Vision 2025 celebrates reaching 100 members

Event Industry News

The festival sustainability campaign, Festival Vision 2025, has topped 100 members with the ‘From the Fields’ portfolio joining the festivals pledging to reduce their carbon footprint by 50% by 2025.

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Festival Vision:2025 Conference programme now live

Event Industry News

Industry-leading guests confirmed to share insights, innovations and decades of event sustainability experience with delegates at The Festival Vision: 2025 conference at The Showman’s Show, Wednesday 16 th October, 12-5.30pm, hosted by not-for-profit Powerful Thinking. . This year, for the first time, the conference is open to all visitors to The Showman’s Show as well as event organisers who have taken the Festival Vision:2025 pledge.

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Festival Vision: 2025 launches Crowdfunder, inviting event professionals to be part of sustainable events strategy

Event Industry News

The Festival Vision: 2025 crowdfunding campaign, launched by not-for-profit group Powerful Thinking, gives the whole live events industry the opportunity to work together and provide leadership around climate breakdown through the Vision 2025’s pioneering strategy.

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Vision:2025 returns to The Showman’s Show 2018

Event Industry News

This will be the 3 rd annual meeting of organisers signed up to the Vision:2025 pledge, with Powerful Thinking, to cut the environmental impacts of their events by 50% by 2025. The Showman’s Show organisers, Lance Publications, underline their commitment to sustainability in hosting the Vision:2025 event for the second year running on Wednesday 17 th October. The post Vision:2025 returns to The Showman’s Show 2018 appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Festival Vision:2025 at the Showman’s Show: Full programme released

Event Industry News

The Vision:2025 annual conference looks to increase the momentum of festival industry communities working together to create more sustainable events at the Showman’s Show , October 17 th 2018. The popular closing ‘roundtable’ session gives Vision:2025 members the chance to ask speakers, experts and suppliers questions relating specifically to their events. Festivals that have not signed the Vision:2025 pledge but would like to attend can become a member at [link]. .

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Showman’s Show creates ‘Hub’ to play host to Festival Vision: 2025 Sustainability Skills & Knowledge Update

Event Industry News

The new space will play host to the second meeting of Vision:2025 Festivals, an initiative launched […]. The post Showman’s Show creates ‘Hub’ to play host to Festival Vision: 2025 Sustainability Skills & Knowledge Update appeared first on Event Industry News.

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The Showman’s Show 2019 hailed huge success

Event Industry News

In addition, the return of the Festival Vision:2025 Conference proved to be a triumph! Exhibition News Featured Festival & Outdoors News Festival Vision:2025 Newbury Showground outdoor events Showman’s Show The Showman's Show

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Lyft’s New Green Mode Lets You Request an Electric Vehicle

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The Green Mode initiative is part of Lyft’s declared goal of delivering 1 billion rides per year by EV by 2025. Fast Company. Fast Company ). Read More

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Black Engineer of the Year Conference Returns to Baltimore After a 14-Year Absence

PCMA Convene

A convention of more than 10,000 science and technology employers and students that left Baltimore nearly a decade ago will return in 2024 and 2025. The Baltimore Sun.

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Event Industry Green Survey launched

Event Industry News

The survey results will contribute to the 2nd edition of The Show Must Go On report, to be published early 2020, after the success of Powerful Thinking’s Festival Vision: 2025 Crowdfunder which secured over £28,000 of funding for the report. Four years on, almost 80 UK festivals have taken the Festival Vision: 2025 pledge to reduce GHG emissions by 50% by 2025.

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GL events supports Festival Vision

Event Industry News

GL events UK has confirmed its support for The Festival Vision: 2025 initiative, as part of its own commitment to a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly industry. That’s why we were so keen to support The Festival Vision: 2025 campaign.

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The Show Must Go On report & Vision2025 website launched

Event Industry News

More than 100 festivals and events have made the Vision:2025 pledge and more than 60 suppliers have supported the report.

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Vision2025 previews its second Show Must Go On Report

Event Industry News

The report will be free to download from the website, featuring chapters on governance, waste, food, transport/travel and power, giving advice and best practice examples to festival organisers, with the aim to reduce carbon impact by at least 50% by 2025.

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Addressing the impact of generational change on Scotland’s events industry

Event Industry News

David Coletto, CEO of leading Canadian public opinion and marketing research consultancy, Abacus Data, will deliver the keynote speech at the 2017 National Events Conference: Setting the Scene for 2025.

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Add sustainability to RFPs urges the Meetings Industry Association

Event Industry News

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is calling on the sector to include sustainability as a key requirement in requests for proposals (RFP), to help eliminate single-use plastics by 2025. . To date, many organisations have signed the association’s #20PercentLess pledge to eliminate single-use plastics from the industry by 2025, but it believes change could happen sooner if booking agents also underlined the importance of sustainability within their RFPs.

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Conference audience learn how ‘experiential obsessed generation’ are the future for Scotland’s events industry

Event Industry News

A day of lively debate and discussion was had as Scotland’s events and festivals industry came together on Monday (27 November) at this year’s National Events Conference: Setting the Stage for 2025.

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Bioglitter™ supports project to promote sustainability at festivals

Event Industry News

Stephen Cotton, commercial director of Ronald Britton and Bioglitter , said: “The first edition of The Show Must Go On Report was published in 2015 and has been an information resource for the festival scene and launched the Festival Vision:2025 strategy for events to cut impacts year on year.

Best of Connect Association: October 2016

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What Will Future Events Look Like in 2025? Each day, we strive to bring you the best content about the events industry. But we know you are also busy planning so a few stories may fall through the cracks. Here is your second chance. Below is the list of our most-read stories for October 2016. A Preview of Gaylord Rockies, By the Numbers. How to Prepare Event Staff for an Armed Attack. 8 Tips for Rebranding an Association or Conference. Al Hutchinson Moving From Mobile to Baltimore.

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Showman’s Show revamps Green Supplier and Innovation Award

Event Industry News

In line with these plans, changes have been made to the Green Supplier and Innovation Award that will see three shortlisted exhibitors present to Vision:2025 experts and attendees. For the first time, the 2018 award will be judged live at the Show, forming part of the Vision:2025 programme, curated and managed by Chris Johnson of Powerful Thinking.

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Just So Festival receives award for Sustainable Tourism

Event Industry News

The festival aims to reduce the use of fossil fuels by at least 50% before 2025 and they’re working with clean energy organisation Energy Revolution to offset the carbon from their audience’s travel to and from the festival.

Showman’s Show – what can the event industry take away from it this year?

Event Industry News

The show also welcomed back the Festival Vision 2025 Conference. Event Industry News caught up with the co-director, Johnny Lance, to learn what this year’s show had to offer the event industry. This year, The Showman’s Show welcomed over 325 exhibitors from all around the world to showcase their most innovative products and services. It received a significant increase in international exhibitors, indicating the strength of the UK event industry.

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Leading international festivals signed ‘Green Deal Circular Festivals’ at ADE Green 2019

Event Industry News

Circular in 2025. They strive for circularity in 2025, by developing solutions that can be put into practice by other festivals worldwide. Today, the Dutch minister of environment, Stientje van Veldhoven, launched the Green Deal ‘Circular Festivals’ during ADE Green. The Green Deal is an initiative of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management and Green Events International.

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Tarsus Group buys 70% stake in Touch China

Event Industry News

billion in 2019 and to more than $8 billion by 2025. In 2018, at least 30 million pieces of 3D glass were needed in China – this demand is expected to outnumber 170 million pieces by 2025 and will see many manufacturers pushing to capitalise on the opportunities presented by the sector.

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GL events UK announces charity partner

Event Industry News

GL events continues to be an outspoken champion of CSR, sustainability and environmental initiatives, having recently joinied the Festival Vision: 2025 campaign and released its own literature on how to make events work harder, creating a positive legacy for local, national and international communities. GL events has confirmed that The NSPCC will be its chosen charity partner for 2019 / 2020.

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2019 SXSW schedule - the top sessions for event marketers

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Tuesday, March 12 Influencer Marketing in 2025: The Future of Human Marketers 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Fairmont Congressional B The number of Gen Z consumers is increasing and will make up a big portion of the market by 2025.

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London Leads Europe’s Tech Scene 

PCMA Convene

With AI applications estimated to be worth $50 billion by 2025, the research and knowledge in London make the city an attractive destination for associations that want to grow in this sector. The inaugural AI Congress took place September 2018 at the O2 arena in London. By Lane Nieset.

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Support the mia’s plastic pledge at The Meetings Show

Event Industry News

Organisations signing the mia’s #20PercentLess pledge commit to eliminating single-use plastic from their business by 2025. The Meetings Industry Association (mia) will be encouraging visitors to The Meetings Show to support its #20PercentLess campaign to help eliminate single-use plastics from the industry.

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SaaS startup EventBank raises Series B to boost global expansion led by GSR Ventures

Event Industry News

Billion by 2025 thanks to event-tech. EventBank, an Event and Membership Management SaaS platform, announced Tuesday that it has raised its Series B funding in a bid to help boost the company’s continued global expansion in emerging and developing markets.

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The Path to Sustainability

PCMA Convene

Lykketoft : Copenhagen aims to be the first carbon-neutral capital by 2025, so reducing energy consumption from the tourism sector is important and will also benefit the sector with lower costs. How cities, including Copenhagen, are adopting strategies aimed at ensuring a better future.

New CWT Trends Report: Event Sustainability Is Critical to Attendees

PCMA Convene

The CWT’s Future of Sustainable Events supplement names The PARKROYAL on Pickering in Singapore among “three of the best sustainable venues.” ” See more photos in the gallery below. Photo by Victor on Unsplash).

Plans for a greener Showman’s Show 2018 well underway

Event Industry News

A Vision:2025 hosted event will also make a welcome return to the Showground on the afternoon of Wednesday 17 th October with another varied and packed programme of event sustainability content. We’re also thrilled to be hosting another Festival Vision:2025 meeting and excited about plans to bring visitors dedicated content on the reduction of single-use plastics.

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Kigali Marriott Hotel Opens in Rwanda

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percent per year through 2025, Marriott notes. This week’s grand opening of Kigali Marriott Hotel marks a milestone in Rwanda’s long recovery from a genocide that nearly tore the country apart. The property also marks the first entry into sub-Saharan Africa for the world’s largest hotel company. Marriott’s latest news comes on the heels of finalizing its merger with Starwood.

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IBTM launches new trade show for Asia Pacific Market

Event Industry News

IBTM, part of Reed Travel Exhibitions, has announced the launch of a new business event, IBTM Asia Pacific.

Would AI Improve Cyber Security On Its Own?

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By 2025, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) industry is expected to grow by $190 billion, says a report by Markets and Markets. And it is expected that 3 quarters of commercial firms will use AI in their software applications. One of the major areas where AI-capabilities are being used is cyber security. AI improves data processes and replaces the need for human intervention, allowing them to focus on other key areas.

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IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021

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Copenhagen Puts Focus on Sustainability

PCMA Convene

Both the local government and the residents of Copenhagen are committed to being the first carbon-neutral capital in the world by 2025. Decision to follow the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals is attracting like-minded events. By Vicky Koffa, Boardroom.

The Meetings Show to help industry tackle food waste

Event Industry News

billion worth of food wasted each year across the entire hospitality and foodservice sector and aligns with the Courtauld Commitment 2025 and the Mayor of London’s objectives that were outlined in his London Environment Strategy.

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The Rise of Esports: Attracting Attendees, Sponsors, and New Venues

PCMA Convene

Streamers at BlizzCon 2019, one of the biggest annual events for esports. Photo Credit Carlton Beener). Over Presidents’ Day weekend, for $75, sports fans could get a seat at the Washington-versus-Philadelphia matchup in the City of Brotherly Love.

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3 Tech Trends to Watch in 2019

PCMA Convene

That should come as little surprise since the AI market is estimated to grow to $190 billion by 2025, according to research firm Markets and Markets. With the pressure on to boost attendees’ experiences, event tech takes centre stage. By Boardroom editors.

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‘I Never Let Anybody Hold Me Back’

PCMA Convene

Caesars has recently announced a commitment to achieve gender equality in management by 2025. On the Web: Learn more about Caesars Entertainment’s commitment to achieve gender equality by 2025 at convn.org/caesars-2025. Karyn Steenkamp.

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