Not Your Average Survey: The UN Wants to Hear from Meetings Industry

PCMA Convene

For the first time since the member states of the United Nations adopted a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 and created a 2030 Agenda toward Sustainable Development, the international body will hold a summit to assess the initiative’s progress.

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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.

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Sustainable Development Goals Popping Up in Meeting Agendas, More

PCMA Convene

“Data Science for the SDGs” was the theme of the 2019 Data for Good Exchange hosted by Bloomberg in New York City, which looked at how data science projects can help make progress toward achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

ETL replay: Virtual presence and the rise of the phantom delegate

Event Industry News

That figure is expected to rise to 48% in 2020 and 75% in 2030. Callum Gill, head of insight at the creative communications agency, DRPG, was welcomed onto the Brand and Buzz Stage at last year’s Event Tech Live. Here, he talked the audience through virtual and phantom delegates.

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dmg events is open for business in Saudi Arabia

Event Industry News

The combination of core events and potential future launches will enable dmg events to expand into sectors that are set to grow as Saudi Arabia fulfills its Vision 2030 plan.

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Call to action for event industry to collaborate in initiative as part of United Nations Sustainable Goal Summit

Event Industry News

Cvent, a meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider, is one of the partners supporting the creation of an acceleration commitment, which will communicate to the United Nations how engaging the event industry could lead to achieving the sustainable development goals by 2030.

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Medal-worthy Meetings in Salt Lake

PCMA Convene

In Salt Lake—home to the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and recently selected by the United States Olympic Committee as a potential bid city for 2030—you can tap into the spirit of excellence and determination in a truly engaging way. Inspire your attendees with a taste of the XIX Olympic Winter Games. No matter the industry, you want your team to be at the top of their game. And a lot of times, honing those essential skills means thinking outside the box.

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Flight shaming in the events industry

Gallus Events

In a short speech, full of spin and hyperbole, the IATA DG & CEO suggested that the industry is happy that it will reduce its overall pollution level by 2030, while transporting more than four times the number of current flyers. .

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VisitScotland reaches new limits with its latest INNOVATETHENATION talk

Event Industry News

Fiona MacKinnon, Associations & Sectors, VisitScotland Business Events said: “Scotland has a hugely successful and thriving space sector, by the year 2030 it is expected that the space industry will grow its value to £4billion.

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Events industry launches landmark global sustainability principles

Event Industry News

Meetings and events are also important tools used by the United Nations System to further the Sustainable Development Goals and the wider Agenda 2030. Representatives of global events, tourism and sustainability bodies are ushering in the new year with the unprecedented launch of four principles designed to guide and motivate event organisers worldwide to embrace and implement sustainable practices. .

Making A Positive Impact On A Destination.

Eventinterface

The Ritz-Carlton was the first Founding Partner of IMPACT 2030, a business-led collaboration with the United Nations that is mobilizing employee volunteers to help advance the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Is This the Future of Medical Meetings?

PCMA Convene

Cleveland Clinic Chief Wellness Officer Dr. Michael Roizen offered his perspective on the evolution of aging, and he predicts that life expectancy could increase to 110 years by 2030. Photo by Jacob Slaton.

Event Planners Rank the UN Sustainable Development Goals

PCMA Convene

See more results at Creating a Sustainable Events Industry ; take the survey at My World 2030. These are the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals that event planners ranked atop their list of most important. Courtesy UN).

How FIGO Built Buzz for Rio Event

PCMA Convene

Sessions sparked debate on such topics as high rates of caesarean sections and overall family planning initiatives, which are seen as crucial to achieving United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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Walking the Talk

PCMA Convene

The Paradigm for Parity aims to help corporations close the gender gap in leadership by 2030.

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Copenhagen Puts Focus on Sustainability

PCMA Convene

The CVB has launched the Tourism for Good strategy with a goal to allow tourism to have a positive impact on sustainable development both locally and globally by 2030. Decision to follow the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals is attracting like-minded events.

Adelaide Business Event Leads to Creation of Australia Space Agency

PCMA Convene

The federal government hopes that the agency will help coordinate Australia’s space industry to create 20,000 new jobs and triple its current A$4bn worth to A$12bn by 2030.

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1,000 New Rooms Make it Easier to Explore More of Cuba

SmartMeetings

After the government called for building more than 100,000 new accommodations by 2030, Melia Hotels International announced that it would be adding eight hotels in partnership with Cuban hotel groups for a total of almost 1,000 new rooms in three cities.

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The Meetings Show to help industry tackle food waste

Event Industry News

The Mayor has set strong targets in his Environment strategy to cut food waste by 50 per cent by 2030.

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Dubai Makes a Shift Toward Clean Energy

PCMA Convene

Also just outside the city is Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the world’s largest single-site solar park, projected to generate up to 1,000 megawatts of clean energy by 2020 and 5,000 megawatts by 2030.

UK music community makes historic declaration of climate and ecological emergency

Event Industry News

We call on governments to act now to reverse biodiversity loss and reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by no later than 2030. Today, Friday 12 th July, the UK music industry declares a climate and ecological emergency. The declaration has been administered by the newly formed Music Declares Emergency group, an independent organisation created by music business professionals and artists.

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10 Reasons to Meet in India

SmartMeetings

India is expected to become the fifth-largest consumer market by 2030, according to KPMG India. India is attracting international attention from U.S. and European companies eyeing the country’s growing domestic market and buying power for goods and services coming from abroad.

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SACEOS Focuses on the Future

PCMA Convene

At the 2018 Singapore MICE Forum, SACEOS created the Asia Pacific Community Building Manifesto, a bold and courageous mandate towards the future meeting industry in 2030.

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The Path to Sustainability

PCMA Convene

The Copenhagen Convention Bureau is getting everyone from venues to hotels on board to help build a sustainable future by 2030. How cities, including Copenhagen, are adopting strategies aimed at ensuring a better future. By Boardroom editors.

An Event App That Gives Back

PCMA Convene

Photo credit: Getty Images. Imagine that with one tap on their mobile phone, an attendee of an environmental conference could sign a petition to protect U.S. public lands.

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How Mashable Develops Award-Winning Events & Experiential Campaigns

Event Farm

We ask the question: "What kind of world would I want to live in in the year 2030?"

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How do you make sure your event is kept cigarette-butt free and smokers dispose of their debris safely?

Event Industry News

While, the Government has pledged to ensure we all kick the habit by 2030, in the meantime 15% of people still smoke. Smoking may be on the decline, but any event will still have attendees who want to smoke.

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Women Deliver Conference Tries ‘to Shake Up Power Dynamics’

PCMA Convene

According to the 2019 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Gender Index, there isn’t a single country on track to achieve gender equality by 2030. A Women Deliver delegate reads responses on a chalkboard in the Fueling Station.

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8 Health and Wellness Predictions for 2017

SmartMeetings

Depression and anxiety are skyrocketing, and by 2030, mental health will overtake obesity as the number one area of concern. According to the Global Wellness Summit, human health will be addressed from a more holistic perspective in 2017 and beyond.

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20 Important Tips to Maximize Millennial Engagement at Your Events

EventBank Insights

This mindset translates onto the Millennial or Generation Y demographic: the generation that already comprises the largest segment in the workplace and is expected to make up 75% of the workforce by 2030 in the US alone.

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What Meeting Trends We’ll Be Watching in 2020

PCMA Convene

Consider the fact that the global events industry was officially added, as of last fall, as a partner in the United Nations’ drive to reach SDGs by 2030. Technology trends — both artificial intelligence and the use of robots — have captured the attention of some Convene editors.

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40 Best Poll Questions That Will Engage Your Audience

Slido

Who will people in 2030 trust more with their babies: robots or human baby-sitters? Live polls can be powerful icebreakers that get everyone engaged at once. They can help you collect valuable insights or set the tone for your meeting or event.

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Guest Blog: The 7 MICE hotspots of tomorrow revealed

Event Industry News

According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, the GCC will attract 195 million visitors per year by 2030 – this is above the global average for any region. As we look forward to IBTM Arabia , held in the UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi this month (25 th – 27 th March), here’s a roundup of the latest activities and developments from seven of the leading destinations and most promising hotspots of tomorrow from the MENA region and beyond.

18 Event Trends Poised to Shake Up Hospitality & Group Business in 2018

Social Tables

It’s a big reason why Euromonitor has named consumer connectivity one of its eight megatrends to keep an eye on through 2030. In the events world, you don’t have the luxury of living in yesteryear.

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What Meeting Trends We’ll Be Watching in 2020

PCMA Convene

Consider the fact that the global events industry was officially added, as of last fall, as a partner in the United Nations’ drive to reach SDGs by 2030. Technology trends — both artificial intelligence and the use of robots — have captured with attention of some Convene editors.

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Imagination And Events: Immersive Events Through Storytelling

Endless Events

In this case, there was a program that they were unveiling about a new visa program to encourage tourism as part of their 2030 vision to sort of diversify their country. When it comes to putting together unforgettable moments, imagination and events must go hand in hand.

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Can Events Help Solve the Global Food Crisis?

PCMA Convene

Cutting global food loss and waste in half by 2030 “is critical if we’re to feed the world without destroying the planet.”.

Where You’d Least Expect Them

PCMA Convene

The agenda for both the meeting and after-hours events were built around the United Nation’s “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” a plan of action that the U.N.

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18 Event Trends Poised to Shake Up Hospitality & Group Business in 2018

Social Tables

It’s a big reason why Euromonitor has named consumer connectivity one of its eight megatrends to keep an eye on through 2030. In the events world, you don’t have the luxury of living in yesteryear.

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The Many Faces of South Korea

PCMA Convene

Opening speaker Cyril Ritchie, UIA’s vice president, delivered a passionate talk on the role that associations should play in realizing the sustainable-development goals of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda “to achieve the better world to which we all aspire.” .

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