January 2021                                                                                     senfc.org

Welcome

New SENFC Member

Sari Sime – D’Light Events


Welcome

New SENFC Corporate Member


Even if you're on the right track,

you'll get run over if you just sit there."
Will Rogers,
actor, performer, humorist, columnist


  • Florida Food Waste Prevention Week

    April 5-9, 2021

    This unprecedented public private partnership represents a commitment to the mission of raising public awareness and inspiring a call to action to reduce food waste, protect the environment, reduce hunger and save money. SENFC is actively involved. 

    Wednesday, April 7th: FFWPW Hospitality Day! - Members of the hospitality and events industries will have an opportunity to virtually engage with experts and their peers on Wednesday, April 7th, as FFWPW focuses on food waste in these important industries within our state.  Virtual programming will include live sustainable cooking demonstrations, as well as webinars and panel discussions on food waste prevention in commercial kitchens and live events.  Food rescue and recovery, best practices in event catering, current food waste applications and technology, and other topics will be explored during this exciting day of programming! Check the www.savethefoodfl.com website for the most up to date information.”

    How can you become engaged?

    • Visit www.savethefoodfl.com to register as  partner or enthusiast
    • Attend an introductory webinar on January 26th at 10am or February 4th at 2pm to walk partners through details of the communication guide and how to prepare for Florida Food Waste Prevention Week

      For more information email:

      Joanna Berens, SENFC Vice President & Chief Zero Food Waste Enthusiast joannaberens@bellsouth.net OR contact@foodwastepreventionweek.com

      SENFC + FIU Present Two Virtual Workshops on Sustainable Trade Shows  

      Creating Sustainable Trade

      Shows- Act 1

      January 21, 2021 - 4pm


      Moderator:  

      Marianne Schmidhofer, CMM, Sustainability Managing Director at Whats Your Purpose

      Presenters: 

      Dr. Dan Cormany, Assistant Professor, FIU, Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

      Sherida SessaBrand Director, Greenbuild International Conference + Expo [Informa]



      Register


      Creating Sustainable Trade

      Shows - Act 2

      February  25, 2021 - 4pm


      Moderator:  

      Marianne Schmidhofer, CMM, Sustainability Managing Director at Whats Your Purpose

      Presenters: 

      Dr. Dan Cormany, Assistant Professor, FIU, Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

      Al Mercuro, Senior Account Director, Genesis Exhibits

      Mike Pietraszek, CEM, Senior Director, Sustainability Services, Freeman


      Register


      Begin the year Sustainably

      Get involved on an enthusiasts committee.  Contact us.

      Become a SENFC Social Media Warrior

      USGBC: Total Global LEED Hotel Projects Tops 2,100

      According to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available for virtually all building types, including hotels, LEED provides a framework for healthy, highly efficient, and cost-saving green buildings. LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement and leadership.  More

      Save the Date - 

      A LIVE event!

      SENFC has joined Skal Orlando for a dinner at SeaWorld on Thursday, May 20 and an 18- hole golf outing at Falcon's Fire Golf Club the next day.  Learn all about SeaWorld’s conservation and sustainability practices. 

      Discounted overnight rates are available at the Crown Plaza at Universal.  Attend on an a la carte basis.  More to come later...

      Meet a SENFC Corporate Member

      D’light Events

      Online boutique exclusively dedicated to eco-friendly event supplies

      D’light Events was created with the mission of offering eco-friendly alternatives for event supplies that are top ten items polluting our oceans. The line of products goes from palm leaf plates to edible straws and decorative substitutes for balloons. The company encourages its clients to repurpose and correctly recycle the items with their customized recycling guide. Learn more at DlightEcoParty.com

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