Trade associations support Event Sustainability Live

Pooja Sharma
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The Association of British Professional Conference Organizers (ABPCO) and beam, formerly HBAA, which represents events, meetings and the accommodation sector, will partner with Event Sustainability Live (ESL) at London ExCeL this month.

ABPCO and members of the projector will also be present on the DPRG Stage, in the chair and on the panel for the ‘Navigating Sustainability metrics: Decoding event impact assessment for conference organizers’, delving into the intricacies of quantifying and qualifying of the environmental, social and economic impacts. of conferences.

ABPCO has been in the business for over 30 years and its focus is on developing and strengthening the professional status of organizers and campaigning for greater recognition, both for the association and its members. Not least in the field of environmental awareness.

Without capitals, Beam represents more than 70 agencies and some 150 hotel, venue and apartment organisations, specialists in a sector that contributes £31.2 billion annually to the UK economy.

Heather Lishman, association director, said: “ABPCO and our members have long been advocates for a more sustainable conference and events industry. Partnering with ESL, a new event, fits in perfectly with our own strong views and working towards a more environmentally responsible future with others in the industry. We look forward to its growth and success.”

Sian Sayward, chairman of beam and director of People, Partnerships & Strategic Projects at Inntel, said: “Having worked with Event Industry News and Event Tech Live for a number of years, beam is delighted to have the opportunity to launch a new venture , Event Sustainability Live. , which resonates with our association and the great work our ESG Action Group is doing.

“Beam members represent leading agencies and suppliers and they will expect us to continue to lead the way in technology and sustainability products and services. This partnership is therefore the ideal way to strengthen our position in the sector.”

Adam Parry, co-founder of ETL and ESL, said: “ABPCO has significantly amplified the voice of its sector during this crucial period of evolution and environmental awareness, while Beam’s contemporization of the HBAA is paying off for its members and the wider industry.

“It is a pleasure to work with both associations and we are grateful for their support.”

Event Sustainability Live is at ExCeL London on Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 November. Register for free here.


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