Remote Participant

Buzzwords Updating our tips for event / webinar organizers connecting with remote participants and vice-versa Remote participants are people interested in an event but who cannot participate face-to-face. Remote participation can take the form of viewing or interacting with livestreaming video or audio. There can be questions solicited with a particular hashtag that conference attendees …

May 22 is Biodiversity Day

Photo: Ron Mader, Oaxaca Tree Planting May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity.Hashtags: #IDB2020, #BioDiversityDayFacebook: UNBiodiversity 2020-2021Planeta.com celebrates Diversity Days and seeks to explore the connections between the social and natural worlds. We are adding to our site our very …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week the last week of August. 2020 dates: August 15-23. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the eventNational and local community organizations participate by organizing events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free highlight the abundance of great work that is carried out in …

Te Matatini

Buzzwords Held every two years Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival celebrates the cultural dance of the Māori people of New Zealand. Over four days audiences experience the best kapa haka in the world, taste Māori food (kai) and local delicacies and shop for Māori arts and crafts. Eden Park hosts the event in 2021. The …

First Friday, Las Vegas

Logo Las Vegas hosts First Friday … the first Friday every month. Hashtag: #FirstFridayLV History: The event debuted in October 2002 and has more than its fair share of ups and downs. Sometimes a gathering is large and rambunctious. Sometimes it’s just a quiet night where people are unsure of where the party is. There are more food …

How is your conference green?

Roofdog All events can be more eco, more effective, more inclusive, and more fun. The most compelling events offer engaged networking and opportunities to be inspired and to be inspiring to others. We advocate events that are more interactive and engaging than a series of monologues in which the audience is seated in rows. Evolving …

World Environment Day

Poster June 5 is World Environment Day. Planeta.com celebrates by hosting conversations on the social web that bring attention to environmental concerns and by revisiting the winners of the Colibri Ecotourism Award. Key [email protected] Questions = Preguntas What is the theme of 2021’s World Environment Day? Hashtags? How do we improve understanding of biodiversity? How …

Responsible Travel Week

Poster Planeta.com’s annual, tentpole event, Responsible Travel Week manifests our commitment toward effective communication and collaboration. Join us! 2021 dates: February 8-14. ObjectivesResponsible Travel Week amplifies down-to-earth applications of noble concepts including responsible travel with the inexpensive social web. What we love about travel are the people and it’s a pleasure to extend our lofty …

Media, Environment, and Tourism Conference Summary

Poster (Image from Mariano Mantel) Who took part?More than 160 people registered for the MET Conference which originally took place online in November 2001. Active participation was limited to media professionals (see the Directory of Participants) and we other stakeholders, including tourism leaders, environmentalists, and others, to listen as quiet observers. To gauge who was …