Powerful Thinking - Festival Vision: 2025
It's an exciting time for event sustainability and Vision:2025. Many environmental initiatives and new resources have been launched in the last few months. This email has a round up of the latest.
Plus, Save the Date! After the success of the Vision:2025 members event in 2017 at The Showman's Show, we have teamed up with event organisers, Lance Publications, to offer another afternoon of talks, networking and presentations on a variety of key topics on Wednesday 17th October, 1-5pm. More info to come.
AIF Drastic on Plastic campaign
Congratulations to the Vision:2025 festivals that have joined the 60 festival members of the AIF in their Drastic on Plastic Campaign, launched in April, with a pledge to eliminate single-use plastic by 2021. If you haven't yet joined but would like to - find out more HERE.
Plastic-Free Event resources: To help you on the mission to cut out plastics...
- Download the RAW Foundation Guide to Plastic-Free Festivals HERE
- Download the Reusable Cup Factsheet, by sustainable event consultants Hope Solutions and ZAP concepts
- View the G.E.M.S report on glitter at events published on behalf of the Festival Elves Facebook group.
Sustainable Travel: Audience travel makes up 80% of the average festivals' CO2 footprint - so it's a great place to start in reducing overall emissions.
- Energy Revolution Guide to Sustainable Travel: including action plan
Resource Hub: Because new resources are always emerging and being updated, we have created a very simple one-stop shop links page to key resources across the industry as part of Festival Vision: 2025 webpage. We will be adding to this in future. Check it out HERE - under the 'Key Resources' tab on the left.
Steve Heap: 30th May 2018 14:36:00
This month, you can read about the new partnership we’ve sealed with HMRC to tackle incidents of tax fraud in the private security industry. In other SIA news, we have written a blog reflecting on our Manchester open day.
31st July 2018
The En Indy Awards
The story of David and Goliath is well known but the reality is that Goliath normally wins and this is reflected in many industry awards programmes. EN introduced The Indy Award recently to cater for exactly this – to allow smaller, independent organisers to compete with their peers rather than the global behemoths we know and love.
18th July 2018
The Festival And Outdoor Events Show (festout)
The Festival and Outdoor Events Show (Festout) returns with a focus on key industry training September 26th/27th, Sandown Park, Esher, Surrey
17th July 2018
30 Under Thirty
The EN 30/30 returns for its 4th outing, to recognise excellence in the next generation of exhibition professionals.
4th July 2018
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