Key Takeaways from PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2020

Velvet Chainsaw

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.

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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?

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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.

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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

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Flight shaming in the events industry

Gallus Events

In December 2019 I travelled to Madrid to attend the Sustainable Innovation Summit, an official side event at the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference. I was very keen to find out what sustainability professionals thought about flight shaming. Gallus Events visits Sustainable events

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How Abu Dhabi is Approaching Meetings and Events in 2020

Skift

Skift Take: As event planners transition to experience designers, destination selection will be an asset to delivering better meetings and events in 2020. Meetings & Events abu dhabi abu dhabi convention bureau meetings and events megatrends megatrends 2020

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GEVME Reader’s Choice Best of 2019

GEVME

Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events 2020. It’s a series of blog posts written by our CEO Veemal Gungadin, where he shared some thoughts about the State of Business Events in 2020. And last but not least, the challenge of sustainability still remains.

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Reader’s Choice. Best of 2019

GEVME

Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events 2020. It’s a series of blog posts written by our CEO Veemal Gungadin, where he shared some thoughts about the State of Business Events in 2020. And last but not least, the challenge of sustainability still remains.

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3 Noteworthy Trends for Event Strategists to Explore in 2020

Experient

A recent Forrester report caught our eye, as it touched on several business trends that will also impact the event strategists and the industry: PREDICTIONS 2020: On the Precipice of Far-Reaching Change. Shifting Our Gaze to 2020. Tech-driven innovation – that’s the mandate for 2020.

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Build sustainable events in 5 simple steps

Eventbase

In 2019, we witnessed climate strike movements happening all over the world as consumers put more pressure on governments and industry to provide sustainable solutions to combat CO2 production, plastic packaging and waste. What is sustainable event management?

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10 Lessons from Twitter’s 4000-Employee Event

EventMB

Diversity, sustainability, inclusion, collaboration. 2020 is the ‘Game On!’ Twitter is hosting its internal employee event, #OneTeam. Attendees are tweeting every aspect of the event. And it’s a great one. Here are the top takeaways to inspire your next event.

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3 Simple Steps to Ensure Your Event is Eco-Friendly in 2020

Hubilo Blog

As a result, beginning to implement eco-friendly practices in an effort to improve the sustainability of your events is always a good idea?—?and The post 3 Simple Steps to Ensure Your Event is Eco-Friendly in 2020 appeared first on Hubilo Blog.

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Four Event Trends to Look Out for in 2020

EventUp

Here are four trends that will impact the events industry in 2020. Sustainability. From replacing single-use plastics with biodegradable alternatives to donating leftover food to local charities, there are significant ways to make an event more sustainable.

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20 Trade Shows You Don’t Want To Miss in 2020

Ins'Tent

JCK Las Vegas | June 2 – June 5, 2020, | Las Vegas, NV. WWDMAGIC | February 5- February 7 2020 | Las Vegas, NV. DEMA Show | November 4- November 7 2020 | New Orleans, LA. International Vision Expo and Conference | September 23- September 26 2020 | Las Vegas, NV.

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New SITE President Focuses on Elevating Incentive Industry

SmartMeetings

At a time when incentive programs are becoming essential tools for building culture and growing companies around the world, Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) is welcoming a veteran event professional to the role of president in 2020. What are your goals for SITE in 2020?

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Twickenham launches ‘circular’ food waste strategy

Event Industry News

The food waste strategy is part of an extension of the stadium’s existing sustainability initiatives and is being implemented to reduce the average ‘per person’ wastage at the stadium. “At Conference News News Sustainability sustainable venues Twickenham venue sustainability

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A Greener Festival announces world’s top green events for 2019

Event Industry News

Festivals and events from 15 countries achieved the prestigious accolade in 2019, awarded to those events and festivals that have demonstrated a strong commitment to sustainability and a reduction of environmental impacts. Applications are now open for the Greener Festival Awards 2020.

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Events Industry Council showcases importance of its global role in tackling climate change

Event Industry News

Through our Centre for Sustainable Events and strengthened by the reach of our global membership, partners and stakeholders, we are equipping event professionals to deliver more effective and sustainable events.

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Giving Back, Aloha-Style

SmartMeetings

The post Giving Back, Aloha-Style appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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Event Tech: The Ultimate Overview Of A Decade Of Technology

Endless Events

We’re having so many conversations now in our events about sustainability. Ten years have passed, and it was quite a decade of technology. So, here are at the Event Tech Podcast, we dedicate ourselves to exploring all things related to technology in our industry.

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#EventProfs to discuss collaborations at Baltic-Nordic Event Forum

Event Industry News

The Baltic-Nordic Event Forum 2020 will be held on 22-23 April in Stockholm and will bring professionals together from 10 different countries that have access to the Baltic Sea, and beyond.

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Introducing Cyan: Brighton seafront’s newest all-day dining destination

Event Industry News

Cyan’s sustainability interest is also reflected in the restaurant design with bespoke marbled artwork and items made from recycled plastic waste by local artists, Weez & Merl. Conference News Featured News Cyan Sustainability sustainable venues The Grand Brighton

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MeetingsNet Best Stories: The Most Read Articles Of 2019

Endless Events

“And the next one is “From Sandwiches to Centerpieces: Sustainable Meetings Are Catching On” The ninth one is, “What’s in Your Wallet? Sustainability in the events industry is a topic we’ve covered quite a few times.

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London Summer Event Show wraps up another successful event

Event Industry News

The seminars and workshops covered topics on creativity, new venues, sustainability and event strategy. The London Summer Event Show closed the doors on its sixth edition after another successful show that ran from 21 st -22 nd January.

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Arena Birmingham to be renamed Utilita Arena Birmingham in new powerful partnership

Event Industry News

The iconic city centre venue will take up its new name on 15 th April 2020. Arena Birmingham is set to be renamed Utilita Arena Birmingham as a part of major new partnership with Britain’s leading Smart Pay As You Go (PAYG) Energy provider, Utilita.

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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 !

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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.

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6 Negative Reviews That Affect Your Event's Reputation -- And How To Prevent Them

InitLive

Poor sustainable practices. Running a successful event means keeping an eye on your online and offline reputation. So it's important to address negative reviews before they hit today's multiple communication channels.

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Searcys awarded top 3 Stars Food Made Good certificate

Event Industry News

As Searcys embarks on a new decade, the British restaurants and events catering company is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the top 3 Stars Food Made Good certificate by the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA). Andrew Stephen, CEO of the Sustainable Restaurant Association, commented: “I’d like to wish a big congratulations to the whole team at Searcys for making such strides in 2019.

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De Vere East Midlands Conference Centre set to undergo £2m refurbishment

Event Industry News

More than £2million is being invested to reinvigorate the award-winning conference facility which will be unveiled at the end of Spring 2020.

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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.

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

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HBAA announces ‘a year of reflection and change’ as it focuses on regeneration

Event Industry News

2020 will be ‘a year of reflection and change’ for the HBAA as it adopts regeneration as its theme for the year. 2020 will be a year of reflection, where our key strategy is ‘regeneration’.

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The O2 is crowned Venue of The Decade following a huge 2019 with 219 arena events

Event Industry News

Our 2020 calendar is already looking great and we’re so looking forward to another brilliant decade.”. In 2019, Good Vibes All Round was launched, an initiative to promote all the venue does in relation to sustainability, accessibility, charity and community. Moving in to 2020, The O2 is committed to each of these areas and will continue to work with chosen charities, The BRIT School, Nordoff Robbins, Music Venues Trust and MQ – transforming mental health. .

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The Trouble With Davos: World Economic Forum’s Delegate ‘Rankings’

PCMA Convene

Trump on Tuesday addresses the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. President Donald J. World Economic Forum/Benedikt Von Loebell). The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting , also known as Davos, is taking place this week, Jan. 21–24, in Davos, Switzerland.

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Regent’s Conferences & Events significantly reduces carbon emissions with new English Three Choirs house wine

Event Industry News

In a bid to support more local businesses through sustainable choices, Regent’s has partnered with Jascots Wine Merchants to launch a house wine from one of England’s oldest, family-owned wineries, pioneering in sustainability. It’s the first step in a string of sustainably-led decisions we hope to make this year, by making a positive difference without compromising the quality of offerings for our clients.”.

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ESSA Accredited off to a flying start

Event Industry News

With future plans to roll out requirements for sustainability credentials to align with those of ISO20121 (Sustainability in Event Management), for which event businesses are increasingly being asked, including policy statements on the environment and inclusivity.

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Wedding Venue Trends to Keep an Eye On This Year

All Seated

we are excited to explore some of the venue trends that will make 2020 a year to remember in the way of wedding design. . Sustainability is key. Regardless of your views, sustainability is in — and it’s here to stay. As we usher in a new year (and a new decade!),

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Countryside meets city at Regent’s Conferences & Events

Event Industry News

To support Regent’s internal sustainability initiatives, the venue will be launching its new English house wine at the London Summer Events Show.

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Medical Meetings Embrace Wellness

PCMA Convene

But where sustainable design focuses on preserving the planet’s health, wellness design is all about us — the air we inhale, the light we see by, the sounds we hear. She’s planning to increase the wellness center’s footprint in the 2020 hall — and bring back those massage chairs, too.

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