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September 2, 2009

Sustainability Education to Increase Positive Impact of Event Industry


Do you understand the business benefits of working in a sustainable way?

Are you looking to reduce your overheads and increase your efficiency?

Have you heard of BS 8901 but want to understand exactly what it means?

Positive Impact are running open workshops in Manchester, Chester and London to event planners, suppliers and venues to support the event industry’s implementation of sustainability, running October to December 2009.

Positive Impact is a not for profit project based in Manchester, delivering education on sustainability to the event industry across the UK, Europe and US, supported by leading associations including Meeting Professionals International (MPI). Created by the chair of BS 8901, Fiona Pelham, Positive Impact educational workshops and events follow the framework of BS 8901, the British Standard for a sustainable event management system.

The Autumn Series of 5 workshops will cover key sustainability topics such as carbon emissions, energy, waste, greenwashing and BS 8901, bringing in key industry speakers and best practice case studies.

If you want to implement BS 8901 and benefit from the results this education series if for you.

The cost for the workshop series is £640. Discounted rates apply, for charities and members of AEO, AEV, ESSA, ISES, MPI, NOEA, VisitLondon, VisitManchester and VisitChester

To find out more or to register online please visit www.positiveimpactevents.co.uk or contact Julie Perry on 0161 273 5107 or [email protected]


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