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Green Globe to profile International Sustainability Standard

Green Globe to profile International Sustainability Standard

Green Globe Certification will profile its International Sustainability Standard for Events at the Dominican Showcase November 10-14, 2011.

Green Globe Certification CEO Guido Bauer said: “Green Globe is the only international certification organization to accredit green events worldwide. In destinations around the world, Green Globe has certified hundreds of hotels and convention and congress centers. These venues work with PCOs and direct with their clients to deliver green events and meetings which are in high demand.

“The development of the Event Standard as been undertaken by Green Globe’s International Advisory Group including the German Convention Bureau (GCB), German Event Organizers Association (VDVO).

“Since its launch, this international Event Standard has been adopted by the European Association of Event Centers (EVVC) as the meeting industry standard for sustainability. It will be a great opportunity for us to present the Green Globe Standard for Events at the Dominican Showcase 2011,” added Mr. Bauer.

Mr. Andy Ortiz, Organizer and Founder of the Dominican Showcase 2011, said: “The Showcase to be held in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, is pleased to have such an experienced organization as Green Globe Certification to provide its professional knowledge on green meetings and events. The hotels, resorts, and meeting venues across the Dominican Republic are well equipped to provide green events that meet the international Event Standard.


“I invite meeting planners, industry suppliers, and group travel professionals to come and learn more about this growing segment,” added Mr. Ortiz.

Punta Cana and its surrounding destinations are inviting qualified Incentive and Meeting Planners to the Dominican Showcase and Travel Expo 2011. Local hotels, DMCs, and support service providers are anxious to showcase their properties and services to promote the Dominican Republic as the perfect Group Travel Destination.