Charging for WiFi and internet access

At the recent Summer Summit for meetings industry associations one of the liveliest debates was about venues and hotels charging for WiFi and Internet access. It really is time that venues and hotels stopped charging for WiFi. It is comparable…

Eco-hype – who can you trust?

Over the last twelve months I have been astonished at how rapidly the ‘green’ bandwagon has rolled on, with all and sundry parading their green credentials so that it is now difficult to distinguish the hyped, veneer policies of those who…

A Charter for Responsible Meetings

We are passionate about meetings not only being fruitful and productive but also that they should be carried out with a level of responsibility that extends outside the four walls that they are held within. Environmental issues Commitment…

The green agenda

... smoke and mirrors? Few would disagree that the green agenda has become a ‘check-list’ item in the events sector across all manner of services over the last twelve months.  Remarkable, in my view, how the masses have latched on to what…

The Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact

1. Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights 2. Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses 3. Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective…