Planning guides: conference.

Involving Attendees

  1. Contributions

    The fastest, easiest (and least interesting) way to involve attendees is to ask them to contribute cash, most commonly to carbon offsets. more »Carbon offsets are at their best when they are educational, teaching people about their environmental impact by measuring it. So we particularly dislike the approach of a voluntary contribution towards the average carbon emissions of a festival attendee. It removes the learn-through-measurement approach that is carbon offsetting's biggest benefit.

  2. Educate

  3. Engage

    Nothing is as powerful as getting attendees to participate. Greening and other "socially responsible" activities shouldn't be seen primarily as a "cost" to an event, but as means to your ends, and especially as an ice-breaker so that people meet at your meetings: