Sustainable Initiatives in Convention Centres: A Discussion of Themes in the Literature

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Patel, Bindi
Arcodia, Charles
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The event industry is broadly recognised as being one of the many fast growing industries around the world with many countries understanding the economic and social value of hosting and staging events in their region. As more people attend events, there is an increasing environmental threat.The issue of sustainability in recent tourism industry due to the rise in climate change and global warming. There is a global focus on enhancing the knowledge of both the industry and the general public to operate in a more sustainable manner. With event companies, venues and organisations becoming more aware of these sustainability issues, many of them have established sustainable practices, and others are currently introducing them.

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