COP26 hasn’t been the only conference to address the climate crisis. A number of other significant events have recently taken place with the environment, sustainability and climate change at the center of their missions.
Two international events — one held last week and another scheduled for Dec. 3-6 — continue in person at RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre, despite a recent COVID partial lockdown introduced in the Netherlands.
Artist Es Devlin turned part of a Glasgow venue into an immersive live forest — called “The Conference of the Trees” — for The New York Times Climate Hub, a hybrid event that took place at the same time as COP26.
The greenest city in the world, the most livable city in the world, the smartest city in the world — Vienna regularly finds itself at the top of coveted destination lists. Find out why it’s also landing on so many site-visit lists, too.
As an assistant sustainability advisor for a London, U.K.–based events services firm focused on sustainable practices and innovation, Meg Strahle is combining her academic background in media, tourism, hospitality, and events, and research to make a difference.
The latest COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard Survey results are a mixed bag — events industry professionals say they are feeling less anxiety, but more report feeling burned out. Nonetheless, they’re hanging in there and setting their sights on more in-person and hybrid events in the first half of 2022.