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What’s Cooking at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center?

For a kitchen that serves hundreds of thousands of people each year, going green is a really big deal. It’s much more complicated than serving lots of spinach and broccoli at every meal! Having an eco-friendly kitchen may begin with eating green, but it doesn’t end there. At the SMG-managed Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, our determination to earn LEED certification is a multi-pronged commitment that involves all aspects of our food and beverage service.

LEED Convention Center – LEED Certification: Welcome to the Green Cultural Revolution!

The green movement started small and grew into what seems to be the predominant theme of the 21st Century. Green fever is catching on all around the world. At home, in our cars and at work, people are adapting, step-by-step, to eco-friendly living.

Water Conservation Tips: Going With The Flow

When it comes to conserving water, the SMG-managed Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center is going with the environmental flow! We’re transforming our facility into an effective water saving organization where every drop counts.

Speaking of Energy: 10 Easy Conservation Tips

Imagine retrofitting a 600,000 square-foot facility with new energy-efficient lighting. We’re on our way! Energy conservation is a critical component of the Broward County Convention Center’s green initiative as we strive to reduce our carbon footprint.

Going Green is a Lifestyle Change, Not a Fad Diet!

If we may borrow a metaphor from the weight loss industry, creating an eco-friendly convention center is not a fad diet that’s “here today and gone tomorrow.” Rather, it’s a complete lifestyle makeover that involves the way we work and the countless decisions we make at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center every day, from energy and water efficiency and recycling to xeriscape, the products we purchase and more.

We’re Walking the Walk: Becoming a Certfied Green Business

We're pleased to report that the SMG-managed Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center is well on its way to becoming a certified green facility. We have registered with the U.S. Green Building Council for LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification for Existing Buildings: Operations & Management certification.…

Welcome to Conventionally Speaking

We’re excited to launch our blog for the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center!

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