micebook & Isla

Power 50: Green Champions

micebook is partnering with industry sustainability body isla to create the Power 50 Green Champions – the first industry initiative  dedicated to shining the spotlight on individuals within the UK events industry who are devoting their time, passion and energy to making a positive impact on the planet.

Overview

Are you or do you work with a Green Champion? Are you or they committed to driving sustainable change within your business or the wider events industry? If so, we encourage you to enter your nomination for the Power 50: Green Champions with micebook and Isla.

The Publication

By celebrating the climate-positive achievements of 50 individuals across the industry, at all stages of their careers, we hope to share best practice and inspire others to make positive change.

Entries will be judged by a panel of sustainability experts including Christianne Beck (Worlds Better), Matt Grey (event:decision), Selina Donald (The Bulb), Steve Lister (Global Brands & Retailers RETHINK Retail with the final Power 50 announced in our exclusive Power 50 publication, launched at a special event in October.

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Application Deadline: 14th June 2023

Applications

The Power 50 is free to enter and is an independently judged listing. Nominations are open to anyone working in the UK events industry from corporates and agencies to venues and suppliers and you can nominate yourself. Power 50 Green Champions will celebrate the individual success stories of people who are really making a difference in the journey to Net Zero.

You could be someone in the early stages of your career that has implemented a green initiative within your company, an event planner that created a stand-out sustainable event, a sustainability manager at a venue that has made serious strides in reducing carbon emissions or an MD or CEO who has spearheaded transformative environmental practices at a company level.

We encourage nominations to cover the below:

Ambition

We are looking for passion and commitment to the cause, which can be demonstrated across the event, organisation, community and team.

Action

How, when and with whom did you bring about positive change? Did you have to overcome any adversity?

Impact

What was the outcome of your initiative? Can you quantify or supplier evidence of the difference you have made? What was the scale of impact? Considerations include carbon, climate anxiety, biodiversity, awareness, legacy, innovation and whatever else you can tell us to make you stand out as a nominee.

Winners

The winning team or teams will win the following:

  • Plan, implement and deliver your idea with the support of the micebook event team, LIVE at the micebook V Awards night on 1st July 2022.
  • Practical experience in delivering your idea
  • Paid internship for the duration up to and including the awards night
  • Presence and visibility at the event
  • PR and promotion for the winning team or individuals to raise their profile and build their network

The Judges

Matt Grey

Founder – event:decision

Christianne Beck

Founder & Event Sustainability Consultant – Worlds Better

Selina Donald

Founder – The Bulb

Miguel Veiga-Pestana

CEO – MVP Advisory

Steve Lister

Founder – SteveLister.com

Stephane Bazire

Head of Business Sustainability & Partnerships – Silverstone

Chris Dooley

Head of Social Impact – JCDecaux

Aarron McGurk

Operations Manager – Chorus

Anita Majhu

Head of Licensing and Sustainability lead for Consumer Products and Licensing – BBC Studios

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