San Francisco, a decadent cocktail, and a green conference planner’s ideal venue.
As a conference and trade show planner, my work takes me to convention centers and major venues around the world, giving me a unique view into what cities and large facilities are doing to address sustainability issues.
In this blog I’ll be writing about three of my passions — sustainability, event planning, and fine food and beverages. This is actually the second blog in this series: you can find the first post here.
Today, I’ll be sharing some lessons I learned from planning green conferences in the fanatically eco-friendly city of San Francisco. But first, sit back, relax and let me order you a…
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Decanted Mother-in-Law – Bourbon, curaçao, maraschino, amber, Angostura and Peychaud’s bitters, served in an apothecary bottle from The Interval Bar, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco.
I highly recommend this drink at this bar after a long week producing a 2500+ person conference at Fort Mason Center. Especially if you are a would-be sustainability expert and want to level-up your game.
The bar is operated by The Long Now Foundation, which fosters thought leadership on sustainability issues with a 10,000 year lens. Some of the decanted spirits leading this organization include executive director Alexander Rose, artist Brian Eno, environmentalist & writer Stewart Brand, and Kevin Kelly, senior Maverick at Wired magazine. We’ll need another cocktail to talk about the 10,000 year clock, the upcoming Long Now Member Summit, and other visionary programs of this unique organization.
The Interval and Long Now Foundation are located in Fort Mason Center. A former military base, it is now a vibrant arts and cultural center, and an ideal setting for planning a green event. Across the 13-acre campus […]