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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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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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.

IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021

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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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Upscale Airport Hotels are Taking Off

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The first new gates will go live in 2023 with projected completion in 2025. Ordinarily, meeting attendees and planners aren’t excited to have their program at an airport hotel. There’s a connotation of less than glamours venues.

5G is coming: How will it change your events?

Eventbase

Analysts predict that 5G networks will be in use by 2020, set to connect over one billion users by 2025. 5G network technology has been the subject of great excitement and debate within tech spheres and has been one of the major highlights at this year’s CES 2018 event.

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Philadelphia Records Highest-Ever Convention Booking Year

SmartMeetings

Philadelphia’s prestige as a meeting destination dates to 1774, when the Continental Congress assembled in Carpenter’s Hall. Centuries later, that reputation continues to thrive.

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IMEX America 2018 Continues to Break New Ground

Smart Meetings

All dates until 2025: imexamerica.com/show-information. IMEX America’s biggest gathering ever propelled full-speed ahead on Day Three in Las Vegas, fueled by meeting planner and supplier energy and the usual steady supply of news and demos by properties and destinations.

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Marriott International Makes Farm-to-Table Cuisine a Priority

PCMA Convene

By 2025, Marriott hopes to reduce its total waste by 45 percent — and cut its food waste in half. Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park will use seasonal produce from local suppliers in all the hotel’s venues, including the pool bar shown here.

Guest Blog Part 1: Five Cs of artificial intelligence and live brand experiences

Event Industry News

billion in annual worldwide revenue by 2025. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been the stuff of sci-fi since the 1950s – think 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Wars, Blade Runner and The Matrix. AI is now very real and it’s shaping our lives in countless ways: algorithms actively influence our purchasing decisions, the entertainment we consume, the routes we travel, and even the people we choose to date.

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What to Ask Your Caterer or Hotel About Sustainable Dining

SmartMeetings

All the company’s 8,100 hotels will source 100 percent cage-free eggs by 2025. Sustainable. Farm to table. Local. Buzzwords, or baloney ? There’s no doubt groups today increasingly want to know where their food comes from—how it was raised, and where it was raised.

Are Mobile Apps Taking People Away From Your Room Block?

PCMA Convene

A recent analysis conducted by the Cowen Group financial-services firm forecasts that Airbnb bookings will increase from around 79 million room nights in 2016 to a billion room nights a year by 2025. “We Attendees used to rely on one screen for all their housing needs: their desktop computer.

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Paying Her Dues, Building Her Toolbox, and Climbing the Ladder

PCMA Convene

Learn more about Caesars Entertainment’s commitment to achieve gender equality by 2025 at convn.org/caesars-2025. Lanette Myers, CMP. With grueling hours and a constant tide of special requests, catering requires mettle, quick thinking, and flexibility.

Highlights from IMEX America 2016

SmartMeetings

Throughout the discussion some startling statistics were revealed, not least that Airbnb predicts it will be handling one billion room nights per year by 2025.

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How Augmented Reality Will Revolutionize Events by 2020

Certain

Outlined below are the various ways we expect both virtual and augmented reality to revolutionize events through 2025.

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Top 10 Trends Impacting the Hospitality Industry

SmartMeetings

Millennials (those ages 18-34) are expected to represent 50% of all travelers to the USA by 2025, according to the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research.

19 Event Trends That Will Shake Up Meetings & Group Business in 2019

Social Tables

billion 5G subscriptions will be active by 2025. What does it mean to be a part of the events industry in 2019? Well for starters, don’t blink. Meetings are growing and evolving rapidly, and each is an experiment in applying new methods to find a perfect formula.

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Inside the Largest Conservation Conference in the World

PCMA Convene

Hawaii also has a seat at the table when it comes to renewable energy, having committed to be petroleum-free by 2025.