Convention Industry Councilís Sustainable Meeting Standards Available for Purchase
The very first green meetings and event standards, introduced by the Convention Industry Council Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) and The American Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM) in February of 2012 are now available for purchase as a complete compilation, online.
The APEX/ASTM standards are broken down into nine individual "sector" standards, covering all facets of event planning and management. Previously available for sale separately at a cost of $40 - $46, meeting planners and suppliers now have the option to take advantage of cost savings and buy eight of the nine standards in a bundle for $149.
The ninth and final standard, Accommodations, will be added to the compilation in the coming months once it receives final approval from ASTM.
The APEX/ASTM standards are comprised of the following standards:
∑ Communication & Marketing Materials
∑ Food & Beverage
∑ Meeting Venue
∑ On-Site Office
To purchase the standards, visit
About Convention Industry Council (CIC)
The Convention Industry Council's 32 member organizations represent over 103,500 individuals and 19,500 firms and properties involved in the meetings, conventions, and exhibitions industry. The mission of the Convention Industry Council is to provide a forum for member organizations to exchange information on global trends and topics, promulgate excellence in best practices and guidelines, collaborate on industry issues and advocate the value of the meetings, conventions, exhibitions and events industry.
For more information, go to www.conventionindustry.org.
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