, And Minnesota's Sports Industry

Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on Aug. 6.

While event planning isn’t “one size fits all,” many of the sustainability lessons learned from Minnesota’s sports industry apply to every type of event or venue in our region. Minnesota is home to leading sports franchises, facilities, and major events that prioritize sustainability, like U.S. Bank Stadium, the Minnesota Twins and the St. Paul Saints. From waste and recycling to attendee engagement, these sporting events are becoming greener, and there are things we can all learn from their efforts.

Join Environmental Initiative to explore sustainability leadership and initiatives inside Minnesota’s sports industry. Learning from a sports context, attendees will share best practices of sustainable event planning, facilities management, and community engagement. The session will feature case studies on built environments as well as panel discussion around the opportunities and challenges of planning a sustainable, large-scale event. St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce members get a discount when registering online! Type in DISCOUNT10 to receive 10% off on your ticket price.


Sustainable Event Planning: Learning from Minnesota's Sports Industry

August 21, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

TCF Bank Stadium


  • Lisa Beck, Director of Asset Management, Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board
  • Jase Miller, Manager of Ballpark Operations, Minnesota Twins Baseball Club
  • Jeff Seifriz, Assistant Athletic Director, University of Minnesota
  • Bradley Vogel, Sustainability Coordinator, U.S. Bank Stadium
  • Tom Whaley, Executive Vice President, St. Paul Saints
Original source can be found here.

Source: Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce

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