Sustainable Event Professional Certificate

Oxon Hill, Maryland
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Sustainable Event Professional Certificate
Sunday, November 12, 2017 1:00 PM -
Monday, November 13, 2017 2:30 PM (Eastern Time)

MGM National Harbor
(301) 971-5000
101 MGM National Ave
Oxon Hill, Maryland 20745
United States

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Combining active learning and experiential elements. This program is designed to enable participants to implement their own sustainable events. Topics will include understanding the business value of sustainability for the events industry; practical solutions for improving your environmental performance in areas such as food & beverage, transportation, and supply chain management; and effective methods for achieving corporate social responsibility goals. As part of the program, the participants will customize a road map for their own sustainable event. 

Learning outcomes
   - Understand how to communicate the business value of sustainable events, including 
     improving brand reputation and cost savings.  
   - Learn how to design elements of your events to be more environmentally and socially 
     responsible. This includes reducing energy and water usage, improving accessibility and 
     selecting suppliers in areas such as food & beverage, venues, and accommodation, audio 
     visual, transportation, materials resource management, marketing and exhibitions. 
   - Learn how to develop effective community service projects that support organizational 
   - Learn about international sustainable event standards and measurement and reporting 
     methodologies that can provide guidance in implementing your next sustainable event. 

The Sustainable Event Professional Certificate is eligible for 8 hours of continuing Education credits (CEs) towards CMP application or re-certification. This program is open to all event professionals (CMPs and non-CMPs) The Events Industry Council thanks the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau, the Premier Development Partner of the SEPC program.


Contact Information

  • Events Industry Council
    Phone: 202-367-1190 x4

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