Green Voice Sessions at HD Expo May 14-15, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV – click for full conference schedule

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM: The Far Ranging Impact of the Food We Serve in our Restaurants. What you Need to Know

Brief description: Hotels and restaurants are becoming the merchants of our wellbeing through the selection of local and organic foods.  Hear from a top Las Vegas chef about the challenges and current practices of bringing sustainability to our tables and what changes are on the horizon.
Green Voice Speaker:  Ms. Susan Wolfla, Executive Chef, Mandalay Bay Resort
Green Voice Interviewer:  Ms. Helen Reed, Owner, HL Reed Design and Curator of Creativity, SEElogix

12:00 PM to 12:30 PM: NEWH Sustainable Design Competition Student Scholarship Award Presentation

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM: Large Companies don’t have to have Large Environmental Footprints:  MGM Resorts’ Ongoing Commitment to Organic Design and Development

Brief description: MGM Resorts has long had a sense of its environmental responsibility and has demonstrated leadership through its innovative Green Advantage Program, which encompasses water conservation, green building, recycling and waste management, supply chain, and outreach and education.  Having the additional experience of capturing one of USGBC’s largest LEED Gold building achievements in its history for City Center, MGM Resorts is a leader in sustainable development.  Hear from one of the creative minds of MGM about their environmental commitment for the future.
Green Voice Speaker: Mr. Todd Megrath, Dir. Sustainability Strategies, MGM Resorts
Green Voice Interviewer:  Mr. Glenn Hasek, Founder, Green Lodging News