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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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

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

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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Enhancing Sustainability During Events


At MGM Resorts, we have a long history of building and operating in a sustainable way. We also recognize that many of our clients have deep commitments to sustainability and want to activate those commitments by driving positive societal and environmental benefits during their events.

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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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

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.

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.”.

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.

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 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.

#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.

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.

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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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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The Festival Buyer’s Guide 2019

Event Industry News

In this year’s edition of Festival Buyer’s Guide, we delve into the complex topics of sustainability, ticketing and technology, and what sways the decisions all festival organisers have to make in order to achieve the best results.

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Our Favorite Things From CES 2019 – Event Tech Podcast Episode 1

Endless Events

Our hosts Brandt Krueger of Event Technology Consulting & Will Curran of Endless Events will be talking about their favorite tech from CES 2019. Will and Brandt will guide you through the 2019 show, what tech they thought stood out and how that technology can be applied to events.

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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.

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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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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Festival Vision: 2025 launches Crowdfunder, inviting event professionals to be part of sustainable events strategy

Event Industry News

The report has since become the foundation for the sector’s discourse about sustainability and over 75 festivals have taken the Festival Vision: 2025 pledge to cut their impacts using the advice provided.

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EIC Releases Event Sustainability Principles, Encourages Planners to Sign On


Nine months in the making, the four principles go beyond environmental elements to incorporate all 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. These principles can be found on a new page within the Sustainability section of EIC's web site. .

IMEX Group continues commitment to sustainability best practice by encouraging exhibitors to make Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge

Event Industry News

IMEX in Frankfurt has invited exhibitors at this year’s show (21 -23 May) to make a Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge as it continues to increase its commitment to demonstrating and leading through best practice in sustainability. Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group, said: “Our approach to sustainability is to lead by example, to encourage others to aim higher and to shine a spotlight on key industry campaigns.

Sustainable events are Universal Live’s number one priority

Event Industry News

Technical production specialist, Universal Live has pledged to recycle 100% of carpets used at their events by the end of 2019. When we looked at our sustainability credentials, and the impact our industry makes on the environment, there was one obvious thing we could easily change that would make a big difference – our event carpets.

Annika Hallman: ‘It is business-savvy to be sustainable’

PCMA Convene

Sustainability is a concept that’s visible in every aspect of the meetings industry, from F&B to host cities. For the third time, the Gothenburg Convention Bureau won the Global Destination Sustainability Index Leadership Award at the ICCA Congress.

Nexus Collections to increase sustainable offering under new ownership

Event Industry News

Nexus Collections, known for creating the first environmentally friendly conference bag, will be increasing its focus on sustainability under the management of new owner Howard Lawton (pictured). Since then technology and manufacturing methods have moved on but more importantly so has the appetite to create sustainable events.

Podcast: Are events sending the right message when it comes to sustainability?

Event Industry News

This week’s Event Industry News podcast looks at how events communicate their sustainability efforts to their customers. There are very few events out there that don’t pay attention – even in a small way – to the matter of sustainability. Joining host James Dickson to discuss the subject is Joss Ford, founder of communications agency Enviral.

The Most Influential Event Tech Trends for 2019 & Beyond – Part 2

Let’s continue with the blog titled The Most Influential Event Tech Trends for 2019 & Beyond which you probably came across a couple of weeks back. This trend is expected to boom massively in 2019 and in the years to come. EventTech 2019

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The Future is Multimodal (Among Other Things), According to a New PCMA/Marriott Study

Smart Meetings

The resulting report, The Future of Meetings & Events , was released at PCMA Convening Leaders 2019 in Pittsburgh in January. From implementing zero waste to choosing sustainable venues, events are the perfect vehicle for companies to show their values by incorporating a meaningful message rather than simply talking about it. Freeman Focuses on New Data Solutions Following Sale of Encore to PSAV.

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Connect Weekly: Sustainable Meetings, Flexible Event Spaces & More


Welcome to another edition of Aventri's Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today's meeting and events planners should know.

Cross Association Sustainability Working Group hosts The MICE Machine Workshop

Event Industry News

The AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group will be meeting on Wednesday March 20, 2019, at Informa London for a special session with a sustainability workshop delivered by The MICE Machine, and sponsored by Olympia London. We want to begin formulating an industry-wide, industry-led approach into more innovative and creative ways to set and meet sustainable objectives.” Sustainability efforts dictated from the top rarely achieve the intended effect.

The Fine Art of Sustaining A Performing Arts Centre

Ungerboeck Software International

Let’s be honest, the obstacles that the performing arts industry faces seem to grow as time goes on. It’s tougher than ever to maintain a thriving arts organisation, as there are now even more hurdles to overcome.

Connect Weekly: Events Slow to Becomes Sustainable, Driverless Cars for Business Travel & More


Welcome to another edition of Aventri's Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today's meeting and events planners should know.

2019 40 Under 40: Sam Edidin Jankowski, SmithBucklin

Connect Your Meetings

As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Jankowski discusses her passion for the events industry. . Another client, a professional trade association, experienced a 16 percent increase in revenue from 2018 to 2019 as a result of a strategic exhibit sales plan that I helped to create and execute.

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