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PGA National Resort & Spa achieves ‘International Green Meeting Certification’

PGA National Resort & Spa – South Florida’s premier meetings and conference destination – has become the first U.S. resort property to achieve “International Green Meeting Certification” from ASTM International.
PGA National attained dual ASTM standard certification in the venues and accommodations categories. These are two of the nine criteria developed by the industry to provide event planners and suppliers with specifications for producing events in a more eco-sustainable manner. Staff management, communications, waste management, energy, air quality, water, procurement, and community partners are all gauged.

“We are excited to be the first U.S. resort to be certified in both the ASTM venues and accommodations standards,” says Kathy McGuire, Manager of Sustainable Development for PGA National. “Certification to the industry’s global standard is further evidence of our ongoing commitment to hosting sustainable meetings and events.” 

PGA National offers “one-stop shopping” for meeting planners with 40,000 square feet of self-contained conference space and multiple open-air venues. A dedicated guest relations and events team; creative catering options; off-site event coordination; on-site transportation department; and savvy in-house audio-visual specialists combine for successful “hassle-free” events. 

The legendary South Florida destination now showcases the results of its recent $100 million revitalization including floor-to-ceiling makeovers of its 339 guest rooms; luxurious, themed suites: lakeside wedding / meeting venue with stunning vistas; and total overhauls of its 19th hole bar and grill (now called “Bar 91”), and new Fazio Course.

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