SocialOffset: An Alternative to Destination Boycotts
The new initiative enables groups meeting in destinations whose policies don’t align with their values to offset their spending in that state by supporting charities that do.
Beyond the Event: Leaving a Legacy for Liver Health
The Iceberg video series shares how the International Liver Congress extended the impact of its London event last year.
Business Events and Air Travel — a Climate Conundrum
At a sustainability session at PCMA Convening Leaders 2023, a climate scientist and a panel of events professionals grappled with how to address the business events industry’s largest single contributor to global warming.
Acquisition of a Fan Expo Opens Doors for Nonprofit
When Pop Culture Classroom’s main fundraising event, Denver Comic Con, was acquired by Informa Connect in 2021, it freed up the organization to focus on its primary mission.
How Volunteers Can Move Your Event Closer to Your Sustainability Goals
At Greenbuild, Team Human’s person-to-person communication helped educate participants about event sustainability practices, which helped prevent recycling errors.
Tipster: A Simple Sustainability Swap for Your Events
The managing director of an Australian-based PCO offers an easy-to-implement checklist of 12 sustainability swaps for more environmentally friendly events.
The Neu Project: Creating Neuroinclusive Events
The Neu Project community is focused on creating neuroinclusive events. And its leader, Megan Henshall, is convinced that it can benefit every single person who walks through the door of your event.
A Virtual Event for Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers Evolves
Hilarity for Charity, comedian Seth Rogen’s nonprofit in support of Alzheimer’s family caregivers, continues to improve its online event to strengthen that community.
A Tech Solution to Food Waste
Atlanta-based startup Goodr has delivered 30 million meals and diverted nearly 5 million pounds in total of food waste from landfills.
Connecting the Dots on Food Recovery
Fight2Feed, an all-volunteer organization made up of event and hospitality professionals, has saved millions of pounds of food from Chicago-area landfills over the last eight years by staying focused on solving problems and leaning into their relationships.
Junk Kouture — Turning Trash Into Fashion Treasure
The founder of Junk Kouture is on a mission to reuse rubbish while simultaneously changing teens’ mindsets about themselves and the environment — and to set that all on the global event stage.
An Eco-Friendly Way to Repurpose Exhibit Foliage
After the 2022 New York International Auto Show crossed the finish line, 1,000 plants used in its exhibits were donated to local organizations to help green all five boroughs of New York City.