When mapping out all the key features of the UK Events Industry, it becomes very clear that there are a significant number of support organisations that have been established to provide specialist help and have developed both products and services in order to do so. Most are not-for-profit or B Corp certified businesses, others are commercial operations – once again the broad range and breadth of the whole of the UK Events industry is reflected in the organisations The Power of Events platform is showcasing.
There is a clear consensus across all the 7 sectors that one of the biggest issues facing everyone working in events around the globe is sustainability and meeting the challenges of climate change. It is no surprise that the support organisations that focus on sustainability are one of the key categories on the platform, providing expertise across many different types of event format – from business events to music festivals and everything in between.
The world class UK Events Industry thrives on the talent and skills of the creative problem solvers that work in it and providing support for skills development and training is another significant category. Diversity, equity and inclusion are also key areas, as are mentoring schemes, well being services and many more for you to explore.
The UK Events Industry plays a leading role in developing and implementing sustainable solutions for events of all types across the UK and around the globe. Explore the wide range of advice and support available on tackling climate change and delivering sustainable solutions. The UK’s creative industries have a world class reputation, of which our events industry is a major driver. The need to keep both skills and expertise current is reflected in the variety of support organisations that provide the expert training and skills development that helps us to maintain that reputation.
The event industry’s reliance on data to help it plan for the future, increase its resilience, manage risk and justify investment decisions, is growing year on year.
The engagement and access that The Power of Events (UK) has across all 7 sectors of the industry, enables data gathering and in-depth research projects to be delivered confidently and consistently. This will be primarily facilitated through the new insight web app to be launched in Spring 2023.
By bringing the industry and university partners together, research projects will be designed to deliver real benefits to the industry in terms of trend analysis, insights and performance improvements.