Sustainable Events Summit reveals agenda of upcoming event

The organiser of the upcoming Sustainable Events Summit (SES) has revealed a provisional agenda for the conference and networking event that will take place on January 24, 2013. Presentations from brands such as BSkyB, Cisco, Siemens, Sodexo and Glasgow 2014 will inform guests at the event to be hosted at The Crystal, East London.

Martin Green, head of ceremonies, London 2012, will also talk to delegates, and Nadine Dereza, business presenter, will act as moderator. ExCeL London, and Concerto Group have also confirmed their support as summit sponsors, as have Business Visits and Event Partnership (BVEP) and Britain for Events.

Britain for Events and the BVEP’s Michael Hirst said:  “Both the BVEP and Britain for Events are wholly behind any initiative that brings to light the importance of a responsible and sustainable events industry, and we are pleased to support this conference in sharing and promoting best practise. This is not only a vital subject, but an area where the UK is leading and innovating, and The Sustainable Events Summit will underline the world class qualities of the UK events industry.”

London-based social enterprise Connection Crew has also joined as a sponsor and exhibitor.

Tickets for SES 2013 will cost £345 plus VAT if booked before December 17.  After this date, tickets will be charged at £445 plus VAT. Joining the community is free at www.sustainableeventssummit.com and Summit Association Supporters’ members benefit from a 20 per cent discount on delegate bookings at £275 plus VAT.  These include London & Partners, BVEP, ICCA, Eventia, IVCA, ISES, MPI, AEO, ESSA and AEV.