New Data on 2020’s #1 Event Trend: Sustainability

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Sustainability is more than a trend. For instance, just 6% of respondents felt environmental responsibility significantly impacted their events in 2019, compared to 59% in 2020. Resources and Tools 2020 Event Trends SustainabilityIn fact, a growing number of guests and event hosts have made going green a top priority in recent years.

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4 Ways Covid-19 Has Changed Event Sustainability

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Event sustainability enjoyed a surge of support in 2019, featuring both in EventMB’s Megatrends and as a theme in IMEX America 2019. Sustainable events have gained increasing traction over the last decade. Sustainability EventProfs eventindustry eventmanagement

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2020 Virtual Event Trends

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Who would have known that 2020 would go down as one of the most influential years- if not the most influential year- for virtual events in history? We surveyed hundreds of #Eventprofs to weigh in on the hottest virtual event trends for 2020. Some of these trends match up nicely to our overall 2020 event trends we predicted , so you should see some cross over for how you can also apply these to your hybrid and in-person events as well. Sustainability cannot be an afterthought.

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Sustainable Growth with Hybrid Events

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Following we will discuss how companies can have sustainable hybrid events within and outside their organization. This is one of the principal elements to ensure hybrid event sustainability within a company. . The post Sustainable Growth with Hybrid Events appeared first on GEVME Blog.

Re-incorporating Sustainability into the Future of Meetings

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Boxed water and touchless water stations to refill bottles were suggested as more sustainable alternatives. Another F&B-related sustainability initiative being implemented at events is sourcing food locally and adapting menus to allow for a more streamlined farm-to-table experience.

Sustainability in Events: Is This a State of Emergency?

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With a strong scientific consensus that we are in a full-blown climate crisis, sustainability is a pressing concern. The post Sustainability in Events: Is This a State of Emergency? Sustainability sustainability EventProfs eventplanning eventmanagementEvents haven’t escaped widespread scrutiny for their environmental impact, forcing the industry to seek innovation and alignment.

Sustainable Venue Spotlight: Croke Park

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Croke Park in Dublin is one of the world’s most unique and sustainable venues for live and hybrid meetings and events that inspire and entertain. Their sustainability story highlights a shift from sustainability to regenerative thinking, and this is the future.

The Sustainable Future of Events [Free Report]

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Download this report to discover the trends shaping event experiences in 2020. The post The Sustainable Future of Events [Free Report] by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. Tips EventProfs sustainable events event sustainability eventindustryA new generation of event-goers is hungry for events that are meaningful, memorable, and shareable.

Sustainability in the Events Sector: What Can We Expect in 2020?

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With 2020 now in full swing, businesses around the world will be planning their events calendars for the year ahead – and what better time to start thinking about what we can expect to see in terms of changes to the events landscape in the next 12 months? There’s no denying that sustainability is the buzzword of the moment, and this doesn’t look set to change any time soon. Here, we’re looking at what this means for the events industry, in 2020 and beyond.

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Sustainability and Covid-19 – AGF Festivals seek audience insight

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Following over a decade of ground- breaking research into audience attitudes to sustainability and the environmental impact of events and festivals, A Greener Festival launches its latest audience survey in collaboration with festivals from around the world.

Key Takeaways from PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2020

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While the general sessions effectively articulated this vision, I’m not convinced it can be sustained without improving internal connections among business event members. The post Key Takeaways from PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2020 appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw. The Professional Convention Management Association’s Convening Leaders in San Francisco In early January served as an engaging and energizing way to kick off a new year and a new decade.

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Lockdown unlock for Sustainable Event Awards

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With so many marketing departments still out of office, physically and virtually, the deadline for entries to the Sustainable Event Awards (SEAs) has been extended. Designed to highlight businesses making demonstrable changes to their systems, their strategies, to benefit the environment, locally and nationally, SEAs made a big splash on its February 2020 launch. Friday 28 th August is the new deadline for entries to the inaugural Sustainable Event Awards.

How to Plan a Sustainable Event

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While people love spending their time in such places, the organizers do not really place sustainability as the anchor of organizing such events. The concept of sustainability has been around for a long time but now it has become the need of the hour so that each one of us can do our bit in making an impact on the environment. In this blog post, we have compiled a go to sustainable events guide for every event planner. What is sustainability & sustainable event?

Sustainable Venue Spotlight: Croke Park

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Croke Park in Dublin is one of the world’s most unique and sustainable venues for live and hybrid meetings and events that inspire and entertain. Their sustainability story highlights a shift from sustainability to regenerative thinking, and this is the future.

Podcast: Pushing sustainability forward

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Anna Abdelnoor, a freelance corporate event producer, is co-founder of the not for profit group Isla, which launched in September, focused on supporting and encouraging the event industry’s transition to sustainable working practices.

#ThrowbackThursday: Stylish, Sustainable Events Over the Decade

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As an ode to Earth Day, here's a retro roundup of 10 sustainable-meets-stylish events over the decade

The Sustainable Event Awards: What They Are & Why They Matter

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Have you heard about the Sustainable Event Awards? It’s probably old news to you that sustainability is a topic we love discussing. It’s not just about how to plan sustainable events. And that’s exactly where the Sustainable Event Awards come in. He is also the mind behind the Event Tech Live Awards, and, more recently, the Sustainable Event Awards. The Road To The Sustainable Event Awards. ” Your #1 Tip For Sustainability.

Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide: Sustainable catering part 1

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It also states that sustainable catering (for example, plant-based, organic, ethically-sourced, healthy and local where possible) can make a “significant environmental impact.”. Describing this as a “global movement”, Jo stressed that organisers need to understand why their audiences may prefer sustainable catering and act upon it: “As event planners, organisers and advisors, we are in a strong position to enable change and need to utilise this power to support this ever-changing world.

Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide: Sustainable Development Goals & Events

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In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly created the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in which 17 goals were created. All member states of the UN have adopted the agenda with the aim to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The United Nation’s website states simply: “2020 needs to usher in a decade of ambitious action to deliver the goals by 2030.” Read more content like this in our Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide.

Green light for Sustainable Event Awards

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The inaugural Sustainable Event Awards (SEA), celebrating environmentalism across worldwide events, suppliers and venues, is to go ahead. Organised by the Event Industry News team, sponsored by GES, supported by the Sustainable Event Alliance and by the gamut of industry associations, SEA open to entries from April 1st. Now is the perfect time to launch the Sustainable Event Awards. “We

Event Industry News launches new guide dedicated to event sustainability

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Event Industry News joined proud guide sponsor, GES, at their Sustainable Breakfast Briefing yesterday (6 th Feb) to launch their brand-new guide, The Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide. Moderated by Event Industry News’ co-founder, Adam Parry, the panel discussed topics such as trends, barriers and best practices regarding sustainability in the industry.

Brand-new! Event Industry News launches The Sustainable Event Awards

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The forces behind Event Industry News (EIN) are pleased to announce their brand-new awards which will be dedicated entirely to sustainability within the event industry. The Sustainable Event Awards’ purpose is two-fold. The panel of judges will comprise professionals with vast experience and credentials in events and/or sustainability. Entries will also open on 24 th March 2020. Stay updated with the latest news on The Sustainable Event Awards with the EIN newsletter.

How sustainable was COP 25 Madrid

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I decided to travel down from Barcelona to find out how sustainable was COP 25? . So what exactly is the business of events, doing to showcase a sustainable future for our industry? There was surely nowhere better to look for some sustainable innovation than at the COP summit itself and there, we had a little look into the future. This was a huge event, but was it sustainable? For any event to be sustainable it has to deliver value. Well, not that sustainable.

Sustainable Event Awards first judges revealed

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Big names from the AEO, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and GPJ will be among the judges poring through entries to the inaugural Sustainable Event Awards (SEAs). The first judges to be announced include AEO chief exec Chris Skeith, who sat on the British Standards BS8901 committee before it became ISO20121 , the WWF’s Heather Cook and Lauren Wiseman, Rachel Russell from GPJ and Meegan Jones of SEAs partner the Sustainable Event Alliance.

Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide: Sustainable catering part 2

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However, 50% stated they had drastically changed their diet post-event, 75% of which had sustained that change six months down the line. “We How easy is sustainable catering in the event industry? Director of sales and marketing, Mark Maher, said, in his experience, more and more organisers are making sustainability a priority. Being more sustainable is a constant journey but there are lots of small steps that can be made every day at any event to make things better.

2020 Business Trends and How They Impact Events

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And in today’s episode of #EventIcons we’re covering 2020 business trends and how they impact our industry. 2020 is the start of a new year, new decade AND an election year. It’s safe to say 2020 is going to be a big year with new trends and we are covering all that and more today on #EventIcons. Follow our iconic event prof from this week’s conversation 2020 Business Trends: Michael Dominguez – ALHI. 2020 Event Trends.

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2020 Event Trends – How Will the Industry Evolve?

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Just like that, we blinked and it’s time to talk about the 2020 event trends. This year we stepped it up and surveyed hundreds of #Eventprofs to weigh in on the hottest trends for 2020. Instead, we’re bringing you a curated list of the top event trends for 2020. 2020 Event Trends: Personalization for Attendees. This will be one of the biggest trends of 2020. Using data will be at the forefront of planning events in 2020. 2020 Event Trends: Wearable Tech.

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Evessio named as official awards software partner at inaugural virtual Sustainable Event Awards 2020

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Organisers of the Sustainable Event Awards have announced today leading event s oftware company Evessio as their official partner and platform provider for the inaugural event which take place online in September 2020. The Sustainable Event Awards – which opened for nominations earlier this month – have been launched by AMP Events and are designed to celebrate the environmental efforts of worldwide events, suppliers and venues.

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The Sustainable Event Awards – Meet the Judges: Raquel Noboa

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The Sustainable Event Awards Celebrate Excellence in Event Sustainability. My best moment from working in the industry was when I learned about sustainability back in 2012, which opened a brand new world and career to me, while still liaising with the industry. What does sustainability mean to you? When did you first become interested in sustainability? Business sustainability is not an easy journey, but it is a very rewarding one.

The Sustainable Event Awards – Meet the Judges

Event Industry News

The Sustainable Event Awards Celebrate Excellence in Event Sustainability. Led Sustainability at Smyle for 10 years and set up the industry wide initiative Sustainable Events Summit in 2014. What does sustainability mean to you? When did you first become interested in sustainability? Why is it important to recognise the achievements of Sustainable companies? What are your hopes for event sustainability in the future?

BMA House plans for sustainable future

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When the industry returns and restarts, organisers will be assessing how they want their event to shape up when it comes back, and a focus on sustainability will be top of the agenda for many. A venue that already has embedded sustainability credentials that are as high quality as their customer service standards will no doubt stand out amongst the crowd. Clients can entrust BMA House to highlight further sustainable options when planning their event.

5 Tips On Planning A Sustainable Event

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The event planning industry cannot be left far behind when it comes to being sustainable. In such a scenario, here are 5 ways in which you can stay relevant and successfully organize a sustainable event. The venue is one of the most important factors that can decide whether your event will be sustainable or not. When asking for RFPs (Requests For Proposals) include clauses for sustainability requirements. The main mantra of sustainable living is to reuse and recycle.

The Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide

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BRAND NEW and brimming with the latest solutions, technologies and advice to create your most sustainable event, The Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide is our latest online resource dedicated to the event industry. In this edition, we have compiled content from thought leaders and industry experts to fuel the conversation on sustainability in events.

Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay

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And finally this tale is about sustainable cities: places where people want to live, not simply, where they must live. In a sustainable world, things have to stop growing, and our popular events are no different. Unfortunately all the council would state was that “communications around this will be reviewed for 2020” Fortress Edinburgh looks set to continue. The Events Industry has to be more sustainable.

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Sustainable Venue Spotlight: The RCP reduces carbon footprint by 30%

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Sustainability is a key part of the RCP’s everyday operations across all areas of the business including catering, waste management and energy. The venue works on some fantastic sustainability initiatives from its recycling solutions to its sustainable food programmes. Known for its good food and hospitality, the RCP works with caterer CH&CO which was recently awarded three stars by the Sustainable Restaurant Association for its commitment to sustainability.

Expos Don’t Work Well in a Virtual Environment

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In the February 2019 issue of Convene, I wrote about Why the Sustainability of the Trade-Show Business Model is in Question. Virtual Expo Truths.

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Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events (2020)

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Sustainability is a key trend at business events these days. The post Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events (2020) appeared first on GEVME Blog. Business Events 2020 business event trends 2020 top event trends 2020Veemal Gungadin, the co-founder and CEO of GEVME, shares his thoughts and insights on the state of business events.

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The Sustainable Event Awards – Meet the Judges: Meegan Jones

Event Industry News

The Sustainable Event Awards Celebrate Excellence in Event Sustainability. I have been specialising in Event Sustainability for 15 years, working hands-on at events (such as Sustainability Manager for festivals like Glastonbury, Reading, Latitude, Peats Ridge.) I have compiled my in-the-field experience along with many other specialists into three editions of my book Sustainable Event Management: A Practical Guide. What does sustainability mean to you?

35 Must Attend Events For Event Planners in 2020

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We encourage every event planner to mark their calendars for the following 35 events and conferences in 2020. The 2020 gathering will feature top speakers and networking opportunities. International Confex 2020. The Special Event 2020. At The Special Event 2020 (TSE), the industry's premier trade show and conference for event professionals, you'll connect with other event colleagues, exhibitors, and mentors. Experiential Marketing Summit 2020.

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What Planners Can Do to Make Events More Sustainable

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Reusing banners and other signage that isn’t date-, location-, or event-specific is a great way to make your event more sustainable. The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a comprehensive list for creating a more sustainable future — and a growing number of companies are using them as a framework to guide their own sustainability efforts. The EIC and the Sustainable Event Alliance offer an accreditation program.