April 2016

Interview With Johanna Walsh, Events With More Impact, Less Footprint

Mike McAllen sits down with Johanna R. Walsh, CMP. Last time Mike and Johanna talked on the podcast was in 2009:

Johanna is the founder and CEO of Twirl Management, an eco-event planning firm based in Oakland and a proud Certified Benefit Corporation and Green Business. Johanna has traversed sustainability in the event landscape by planning green events, managing sustainability for large events and creating sustainable event management systems for clients such as Bloomberg, Etsy, George P. Johnson, Freeman, Salesforce, Drury Design, and Dignity Health. She co-created Green Venue Report, an annual international study looking at the sustainability practices of convention centers to create a environmental baseline for the MICE industry. Johanna lives in Oakland and is either in Tahoe snowboarding or taking ballet classes in her spare time.

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The Wealth of Nations

The B Corp Handbook: How to Use Business as a Force for Good




High Profits on Netflix.


Missy Elliot - Under Construction


Green Venue Report

Benefit Banks

Salesforce IQ

Best Advice

Always send "Thank you" cards.


Twirl Management

Email: Johanna@twirlmanagement.com



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