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 Sustainability

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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. Friday 28 th August is the new deadline for entries to the inaugural Sustainable Event Awards.

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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. Sustainability cannot be an afterthought.

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Sustainability in Events: Is This a State of Emergency?


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

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.

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


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?

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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.

How to Plan a Sustainable Event


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?

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.

#ThrowbackThursday: Stylish, Sustainable Events Over the Decade


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.

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.

The Sustainable Future of Events [Free Report]


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.

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.

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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.

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? To read the report in full, download our Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide for free.

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?

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. Clients can entrust BMA House to highlight further sustainable options when planning their event.

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.

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.)

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.

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.

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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.

MCEC expansion gets five stars for sustainability

Event Industry News

The expansion space is a great example of how sustainable features can be seamlessly incorporated into functional design,” Samantha Ferrier, MCEC Sustainability Manager, said.

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. What does sustainability mean to you?

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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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. Events require transportation.

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. Conference News Exhibition News News Recruitment News Scottish Event Campus SEC sustainable venues

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.

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’.

5 Tips On Planning A Sustainable Event


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. Make sure to check out - 4 Volunteer Management Trends for 2020.

International AGF Awards 2020 announce shortlist of Worlds Greenest Festivals

Event Industry News

Awards are given across 10 important sustainability categories, including the top accolade of the International Greener Festival Award 2020. AGF Greener Power Award Event power is a hot topic in the realm of sustainability and also a hotbed for innovation.

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35 Must Attend Events For Event Planners in 2020


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.

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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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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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Events Industry Council announces first organisations to achieve new EIC Sustainable Event Standards

Event Industry News

As the world celebrates Earth Day 2020, the Events Industry Council (EIC) is pleased to announce the first organisations to have achieved the EIC Sustainable Event Standards. The new standards, launched in September 2019, are a central initiative of EIC’s Centre for Sustainable Events.

DCE Agency scoops 3 awards at Exhibition Stand Awards 2020

Event Industry News

It also minimises waste, creating a more sustainable approach to attending global events. DCE Agency are a multi-award winning experiential agency, designing creative experiences for clients globally.

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Leading Through the Pandemic: Generosity + Empathy = Future Brand

Velvet Chainsaw

Don’t underestimate the value of affiliation and act in good faith to sustain long-term relationships. This is the first in a series of blogs posts, written collaboratively by our team, which uncover lessons learned in advising our clients on their events in the time of COVID-19.

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