FOR RECOGNISED INTERNATIONAL STATUS
A CERTIFICATION FOR EVERY NEED
Whether you wish to be accredited yourself, for an individual event you are running, or for your company or organisation. Check out the below options of what is on offer internationally and tailored for the event industry. The EIC Standards, Strategy and SEPC our CEO Gayle Murphy was part of creating, so they have our sealed sign of approval. The ISO 20121 we were also part of the feedback committee on the new changes so we also support this certification.
Events INDUSTRY Council
We are on the Sustainability and Social
Impact Committee and a proud contributor to the Sustainable Event Professional
The SEPC programme is for those events
professionals interested in accelerating sustainability and social impact in
their organisations and global business events. The programme provides guidance
that will be valuable for reaffirming our industry’s commitment to a recovery
that is resilient, sustainable and equitable.
This course has recently been expanded from
the in-person programme and provides the knowledge and tools for event
strategists to design and implement their own sustainable events. Developed by
a globally diverse group of business events industry leaders and experts in the
areas of sustainability, social impact and event management, this highly
interactive and accessible format takes users on an engaging, insightful and
The Sustainable Event Professional
Certificate is comprised of 16 modules that include understanding the business
value of sustainability, improving environmental performance of meetings and
events, and effective methods for achieving social impact goals. As part of the
programme, participants will have access to a digital workbook with activities
to customise a roadmap for their own sustainable event. The course culminates
in a straightforward “Final Sustainable Capstone Project”; a certificate of
completion for 12 CEs and digital badge is awarded as a result.
Events INDUSTRY Council
The EIC Sustainable Event Standards are a collection of
eight (8) specific standards that assess events and industry suppliers on a
wide range of sustainability criteria in support of environmental and social
responsibility. Transparency and accountability are provided by third-party
verification of compliance with these standards.
Event Organiser Standard
All Supplier Standards (Combined)
Audio Visual and Production Standard
Exhibition Services Standard
Food & Beverage Standard
Integrated Property Standard
You can access these standards here: https://insights.eventscouncil.org/Sustainability/Sustainability-Events-Standards
As a Positive Impact Ambassador, you play a key and valuable role in helping Positive Impact through spreading key messages and starting conversations to get others in the event industry involved in working more sustainably.
Why become an Ambassador?
Receive complimentary educational materials and monthly challenges centered on the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals to share with your networks.
Access a quarterly presentation so you can deliver presentations and inspire others!
Access optional training at a reduced rate.
If you believe that the event industry should be more sustainable, then this is your chance to get involved in our global community and make a difference!
ISO - International Organisation for standardisation
ISO 20121:2012 specifies requirements for an event
sustainability management system for any type of event or event-related
activity, and provides guidance on conforming to those requirements.
ISO 20121:2012 is applicable to any organization that wishes
- establish, implement, maintain and improve an event
sustainability management system;
- ensure that it is in conformity with its stated sustainable
- demonstrate voluntary conformity with ISO 20121:2012 by
- first party (self-determination and self-declaration),
- second party (confirmation of conformance by parties having
an interest in the organization, such as clients, or by other persons on their
- an independent third party (e.g. a certification body).
ISO 20121:2012 has been designed to address the management
of improved sustainability throughout the entire event management cycle.
MEET THE INDUSTRY LEADERS
We are proud to be working alongside these awesome sustainability leaders.
Well established in the industry, they are a wealth of knowledge and expertise.
MEMBERS UNITED FOR SUSTAINABLE EVENTS
EVENTS INDUSTRY COUNCIL
SUSTAINABLE EVENT ALLIANCE