SISO Summer Conference 2022

Sustainability: What It Means to Go Green

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

From venue to vendors, lighting to recycling, catering and menu choices navigating your way to creating a sustainable show can be a long but critically important process. In this panel discussion hear from show operators who have successfully implemented sustainability measures at their events, ways in which they enlisted their team members, exhibitors and attendees to both educate and inform on the greening of their shows, and get data and insights from Sustainable Events: Big Initiative Group and the Net Zero Carbon Events Initiative.

Moderated by
Heather Farley , COO - Access Intelligence, LLC
Ben Wielgus , Head of Sustainability - Informa plc
Kai Hattendorf , Managing Director / CEO - UFI
Mariela Mcllwraith , Vice President of Sustainability and Industry Advancement - Events Industry Council, Centre for Sustainability and Social Impact
Karen [KYo] Young , Director of Sustainability and Events - EarthX
Marisa Heller , Sustainability Manager - Freeman

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