Shawna McKinley is a sustainability specialist who believes in the power of events to make the world a better place. She helps event professionals take practical, smart steps to improve their events through zero waste and carbon-conscious choices that generate social good, business value, and happy event participants. She is an accomplished sustainability consultant, event planner, author, and instructor. She has been recognized as a Meeting Industry Trendsetter by Meetings Focus, Top 40 Under 40 by Collaborate and Top Social Media influencer by both Meetings Net and BizBash. Her clients have been recognized multiple times for their leading sustainability efforts by IMEX, the Green Meeting Industry Council and the Global Business Travel Association. Shawna lives in Vancouver, Canada. You can catch more about her adventures in event sustainability on her personal blog, Eventcellany.