Julia Spangler helps organizations and event professionals reduce the environmental impact of their events in order to preserve our planet and deliver powerful sustainability results. As the owner of Ecosystem Events, Julia specializes in reducing & diverting waste at meetings and events. Julia's experience ranges from conventions and banquets to festivals and concerts. She has led waste diversion programs at events with up to 24,000 attendees, and her programs have resulted in waste diversion rates as high as 93%. Julia is a proud member of MPI and was the recipient of MPI’s RISE Award for Young Professional Achievement in 2019. She is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.