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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. It’s great to see more members of the festival community engaging to reduce their carbon impact, getting onboard Vision 2025 and seizing the moment to play their part in helping tackle the climate emergency.”.

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Rotterdam will host the World Energy Congress in 2025

Event Industry News

The World Energy Congress 2025 (WEC2025) will be organised in Rotterdam. The world’s largest energy event will take place September 8-11 2025 with Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre as main venue. Theme for the Dutch 2025 edition of the congress will be ‘Sustainable Energy for all’.

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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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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 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. Festival Vision: 2025 began in 2015 when The Show Must Go On report edition one, was delivered to the COP21 talks in Paris as a festival industry response to climate change.

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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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New facilities underline GL events’ environmental commitment

Event Industry News

GL events is championing sustainability through its support of the Festival Vision 2025 initiative and, internally, by monitoring, measuring and improving processes to reduce environmental impacts. Featured Festival & Outdoors News event supplier Festival Vision:2025 GL events

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! Commenting on the impressive turnout and overall success of the event, Bethan Riach, Powerful Thinking’s communications manager, said: “A huge thanks to all who were part of the Festival Vision: 2025 event this year. 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

PCMA Convene

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. Baltimore Sun ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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A new dawn for the events industry Raccoon Events sets out ambitious net zero plan at COP26

Prestige Events Magazine

Raccoon Events, which employs 22 staff in the UK and US, has set the ambitious goal to get the company and its UK and US events to net zero by 2025. We then develop a process of continuous improvement, every year measuring and reducing until we get to 2025.

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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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MGM Resorts International Hits Sustainability Milestone

Smart Meetings

13 properties and more than 36,000 guest rooms, including Bellagio, Aria, Mandalay Bay and MGM Grand, this marks a milestone in MGM Resorts’ long-term plan of reducing the company’s emissions by 45 percent per square foot by 2025. Record hot temperatures in the Pacific Northwest.

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. The Festival Vision: 2025 crowdfunding campaign was launched by not-for-profit group Powerful Thinking, to support the UK live event industry in providing leadership action on climate change. That’s why we were so keen to support The Festival Vision: 2025 campaign.

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Showman’s Show returns to reconnect outdoor event industry as it plans ahead for busy 2022

Event Industry News

In addition, the Vision 2025 conference has announced that it will be delivering a series of industry briefings examining context and new research from leading experts and organisations on the afternoon of Wednesday 20th October.

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Event Tech Live 2020 reveals still more content, still more reach

Event Industry News

Fully virtual for the first time, Event Tech Live 2020 (ETL20) will feature more than 100 sessions and 70 plus demos, from home and abroad, delivered by show partners First Sight Media, Glisser and Grip.

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DRPG signs pledge for “Net Zero Carbon Events”

Event Industry News

This pledge acts as the perfect next step in our road to a greener industry and we are confident in our own goal of becoming a net zero business 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. With almost a decade of experience working in the marketing research industry and as Abacus Data’s lead on Canadian Millennial Research Practice, David will provide invaluable […].

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Best of Connect Association: October 2016

Connect Your Meetings

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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Lime Venue Portfolio to Contribute to Net Zero Target

Prestige Events Magazine

By 2030 there will be a 40% switch towards plant-based proteins, with an interim target of at least 25% by 2025. Parent Brand, Compass Group UK & Ireland Announces Commitment to Reach Net Zero by 2030.

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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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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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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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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. Hosted by sports broadcaster, Eilidh Barbour, and held at Glasgow’s Technology & Innovation Centre, 42 expert speakers and a capacity audience gathered for the […].

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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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Lime Venue Portfolio to contribute to Net Zero target

Event Industry News

By 2030 there will be a 40% switch towards plant-based proteins, with an interim target of at least 25% by 2025. Lime Venue Portfolio have joined the global effort to reach Net Zero; joining its parent company, Compass Group UK&I in its commitment to the UN’s Race to Zero campaign.

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Marriott Takes a Giant Leap for the Planet, Commits to ‘Net Zero’ by 2050

Smart Meetings

Marriott hotels have been working to reduce their carbon footprint as part of its existing 2025 sustainability goals. Marriott International has raised the bar among hospitality companies in its commitment to help reduce global warming. On Sept.

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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.

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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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. Last year, the U.K. and London attracted more venture capital investment (and had more tech IPOs) than anyone else in Europe.

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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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Karin Immenroth: Developing Competency In a Data-Driven Business Culture

Management Events

In 2021, global big data and business analytics was forecasted to grow to $215 billion while connected IoT devices are expected to create 79.4ZB of data by 2025.

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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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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. The manufacturers of eco-friendly glitter brand have thrown their support behind a project to promote sustainability at music festivals.

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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. Cheshire’s Just So Festival has been awarded the ‘Sustainable Tourism’ Award at the 14 th annual Marketing Cheshire Tourism Awards. The winners were announced last Thursday (September 13th) in an awards ceremony at Chester’s Carden Park Hotel.

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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IEG ready to start again with expos and conferences

Event Industry News

There is also intense activity on the conference front, with the development of great new all-digital events and the confirmation of over ten appointments of great international calibre between 2021 and 2025.

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. With predictions of 60 percent more tourists in Copenhagen by 2025, we are at risk of visitor pressure and of alienating locals from certain parts of the city. How cities, including Copenhagen, are adopting strategies aimed at ensuring a better future. By Boardroom editors.