Miller names agency for green event

Construction firm Miller Homes has appointed Effective Travel Solutions (ETS) to take charge of its first overseas event with a strong environmental brief. The four-day event will see 90 regional company directors gather at the Quinta do Lago Hotel in Portugal for a conference accompanied by a gala dinner and incentive excursions from 29 April. The international move is the first time Miller has taken its conference overseas and as such it is keen to carbon offset the event, ETS account director Helen King explained: “Miller Homes has traditionally held this conference in the UK and it is very conscious of the environmental issues related with air travel and want to offset the carbon emissions created. Last year’s conference focused heavily on the environment and so Miller is extremely keen to continue to act responsibly with these issues.” The work was not put out to pitch. Previously, Miller’s event work was created in-house, with ETS called in for the first time last year to help organise the gala dinner for the UK-based conference.

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