The "Meeting and Event Barometer 2012" states clearly: "86 per cent of event organisers in Germany attach great importance to Green Meetings." "Green Meetings" and "Green Fairs" are not just an effective instrument in the fight against climate change, they are also a competitive driver which should be taken seriously.
Messe Erfurt provides comprehensive support to its customers in organising sustainable events.
- Compensation and Co2 emission
- regional, vegetaran, vegan and organic catering
- Sustainable catering inculding water carafes and Fair Trade
- Paperless meetings
The GCB has put together a quick reference guide with some initial hints and tips. It also recommends the "German Federal Environment Ministry's "Guidelines for the sustainable organisation of events" of the Federal ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety which also contain some useful references.