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Positive Impact at IBTM World


  • IBTM World 2018 Fira Barcelona Gran Via Barcelona (map)

We’re at IBTM this November sharing our sustainable event knowledge and tips. Find out more about our work with IBTM and learn how you can download exclusive reports and case studies.

Attend our education sessions at IBTM world

No registration needed, just join us at the relevant Knowledge Theatre at IBTM World and hear from our CEO Fiona Pelham, UN Representatives, and events and sustainability professionals from around the globe!

Join us at the Positive Impact Stand in the Knowledge Village

No registration needed, just join us at our stand to meet with us and the UN representatives who are attending IBTM World with Positive Impact. See below for times and topics.

Tuesday 27th November

9:30am-10:30am

What is the business case for sustainability - A chance to ask questions 

10:30am-11:30am

What do the UN Sustainable Development Goals mean for the event industry?

11:30Am-12:30pm

The Carbon Challenge - What is the role for the event industry to address this challenge?

12:30pm-1:30pm

Telling the story of the power of events - hear opportunities for sharing your story and learn trends from CSR Share Day 2018

1:30pm-2:30pm

What do the UN Sustainable Development Goals mean for the event industry?

2:30pm-3:30pm

What is the business case for sustainability - A chance to ask questions

3:30pm-4:30pm

Measurement: How and why measuring your sustainability impacts is key for events in 2019

4:30pm-5:30pm

Are you ready for the future of events? An opportunity to ask UN representatives what this could mean


Wednesday 28th November

8:45am-9:15am

Meeting of UN representatives with Association Heads (invitation only)

9:30am-10:30am

Meeting for Event Sustainability Principles - Open to all!

10:30am-11:30am

The Carbon Challenge - What is the role for the event industry to address this challenge 

11:30am-12:30pm

Ending Plastic Waste - How does the event industry do that?

12:30pm-1:30pm

What are the key environmental impacts for the even industry - How ABPCO are exploring this

1:30pm-2:30pm

How to take action on sustainability - Learn about the difference your actions can make

2:30pm-3:30pm

What is the business case for sustainability - A chance to ask questions

3:30pm-4:30pm

Meet up for our Global Ambassadors

4:30pm-5:30pm

What does a sustainable event really mean? An opportunity to ask UN representatives what this could mean


Thursday 29th November

10:30am-11:30am

What is the business case for sustainability - A chance to ask questions

11:30am-12:30pm

What should I know about the future of the event industry and sustainability?

12:30pm-1:30pm

What are the key environmental impacts for the event industry - How ABPCO are exploring this

1:30pm-2:30pm

Meeting for Event Sustainability Principles - Open to all!

2:30pm-3:30pm

What might be the role of plastic in the event industry be?