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SAACI National Conference 15 th - 17 th August 2010. Lessons of a new Greenie:. 1. Understand the three ‘R’s: Reduce (e.g. Drink tap water) Re-use (e.g. Bottled water) Recycle – “re-think”. Lessons of a new Greenie:. 2. Start somewhere: - My old car

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SAACI National Conference

15th - 17th August 2010


Lessons of a new

Greenie:

  • 1. Understand the three ‘R’s:

  • Reduce (e.g. Drink tap water)

  • Re-use (e.g. Bottled water)

  • Recycle

  • – “re-think”


Lessons of a new

Greenie:

2. Start somewhere:

- My old car

3. Don’t be bamboozled into doing nothing:

- Like BEE (Imagine “understanding bee “ as a topic)

- VAT


Lessons of a new

Greenie:

4. It’s not just about the trees:

- Soweto Sewing Centre

www.sowetosew.co.za

5. Make others aware:

- Children

- Office

- Green agenda


Lessons of a new

Greenie:

6. Greening is happening whether you believe in climate change or not:

- We are running out of resources

- Carbon tax on cars

- Public transport

* Gautrain

* Rea Vaya

* My Citi

- Green Peace


Lessons of a new

Greenie:

7. Walk the Talk:

- share Lifts

- Recycle the towels


What is the Event

Greening Forum?

  • Another Association?

  • Do we need it?


Growth in greening

awareness for events

  • Copenhagen

  • Cop17 – Un Climate change conference Sa

  • Topics –SAACI Conference

    - EXSA Conference


Growth in greening

awareness

Government Green stand at Soccerex


Two Oceans - greening

of sports events


Aims:

  • The Event Greening Forum promotes and embraces a sustainable and ethical investment principles within the events industry in South Africa, with an initial focus on meetings, incentives, conferences, exhibitions and events (hereafter called ‘events’ industry)

  • Concerned people

  • Want action

  • Committed to change


Objectives:

  • To provide a platform for sharing information and best practice around event greening principles and practices;

  • To ‘walk the talk’ through our actions, based on the triple bottom line principle of people, planet and prosperity.


Industry sectors:

  • Professional Conference Organisers (PCOs) and Destination Management Companies (DMCs)

  • Exhibition and Event Organisers

  • Suppliers and Sub-contractors (infrastructure, AV, transport, products etc)

  • Venues


Northern Team

Justin Hawes

Shona Young

Hanlie Delport

Adene Pringle

Amanda Rogaly

Grant Medcalf

Irvan Damon

Joy Donovan

Lynn Browne

Lynn Chamier

Nicolette Elia

Sandra Galbraith

Sonja  Walls

(Scan Display)

(ICLEI)

(Tshwane International Show)

(SAACI)

(Kadoro Events & Communications)

(Coca-Cola dome)

(Carbonfree)

(Trade Show Training)

(Duma Expo)

(Specialised Exhibitions)

(ICC Durban)

(Specialised Exhibitions)

(TEPG)

  • All representatives of different sectors


Southern Team

Brian Little

Chris Naude

Grace Stead

Graham Jeffery

Karin Diederichs

Lance Gibbons

Robyn van Oudtshoorn

Rolf Greiner

Sasha Hendrikz

Shaheen Jutzen

Teri Kruger

Julia Barton-Hill

(Complete Events)

(EXSA/Three City Events)

(GMIC, ICLEI)

(EXSA/Oasys Innovations)

(KD & Associates)

(EXSA/ The Event Newspaper)

(SAACI/ Vineyard Hotel)

(MICE/Wedgewood SA)

(The Event Newspaper)

(SAACI/CTICC)

(Synergetics)

(International Conferences

& Events)

  • Below the radar


Where do we want

to get to?

  • Awareness of Greening at all levels in our industry:

  • Have to get management to buy in first…

  • Have to get to shop floor level


How do we achieve

this?

1. Awareness created

through events– Earth Hour

2. Training

3. Information sharing

– website

- email newsletter

www.eventgreening.co.za

4. Code of conduct


How do we achieve

this?

  • Row your own boat

  • Big ships do the work

  • Dunkirk


Row your own boat


The big ships!

We are doing it because we have to

Daunting


We are all in – Dunkirk

(D-day)

  • Sustainable huge momentum

  • Everyone involved – Big ship

  • - Small ship


Dunkirk effort


Event Greening Training: 2 September 2010

Venue: Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg

Entry Level Training: Morning

Advanced Level Training: Afternoon

  • www.eventgreening.co.za

Thank-you!


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