About the Author
Elizabeth Henderson, C.M.M., C.M.P., M.E.Des., is a Past President of the MPI Greater Calgary Chapter, and chaired the Green Meeting Industry Council Sustainable Meetings Conference in 2011 and 2012. In 2011, she was named one of the Most Innovative Event Pros in North America by BizBash Magazine. Elizabeth holds an M.E. Des. in Environmental Science and is currently an M.B.A. candidate from the University of Calgary.
Mariela McIlwraith, C.M.M., C.M.P., M.B.A., is a Past Chair of the Content Advisory Council for Meeting Professionals International (MPI); a Past President of the MPI British Columbia Chapter; a board member of the Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC); and founding President of the GMIC Canada Chapter in Formation. Mariela completed her M.B.A. at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.