Sustainability; noun. Meeting the needs of the present, without jeopardising the potential ability for future generations to meet their own needs, thereby supporting a long-term environmental balance. Until taking on a week’s work experience with Positive Impact Events, I had never considered in any real depth how much difference sustainability in the events industry makes.

What does 2016 mean for the event industry?

The first month of a new year is an amazing time to set resolutions, create plans and forecast the future. This month I’ve been fortunate enough to attend presentations on trend forecasts from MPI UK & Ireland Chapter, at Conventa in Slovenia and read various predictions from across the global event industry via social media. MPI’s Meeting Outlook states the number of face-to-face events is likely to increase in 2016, so the year ahead is looking positive for the events industry!