Sustainability In Events: Recognising The Social & Human Impact Of The Industry

Endless Events

We’re feeling a bit green today, and it’s all thanks to the topic of sustainability in events! Sustainability in events has been covered several times by our team. Strategic Thinking: How To Move Sustainability In Events Forward. Achieving Sustainability In Events.

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

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.

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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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Going Paperless: Why sustainability at events is no longer a ‘Nice-To-Have’

Event Industry News

Yet we believe there’s something being all too frequently overlooked in this renewed spotlight on sustainability – and it’s often critical to lead capture! This all said, it’s 2019. Exhibition News Featured Festival & Outdoors Guest Blogs News Sustainability

Organizing Sustainable Events


We have already highlighted in one of our blogs earlier this year that sustainability is going to play a huge role in 2019 in the event management industry. The post Organizing Sustainable Events appeared first on Townscript Blog.

The Second Wave of Sustainability

PCMA Convene

The first wave of sustainability — including the adoption of LEED and other green building standards — “was the focus on planetary health,” said Fedrizzi, over a glass of sparkling water in the Institute’s conference room. The terrace at COOKFOX. Photo by Eric Laigne).

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.

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.

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.

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?

What Did We Think of IMEX America 2019? – Event Brew #003

Endless Events

Because it was an event with so much to unpack, today we’re bringing you the IMEX America 2019 highlights! It’s time to talk IMEX America 2019 highlights! So before we tackle the actual IMEX America 2019 highlights, let’s hear how their journeys began.

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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.

A Sustainability Push

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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.

Guest blog: The event industry gets serious about sustainability

Event Industry News

Social value is an umbrella term used to describe any initiative that makes a positive contribution to society and the environment such as smart resource usage, working with suppliers that are social enterprises, providing good working conditions and environmental sustainability. Demonstrating a commitment to social value, welfare and sustainability is now an integral part of succeeding in the UK event sector. By Chris Farrell, MD, Impact Reporting.

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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What IMEX Can Teach Us About Sustainable Event Planning


IMEX, the Worldwide Exhibition for Incentive Travel, Meetings and Events, held last month in Las Vegas had a major focus on sustainable events and green event planning.

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

Olympia London celebrates long-term commitment to sustainability

Event Industry News

Taking a conscious approach to running events and the long-term future, the venue is firmly established as a sustainability leader. Managing Director Nigel Nathan explains: “Sustainability is at the heart of what we do and we look to lead the way in the event industry. The Grand Plan is a grassroots staff-led initiative which, within a year of launching, has been shortlisted for a national sustainability award, competing with industry giants such as Sky and the National Trust.

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.

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.

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

Costa Rica’s Well-Being and Sustainability Offerings Are a Glimpse Into the Future of Meetings and Events


Costa Rica has been a leader in prioritizing personal well-being and environmental sustainability for decades. Central & South America Destinations Meetings & Events costa rica meetings and events sustainability Visit Costa Rica

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.

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.

New CWT Trends Report: Event Sustainability Is Critical to Attendees

PCMA Convene

The CWT’s Future of Sustainable Events supplement names The PARKROYAL on Pickering in Singapore among “three of the best sustainable venues.” Despite the global sustainability push, some event organizers have not gotten on board.

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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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Add sustainability to RFPs urges the Meetings Industry Association

Event Industry News

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is calling on the sector to include sustainability as a key requirement in requests for proposals (RFP), to help eliminate single-use plastics by 2025. . To date, many organisations have signed the association’s #20PercentLess pledge to eliminate single-use plastics from the industry by 2025, but it believes change could happen sooner if booking agents also underlined the importance of sustainability within their RFPs.

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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.

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.

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.”.

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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