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The Technology, Innovation & Sustainabilty (TIS) Committee monitors developments in these important areas and reports on them to members.

Technology & Innovation

Links and downloads

Event apps terminology [PDF] by Westmister City Hall

Event app engagement [PDF] by West Minster City Hall

The state of Event apps - MIP research [PDF]

Social Media for Events Free ebook

Social Tables Cloud based software where you can create event specific visual 3D plans.

ETA Event Technology awards winners

Event Tech Live Europes free to attend dedicated event tech show 

The end of keys and key cards in hotels?

Wearable technology to transform travel industry by 2016, says WTM report

Etherlive Introduction to Wi-Fi for Event Planners (HBAA) 

Technology Briefing Critical venue information

Technology Briefing FAQs

Sustainability

Room 15 Plan MacDonald Hotels Sustainabilty Plan.

The New Normal A Positive Impact report which includes a number of recommendations to Government and the event industry to work together to position the UK as a leader on sustainable events practice.

#BeeSustain Capital of Sustainable Meetings campaign by the Copenhagen CVB

Event Manager Blog: First Steps to Sustainability

Guide to getting started with sustainability

Guide to writing your sustainability policy

Guide to implementing ISO 20121

Green British Tourism Association (GBTA) - a not for profit association supporting our industry.

Energy Impact Software Information Energy Impact Software supports hotels focussed on reducing their spend and energy usage.

White Paper: How to increase your bottom line by going green Produced by Green Hotels and Responsible Tourism Initiative. 

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