Sustainaibility

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    'Share & Co-create' - European Association Summit 2019

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    Around 200 participants at the European Association Summit 2019 to exchange knowledge and turn their attention to sustainability in events.
    7th Mar, 2019
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    Chef David Pugh takes over the helm at BCEC

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    Leading Australian Chef and one of the architects of Brisbane's fine dining scene, David Pugh, has been appointed to the role of Executive Chef at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) to continue the Centre's strong award-winning reputation in venue catering and special events.
    25th Feb, 2019
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    MCEC remains Australia’s leading sustainable events destination

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    Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) continues to build on its sustainability credentials with a range of initiatives delivering great outcomes for the venue.
    25th Feb, 2019
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    Innovation and insights at your fingertips

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    Hamburg Convention Bureau launches online city tour showcasing future-focused strengths for planners
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    Hamburg is a hotbed for innovation with cutting-edge companies, pioneering start-ups and a new sustainable urban development. This adds up to a wide variety of venues, experts and activities for planners interested in green meetings and the latest thinking.
    25th Feb, 2019
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    AIM Group International presents a new White Paper on how to create a truly unique destination experience

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    How to combine once-in-a-lifetime experiences, event objectives, client identity and cost optimisation? A senior DMC expert reveals his suggestions to succeed
    25th Feb, 2019
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    Messe Frankfurt expands electromobility on the exhibition grounds

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    Messe Frankfurt Group deploys StreetScooter for zero-emission deliveries on the Frankfurt exhibition grounds. The electric vehicles are being used for Messe Frankfurt exhibitors and visitors as part of a two-year trial.
    24th Jan, 2019
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    ExCeL London launches ‘No Plastic’ campaign

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    ExCeL outlines the steps the venue is taking to tackle the global issue of single-use plastic
    24th Jan, 2019
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    Prague Congress Centre without waste

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    More than 60% of waste was saved at the first completely sustainable event which took place at the Prague Congress Centre (PCC) to the occasion of awarding the “TOP Responsible Company”.
    5th Dec, 2018
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    Melbourne is Number One in Asia-Pacific for Sustainability

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    Melbourne has been ranked the number one sustainable city in the Asia-Pacific region for business events in the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index) for the second consecutive year.
    19th Nov, 2018
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    Helsinki ranks 5th in sustainability among congress cities

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    Helsinki has once again earned international recognition as a destination for congresses and meetings. The Global Destination Sustainability (GDS) Leadership Awards were presented at the 57th International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress in Dubai on 14 November. This year’s winner was Gothenburg, while Helsinki shared fifth place with Uppsala. Last year, Helsinki was ranked in 6th position.
    16th Nov, 2018
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    Gothenburg tops world sustainability rankings for third consecutive year

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    For the third year in a row, Gothenburg has come out on top when it comes to sustainability, according to Global Destination Sustainability Index 2018, which was revealed on Wednesday. This is a broad international ranking of sustainability work being done in 50 world cities.
    15th Nov, 2018
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    Sustainability driving force as Gothenburg launches new tourism strategy

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    Open to the world – inclusive, green and dynamic, is the vision for Gothenburg. For two years in a row the city has been named world leader by Global Destinations Sustainability Index (GDSI). With its new tourism strategy, Gothenburg aims to step up the work even further.
    17th Oct, 2018
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    The Hague promotes ground-breaking innovations at sea

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    The city of The Hague is showcasing its strong commitment to environmental sustainability by supporting local initiatives that strive for building a better world. As ‘city by the sea’ The Hague sheds a light on maritime innovation makers by giving them a stage at this year’s The Hague Awards.
    18th Sep, 2018
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    New video about the Vacuum Insulation Panels industry available!

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    VIPA International is proud to announce the release of a new promotional video about the Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs) industry, created in an effort to raise awareness about the different applications of VIPs and the benefits they bring.
    17th Sep, 2018
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    Adelaide Convention Centre and Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre are first in the world to achieve EarthCheck Platinum

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    The certification recognises best practice in environmental, community and business sustainability!
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    Australia reaffirms its global sustainability leadership in the business events space with the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) and Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC) becoming the first venues in the world to achieve the coveted EarthCheck Platinum Certification.
    29th Aug, 2018
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    ICC Sydney Pioneers Plastic Bottle Waste Reduction in Events Sector

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    International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has today announced more than a million plastic water bottles have been saved through its partnership with Sydney Water, reflecting the venue’s ongoing commitment to reducing its ecological footprint.
    23rd Jul, 2018
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    Wonderful Copenhagen appoints sustainability profile to develop new sustainability strategy

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    Copenhagen is among the world’s most sustainable tourism destinations
    4th Jul, 2018
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    ICC Sydney Partners to Promote Sydney as a Leading Sustainable Destination

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    International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has joined forces with the City of Sydney Council, accommodation and tourism operators to build Sydney’s reputation on the global stage with the launch of a dedicated Sustainable Destination Partnership program.
    22nd Jun, 2018
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    Planting with a Purpose to Grow Awareness of World Environment Day 2018

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    In conjunction with World Environment Day 2018, close to 60 of theKuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s team members spent the morning planting a variety of flora around the venue. In line with this year’s theme, ‘Beating Plastic Pollution’,the planting materials used were made from recycled plastic.
    5th Jun, 2018
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    The start-up, CarbonCloud, is being awarded a grant by the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre

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    The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre is awarding a grant to CarbonCloud for their innovation, CarbonAte, which enables restaurants to calculate the climate impact of their food. The grant is SEK 100,000, and a part of the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre’s 100 year anniversary celebration. The aim of the grant is to foster the meetings industry.
    5th Jun, 2018

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