Sustainability Expo Health & Safety re Covid-19

Big Sustainability Expo Venue 2020
Hilton Ageas Bowl Event Ready with CleanStay

Hilton has developed EventReady, a global meeting and events programme designed to create event experiences that are clean, flexible, safe and socially responsible. Hilton EventReady with CleanStay will provide curated solutions with creative food and beverage, thoughtful technology resources, elevated standards and practices with redesigned spaces for physical distancing, and reimagined ways to meet and gather. The goal is to create a safe and comfortable environment for event planners and their attendees.

KEY FEATURES

CleanStay Standards

Hilton CleanStay Standards provide elevated cleanliness and sanitation across the entire attendee journey. A cleaning protocol checklist is completed to verify an event space is sanitised and disinfected thirty minutes prior to meeting start. Top 10 high touch areas including tables, chairs, door handles, podium, AV equipment, etc. will have additional sanitisation and disinfection protocols.

The global Hilton CleanStay programme is setting the new standard of hotel cleanliness and disinfection in Hilton properties around the world. Hilton has partnered with RB, maker of Lysol & Dettol to develop Hilton CleanStay so guests can enjoy a worry-free stay.

WHY HILTON EVENTREADY?

Our Commitment

Partnering with customers to deliver an elevated standard for events across the attendee journey: CleanStay Standards, Flexible, Safe and Socially Responsible

  • Sanitising stations will have prominence in primary entryways as well as key high traffic areas including inside and outside event space(s), meal and beverage service areas, public restrooms and congregating area.

  • Vendor compliance to all standards and floor plans must be submitted to hotel for approval in advance of meeting.

  • EventReady Inspection Checklists provided to planners. Flexible

  • Sales and Customer Partnerships grounded in transparency and in the importance of shared objectives. Providing flexible pricing, space options and contract terms.

  • Responsive to meet the evolving needs of customers. Meetings offer with simplified EXPRESS* agreements.

  • Hilton EventReady Playbook delivering expert guidance and curated resources for topics such as: Hybrid Meetings/Technology, Wellness, Creative Networking, Transportation/Logistics and Community Service.

    * Available from opted-in hotels

    Safe and Socially Responsible

    • Respecting physical distancing with creative and customised meeting sets and meal service.

    • Inspiring food and beverage menus: thoughtfully served, timely and flexible. Meals, services and operational procedures adhering to physical distancing regional regulations, amplified hygiene & sanitation requirements, additional space to accommodate attendee flow.

    • Contactless experiences with digital check-in and check-out, digital key for guestrooms and contactless communication.

    • Environmental impact solutions measured by LightStay.

    • Community service experiences to support and uplift the local community.

Meeting planners and attendees are expecting a higher standard of cleanliness than ever before. Our sales, catering and event teams are committed to working with customers to achieve their business objectives through delivering event experiences that provide peace of mind from start to finish.

71% ARE EAGERLY AWAITING TO TRAVEL

68% WILL JUDGE COMFORT LEVEL BASED ON CLEAN PROTOCOLS

HOW IS HILTON EVENTREADY UNIQUE?

Hilton’s EventReady with CleanStay will deliver clean, flexible, safe and socially responsible events supported by our proprietary EventReady Playbook which provides expert guidance and curated resources for topics including hybrid meetings, creative meeting sets and sustainable practices for the entire attendee journey – all backed by Hilton Hospitality from dedicated Team Members.

For more information contact your expo organisers
01202 971186 or via info@southernsustainability.co.uk

5th Anniversary of South Coast’s Leading Corporate Sustainability Expo

2020 marks the 5th anniversary of the South Coast’s leading Expo dedicated to addressing corporate sustainability. Based in Southampton, The Big Sustainability Expo 2020 will open its doors again on the 6th October to a packed itinerary of products, services, technologies, experts and innovations making their mark today.

Organisers “The expo provides the most powerful argument in the region for following a corporate sustainability strategy, for both the public and private sectors. It has never been more important to the continued success of an organisation to put corporate sustainability at the top of the agenda. Customer expectation has changed, radically. It began with large organisations and meeting the demands of legislation. Today, the business case is proven for organisations of all size and type, or risk the future of your organisation as the need for supply chain transparency applies to businesses of all size and type.

The Expo is where organisations will learn how to significantly reduce running costs, improve processes, boost the perception of their brand and reduce their impact on the environment.  

Free to attend, the Expo continues to attract exhibitors and visitors from across the UK, with its easy to reach location and ample free parking. To get in front of leading experts in a full programme of workshops in the 2020 LearnZone and to meet up to 100 different suppliers with solutions and expertise to support your own step by step strategy towards future-proofing your organisation. 

You can register to join the Hilton Ageas Bowl, between 9.30am and 4.00pm at www.southernsustainabilty.co.uk

REGISTER HERE

Learn how this pub is going green with its festive meals

As published by Dorset Echo 

DORSET, UK brewers Hall & Woodhouse has invested in plastic-free Christmas crackers this festive season.

Duchess of Cornwall, a Hall & Woodhouse pub in Poundbury Picture: Jake Eastham

The Christmas crackers and its contents to be used at parties in pubs owned by the Blandford brewery – including the Duchess of Cornwall Inn in Poundbury, Dorset are made from FSC accredited sustainable sources and are fully recyclable.

This is part of a larger and ongoing strategy that the leading independent Dorset brewer has implemented in all of its pubs across the south, with the aim of working towards being a carbon neutral business.

So far the brewers have prevented more than two million plastic straws and stirrers going to landfill since introducing paper straws in 2017. Last year Hall & Woodhouse launched a range of reusable, collapsible Stojo coffee cups that are available for customers to buy.

Mark James, director at Hall & Woodhouse, said: “Over the past couple of years, we have made a number of changes to our business to become ‘greener’ and help to reduce our carbon footprint. This ranges from solar panels at our Brewery, to LED lights in our pubs. This is about doing the right thing, and our plastic-free Christmas crackers are another small step in our green journey.”

https://www.hall-woodhousepartnerships.co.uk/join-us

Save Money? Cut Carbon?

The go-to people for homes and organisations that want to reduce the cost of energy and water bills are on stand 53 in hall one of the 4th The Big Sustainability Expo 2019.

Everywhere in the UK people are looking for ways to reduce utility costs and their impact on the planet. SaveMoneyCutCarbon exists to help them do that.

Their promise is in their name and reflects the clear, no-nonsense way they go about our work. At SaveMoneyCutCarbon, they deliver on that promise simply by being experts in helping people to use water and energy in more sustainable ways.

They help everyone through the products and expertise we provide; because when you save money and cut carbon, everyone benefits. Find out more – they are on stand 53 in Hall 1 with Hansgrohe and Signify.

Their customers all want to take real, practical steps towards sustainable solutions for their homes and their businesses, they’re just not sure how. Save Money Cut Carbon provide clarity and confidence; one number to call and one provider to deliver everything required to save money and cut carbon.

For businesses and organisations, SaveMoneyCutCarbon offer UK-wide consultancy services, including energy efficiency audits, investment ready proposals and installation.

SaveMoneyCutCarbon’s Capital Free funding solution enables businesses to achieve sustainability agendas, without requiring the upfront capital.

Cut water use

They’re also demonstrating ways to cut water use with Propelair at the Expo (Stand 23  Hall 2) – with a chance to win a free installation. Propelair is a high-performance, water-efficient UK manufactured toilet. As the principle UK partner SaveMoneyCutCarbon have installed over 1,000 toilets and maintain over 25 sites.

The Propelair toilet uses an impressive 1.5 litres of water per flush compared to the UK average of 9, saving up to 84% water and using up to 80% less energy, as well as improving hygiene with its SteriTouch protected lid and handle.

You can win a fully funded Propelair installation of up to 4 toilet, subject to a free drainage survey and site sustainability. Propelair and SaveMoneyCutCarbon will have a show floor stand as well as a bespoke visual demonstration experience at the Expo entrance just outside main hall.

Free savers pack

They’re also offering a free savers pack if you sign up to our Learn & Save newsletter.

Their Learn & Save knowledge hub provides hundreds of articles and case studies to discover how others have saved, purchased online, or worked in partnership with our field team from first appraisal through to final fit.

As SaveMoneyCutCarbon CEO Mark Sait says: “Ultimately, we make it easy for our customers to act now; to save money and cut carbon. We have completed 1,000+ successful water and energy saving projects, across a range of clients, including hospitality, distribution, schools, theme parks and corporate offices.”

JOIN Mark in the Keynote Speaker Theatre at 11.30am on the second floor media suite.

JOIN Save Money Cut Carbon in the Thought Leadership Hub at 2.30pm in Hall 1.

​Expo Reaches Four Year Milestone

​The Big Sustainability Expo, formerly The Big Green Event, is set to open its doors for the fourth year running on the 8th October at its home the Hilton Ageas Bowl Southampton. Organisers, The Southern Sustainability Partnership, mark this year as a strategic milestone from which they planned the event would either sink or sail. They are delighted to announce it is a genuine contender in the UK and ​making ​an important impact on the region’s carbon reduction.

Anita Potten, Director said: “The message​ ​is finally hitting home for businesses that the expectations of their customers and workforce is radically chang​ing​ and is only likely​ ​to continue to do so.  It’s a simple case of getting on board now or risk being left behind in an already tough​ and​ competitive market​place​.”

The Expo attracts visitors from both the private and public sector, from right across the UK, and represents an enormous success for the region which now hosts its largest, dedicated event ​that focusses on corporate sustainability, environmental management and social value.

​Lynda Daniels, Director: A business operating in this way is one that is not wasting money, that is driven to improve profits, that is reacting to changing customer and workforce demands, is reducing risk and future-proofing its efforts. That is why this Expo is so important and this is why we urge the region’s organisations to mark the 8th of October in their diary now.”  

The Expo is free to attend, with ample free parking and visitors can expect up to 100 exhibitions stands, a keynote speaker theatre, ​series of workshops in the LearnZone, eco transport zone, innovation hub and eco coffee lounge.