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Vision: 2025 reveals highlights for The Sustainable Events Summit 2022

Vision: 2025 and Future Festival Tools present the Sustainable Events Summit hosted by The Showman’s Show on Wednesday 19th October, with a free to access expanded program of talks and interactive sessions.

The Sustainable Events Summit 2022 aims to shape climate action for the UK’s outdoor event industry, bringing together event leaders, policy makers, suppliers and experts to exchange ideas and consider future standards, launch new resources, and discover innovations.

The Summit is presented by UK event climate action steering group Vision: 2025 and Future Festival Tools, a project run by a group of leading organisations in events and sustainability from across Europe creating tools, resources & training for the festival industry. Future Festival Tools is co-funded by the Erasmus and Programme for the European Union and supported by The Events Industry Forum (EIF) and T&L Marquees.

The Sustainable Events Summit is free to attend and open to all: Register your interest in attending HERE.

The Summit programme will feature:

  • ‘The Future of Festival Sustainability,’ presenting a standardised ‘Green Events Code’ for delegate feedback, what policies and frameworks are available and exploring how the industry can move forward together. 
  • Julie’s Bicycle will present the Future Festival Tools – a set of resources designed by leading organisations across the EU to empower event professionals with green competency, tools and personal certification.
  • Charity ecolibrium will host ‘The Direction of Travel in Live Events,’ bringing together a panel of guests to brief delegates on the latest research in cutting travel impacts from suppliers, artists tours and audiences. 
  • The ‘No time to Waste: Circular Materials Economy,’ session will explore the key findings from The Zero Waste Project’s research into challenges and solutions of auditing and reducing festival waste. 
  • Powerful Thinking Chair Tim Benson explores the latest innovations in energy management at live events with guests who are trialling low carbon power provision for events.

Vision: 2025 members will be invited to an exclusive collaborative morning session with Green Leaders and Green Suppliers for some valuable insights and innovations.


This news story originally appeared in our July 2022 Vision: 2025 newsletter. Sign up to receive monthly event sustainability news, case studies and guest blogs direct to your inbox.