Kerem Baran is CEO and co-founder of Boomset, an integration platform of apps and services optimizing the on-site event experience. An event industry veteran and pioneer in innovative apps and technology. Kerem works internationally with many of the greatest event professionals across the UK, Turkey and throughout Europe. With a passion for coding, he has.. read more →

08 Sep 2016
September 8, 2016

〔Episode 268〕What should planners consider when choosing a MICE destination? -Irina Trofimovskaya

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Irina Trofimovskaya started her event management blog The MICE Blog in 2011 after working in the events, hospitality and tourism sectors. She successfully gained international work experience from working, among others at the London Olympics Hospitality team with Jet Set Sports and as event coordinator at IBM. In 2014 Irina founded #EventPlannersTalk, a weekly Twitter chat.. read more →

Guy Bigwood is Group Sustainability Director of MCI. An inspirational futurist and strategist, Guy founded MCI’s sustainability programme in 2007 when MCI became the first event, association and congress management company to sign the UN Global Compact. He has since emerged as a thought leader on sustainability issues and has developed one of the most comprehensive.. read more →

As a green event planner her primary focus is on creating techniques and tools to create flawless, beautiful and effective meetings and events with sustainability and the environment at the core of the planning process. Johanna is the CEO and Eco-Event Planner of Twirl Management. Johanna has shared her knowledge on how to have sustainability and the.. read more →

21 Oct 2014
October 21, 2014

〔Episode 80〕What have you been doing to raise the profile of sustainability? -Fiona Pelham

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Fiona launched not for profit Positive Impact in 2005 to provide education for a sustainable event industry. Fiona is also managing director of Sustainable Events Ltd and voluntary chair of ISO 20121 a management system for event sustainability inspired by London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Fiona has shared her knowledge on how she has.. read more →

01 Oct 2014
October 1, 2014

〔Episode 75〕Why aren’t all planners organising sustainable events? -Shawna McKinley

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Shawna McKinleyhas 20 years of experience in the event industry, working on community festivals, corporate events and association meetings. She has delivered sustainability training, management systems, measurement tools and mentorship for many organizations recognized as leaders in the event sustainability field. Shawna has shared her knowledge on why event planners are not doing more sustainable.. read more →

21 Aug 2014
August 21, 2014

〔Episode 63〕What’s “The Complete Guide to Greener Meetings and Events” about? -Sam Goldblatt

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Sam Goldblatt is an international arts and events producer and director of deBlanc. Ltd, a sustainable events consultancy. Based in Scotland, where he is Producer of the Edinburgh & Glasgow 48 Hour Film Projects, Sam has worked with events around the world, including Capital Fringe Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Hamburg Harley Days and China Fringe.. read more →