Exhibition World Issue 3 – 2021 | Page 42

You host , We plant .

The year of 2020 has been eye-opening in many ways , highlighting among other things the effect our pre-pandemic daily lives have on the natural world up to now . Worldwide lockdowns and greatly reduced global travel have given nature some much needed respite .
The events industry also embraced some huge changes last year , shifting to virtual and dramatically reducing the ecological impact the sector had in its traditional form . Since iVent first hosted it ’ s virtual event back in 2010 we have set out on a mission to shift the industry and host sustainable events ...
The enduring pandemic has shown that virtual events can be hugely successful and the world has now changed for ever particularly as people are once again focusing on sustainability and the effects of climate change in terms of how they manage business .