Creating Environmentally Sustainable Events

EventMB

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 events

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? Yet since 1996 every Olympic host city has taken strides to integrate environmental and social responsibility into planning.

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

Endless Events

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?

Go Green: How To Jump on Sustainable Event Trend

Endless Events

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”?

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. Be more sustainable!

Copenhagen Puts Focus on Sustainability

PCMA Convene

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.

Making Sustainability Easy

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Julia Spangler , Owner, Sustainable Events LLC. My services are currently focused on recycling, composting, food-waste prevention and donation, and floral donation, as well as sustainability consulting, training, and education. Education.

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.

Vancouver, You Sustained Me

PCMA Convene

When I attended a Green Meetings fam trip to Vancouver in June, sponsored by Tourism Vancouver, sustainability wasn’t just part of the program — it was the main event, and woven into my entire experience. It was clear that this was a city that took sustainability seriously.

The State of the Art in Sustainable Venues

PCMA Convene

When the Green Venue Report debuted in 2014, it used survey information from 16 convention centers around the world to outline best practices in event-venue sustainability. This supports the notion that more centers are taking sustainability seriously and funding sustainability programs.

F&B Trends: Staying Sustainable, Seasonal and Stylish

Aventri

Today’s latest and greatest F&B trends are simple to remember, just follow the “Three S’s:” sustainability, seasonal and style. As many planners know, food and beverage can make or break the attendee experience.

4 Tips for Selling Sustainability

PCMA Convene

Creating sustainable events is hard work, and includes a variety of different challenges — not the least of which is managing food waste or maintaining active group involvement. Here are four takeaways from his “Building a Business Case for Sustainable Events” session : 1.

Get Sustainable With Paperless Events

Aventri

We all know that going paperless at meetings and events is a good step for planners. It's a move that has multiple benefits; not only are you reducing your event's carbon footprint while saving money , but attendees carry around less paper and experience a more high-tech event.

Guest Blog: Can we achieve genuinely sustainable events?

Event Industry News

Nearly two years ago I was asked to create a ‘sustainable event’ by one of the world’s largest banks in the form of a trade show booth and the truth is I didn’t know where to begin. The use of sustainable materials. By Nick Marks, Found of Ecobooth.

Event Sustainability: How to Handle Food Waste at Events

Boomset

Now more than ever before, event professionals are seeking out ways to make their events more sustainable. There are heroes that extend beyond the event doors who encourage more sustainable practices when it comes to using food in our professional and personal environments.

GL events launches sustainability study

Event Industry News

GL events has launched a cross-industry research project on sustainability within UK events. The initiative is the result of the company’s observation of a growing agenda of sustainability, particularly among its corporate customers and throughout the event production supply chain.

Q&A: Why Global Citizen Festival Is Prioritizing Sustainability—and Heading to South Africa

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On Saturday, the Global Citizen Festival is slated to draw 60,000 people to the Great Lawn of New York’s Central

The Game of Sustainable Event Planning

PCMA Convene

Attendees participating in the “Redesigning Event Management for Sustainability” session during the Sustainable Brands 2018 conference. “It depends on breakage,” Siddiqui said, “but if china is used [at least] 50 times it’s more sustainable [than compostable plates].”.

IMEX America Accelerates Sustainability Efforts

Smart Meetings

10–12), and once again, sustainability will be a primary focus, as we noted in the IMEX Supplement in our September issue. Why are sustainability and green practices important to the meetings and events industry? Has sustainability been a part of IMEX America since it began?

Just So Festival receives award for Sustainable Tourism

Event Industry News

Cheshire’s Just So Festival has been awarded the ‘Sustainable Tourism’ Award at the 14 th annual Marketing Cheshire Tourism Awards. The judges for the prize made particular comment about Just So Festival’s pioneering approach to both accessibility and sustainability.

How Technology Continues to Help Improve Sustainability at Events

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One of the earliest improvements in regards to events and sustainability was the option for using significantly less paper during conferences, trade shows, and other meetings. Tech Event Planning green technology sustainability TipsMobile devices paved the way for event-specific apps, giving attendees access to all of the information they needed without having to print out large packets and handouts. As ticketing […].

Sustainability, what does it mean for your conferences and events?

Eventinterface

On this episode of Event TALK, we are speaking with Julia Spangler a Sustainable Events Consultant with 6 years of corporate event experience. Sustainability obviously plays a part in making events environmentally friendly.

How to Plan a Sustainable Networking Event

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When it comes to planning sustainable events, you can identify two types of planners. La entrada How to Plan a Sustainable Networking Event aparece primero en Eventtia | Event management software.

Go Fish: 9 Tasty and Sustainable Seafood Catering Ideas

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More and more caterers are focusing on sourcing and using seafood that's fished or farmed in environmentally conscious ways, while

How to Make Your Catering Business More Sustainable

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You can thank the Millennial generation for their influence when it comes to sustainability. By using more and more sustainable practices in your catering business, you will appeal to a larger number of potential. Going green is trending everywhere these days.

IMEX Launches New Innovation in Sustainability Award

MeetingsNet

If your sustainability effort is fresh, team-based, and built to last, you may have a winner. Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Professional Development Sustainabilityread more.

GES backs major sustainability research

Event Industry News

GES, a global full-service provider for live events, is building on its commitment to sustainability with a partnership on a major new research project. The post GES backs major sustainability research appeared first on Event Industry News.

SEC Donates 170,000 trees to sustainable charity

Event Industry News

Kathleen Warden, Director of Conference Sales at the SEC , said: “Sustainability is increasingly at the forefront of everyone’s mind, so it’s great that clients can feel they can give back to the environment when they come to the SEC. It’s the contribution of home-grown Scottish brands like the SEC that makes our work in the forest possible, so I want to say a big hearty ‘thank you’ from everyone at Trees for Life for their sustained support for nature.

What to Ask Your Caterer or Hotel About Sustainable Dining

Smart Meetings

Sustainable. Is the seafood sustainably caught? This year, James Beard Foundation announced the national launch of Smart Catch , a program created by chefs to increase the sustainability of the seafood supply chain. Farm to table. Local. Buzzwords, or baloney ?

How to Plan and Manage a Sustainable Event

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This action comes in the form of what is called sustainable event management (SEM).[caption The execution of SEM depends on various industry standards that measure the sustainability of your event ( APEX/ASTM ; ISO 20121 ; GRI EOSS ). Now, go and plan your sustainable event!

Sustainability, what does it mean for your conferences and events?

Eventinterface

On this episode of Event TALK, we are speaking with Julia Spangler a Sustainable Events Consultant with 6 years of corporate event experience. Sustainability obviously plays a part in making events environmentally friendly.

How to Plan a Sustainable Networking Event

Eventtia

When it comes to planning sustainable events, you can identify two types of planners. The first one is planners who’ve decided to “go green” because it’s trendy and it will give them a better marketing positioning. They tend to opt for vegetarian (or vegan) catering, search for venues powered by alternative energy resources, and reduce plastic at their events. B2B matchmaking networking

New White Paper Dives Deep Into Sustainability in Meetings and Events

PCMA Convene

Fueled by survey data, the paper discusses the differences between “green meetings,” corporate social responsibility initiatives, and sustainability systems.

8 Tips for Sustainable Events

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When talking about sustainable events, a lot of people immediately start thinking of paper coffee cups or reusable aisle carpeting. Those may be good ideas, but sustainability in the events business can go much further than that. What Does Sustainability Actually Mean?

Sustained growth ahead for EEF Venues

Event Industry News

The post Sustained growth ahead for EEF Venues appeared first on Event Industry News. EEF Venues, the group behind Broadway House in Westminster, Engineers’ House in Bristol and Woodland Grange in Leamington Spa, is predicting another robust trading year ahead.

Emmys 2017 Preview: Golden Governors Ball Commits to Sustainability

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International press assembled on Thursday morning for a preview of the decor, menus, and inspiration for the Emmy Awards’ three

Fighting Climate Change: Industry Investment in Sustainability

MeetingsNet

Sustainability Corporate Meetings & EventsBy Hannah Kinnersley. The meetings and hospitality industry is leading the way on efforts to reduce greenhouse gases with measures that help the planet and the bottom line. read more.

Live from Connect Marketplace – #EventIcons Episode 127

Endless Events

From sustainability to event technology we have you covered. Planning Sustainable Events: What You Must Know – #EventIcons Episode 116. This week we are live from Connect Marketplace!

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Creator UK: Economic, sustainable & unique stand design

Event Industry News

The post Creator UK: Economic, sustainable & unique stand design appeared first on Event Industry News. Surrey-based Creator is no straight-ahead exhibition company. As the name suggests, it’s a team of creatives and they have a broad spread of specialisms for events right across the spectrum. In essence, Creator delivers design, build and event production solutions for experiential activations, outdoor events, TV and stage too, elements of which are reflected in […].

Why Sustained Engagement is the Way Forward

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Adopting a strategy of sustained engagement with year-round dialogue is likely to lead to far more receptive audiences who are ready and willing to listen. The post Why Sustained Engagement is the Way Forward appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Class, Training or Workshop Consumer Content / Production Event Management Event Marketing Event Planning Event Promotion Leadership / Management March Marketing Membership/Association Owner Promoter Sales audience audience engagement

Focus on innovation and sustainability for Showman’s Show 2016

Event Industry News

With the 2016 edition of the Showman’s Show less than 24 hours away, organiser Lance Show & Publications is promising event professionals its strongest showing of innovative and sustainable solutions to date.

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SES Research Shows Sustainability Plays Important Role in Successful Event Planning

Event Industry News

Event professionals from over 100 of the industry’s top agencies, brands, venues and event suppliers were the first to hear the findings of the major research project undertaken by the organisers of this year’s Sustainable Events Summit (SES).

7 Ways to Make Your Next Event More Eco-Friendly

Smart Meetings

Add to that the fact that we have been talking about how to throw green events for years, and you’d be forgiven for feeling a little overwhelmed with the ever-growing sustainability checklist. Despite modern advances, sustainable, green events don’t just happen.