Australian Government pledges huge bushfire recovery fund

The Australian Government has announced a new AUD$76m fund to help the country’s tourism industry recover.

ICE Talks steps into sustainable shoes for International Confex

ICE Talks, the educational arm of UK-based ICE (In-house Corporate Event) organiser community, is hosting a seminar and panel discussion as part of the educational programme at International Confex in London next month (25-26 February, ExCeL London).

Embedding sustainability in corporate events

Cecilia Law, Senior Marketer at agency DRPG, says events businesses need to embed sustainable practices in their company culture to make any lasting impact.

Telling our story with the UN SDGs

For a number of years, convention centres have been looking for more appropriate ways to illustrate the broader benefits they generate for both global and community development.

IACC joins panel at UN Climate Conference COP25

IACC CEO Mark Cooper joined a panel discussion focused on sustainability within the meetings and events industry at the United Nations Climate Conference COP25 in Madrid.

It IS easy being sustainable

IACC CEO Mark Cooper’s reusable cup runneth over with ideas for venues to raise their sustainable meetings game.

ISO launches new international standard for major events

The International Standards Organisation (ISO) is developing a new International Standard for major events.

UN summit moves to Madrid after protest cancellations in Chile

Spanish venue IFEMA Feria de Madrid will host the UN climate summit COP25, after it was cancelled due to protests in Santiago, Chile.

Spain’s Prime Minister offers to rescue Chile’s climate summit

Protests in Chile, which have left 11 people dead as demonstrators clashed with police in Santiago last week, have prompted the country’s President to cancel hosting the COP25 UN climate summit.

Global Destination Sustainability Index reveals 2019 rankings

The Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index) has published its 2019 rankings, which revealed Glasgow as one of the top five cities for its commitment to sustainable business tourism.

CINZ in New Zealand set to be a carbon-neutral event

Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) will be a carbon-neutral event for the third year in a row.

London’s BMA House reduces carbon footprint and water usage

London venue BMA House has announced the statistics for its reduced delegate carbon footprint and water usage.