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 events

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.

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.

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. Places & Spaces Sustainability

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!

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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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”?

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.

Sustainable Event: Why Is It So Popular These Days?

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Sustainability is not just a buzzword. They don’t want to contribute towards more pollution so they will ask uncomfortable questions to make sure an event is truly sustainable before they decide to attend it. Sustainability is not something you do for the audience.

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?

The State of the Art in Sustainable Venues

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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.

Summary of Twitter Chat on Sustainable Event Planning

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Sustainability is a trend widely followed in the year 2018. As we near the end to this year, event planners and event professionals across the globe pledge to make events more sustainable and adhere to the concept of Green Events. Happy to be a part of it and making events sustainable!

Vancouver, You Sustained Me

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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.

4 Tips for Selling Sustainability

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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.

Guest Blog: Exhibiting and the Sustainability Myth

Event Industry News

According to a recent article in Exhibition World, it remains difficult to show clients that sustainable exhibition stands can be flashy, beautiful, and draw in leads from admiring show-goers.

Event Badge Technology: 3 Ways to Create a Sustainable Event

Aventri

With all the event technology available for meetings and events, planners can easily use tools such as event badge printing, to collect important attendee and event data, enhance the attendee experience, all while saving money and keeping your events sustainable

Events industry launches landmark global sustainability principles

Event Industry News

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. . “The potential to transform our industry through the wide-spread adoption of sustainable events principles is inspiring.

F&B Trends: Staying Sustainable, Seasonal and Stylish

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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.

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.

Event Sustainability: How to Handle Food Waste at Events

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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.

ABPCO launches sustainability report and roadmap

Event Industry News

Timed to coincide with the opening of the COP24 climate talks in Katowice, Poland, ABPCO has released a report and Roadmap for the creation of a more sustainable events industry. Using the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, ABPCO identified a desire for the industry to do more in areas of: Responsible production and consumption. Sustainable food procurement. The Sustainability Roadmap and Report are both available via [link].

IMEX America Accelerates Sustainability Efforts

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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?

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 […].

Events Industry Launches Global Sustainability Principles

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The four new Principles for Sustainable Events are designed to guide and motivate event organizers worldwide to embrace and implement green practices.

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.

Meetings Industry Association appoints sustainability ambassador

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The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has appointed leading venue sustainability expert Warren Campbell as an ambassador to its council to champion sustainability. As the mia moves forward with its high-profile #20PercentLess initiative encouraging the business meetings and events industry to use less single-use plastic, the association is keen to ensure sustainability and the campaign remain a key focus across all areas of its activity.

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.

The Game of Sustainable Event Planning

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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].”.

Events Industry Council releases Sustainable Event Standards for public consultation

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The Events Industry Council has released six new supplier standards for sustainable events for public commentary. These standards will replace the APEX/ASTM Environmentally Sustainable Meeting Standards. . More than 100 of the industry’s leading practitioners contributed to the development of the new standards, which have been purposefully designed to increase sustainable practices across the events industry.

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.

IMEX Launches New Innovation in Sustainability Award

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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.

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

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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.

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 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.

EIC Releases Event Sustainability Principles, Encourages Planners to Sign On

MeetingsNet

Nine months in the making, the four principles go beyond environmental elements to incorporate all 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. These principles can be found on a new page within the Sustainability section of EIC's web site. .

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.

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.

What to Ask Your Caterer or Hotel About Sustainable Dining

SmartMeetings

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 ?

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.

Annika Hallman: ‘It is business-savvy to be sustainable’

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Sustainability is a concept that’s visible in every aspect of the meetings industry, from F&B to host cities. For the third time, the Gothenburg Convention Bureau won the Global Destination Sustainability Index Leadership Award at the ICCA Congress.

Nexus Collections to increase sustainable offering under new ownership

Event Industry News

Nexus Collections, known for creating the first environmentally friendly conference bag, will be increasing its focus on sustainability under the management of new owner Howard Lawton (pictured). Since then technology and manufacturing methods have moved on but more importantly so has the appetite to create sustainable events.

Connect Weekly: Sustainable Meetings, Flexible Event Spaces & More

Aventri

Welcome to another edition of Aventri's Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today's meeting and events planners should know.

SEC Donates 170,000 trees to sustainable charity

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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.