Mariela McIlwraith is the Director of Industry Advancement with the Events Industry Council, where she oversees EIC’s Sustainability Initiative and the Industry Insights program. She is the co-author of “Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility in the Meetings and Events Industry,” is the Executive Editor of the Events Industry Council Manual, 9thEdition and co-author of “Meet Better: 167 Easy Ways to Make Your Events More Environmentally and Socially Responsible.”

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