Nancy J. Zavada, CMP

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Occupation Principal, MeetGreen
Introduction What do I want you to know about me? "My passion for the industry and the Earth converge in my career. I am grateful. For those who want to know more, here's the party line.... Nancy J. Zavada, CMP is a leader, innovator, and entrepreneur in the meeting and event industry, beginning her career in 1978. Ms. Zavada is a principal with MeetGreen, a consulting firm specializing in sustainable meeting management, she founded 1994. Internationally recognized for her work in sustainable meeting management, Nancy served on the Live Earth Global Green Team and was named one of "The 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry" in 2003 and 2008. She is cofounder of the Green Meeting Industry Council and now serves on the Foundation Board. She received the "Achievement for Innovation in Hospitality" award from the Institute for Innovation and Econ. Development in 2010. Ms. Zavada co-authored, “Simple Steps to Green Meetings and Events" and "Saving Green by Going Green." She has been widely published in industry periodicals and is an acclaimed presenter. You can follow her on Twitter @nancyjzavada.
Interests Green meetings , Environmentally responsible events , Sustainable business