Sustainability at events is more than reducing paper and plastics

In April I spoke in Gothenburg at the Association World Congress. 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 […]

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The impact of tourism in Barcelona

When a city becomes the destination for tourism it inevitable effects those who choose to live in that city. Now that I’ve moved to Barcelona I am keen to highlight the positive and negative impact of tourism. Included in ‘tourism’ of course is the world of events. The impact of a successful industry ripples prosperity across […]

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Going Green in more than name

Before the Scottish referendum (September 2014) The Scottish Green Party (SGP) membership stood at just over 1000. Fast forward just over twelve months and membership is over 9000. For any membership body, whether an international professional body, national trade association or political party, this is one of those problems you would like to have. However a 900% increase in […]

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