how to run a sustainable event

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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Familiarisation trip how to prepare

Familiarisation trips are stock and trade for an event organiser. They are kind of a busman’s holiday and every event organiser should go on at least one fan trip (if at all possible) a year. I’ve been lucky enough to be on several familiarisation trips over the years. This week, courtesy of the German Convention […]

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Tourism in Barcelona the impact of events

When event professionals organise international events we bring visitors with us. Our visitors may just stay overnight in a local hotel or they may shop and tour the city. As an industry we point to the “value” that we add when we bring an event to a particular city. It’s sobering to think that sometimes, our success leads to difficulties […]

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