Whether you’re passionate about the environment or your attendees are asking you to up your eco credentials, knowing how to plan a sustainable event is an important skill for every event creator. With so many things to think about when you organise an event and so many demands on your budget, it might seem that planning a green event is a further complication. However, with a little thought and consideration, you can easily understand – and minimise – the impact of your event on the environment. Here are nine simple steps to creating environmentally sustainable events.
What is sustainable event management?
How do you organise a sustainable event?
1. Go virtual (or hybrid)
2. Upcycle and recycle
3. Create a green catering plan
4. Keep it local
5. Save trees, send digital invitations
6. Find green transport options
7. Give chemical toilets the flush
8. Work with sustainable event suppliers
9. Hire a sustainable event venue
Examples of sustainable events
PayPal Melbourne Fashion Festival
The University of New South Wales O-Week Events
Live Music Lake Macquarie
Green event planning doesn’t have to be a challenge
You can take some of the hassles and costs out of planning a green event with the right event prep. Put your plan into action using Eventbrite’s Organiser tools for easy-to-use event management and promotion tools in one place.