isla and IMEX join forces to educate the industry on carbon measurement

isla, the event industry’s response to the climate crisis, is proud to announce its partnership with IMEX as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability.

This collaboration aims to educate and engage the business events sector on carbon measurement and enhance environmental sustainability practices across the industry.

IMEX will once again utilise TRACE by isla, the definitive carbon measurement platform, to measure the carbon footprint of its events, ensuring every aspect is assessed and optimised for minimal environmental impact.

Those interested in seeing TRACE in action can visit the isla stand, F340, at IMEX Frankfurt, where the team will be ready to highlight the platform’s capabilities and benefits.

As part of the partnership, isla is hosting a series of learning sessions and discussions at the show, which takes place 14 – 16 May, designed to forward the conversation on sustainability in the events industry:

Roundtable Discussion on Carbon Measurement and Global Reporting Requirements on the Horizon

When: Tuesday, 14 May, 8:45-9:45 AM
Where: Hall 9, level 9.1, room Esprit
Moderator: Anna Abdelnoor, CEO & Founder, isla

Anna Abdelnoor, CEO & Founder of isla, will lead this exclusive roundtable discussion that will bring together industry leaders to delve into the latest in carbon measurement and strategies, integrating sustainability into event planning and global reporting requirements. Applications for the session will open soon.

Education Sessions at IMEX Frankfurt:

Sustainability: The Measurement Story
When: Tuesday, 14 May, 10:00-10:25 AM
Where: Encore stand, Hall 9
Anna Abdelnoor, CEO & Founder, isla
Patrick Sullivan, Global Sustainability, Encore

A Temperature Check on Event Sustainability
When: Wednesday, 15 May, 10:00-10:30 AM
Where: People & Planet, Inspiration Hub, Hall 9
Speaker: Anna Abdelnoor, CEO & Founder, isla

Anna will also speak at both educational sessions, providing valuable insights into the importance of sustainability metrics and how they can be effectively implemented to drive change within the industry.

Zero Waste, Maximum Taste Happy Hour
When: Tuesday, 14 May, 4:30-5:30 PM
Where: IF24 People & Planet

Join the isla and IMEX team for a Happy Hour with a difference! This zero-waste event will showcase how sustainability can be deliciously integrated into event catering, providing a perfect networking opportunity for those passionate about event sustainability.

isla’s partnership with IMEX represents a significant step forward in their joint commitment to leading the industry towards a more sustainable future. Through education on carbon measurement and event sustainability, IMEX is dedicated to improving its practices and inspiring and facilitating change across the entire sector.

Stay tuned for further updates, and don’t forget to book your meetings in advance to see TRACE by isla in action. IMEX Frankfurt takes place at Messe Frankfurt from 14 – 16 May 2024 – register here. 

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