Earlier this week, GWCCA Sustainability Coordinator Tim Trefzer participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Green Meeting Industry Council - Atlanta Chapter. about the planning process involved for sustainability initiatives during major events that take place in Atlanta. The panel took place an Southface, a nonprofit in downtown Atlanta that has promoted energy-, wind- and resource-efficient workplaces, homes and communities throughout the Southeast for over 30 years.
Tim was joined on the panel by Mark Root from Coca-Cola Recycling, Suganthi Simon from the Environmental Protection Agency and Kristin Delahunt from the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau. The discussion focused on planning that is in the works for the NCAA Final Four 2013, which will take place at the Georgia Dome this coming April with ancillary events at the Georgia World Congress Center, Centennial Olympic Park and throughout the city of Atlanta.
Pictured (l-r): Tim Trefzer, Georgia World Congress Center Authority, Mark Root, Coca-Cola Recycling, Suganthi Simon, EPA, Kevin Johnston, Green Meeting Industry Council of Atlanta and Kristin Delahunt, Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau