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  • Apparel
  • Apps
  • Attendee GHGs
  • Attendee Recharging
  • Audio Visual
  • Banners and Flags
  • Bar Operators
  • Battery Systems
  • Binfrastructure
  • Books
  • Branding Repurposing
  • Bulk Water Supplies
  • Campaigns
  • Catering
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Compost
  • Compost Toilets
  • Conference
  • Cooking Oil Recovery
  • Creative Hire
  • Decor
  • Dishwashing - Mobile
  • Disposable F&B Serviceware
  • e-waste
  • Eco-Edutainment
  • Electric Site Transport
  • Energy Floors
  • Event Certification
  • Event Industry Association
  • Event Producers
  • Event Supplies
  • Exhibition Displays
  • Food Recovery
  • Fuel & Fuel Systems
  • Furniture
  • Garden Games
  • GHG Calculators
  • Hardboard
  • Health & Safety
  • Hybrid
  • Kinetic Energy
  • Lanyards
  • Lighting
  • Logistics
  • Look, Overlay, Signage
  • Marquees
  • Medical
  • Merch & Gifts
  • Mobile Bar
  • Mobile Generators
  • Mobile Solar
  • Mobility Planning
  • Onsite Traders
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Paperboard
  • Pedal Power
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Power
  • Power Efficiency Consultants
  • Printed Floor
  • Printed Wall Coverings
  • Printing
  • Production House
  • PVC Recycling
  • Pyrotechnics
  • Recycling Services
  • Refrigeration
  • Reusable Cups
  • Reusable F&B Serviceware
  • Reusable Plates
  • Salvage
  • Security
  • Self Adhesive
  • Signage
  • Site Transport
  • Soft Plastics Recycling
  • Sound Systems
  • Structures & Stages
  • Sustainability Consultants
  • Sustainable Event Tools
  • Technology
  • Textiles
  • Ticketing & Accreditation
  • Timber
  • Toilets
  • Traffic Management
  • Transport
  • Urinals
  • Vacuum Flush
  • Venues
  • Virtual
  • Virtual Gift Bag
  • Waste & Cleaning Contractors
  • Waste & Resource Recovery
  • Water Generator
  • Water Refill
  • Wind
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Sustainable Event Planning for Purpose and Impact

by Leor Rotchild

Events can help educate, inspire, and connect us to our community, but all too often they escalate into resource-intensive glorifications of excess and exclusivity. How We Gather Matters is an invitation to reimagine the modern events industry as a powerful vehicle for profound change.

This practical guide will prepare festival, conference, trade show, wedding, concert, and sporting event planners to:

  • Develop the financial and human resources required to coordinate and implement green, sustainable gatherings
  • Collaborate effectively with diverse teams and stakeholders
  • Design responsible events with impact and purpose in mind, while supporting an organization’s defined marketing and strategic goals
  • Engage participants authentically while aligning with positive and progressive social and environmental values
  • Responsibly manage the greenhouse gas footprint and waste stream of events, regardless of scale or venue
  • Lead the shift towards inclusive, net-zero emissions, and zero waste gatherings by leveraging best practices and accepted international standards.

Packed with personal insights, behind-the-scenes stories, and case studies from major festivals and forums around the world, How We Gather Matters is an essential tool to help organizers innovate and attract new audiences. Required reading for emerging and established event professionals who want to decrease risk and increase profitability while meaningfully contributing to a more purposeful, inclusive, and sustainable society.

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