24 Sustainable Event Ideas for Greener Gatherings in 2021

Event Age by Swapcard

Going green isn’t just a trend. Event Experiences Event Community Virtual Events Hybrid events

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12 Event Trends and Shifts for 2021

Attendease

In the last five years Pantone has made this interesting, including ‘ultraviolet’ and ‘greenery’ and for the complexities of 2021 they have addressed it with two colors. This eloquently sums up what 2021 will need as we return to live events.

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The Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide 2021

Event Industry News

Despite a sea change in market circumstances the sophomore Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide maintains its focus, detailing green thinking, green policy, green technology, green products/services and green best practice.

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sustainable activities

SevenEvents

over the last year, one of the key focuses from our client’s event briefs is sustainability and corporate social responsibility. below are a few of our favourite activities that really help promote sustainability or allow you and your team to give back. sustainability challenge.

Sustainability, Regenerative Tourism and Getting Back to Business

Smart Meetings

This is one example of Atlantic City’s efforts to give back to its community and create a sustainable future for its residents. Powering about 2,600 homes, this towering sustainability effort can be seen from almost every corner of the city.

12 Event Trends and Shifts for 2021

Attendease

In the last five years Pantone has made this interesting, including ‘ultraviolet’ and ‘greenery’ and for the complexities of 2021 they have addressed it with two colors. This eloquently sums up what 2021 will need as we return to live events.

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Smart Building Trends in 2021: Making a Sustainable Future Possible

Management Events

As the infrastructure and real estate sectors play a major part in city development, the construction of smart buildings is the most viable solution for long-term sustainability. What is the link between smart buildings and sustainability?

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2021 Virtual-Conference Big Ideas

Velvet Chainsaw

In 2020, attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors were more forgiving of our virtual conferences than they will be in 2021. So the big question to ponder for 2021 and beyond is: Will those — especially global and non-members — who’ve attended virtual events this year return?

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5 Event Trends to watch in 2021

Oveit

5 Event Trends to watch in 2021 was initially published in our Newsletter on February 11th, 2021. The post 5 Event Trends to watch in 2021 appeared first on Oveit. Hello,quick question: How will the future […].

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Top 10 Sustainable Event Suppliers

Event Industry News

Sustainability should now be top of the agenda when planning events and experiences. On 25 th January, EY announced its ambition to be carbon negative in 2021, setting targets to significantly reduce its absolute emissions, and removing and offsetting more carbon than it emits.

CES 2021: What Does It Mean For The Events Industry?

Endless Events

They have covered the CES 2019 in the past, and it’s high time they go over the CES 2021. Because of the unprecedented state the events industry finds itself in, the CES 2021 moved from Las Vegas into the virtual space. CES 2021: The Pros And Cons Of Going Virtual.

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Sustainability leads the way at the 2021 Southampton International Boat Show

Event Industry News

To mark World Oceans Day (8 June 2021), the organiser of the Southampton International Boat Show, British Marine, has pledged to make the 2021 edition the most sustainable and environmentally friendly in its 52 year history.

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Sustainable Supplier Spotlight: The Stage Bus

Event Industry News

As mentioned, all of the units are solar-powered which makes them a great options for events where sustainability is as much of a focus as great sound quality. The Stage Bus is an event production and stage hire with a difference; all of their stages are solar-powered!

RCP London Events – Sustainable Venue Spotlight

Event Industry News

Sustainable catering at the Royal College of Physicians. With sustainability being at the core of our everyday operations across all areas of the business we facilitate some fantastic sustainable food programmes to benefit our visitors, while protecting the planet.

Sustainability body isla appoints growth lead Toni Griggs

Event Industry News

Toni will be leading isla’s charge to becoming the leading event industry sustainability body to prepare for a Net Zero future. I want to leverage that energy and momentum, building a network that provides knowledge and power so as a collective we bring back live events sustainably.“.

Sustainability body isla appoints Growth Lead Toni Griggs

Prestige Events Magazine

Toni will be leading isla’s charge to becoming the leading event industry sustainability body to prepare for a Net Zero future. I want to leverage that energy and momentum, building a network that provides knowledge and power so as a collective we bring back live events sustainably.“.

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Are NFTs the future of event marketing?

Conferences that Work

Marketing Meeting industry blockchain climate emergency conference marketing event marketing Gary Vaynerchuk NFT NFTs sustainabilityThe TLDR version: in my opinion, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are not the future of event marketing. Read on to learn why.

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Event Concept launches ambitious commitment to sustainable change

Event Industry News

Event Concept today announced their commitment to a more sustainable future with the launch of their 2030 Pledge. Managing Director, Adam Stanley comments: “I am not only excited, but very proud of the commitment we are making to a sustainable future.

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Protected: The Importance Of Sustainable Events In A Post-Covid World And How To Make Your Event More Sustainable

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8 Key Takeaways From Agents of Hybrid 2021

Bizzaboo

From sustainability rooms to floating robot balloons, we tested the limits to create a truly inclusive experience and push the boundaries of what is possible in the hybrid era. Right now, ZenDesk isn't going to be producing any physical events in 2021 (2022?).

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isla to Address Sustainable Print in the Events Industry

Event Industry News

Event sustainability group, isla, has launched a membership and working group specifically focused on solving the challenges around sustainable print. A unified voice on key sustainability messages to clients and stakeholders.

proseed: The event industry’s first universal framework for delivering sustainable events launches today

Event Industry News

Event sustainability group isla has launched proseed : the event industry’s first universal framework for delivering sustainable events. Sustainability can feel like a complex topic and maybe people find it difficult to know where to start.

ESSA expands accreditation scheme with sustainability module

Event Industry News

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has today launched a comprehensive sustainability module to the ESSA Accredited scheme, the organisation’s independently audited, annual company level qualification for its members.

Evolution dome: Our commitment to sustainability

Event Industry News

Once normality resumes, it is our hope that many companies and individuals will be placing sustainability back at the top of the priority list looking at how to reduce an event’s carbon footprint and environmental impact on the planet – on top of being very cost-effective with business decisions.

The Sustainable Events Tool: support within everyone’s reach.

Prestige Events Magazine

That’s why the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat, and the Gulf Organization for Research and Development (GORD) have teamed up to develop the Sustainable Events Tool to help event organizers and other stakeholders in the industry to plan their events in a more sustainable way and to understand and calculate their greenhouse gas emissions.

Platinum Award recognises Wyboston Lakes Resort’s sustainability efforts

Prestige Events Magazine

Wyboston Lakes Resort has gained official recognition for its continuing extensive efforts to operate sustainably by achieving the EcoSmart Platinum Venue Award, after reaching the Gold level last year. Eventprofs Featured Sustainability

How meeting professionals can measure and improve event ROI in a post-pandemic world

Conferences that Work

[My June, 2021 guest post for BlueJeans by Verizon on event ROI.]. Yet stakeholders have discovered numerous positive aspects, including: You’re instantly “there” Travel expense and time is eliminated, with an associated sustainability bonus.

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ROYAL APPROVAL OF DRPG’S SUSTAINABILITY WORK

Prestige Events Magazine

Creative communications group DRPG received a royal visit from His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex, on Thursday 27 th May 2021 to understand how the agency has coped with COVID-19 and continued its contribution towards sustainability.

Silverstone appoints head of business sustainability

Event Industry News

Silverstone’s commitment to sustainability is underlined by today’s announcement that Stephane Bazire has joined in the role of head of business sustainability. Featured Festival & Outdoors News UK and Europe Event Industry News Silverstone Sustainability sustainable venues

2Heads appointed by sustainability champions WBCSD

Event Industry News

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has selected 2Heads as its retained brand experience partner. trillion and 19 million employees, to work together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world by making more sustainable businesses more successful.

isla to Address Sustainable Print in the Events Industry

Prestige Events Magazine

Event sustainability group, isla , has launched a membership and working group specifically focused on solving the challenges around sustainable print. A unified voice on key sustainability messages to clients and stakeholders. Eventprofs Featured Sustainability

Emerging Event Trends That Will Shape the Industry in 2021

Bizzabo

97% of event professionals believe we will see more hybrid events in 2021. It’s hard to predict but here are some ways hybrid events could emerge in 2021. This is why professional broadcasting will become much more prominent in 2021. Source: Convening Leaders 2021.

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Corporate Event Buyers Survey reveals key trends for 2021

Event Industry News

Story and Venue Search London’s survey of over 150 corporate event buyers gives a real insight into the current thinking around the timing of returning to live, the ongoing use of virtual and hybrid events together with plans for the all-important 2021 Christmas party season.

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Refocusing on a Critical Issue: Sustainability

MeetingsNet

With so many meeting professionals focused on the face-to-face business gatherings that are likely to take place later in 2021, this year’s Earth Day on April 22 might not receive as much attention across the meeting and incentive industry as in years past.

EIA unveils first-ever sustainability commitment framework for its members

Event Industry News

The Event Industry Alliance (EIA), comprising the Association of Event Organisers (AEO), the Association of Event Venues (AEV) and the Event Suppliers and Services Association (ESSA), has launched a new and comprehensive sustainability commitments framework.

Conference Care gains ECOsmart certification in drive towards more sustainable meetings and events

Prestige Events Magazine

Following a rigorous audit process Conference Care were awarded Greengage’s ECOsmart certification, recognising a comprehensive approach to environmental sustainability within their business and promoting a green approach to their clients. Eventprofs Featured On-Trend Sustainability

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Sustainable Venue Spotlight: Manchester Metropolitan University

Event Industry News

Imagine an event where all your delegates had travelled sustainably, helped by green travel plans sent from the venue beforehand by a Conference Team who are all carbon literacy trained. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do.

Sustainable event furniture made from recycled plastic

Event Industry News

Recycled plastic can also be used to manufacture high quality, cost-effective sustainable event furniture, which is exactly what one Yorkshire-based business is doing. However, the benefits of recycled plastic event furniture span beyond their environmental and sustainability merits.

DRPG exceeds expectations of their sustainability audit

Event Industry News

With the decision to refresh their sustainability management system in 2020. The external auditors looked into all areas of sustainability, from CSR activations, to project sustainability.

4 Key Learnings from MPI’s 2021 EMEC Conference

Eventsforce

From the importance of mental health awareness and collaboration to discussions about sustainability and the changing the role of event data, have a look at our top take-aways from the show: 1) Value Your Life.

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