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

Picatic by Eventbrite

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 Sustainability

2020 302

4 Ways Covid-19 Has Changed Event Sustainability

EventMB

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

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Sustainability in Events: Is This a State of Emergency?

EventMB

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 eventmanagement

2020 Virtual Event Trends

Endless Events

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.

2020 79

Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide: Sustainable catering part 1

Event Industry News

It also states that sustainable catering (for example, plant-based, organic, ethically-sourced, healthy and local where possible) can make a “significant environmental impact.”. To read the report in full, download our Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide for free.

Lockdown unlock for Sustainable Event Awards

Event Industry News

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.

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

GEVME

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?

2020 156

How to Plan a Sustainable Event

GEVME

While people love spending their time in such places, the organizers do not really place sustainability as the anchor of organizing such events. In this blog post, we have compiled a go to sustainable events guide for every event planner. What is sustainability & sustainable event?

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

Event Industry News

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.

Re-incorporating Sustainability into the Future of Meetings

SmartMeetings

While meetings professionals and the hospitality partners they work with have been understandably focused on the health and safety of event attendees since the appearance of the COVID-19 pandemic, both groups realize the continued importance of incorporating sustainability measures into those events, as well. Boxed water and touchless water stations to refill bottles were suggested as more sustainable alternatives.

The Sustainable Future of Events [Free Report]

EventMB

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.

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

Event Industry News

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. Entries will also open on 24 th March 2020.

Event Industry News launches new guide dedicated to event sustainability

Event Industry News

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.

Sustainable Event Awards first judges revealed

Event Industry News

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). Chris Skeith says: “Sustainability is vital for our personal and professional futures.

Green light for Sustainable Event Awards

Event Industry News

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

#ThrowbackThursday: Stylish, Sustainable Events Over the Decade

BizBash

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

Endless Events

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.

The Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide

Event Industry News

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.

Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide: Sustainable catering part 2

Event Industry News

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.

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

Event Industry News

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.

2020 43

The Sustainable Event Awards – Meet the Judges: Raquel Noboa

Event Industry News

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.

How sustainable was COP 25 Madrid

Gallus Events

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? This was a huge event, but was it sustainable? Sustainability across the whole event.

International Confex 2020 Preview

Event Industry News

The 37th edition of International Confex will take place on 25 – 26 February 2020 at ExCeL London, bringing together thousands of event professionals for two jam-packed days of learning, networking and inspiration.

2020 62

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?

2020 Business Trends and How They Impact Events

Endless Events

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. Check out the epic resources from this episode and learn more about 2020 Business Trends !

2020 77

BMA House plans for sustainable future

Event Industry News

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.

Hamburg welcomes major global business events in renewable energy and medical sectors

Event Industry News

2020 – a pivotal year for wind energy. The big ambitions of the EU Green Deal and the economic recovery plans Europe is putting in place, make 2020 a pivotal year for the energy transition.

2020 77

Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay

Gallus Events

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. The Events Industry has to be more sustainable.

2020 275

AEO Forums delivers on working smarter, sustainability & more

Event Industry News

The AEO Forums 2020 attracted 300 event professionals to the Business Design Centre on 31 st January. . There was a big emphasis on using more sustainable practices as Nalan Emre, chief operating officer, at the IMEX Group, delivered her keynote on ‘A case study of collaboration and success’.

AEV publishes revised eGuide for 2020

Event Industry News

I’m delighted that we’ve managed to complete a thorough review of the eGuide for the 2020 release, despite the challenges our industry is facing this year.

2020 63

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

Event Industry News

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.

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

Bizzabo

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. Experiential Marketing Summit 2020.

2020 113

Sustainable Venue Spotlight: BMA House – modern, green events with heritage

Event Industry News

Event Industry News is now showcasing top sustainable venues from anywhere in the world. From award-winning event spaces to purpose-built venues, we are calling out for those who are leading the way for venues adopting green initiatives and promoting sustainable practices. Home to the British Medical Association since 1925, the sustainable venue boasts 22 unique and versatile spaces for up to 320, including 11 purpose-built meeting rooms, all fitted with cutting edge AV technology.

Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events (2020)

GEVME

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 2020

2020 156

Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide: The Greener Freight

Event Industry News

But is it the most sustainable? Event Industry News spoke to the director, exhibitions and hotel logistics, at EFM Global Logistics, Luke Bardall, to learn what organisers can do to make their transportation efforts more sustainable. Are there any steps organisers/suppliers can take to make their event logistics more sustainable? Many hauliers are signing up to various schemes to support local sustainability initiatives. Events require transportation.

‘Three Rs’ Driving NAEC Stoneleigh’s Sustainability Aim

Event Industry News

NAEC head of operations Rob Patterson said the 250-acre Warwickshire venue had conducted a thorough review of its internal operations and is committed to working closely with clients to cut down on waste and improve sustainability. Sustainability, after all, is a shared responsibility.”.

New sustainability appointment at Scottish Event Campus

Event Industry News

The role will see a major emphasis on developing the SEC’s sustainability strategy SEC through collective effort and engagement across the company. Speaking about her appointment Kathleen Warden, director of conferences at The Scottish Event Campus said: “As the SEC develops as a business and major venue for UK and international conferences, it is essential that we evolve sustainably and ensure that we are taking the action required to minimise our impact on the environment.

2020 Event Trends – How Will the Industry Evolve?

Endless Events

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.

2020 99

The Sustainable Event Awards – Meet the Judges: Kathryn Winfield

Event Industry News

The Sustainable Event Awards Celebrate Excellence in Event Sustainability. I have worked in the events industry for 12 years and seen a range of events and over the last 5 years really started to focus on sustainability in the industry. I am always actively searching out new ideas to make the industry more sustainable and I am excited to see what everyone has got to show us. What does sustainability mean to you?