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Exhibitor Sustainability Checklist
During Growtech 2023, we aim to accelerate sustainability and be able to run our event in an environmentally and socially responsible way whilst seeking to inspire sustainable development in the agriculture industry and across the region.
We do this not only because more than 80% of our attendees tell us that they care that our events are run in a responsible manner, but because it is the right thing to do for our customers, colleagues, and the communities we serve.
We would like to encourage you to join our sustainability efforts by completing the below 10 point checklist:
By working together, we can make the event more memorable, meet our audience’s expectations and reduce wasted time, resources, and costs.
Have you ever considered what happens to your stand after the event? Although only used by a minority of our exhibitors, the useof single use, “build and burn” stands that only last a few days are a major source of waste. One single stand can create around 4 tonnes of waste. They also take longer to build, are more risky to plan and can contain a lot of hidden costs.
We would like to encourage every one of our exhibitors to join us in working towards the prevention of this unnecessary waste.
What is a disposable stand?
The structure of a stand (e.g. the walls) are made to be used only once, and is therefore demolished and disposed of at the end of the event.
What is a resuable stand?
The structure is made using a system designed for multiple uses and in different formats and sizes to suit the client's style. It can be owned by the client or most often rented from a contractor.
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How you can make a difference?
When choosing your contractor, make sure they are using a process which allows them to use the structure of the stand time and again. Specify it in your tender and ask them to confirm what will happen to the stand after the show.