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IMEX Frankfurt 2023 Sustainability Report


IMEX Frankfurt 2023 is the largest trade show in Europe bringing together: 11,764 participants 2,900 exhibitors 3,800+ buyers from 90 countries 178 press attendees from 20 countries Their sustainability goals included: Measure the event footprint Deliver net zero events by 2030 Make sustainability education to all Share what they learn and amplify best practice Give [...]

IMEX America 2022 Sustainability Report


IMEX America 2022 is a 3 day event with 12,000 attendees. Their planning includes sustainability and they build upon these milestones every year. Here are some highlights from this event: 91% of all IMEX printed signage was reused, repurposed, or recycled. 19,499 of single-use plastic eliminated event-wide. 119 kg of event food donated to the [...]

IMEX Frankfurt 2022 Sustainability Event Report


Highlights from the IMEX Frankfurt 2022 report include: 100% of our venue electricity being powered by renewable energy 99.5% of show waste was diverted from landfill 95% of event service ware was recyclable or re-usable 635kg of event material was recovered and donated to the Frankfurt community Achieving MeetGreen’s highest standard of sustainability scoring – [...]

2022 MeetGreen Staff Retreat Sustainability Report


The 2022 MeetGreen retreat is an annual meeting that gathers the team together in Netarts, Oregon. This meeting was thoughtfully planned to include sustainable practices to reduce the environmental impact. Recycling was one of many strategies that were used which resulted in 93% diversion rate from landfill. Read Case Study

CleanMed 2022


CleanMed recognizes that the single biggest contributor to an event’s carbon footprint is travel which accounts for more than 90% of the carbon emissions from an average event. By providing CleanMed attendees the ability to attend virtually, it allowed the event to achieve a reduction of 18,206 kg CO2e. That is an amount equivalent to [...]

ReFED 2022 Food Waste Summit


The ReFED 2022 Food Waste Summit made an impact on their food waste goal by engaging the catering department, creative menu planning, and careful management of the food that was ordered for this event. This resulted in keeping the food waste under 30 lbs for this three day event. Read Case Study

IMEX America 2019


IMEX America strives not only to lead through best practices in sustainability and local community support, but also to inspire every member of our industry to maximize their efforts. Throughout this report, you’ll see how activities at IMEX America 2019 closely support and follow the global priorities outlined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. [...]

ROSCon 2019


Greening an event involves a concerted effort from the host organization, vendors and supply chains. ROSCon 2019 linked closely with five of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) #2, #3, #7, #11, and #12. The conference planning included choosing the Parisian Macau as the host venue and is certified as LEED Silver, the venue was [...]

Oracle OpenWorld 2019


When Oracle OpenWorld first began measuring its sustainability impacts a decade ago in 2009, the vision was to model actions that supported a sustainable future for our communities and our planet. Now in 2019, Oracle has aligned many of their current and long-standing initiatives with those priorities outlined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals [...]

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