Fed up with excuses

I’m sorry to admit it – but I am getting rather fed up with all the excuses. Too often I hear event venues, hotels, agencies, and clients rattle off “justifications”

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“To have success in sustainability – you just have to make it sufficiently hard for yourself that it becomes easy”. This was the advice from Kirsten Aggersborg, the director of

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Recorded at EIBTM, Michael Luehrs interviews Steen Jakobsen, Director of Conventions at Wonderful Copenhagen. Steen talks about how Copenhagen has embraced sustainability and embedded it into the meetings product and

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At EIBTM I was interviewed by Paul Salinger, VP of Marketing at Oracle and President of the GMIC.  In this short video both Paul and I share some of our

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When it comes to sustainable events, most professional meetings planners understand the ’why’ but not the ’how’. An intrepid few invest time and effort to piece together different tactics in

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Copenhagen Bike Capital of the World As you probably have read, over 37% of the Danes use the bicycle daily. The mayor’s goal is 50% and you can see his

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Mayors from the world’s biggest cities discuss their responsibility in climate change matters. If our teams in MCI Copenhagen were not busy enough with cop15, for the last couple of

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Continuing with their solid sustainable event management leadership, the Danish government has decided tooffset the entire measured emisions of the cop15 climate conference. The UNFCCC secretariat in Bonn has an

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Hot off the press! Danish Certification issued today their official report which confirms “The management system used to plan and deliver COP15 conforms to BS 8901:2009″.  For sustainable event enthusiasts,

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I am at the World Business Summit on Climate Change and with a little help from Reuters would like to share some views from the UN secretary General Industry should

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