By Emily Wallin.
isla, the sustainability body for the events industry, is hosting its first forum to urge UK venues to accelerate the transition to Net-Zero and create sustainable destinations for events.
Taking place on June 28 at ExCeL London, the forum will bring together senior representatives and sustainability managers from a select group of leading UK venues all working towards the common goal of a sustainable industry.
Places and agenda
Venues participating in the isla Venue forum include ExCeL London, ICC Wales, De Vere, Edinburgh International Conference Center and Manchester Central. The Association of Event Venues, VisitBritain and membership organization Unique Venues of London will also participate in the forum.
With a focus on collaborative action, the roundtable style forum will explore how to align activity to deliver sustainability in a cohesive way and help move the UK events industry towards Net-Zero faster.
Anna Abdelnoor, co-founder of Isla, said: “We believe that events can change the world and that the UK, as a global industry leader, should (and can) take the lead in creating a sustainable destination for events. We see a huge opportunity to work collaboratively to champion the UK as a destination, to retain domestic work and attract international events.