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First course in Europe for SEPC, the international certification for sustainable event organisers

November 2018

In March 2019 in Montecarlo the first European training course for getting SEPC, the international certification for sustainable event organizers

SEPC is already considered by the Events Industry Council a standard in countries as USA and Canada.
The DMC InspireME Monte-Carlo and the consultancy agency Sustained Impact are organizing the course from March 28th to 30th, 2019 at the Fairmont Monte-Carlo: two-day residential course, eligible for 8 hours of Continuing Education credits (CEs) towards CMP application or recertification.

The programme is open to event planners (corporate and agencies), professionals from the meetings & events industry and anyone who wish to enhance their understanding of sustainable events.
“Sustainability is nowadays essential in the business industry. All organizations are today aware of the business value of sustainable events.”  Statement by Miek Egberts, owner of InspireME Monte-Carlo, a DMC specialized in creative and high profile Mice events, and Claudia Van’t Hullenaar, founder of the consultancy agency Sustained Impact, have organized the first European event.

The course includes active learning and practice on the business value of sustainability, analyzing topics regarding the environmental impact, brand reputation, insights on cost efficiency since sustainable strategies are also cost saving.

Participants will also learn:
-appropriate sustainability glossary to improve communication skills both in a team and in the supply management.
– More relevant sustainability topics, by meeting experts such as the former organizing committee members of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and by raising issues such as the global carbon footprint.
norms related to the international standards ISO 20121 and the GRI EOSS reporting system for the events industry,  key information will be given to get GRI EOSS certification.
basic knowledge and supportive topics to implement their own sustainable events.

Registration is open online >>>
Hotel Fairmont – Monte-Carlo
28-30 MARCH 2019
Miek Egberts mail >>>
Claudia Van’t Hullenaar mail >>>

ItaliaConvention is committed to the topic, dedicating in the magazine an entire section to “Green Events”. See the articles >>>