GMIC Sustainability Showcase #ICCA12 TUESDAY 23/10/2012

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Presentation held at the 51st ICCA Congress which took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico from 20 - 24 October 2012. For more information on ICCA please visit www.iccaworld.com.

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  • Association solely focused sustainability, amazing community of planners and suppliers of about 700 members all over the world and with and chapters in asia, europe, and northamerica. Strategically we address the integration of sustainability in the industry in three ways: Awareness Building of sustainability issues in the industry (natural resource impacts issues, waste diversion water, social responsibility integration into events etc) Provide Education to Raise fundamental knowledge of sustainability integration by provide the tools, resources and cost effective workshops that address the business value of sustainability and how the integrate standards and management process can really create a better meetings experience. Recognizing best practice: Partner with IMEX on the Green awards programs recognizes organizations in the meetings industry that have worked to really embrace and integrate sustainability.
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  • GMIC Sustainability Showcase #ICCA12 TUESDAY 23/10/2012

    1. 1. Sustainability ShowcaseBuilding sustainable organizationsthat deliver exceptional results
    2. 2. Today’s PanelLennart Johansson – DirectorGothenburg Convention BureauPeter King – CEOMelbourne Convention Exhibition Center (MCEC)Eric Bakermans – Marketing Manager Mtgs & Conv.Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions www.gmicglobal.org
    3. 3. Green Meeting Industry CouncilOur mission is to transform the meetings industry, creating a more successful andsustainable global meetings marketplace.
    4. 4. Mr. Lennart JohanssonGothenburg Convention Bureau www.gmicglobal.org
    5. 5. Mr. Peter KingMelbourne Convention Exhibition Center www.gmicglobal.org
    6. 6. Mr. Eric BakermansNetherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions www.gmicglobal.org
    7. 7. Sustainability ShowcaseBuilding sustainable organizations that deliver exceptional results www.gmicglobal.org
    8. 8. www.gmicglobal.org
    9. 9. Sustainability ShowcaseBuilding sustainable organizations that deliver exceptional results www.gmicglobal.org
    10. 10. “Success…seems to be connectedwith action. Successful people keepmoving. They make mistakes, butthey don’t quit.”–Conrad Hilton 10 www.gmicglobal.org
    11. 11. Resources• 2012 Scandinavian Sustainability Index• GMIC Website www.gmicglobal.org• IMEX Green Award Winner Case Studies – www.imex-frankfurt.com/pastwinners.html#green• The Netherlands Board of Tourism (green meetings page) – www.holland.com/global/Meetings/Green-Meetings.htm www.gmicglobal.org

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