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.
As event professionals, our job is to host people and while we can’t prepare for everything, it’s essential to develop an emergency plan that can be adapted to any situation. In Boston, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority’s (MCCA) Public Safety Team at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) and the Hynes Convention Center, have taken their experiences to develop a comprehensive crisis management training program, starting with crisis communications.