Positive Impact Events Ltd.

Country: United Kingdom

Website: http://positiveimpactevents.com

Positive Impact is a global not for profit which exists to provide education and collaboration opportunities to the event industry on how to operate more sustainably in all regions of the world. Our vision is to create an event industry that has a positive social, economic and environmental impact. We hope to create a global sustainable event industry by 2020. We focus on educating and training the event industry on sustainability and in particular, ISO 20121. We have been global leaders in this sector for over 10 years. Positive Impact's Managing Director was the chair of the international standard ISO 20121.

Positive Impact and our sister company, Sustainable Events Ltd., have worked with a large number of international organisation such as Reed Travel Exhibitions, VMware, Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau and many more. Positive Impact has a global communirt across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors: over 18000 community members with a 1.2 million online reach, 300 ambassador members, 24 associates, 30 association partners, 14 media partners, and 14 university partners. Our Managing Director, Fiona Pelham, is the immediate past chair of Meetings Professionals International (MPI). MPI is the largest meetings association in the world with a global community ogf 60,000 meeting and event professionals in addition to a member base of 17000.

Positive Impact is proud to have a unique relationship with the United Nations during the 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. During this year, we are telling the story of the power of events on the world as well as their role in helping global governments reach the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. 

Ms. Emma Owens

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