ACD to focus on sustainability

This year’s British Association of Conference Destinations (BACD) AGM and convention is to focus on the environmental impact of the meetings industry Carrying the theme: ‘The future’s bright. The future’s green’ it runs from 6-8 June at The Quay Hotel in North Wales. The conference programme will include presentations on the future of the conference industry by Rohit Talwar from Global Futures and Foresight, winning association business by Scott Taylor (Glasgow City Marketing Bureau and MCI Group) and a session ‘What is corporate social responsibility?’ by Iain Palfreman from Pricewaterhousecoopers. “We’ve assembled a great list of speakers covering extremely topical issues and anticipate a highly successful BACD convention,” said BACD chair Sue Stuart. “The programme offers something everyone interested in gaining a better understanding of how the conference industry can sustain itself and develop in the future.”

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