4 Ways Covid-19 Has Changed Event Sustainability

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Event sustainability enjoyed a surge of support in 2019, featuring both in EventMB’s Megatrends and as a theme in IMEX America 2019. Sustainable events have gained increasing traction over the last decade. Sustainability EventProfs eventindustry eventmanagement

Podcast: Pushing sustainability forwards

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Anna Abdelnoor, a freelance corporate event producer, is co-founder of the not for profit group Isla, which launched in September, focused on supporting and encouraging the event industry’s transition to sustainable working practices.

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Sustainability of Corporate Events

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According to CWT Meetings & Events Future Trends Report, the Sustainable Events, the focus on sustainability in the world of corporate events will only continue to increase. How GEVME helps to run sustainable events. Sustainable kiosks. We keep our focus on developing new tech solutions for sustainability event management to empower our clients to run environmentally friendly events. The post Sustainability of Corporate Events appeared first on GEVME Blog.

Sustainability in Events: Is This a State of Emergency?

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With a strong scientific consensus that we are in a full-blown climate crisis, sustainability is a pressing concern. The post Sustainability in Events: Is This a State of Emergency? Sustainability sustainability EventProfs eventplanning eventmanagementEvents haven’t escaped widespread scrutiny for their environmental impact, forcing the industry to seek innovation and alignment.

Re-incorporating Sustainability into the Future of Meetings

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Boxed water and touchless water stations to refill bottles were suggested as more sustainable alternatives. Another F&B-related sustainability initiative being implemented at events is sourcing food locally and adapting menus to allow for a more streamlined farm-to-table experience.

New Data on 2020’s #1 Event Trend: Sustainability

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Sustainability is more than a trend. Resources and Tools 2020 Event Trends SustainabilityIn fact, a growing number of guests and event hosts have made going green a top priority in recent years. For instance, just 6% of respondents felt environmental responsibility significantly impacted their events in 2019, compared to 59% in 2020. This new decade ushers in not only a new […].

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Sustainable Growth with Hybrid Events

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Following we will discuss how companies can have sustainable hybrid events within and outside their organization. This is one of the principal elements to ensure hybrid event sustainability within a company. . The post Sustainable Growth with Hybrid Events appeared first on GEVME Blog.

Creating Environmentally Sustainable Events

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If so, it might be time to look into making it more environmentally sustainable. The post Creating Environmentally Sustainable Events by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. Sustainability sustainability Green green events sustainable eventsAre you concerned about your event’s environmental impact? Before you do, know what to do and how to do it.

The Sustainable Future of Events [Free Report]

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The post The Sustainable Future of Events [Free Report] by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. Tips EventProfs sustainable events event sustainability eventindustryA new generation of event-goers is hungry for events that are meaningful, memorable, and shareable. They want events to deliver the collaboration and face-to-face connection they can’t get online, and they want it in a personalized package. The answer?

How sustainable was COP 25 Madrid

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I decided to travel down from Barcelona to find out how sustainable was COP 25? . So what exactly is the business of events, doing to showcase a sustainable future for our industry? There was surely nowhere better to look for some sustainable innovation than at the COP summit itself and there, we had a little look into the future. This was a huge event, but was it sustainable? For any event to be sustainable it has to deliver value. Well, not that sustainable.

Sustainability at events is more than reducing paper and plastics

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The subject was social justice issue and specifically sustainable events. My subject: Sustainability at events, is more than reducing plastics and paper use. Gothenburg was the perfect city to speak about sustainable events. For three years in a row from 2016 to 2018, the destination won the “World’s most sustainable meeting and event destination” That was the place, and I now think this is the time. This is a great way to run a sustainable menu.

Podcast: Pushing sustainability forward

Event Industry News

Anna Abdelnoor, a freelance corporate event producer, is co-founder of the not for profit group Isla, which launched in September, focused on supporting and encouraging the event industry’s transition to sustainable working practices.

Lockdown unlock for Sustainable Event Awards

Event Industry News

With so many marketing departments still out of office, physically and virtually, the deadline for entries to the Sustainable Event Awards (SEAs) has been extended. Friday 28 th August is the new deadline for entries to the inaugural Sustainable Event Awards. Designed to highlight businesses making demonstrable changes to their systems, their strategies, to benefit the environment, locally and nationally, SEAs made a big splash on its February 2020 launch.

Sustainable Venue Spotlight: Croke Park

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Croke Park in Dublin is one of the world’s most unique and sustainable venues for live and hybrid meetings and events that inspire and entertain. Their sustainability story highlights a shift from sustainability to regenerative thinking, and this is the future.

Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide: Sustainable catering part 1

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It also states that sustainable catering (for example, plant-based, organic, ethically-sourced, healthy and local where possible) can make a “significant environmental impact.”. Describing this as a “global movement”, Jo stressed that organisers need to understand why their audiences may prefer sustainable catering and act upon it: “As event planners, organisers and advisors, we are in a strong position to enable change and need to utilise this power to support this ever-changing world.

How to Plan a Sustainable Event

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While people love spending their time in such places, the organizers do not really place sustainability as the anchor of organizing such events. The concept of sustainability has been around for a long time but now it has become the need of the hour so that each one of us can do our bit in making an impact on the environment. In this blog post, we have compiled a go to sustainable events guide for every event planner. What is sustainability & sustainable event?

Sustainability and Covid-19 – AGF Festivals seek audience insight

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Following over a decade of ground- breaking research into audience attitudes to sustainability and the environmental impact of events and festivals, A Greener Festival launches its latest audience survey in collaboration with festivals from around the world.

The Sustainable Event Awards: What They Are & Why They Matter

Endless Events

Have you heard about the Sustainable Event Awards? It’s probably old news to you that sustainability is a topic we love discussing. It’s not just about how to plan sustainable events. And that’s exactly where the Sustainable Event Awards come in. He is also the mind behind the Event Tech Live Awards, and, more recently, the Sustainable Event Awards. The Road To The Sustainable Event Awards. ” Your #1 Tip For Sustainability.

Rio 2016: Sustainability Success or Fail?

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It’s difficult to imagine that the Olympic Games could ever be sustainable in their present form. The post Rio 2016: Sustainability Success or Fail? Sustainability Brazil event sustainability green events green sports ISO 20121 olympics Rio Rio 2016 Summer Olympics sustainability sustainable eventsYet since 1996 every Olympic host city has taken strides to integrate environmental and social responsibility into planning.

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#ThrowbackThursday: Stylish, Sustainable Events Over the Decade

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As an ode to Earth Day, here's a retro roundup of 10 sustainable-meets-stylish events over the decade

Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide: Sustainable Development Goals & Events

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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. Read more content like this in our Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide.

Green light for Sustainable Event Awards

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The inaugural Sustainable Event Awards (SEA), celebrating environmentalism across worldwide events, suppliers and venues, is to go ahead. Organised by the Event Industry News team, sponsored by GES, supported by the Sustainable Event Alliance and by the gamut of industry associations, SEA open to entries from April 1st. Now is the perfect time to launch the Sustainable Event Awards. “We

Go Green: How To Jump on Sustainable Event Trend

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Sustainability isn’t going anywhere. Sustainable events are one of our top choices for 2018 Event Trends.The sustainable event trend is continuing to grow with no signs of stopping so it’s time to get on board! So, what does it even mean to be “sustainable”? Well, being sustainable means that you are making changes to avoid the depletion of natural resources. Creating sustainable events is key to being a responsible event planner. .

Sustainability In Events: Recognising The Social & Human Impact Of The Industry

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We’re feeling a bit green today, and it’s all thanks to the topic of sustainability in events! Sustainability in events has been covered several times by our team. And they had quite a few bits of wisdom to share when it comes to implementing and promoting sustainability in events. Strategic Thinking: How To Move Sustainability In Events Forward. Once again, she’s ready to share her thoughts on the role of leadership in planning sustainable events.

Event Industry News launches new guide dedicated to event sustainability

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Event Industry News joined proud guide sponsor, GES, at their Sustainable Breakfast Briefing yesterday (6 th Feb) to launch their brand-new guide, The Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide. Moderated by Event Industry News’ co-founder, Adam Parry, the panel discussed topics such as trends, barriers and best practices regarding sustainability in the industry.

Brand-new! Event Industry News launches The Sustainable Event Awards

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The forces behind Event Industry News (EIN) are pleased to announce their brand-new awards which will be dedicated entirely to sustainability within the event industry. The Sustainable Event Awards’ purpose is two-fold. The panel of judges will comprise professionals with vast experience and credentials in events and/or sustainability. The Sustainable Events Awards follows the huge success and popularity of EIN’s brand-new Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide.

Planning Sustainable Events: What You Must Know – #EventIcons Episode 116

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Events can be super wasteful, from water and energy consumption to food waste there are a lot of areas we can improve upon in terms of planning sustainable events. What does planning sustainable events mean? What do you need to keep in mind when making your event more sustainable? Can you really make a big impact on our world by planning sustainable events? We will cover this and so much more about sustainable thinking at events below!

Planning Sustainable Events: How We Can Solve Global Issues – #EventIcons 176

Endless Events

Here at Endless, we figured it was more than time we talked about planning sustainable events. And we also have the responsibility of trying to improve it through planning sustainable events! based Sustainable Events Ltd. Pelham is an expert in planning sustainable events, and sustainable meetings, who believes concerned people need to step up to the plate and make themselves heard. Go Green: How To Start Creating Sustainable Events.

Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide: Sustainable catering part 2

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However, 50% stated they had drastically changed their diet post-event, 75% of which had sustained that change six months down the line. “We How easy is sustainable catering in the event industry? Director of sales and marketing, Mark Maher, said, in his experience, more and more organisers are making sustainability a priority. Being more sustainable is a constant journey but there are lots of small steps that can be made every day at any event to make things better.

New Sustainable Event Management (2018 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

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An event can’t be cost-effective, sustainable and still decent. The post New Sustainable Event Management (2018 Edition): A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. Event Management sustainability green eventsSurely something has got to give? WRONG. This myth has been plaguing event professionals for years making it seem like it’s an impossible feat to host amazing events and reduce the impact on the environment.

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How to Pick the Right Venue for Sustainable Events

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And one of the first steps you can take when organizing your events is choosing a venue that is in line with values of sustainability. After all, venues are the ones that dictate a lot of the choices with their supply and management practices, so if you find the right venue, making your event sustainable will become a much easier task. Make sure the venue takes sustainability seriously. The post How to Pick the Right Venue for Sustainable Events appeared first on EventMobi.

Sustainable Event Awards first judges revealed

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Big names from the AEO, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and GPJ will be among the judges poring through entries to the inaugural Sustainable Event Awards (SEAs). The first judges to be announced include AEO chief exec Chris Skeith, who sat on the British Standards BS8901 committee before it became ISO20121 , the WWF’s Heather Cook and Lauren Wiseman, Rachel Russell from GPJ and Meegan Jones of SEAs partner the Sustainable Event Alliance.

Copenhagen Puts Focus on Sustainability

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Decision to follow the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals is attracting like-minded events. 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. Our target is that Wonderful Copenhagen is the primary source in the industry for knowledge on sustainable tourism,” said Bettina Reventlow-Mourier , deputy convention director of Wonderful Copenhagen. “We

The Sustainable Event Awards – Meet the Judges

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The Sustainable Event Awards Celebrate Excellence in Event Sustainability. Led Sustainability at Smyle for 10 years and set up the industry wide initiative Sustainable Events Summit in 2014. What does sustainability mean to you? When did you first become interested in sustainability? Why is it important to recognise the achievements of Sustainable companies? What are your hopes for event sustainability in the future?

A Sustainability Push

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EIC offering Sustainable Event Professional Certificate course in Europe for the first time. A two-day training course for the Events Industry Council Sustainable Event Professional Certificate (SEPC) will take place in Monaco this spring — a first for Europe. Sustainability efforts include reducing water and energy usage; improving accessibility, from transportation to venues; and ensuring suppliers from food and beverage to accommodations follow sustainability strategies.

The Second Wave of Sustainability

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The first wave of sustainability — including the adoption of LEED and other green building standards — “was the focus on planetary health,” said Fedrizzi, over a glass of sparkling water in the Institute’s conference room. The second wave of sustainability is focused on human health, because those two are intrinsically linked. The terrace at COOKFOX. Photo by Eric Laigne).

The Sustainable Event Awards – Meet the Judges: Raquel Noboa

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The Sustainable Event Awards Celebrate Excellence in Event Sustainability. My best moment from working in the industry was when I learned about sustainability back in 2012, which opened a brand new world and career to me, while still liaising with the industry. What does sustainability mean to you? When did you first become interested in sustainability? Business sustainability is not an easy journey, but it is a very rewarding one.

Why Sustainable Conferences Are Important

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Image courtesy of Gary Chan on Unsplash Sustainability is so much more than a huge buzzword at the moment. Here we explain why sustainable conferences are important, and a few things you can implement when planning your conference to play your part in the change. Why is sustainability important? Think of it this way, if everyone made small sustainable changes it would all add up, reducing serious damage to our environment. Be more sustainable!

BMA House plans for sustainable future

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When the industry returns and restarts, organisers will be assessing how they want their event to shape up when it comes back, and a focus on sustainability will be top of the agenda for many. A venue that already has embedded sustainability credentials that are as high quality as their customer service standards will no doubt stand out amongst the crowd. Clients can entrust BMA House to highlight further sustainable options when planning their event.

The Path to Sustainability

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As global tourism challenges sustainability efforts, cities including Copenhagen are developing strategies aimed at promoting sustainability while also providing visitors with culturally enriching experiences. The Copenhagen Convention Bureau is getting everyone from venues to hotels on board to help build a sustainable future by 2030. What are some of the largest sustainability challenges cities in Europe are facing? Places & Spaces Sustainability