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XAWG Sustainability Workshop THIS WEDNESDAY!

18 Mar 2019 by: Alden Arnold
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The AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group will be convening at Informa, London, on Wednesday March 20, 2019 for a meeting featuring a sustainability workshop from The MICE Machine, sponsored by Olympia London.

Martin Cottrell, chair of the AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group, commented, "In addition to raising and discussing sustainability issues of the day, we're delighted that The MICE Machine will be engaging our members in a workshop, creating a vision of what a sustainable industry should look like."

Siân Richards, Olympia London's business services & sustainability manager, explained why Olympia London decided to sponsor The MICE Machine's workshop at the working group meeting, saying, "Having worked with The MICE Machine at Olympia London to tremendous positive effect, we wanted to bring its expertise to a cross-association audience, and the working group is the perfect forum."

The AEV/AEO/ESSA Sustainability Working Group meets quarterly to discuss current and future technology challenges and opportunities; focusing on finding joined up solutions for the entire industry and improving business performance and customer experience.

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