When is an event a ‘green’ event?

When is an event a ‘green’ event?

There are many ways to make an event greener, writes Event Greening Forum (EGF) member Greg McManus, director of Heritage Eco Events. But implementing event greening measures doesn’t automatically make your event a green event. Here’s why. Event greening essentially...
Your journey to net zero starts here

Your journey to net zero starts here

The Event Greening Forum (EGF) is inviting you to join it on a Journey to Net Zero. EGF chairperson Morwesi Ramonyai explains, “Our Journey to Net Zero campaign is an open invitation to the local events industry to join us as we unpack the JMIC-led Net Zero Carbon...
Making meaningful donations

Making meaningful donations

Events often require a surplus of things, the extras for ‘in case’ so that nothing runs out on the day. But what happens when the event is finished and these things – often unused – are no longer needed? Or what about the items that are only used during the event but...
Hotels under fire: Shocking stats on their climate impact

Hotels under fire: Shocking stats on their climate impact

Did you know hotels account for approximately one percent of global carbon dioxide emissions? It might not seem like a lot, but to put it in perspective, out of the carbon dioxide released annually, it’s equivalent to powering 45.7 million homes for a year....
Offsetting Carbon Emissions at the IFES Masterclass 2023

Offsetting Carbon Emissions at the IFES Masterclass 2023

With sustainability a high priority in the exhibition industry, the International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services (IFES) is taking steps to measure and offset all IFES events going forward, raising awareness amongst its members and encouraging them to...