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Cross association sustainability commitments


Olympia London offered to fund The MICE Machine who held two workshops for the group at Informa PLC London. The MICE Machine assisted Olympia London form their sustainability strategy. They have facilitated a complete review of the scope of Olympia London’s sustainability efforts, including a thorough, practical assessment of the venue’s achievements and opportunities for improvement, strategy workshops for a group of champions drawn from each department in the organisation and the development of objectives and actions for them to achieve.

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How will they work?

The aim is for AEO, AEV and ESSA Association members to work towards a consistent base level of sustainability performance. The sector specific commitments enable all parties to have a clear idea of what they should be looking at and allow for tracking progress against this guidance.  

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Photo: Cross association sustainability working group during MICE Machine training sessions – March and August 2019

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Messe Frankfurt Locations Talks

Deep dive - sustainability at events

On the 1st of February 2024, Messe Frankfurt streamed the latest instalment of their digital format for event organizers titled "Deep Dive: Sustainability at Events".

Ben Wielgus, Head of Sustainability at Informa, and Vivien Altmann-Morelli, Sustainability Management at Messe Frankfurt, discussed the topics below with the Michael Biwer, Vice President Guest Events at Messe Frankfurt:

How can a sustainability strategy be structurally embedded in a company?

What added value do sustainable events bring?

What future objectives beyond climate neutrality can we expect?

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Members only resource

This resource is open to AEO, AEV and ESSA members only, accessible behind the associations' member zones.

If you're a non-member organiser and you would like to access this resource, and the wealth of other resources and information that we offer - please contact to discuss membership opportunities.

Visit the member zone to see the sustainability commitments