Principal Consultant, Honeycomb Strategies
Amanda Simons – Principal Amanda has worked globally specializing in sustainable business operations in the hospitality, event, and tradeshow industry for over 16 years. Amanda enjoys working with a diverse client group from non-profits to corporations to identify unique strategies and execute innovative sustainable management programs. Her key focus areas are in supporting sustainable tradeshows, creating sustainable destination management strategies for CVBs and DMOs, and through industry research and corporate benchmarking for a more sustainable future. Throughout her career, she worked to advance industry adoption of sustainability initiatives helping to develop industry standards such as APEX/ASTM Event Sustainability Standards and the TRUE Zero Waste certification for events.
Amanda lives in Portland Oregon. She holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management and Graduate Certificate in Sustainability from Portland State University as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance from Sonoma State University.