Fall Members Meeting 2013

Oct 7, 2013 - Oct 8, 2013 St. Petersburg, FL


St. Petersburg, Florida

Meeting Hosts


Coastal Cleanup Activity

Help Clean the Beach! In 2012 the Ocean Conservancy and a team of volunteers helped remove about 10 million pounds of trash with its International Coastal Cleanup efforts. This year, we will be contributing to the cause and invite you to join us in a beach clean up event. The clean up will include a brief discussion about marine debris issues in relation to packaging, and will consist of about 1 hour of cleaning our shores. Gloves and collection materials will be provided.

CHEP Service Center Tour

CHEP USA invites members of the SPC’s Fall Meeting to tour the CHEP Service Center in Lakeland, FL. CHEP will host up to three groups of ten SPC members in staggered tours of the facility. SPC guests will be greeted by a CHEP Operations representative where they will be welcomed to the facility. Guests will begin the tour with a safety briefing and be issued personal protective equipment (PPE) such as earplugs, reflective vests, glasses, and toe caps. The host will then give an overview of the CHEP business model and explain the function of the facility at the heart of the tour. During the walking tour through the facility guests will learn about and watch the process where pallets are returned to service centers, inspected for damage, repaired, and made ready for re-issue to customers. The tour will wrap up with a question and answer session and then guests will depart for St. Petersburg.

The Sustainability Game

GreenBlue’s Advisory Services Group is innovating in the eco-gamification space to bring The Sustainability Game to corporate clients who want to fully engage employees in their sustainability efforts. This Game demo will provide you an opportunity to understand why gamification is being recognized as one of the most powerful ways to excite employees to become more involved in company initiatives, and how ECO-gamification can help your company expand the effectiveness of a single “green-champion” or small sustainability team by helping each and every employee understand that sustainability is everyone’s responsibility. Find out how The Sustainability Game is also a great way to engage you supply chain partners and motivate them to be more responsive to your sustainability requirements and expectations. Come have some fun, learn something new, and get the scoop on how to bring The Sustainability Game to your organization.