SES 2016 kicks off at 30 Euston Square

The 2016 Sustainable Events Summit (SES) kicked off this morning (21 November) at 30 Euston Square in London.

SES 2016 kicks off at 30 Euston Square
SES 2016 kicks off at 30 Euston Square

More than 100 event professionals have gathered for a number of panel sessions throughout the day with topics including: how to encourage event professionals to share their sustainability stories; the sharing economy; and how sustainability is non-negotiable in the culture of global brands and what that means for the event industry.

This afternoon will see the exclusive reveal of the Global Sustainable Events Summit Research Report – a thought-leadership research project undertaken by Positive Impact, which has canvassed 100 top global brands to gain a greater insight into their understanding of sustainability.

The founding partners of the SES include Smyle Group, Positive Impact, Sustainable Events Ltd and Rachel Ley Consultancy.

More:

Agencies pledge support for Sustainable Events Summit 2015

IMEX America unveils new sustainability initiative 

• For more breaking news, as well as in-depth features and case studies, sign up to C&IT Magazine's daily Newstracker here

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in
'It had Fyre Festival 2 written all over it... but was a great experience'

'It had Fyre Festival 2 written all over it... but was a great experience'

Find out how The Island by Black Tomato won Incentive of the Year and the Grand Prix prize at the 2019 C&IT Awards.

C&IT Award winners 2019: The full list

C&IT Award winners 2019: The full list

A rundown of who came away with the top prizes and commendations on the industry's most prestigious awards night.

5 tips to tempt people back to your event next year

5 tips to tempt people back to your event next year

How can meeting and event planners grow their attendee numbers and turn first-timers into raving fans?

Expert offers advice on unusual dietary requirements

Expert offers advice on unusual dietary requirements

Food and allergen specialist explains why you should take every allergy request seriously.

New 3,000 capacity venue Magazine London launches with big name events

New 3,000 capacity venue Magazine London launches with big name events

North Greenwich venue opens its doors with high-profile industry events announced for Autumn 2019.

Events industry can combat climate change in two key ways, says UN officer

Events industry can combat climate change in two key ways, says UN officer

As people take part in global climate strikes ahead of Monday's UN Climate Change Summit, how can the events industry play its part?

New global executive creative director for 2Heads

New global executive creative director for 2Heads

Latest appointment for the agency will oversee the expansion of creative and design teams.

How voice recognition is changing the industry

How voice recognition is changing the industry

Voice technology is about more than playlists and weather reports - wayfinding is helping to show just how useful the tech is.

'Overtourism does not really exist, it is a media creation'

'Overtourism does not really exist, it is a media creation'

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis explains why there's no such thing as overtourism, just bad management of destinations.

Bruges to open new convention centre in 2021

Bruges to open new convention centre in 2021

Famous Portuguese architect has made natural daylight a top selling point of the new city-centre venue.

LATEST JOBS