AGENDA

  • 1. Plenary Session


  • 2. Event Professionals Stream


  • 3. Event Venue Stream


  • Setting the scene, what we mean by sustainability? Reduce, reuse, recycle

  • Building economic, social and environmental sustainability into the core of your business strategy : The IMEX story

  • Informa’s Sustainability Fundamentals and how they are being implemented across their global operations

    • Who is driving the agenda – venues or event professionals?
    • Are costs being shared?
    • Virtual events as an alternative?
     

  • Featuring new innovations from suppliers, innovations in particular sectors (agencies, catering, venues, exhibitions etc), new trends, explainer session on what a carbon footprint actually is, communication.

    • Creating a circular economy with event food
    • Vegan Food as the default at awards
    • Sustainable and local sourcing
     

  • The practicalities of delivering Googles Event.
    • Are existing measurement tools suitable for events?
    • Data management, optimisation and reporting

    • Checklists and benchmarks

    • Single use plastics
    • Water stations and recycling points
    • Signage, print, event merchandise
    • Exhibition stands

    • Management systems and policies
    • Evaluation, measurement and change

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  • Driving engagement and business with powerful communications

    • Metrics, benchmarking and data management
     
    • Steve Malkin, CEO at Planet First and Founder of The Planet Mark

    • ISO 20121, Green Tourism Awards, IACC Code of Sustainability, Planet Mark – how to choose which is right for your venue?
    • Measurement and evaluation systems

    • Analysing your supply chain
    • Checklists and benchmarks