Sustainability at events is more than reducing paper and plastics

Gallus Events

The subject was social justice issue and specifically sustainable events. My subject: Sustainability at events, is more than reducing plastics and paper use. Gothenburg was the perfect city to speak about sustainable events. This is a great way to run a sustainable menu.

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Endless Events

The IMEX wheels keep on turning, and this time around, it’s a full-on IMEX America 2019 roundup! From familiar faces to brand new guests, this IMEX America 2019 roundup is filled with some of the hottest topics that made their way through the show floor.

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How to Pick the Right Venue for Sustainable Events


And one of the first steps you can take when organizing your events is choosing a venue that is in line with values of sustainability. After all, venues are the ones that dictate a lot of the choices with their supply and management practices, so if you find the right venue, making your event sustainable will become a much easier task. Make sure the venue takes sustainability seriously. Additional Resources: 3 Trade Show Booth Design Trends for 2019.

A Practical Guide on How to Run Sustainable Events


Is your event truly sustainable? If you’re even a little concerned about sustainability, then this article is for you. Are you measuring the impact your event has on the environment and your local community? Do you want to reduce the negative footprint your conference or trade show has?

Guest blog: Using technology to create more sustainable events

Event Industry News

With the rise of the climate protection movement, the event industry is forced to take a look at certain practices and become more sustainable. Planning a sustainable event covers many aspects such as venue choice, waste reduction & management, resource use, transport and more.

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Endless Events

Here at Endless, we figured it was more than time we talked about planning sustainable events. And we also have the responsibility of trying to improve it through planning sustainable events! based Sustainable Events Ltd. Go Green: How To Start Creating Sustainable Events.

10-Minute Survey: Help Map a Sustainable Future for the Events Industry

PCMA Convene

EIC’s State of Sustainability survey aims to set a baseline and identify industry trends and opportunities. A new survey from the Events Industry Council (EIC) is measuring sustainable practices, goals, and barriers in the global business events industry.

Catering for sustainability: a venue view

Event Industry News

Healthy, sustainable food is an important part of the event offering today. Delegates food expectations have increased, and event planners need to be seen to be operating sustainably. We recently launched our spring and summer 2019 event menus with our caterer CH&CO.

A Sustainability Push

PCMA Convene

EIC offering Sustainable Event Professional Certificate course in Europe for the first time. A two-day training course for the Events Industry Council Sustainable Event Professional Certificate (SEPC) will take place in Monaco this spring — a first for Europe.

Bioglitter™ supports project to promote sustainability at festivals

Event Industry News

The manufacturers of eco-friendly glitter brand have thrown their support behind a project to promote sustainability at music festivals. The Show Must Go On 2020 report will essentially be the information resource for music festivals looking to drive greater sustainability at their events.

How the 2019 ESPY Awards Focused on Sustainability, Inclusivity—and the USWNT


ESPN's 27th annual award show and its surrounding events were highlighted by eco-friendly decor, inspirational messaging, discussions of race and politics, and big wins for women

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IMEX Frankfurt Preview: Taking the Pledge to be More Sustainable


It's less than three more weeks until IMEX Frankfurt 2019, and we're continuing our discussion of the conference's main Talking Point for this year: Imagination.

The Path to Sustainability

PCMA Convene

As global tourism challenges sustainability efforts, cities including Copenhagen are developing strategies aimed at promoting sustainability while also providing visitors with culturally enriching experiences. Places & Spaces Sustainability

From Passion to Project: Dining Out on Sustainability at the Waste Not Supper Club


The post From Passion to Project: Dining Out on Sustainability at the Waste Not Supper Club appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Case Study Food & Drink May Meet The Organiser pop-up restaurant supper club Sustainable events

IMEX America Show Theme: Sustainability Q&A with Gayle Murphy


IMEX America has released its show themes for the upcoming exhibition in September 2019, which allow attendees to explore more deeply a particularly important industry trend. This year, the annual session talking points will center on four themes: imagination , experiential , CSR and sustainability, wellness, and event tech.

Save Money and Trees: How to Run Sustainable Events


With attention to detail and an open mind, it is possible to run a more sustainable event without blowing your budget on pricey “green” alternatives. Affiliate your event with hotels that have their own sustainability programs in place. Educating Attendees on Sustainable Best Practices.

Go Green How to Plan a Sustainable Event


With sustainability and social responsibility on the forefront of minds these days, many event organisers are taking substantial measures to reduce their carbon footprint. What is a Sustainable Event? If supplying coffee and tea, choose a sustainable and fair-trade option.

Go Green: How to Plan a Sustainable Event


With sustainability and social responsibility on the forefront of minds these days, many event organisers are taking substantial measures to reduce their carbon footprint. What is a Sustainable Event? If supplying coffee and tea, choose a sustainable and fair-trade option.

56 Sustainability Statistics Planners Need to Know


Here at Aventri, we were thrilled to see IMEX take a stance on sustainability this year. It's up to planners to educate themselves and take steps to make their meetings and events more sustainable.

Budget Increases Are on the Rise in 2019

Smart Meetings

And more spending money means more events: forty-nine percent of respondents plan to host more events in 2019. percent in 2019. Sustainability has been a huge topic this year, but only five percent of planner respondents said they made it a priority when creating their event.

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Guest Blog: Exhibiting and the Sustainability Myth

Event Industry News

According to a recent article in Exhibition World, it remains difficult to show clients that sustainable exhibition stands can be flashy, beautiful, and draw in leads from admiring show-goers.

Event Badge Technology: 3 Ways to Create a Sustainable Event


With all the event technology available for meetings and events, planners can easily use tools such as event badge printing, to collect important attendee and event data, enhance the attendee experience, all while saving money and keeping your events sustainable

3 Trade Show Booth Design Trends You Don’t Want to Miss in 2019


In this blog, we’ll be highlighting three major trends for trade show booth design in 2019. Sustainability . Sustainability is becoming more and more of a focus as a result of the general public becoming more environmentally conscious. Technology has the massive ability to help you make your event more sustainable, especially by reducing the amount of paper required for things like programs. Design your 2019 trade show booth experience according to your goals.

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Events industry launches landmark global sustainability principles

Event Industry News

Representatives of global events, tourism and sustainability bodies are ushering in the new year with the unprecedented launch of four principles designed to guide and motivate event organisers worldwide to embrace and implement sustainable practices. . “The potential to transform our industry through the wide-spread adoption of sustainable events principles is inspiring.

Input Sought on Sustainable Event Standards

PCMA Convene

Event organizers have until July 17 to provide input on the draft of new Events Industry Council [EIC] Sustainable Event Standards. The ultimate goal is for our industry to use these standards to make events more sustainable, which will help build a better future.”.

Events Industry Council Honours Recipient of IMEX-EIC Innovation in Sustainability Award

Event Industry News

The Events Industry Council, in partnership with IMEX, awarded the 2019 IMEX-EIC Innovation in Sustainability Award to Global Climate Action Summit before an audience of hundreds of industry leaders at an awards gala during IMEX Frankfurt last night. The IMEX-EIC Innovation in Sustainability Award was designed to recognise event professionals who are driving sustainability forward through innovation, collaboration and idea sharing.

Events Industry Council releases Sustainable Event Standards for public consultation

Event Industry News

The Events Industry Council has released six new supplier standards for sustainable events for public commentary. These standards will replace the APEX/ASTM Environmentally Sustainable Meeting Standards. . More than 100 of the industry’s leading practitioners contributed to the development of the new standards, which have been purposefully designed to increase sustainable practices across the events industry.

#IMEX19 Frankfurt Wrap-Up: Sustainability, Dazzling Event Tech, and the Power of Connecting with Attendees


If you’re suffering with serious FOMO after missing this year’s IMEX Frankfurt 2019, our Aventri team is here to summarise the hottest talk topics from this year's conference.

Leading by Example: Oval Space Bans Single-Use Plastics


Dominic Perez-Silva and Patrick Forrester don’t just organise events at Oval Space, they attend events at the venues and have done so since it all began in 2013. As a result, they’ve been uniquely placed to watch this previously rundown urban space grow into one of London’s most versatile venues.

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National Running Show announces Sustainability Policy

Event Industry News

The organisers of The National Running Show have announced a Sustainability Policy for the events taking place in Birmingham and in London. With the award-winning show now preparing for its third and biggest year at Birmingham’s NEC, and looking forward to an inaugural event in London next summer, the aim of the Sustainability Policy is to offset the environmental impact of the event at every stage in the production chain.

How to find the best event app in 2019 for me?


In order to develop a sustainable event tech system that is easily replicable between numerous events, you will need to ensure your tools have been integrated. The post How to find the best event app in 2019 for me? The paradox of choice – Too many event apps.

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Catering Outlook for 2019

Connect Your Meetings

Sustainability is here to stay. In fact, a 2018 article by the Stanford Innovation Social Review reported that more than 90 percent of CEOs state that sustainability is important to their company’s success. The post Catering Outlook for 2019 appeared first on Connect Association.

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Setting New Industry Standards at IMEX America 2019

Hubilo Blog

Setting up a benchmark, IMEX America 2019 has definitely crossed the success line in Las Vegas. In total, IMEX Group estimates a total of 76,000 individual and group appointments in 2019. Sustainability Ruled and won everyone over. Highlights of IMEX 2019.

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Best in Show 2019: Inspiring Examples of Meeting Design

PCMA Convene

For the 2019 World Tunnel Congress, organizer AIM Group International mined unusual off-site locations in Naples to create a personalized experience and strong sense of place. For this year’s Best in Show feature, we switched gears.

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Events Industry Launches Global Sustainability Principles

PCMA Convene

The four new Principles for Sustainable Events are designed to guide and motivate event organizers worldwide to embrace and implement green practices.

3 Events Practices that Event Planners must Follow in 2019

Hubilo Blog

In 2019 and beyond, event planners need to make sure the events they coordinate are organized around the modern consumer. Sustainability Efforts at Events are Expected. Sustainability cannot simply be an afterthought. Technology drives what consumers expect from organizations.

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5 Accessibility and Inclusion Events in 2019 & 2020

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Date : September 29th, 2019. Date : November 16th & 17th, 2019. Date : September 14th, 2019. Date : November 20th & 21st, 2019. Without an engaged and inspired workforce, these large-scale changes become extremely difficult to implement and sustain.”

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Sustainability, wellness, and agencies moving in-house for certain style events; Predicted trends for corporate events in 2019.

Event Industry News

ICE (in-house Corporate Events) has announced what it sees as the main trends affecting this sector of the industry in 2019. I think we all want our events to be more sustainable”, comments Dave Greaves, Make It Happen, “but in actuality, we are bounded by the constraints of our stakeholders.

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6 Events for Business Owners in 2019 & 2020

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

To help you get among that community, we’ve put together a collection of events for business owners in 2019 and 2020, beginning with: 1) South Summit CDMX 2019. 2) Funding & Scaling September 2019. 3) FallUp 2019. Dates : September 18th & 19th, 2019.

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ICC Birmingham and Amadeus using AI to cut food waste to support sustainability drive

Event Industry News

ICC and Amadeus’ utilisation of Winnow is being run alongside several additional sustainable and eco-friendly initiatives at the city-centre venue, including the usage of new LED lighting, roof-top ‘bee hotels’ and a CHP Generator. The International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham and its in-house caterer, Amadeus, are utilising cutting-edge AI technology to reduce food waste at the venue by a third.