As Sustainability Manager at MeetGreen, Eric Wallinger focuses on resources and the environment, a role complemented by more than 15 years of experience in event and conference planning and delivery. His areas of expertise include sustainability initiatives, process improvement strategies, stakeholder communications and data management. In 2010, Eric earned a LEED Accredited Professional credential with the U.S. Green Building Council.
Sporting events are no longer the most preferred target for terrorists, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Outdoor events, conferences, festivals, and other events featuring public figures are all vulnerable. And with over a thousand different-level attacks since 2015, it’s no surprise that safety and security are among the top concerns for event professionals.