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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5 Barriers To A Sustainable Event

5 BARRIERS TO GOING GREEN AT EVENTS…..and tips on how to overcome them During the recent Tech Fest 2015 event a group of experienced Events Organisers were asked “what are the five biggest barriers you face when creating Green or Sustainable Events”. In a short session the attendees looked to “start a conversation” or to kick […]

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