Visit Denver is the first destination organization to achieve the Event Industry Council’s highest Sustainability Event Standards ranking. This certification is intended to cast those who just greenwash aside and spotlight those doing the work.
Simple Solutions to Meet Organizational ESG Targets
With corporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals taking center stage, meeting and event professionals will need to prioritize stronger sustainability measures while carefully tracking their impact. Here are practical tools and resources that will help turn those goals into reality.
3 Ways to Create Engaging, Unforgettable Event Themes for Corporate Meetings
Meeting planners have the option to settle for pre-packaged events to make their lives easier. Or they can collaborate with destinations on unique event themes that create unforgettable, lasting memories.
Skift Meetings Forum Video: How DMOs Transform Events Into Innovation Incubators
In this video from the Skift Meetings Forum 2023, we hear from Lorne Edwards, chief sales officer for Visit Phoenix, about the evolving role of destination marketing organizations (DMOs) in connecting growth industry sectors and research expertise to event organizers, in turn uplifting the local community and driving global innovation.
D.C. Recognized for Innovative Approach to DEI
D.C. is celebrating receiving the GDS-Movement Innovation Award for its DEI Fellowship program. Despite the win, it's clear that the U.S. lags behind other parts of the world regarding destination sustainability.
Skift Meetings Forum Video: Working With DMOs To Host Sustainable Meetings & Events
In this video from the Skift Meetings Forum 2023, we hear from senior vice president of convention sales and strategies at New Orleans & Company, Stephanie Turner, and chief commercial officer of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Tim Hemphill, about the role destination marketing organizations (DMOs) have to play in helping event planners meet their sustainability goals.