Sustainability at InCoDa

Evenementenhal Gorinchem, The Netherlands – 22, 23 & 24 september 2024

INCODA TO MAKE AN IMPACTVOL & MEASURABLE EVENT FOR OUR COMMUNITY.

Easyfairs is committed to organizing InCoDa in an environmentally and socially responsible manner by:

As part of the Easyfairs Group, we are members of the Net Zero Carbon Events pledge, committing to be climate neutral by 2050 and to cut our greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030.

Our key initiatives:

Energy

The site is taking energy-saving measures, generating renewable energy through solar panels and taking measures to conserve water.

Energy

  • We limit our energy consumption through strict control of lighting, heating and ventilation
  • The event venue and booths are equipped with LED lighting

Production & Waste

We implement a strict waste management and waste reduction plan and limit the use of plastic at our events.

Production & Waste

  • We sort the waste from our events
  • We use reusable carpet tiles at the event
  • Our Smart Badge technology provides significant paper savings for our exhibitors.

Travel & Accommodation

We reduce travel emissions and select our accommodation recommendations based on sustainability criteria.

Travel & Accommodation

  • The site is equipped with charging stations for electric vehicles
  • The location is provided with parking for bicycles
  • We recommend carpooling

Nutrition & Food Waste

We use sustainable principles for food procurement at our catering points and work to reduce food waste.

Food & Food Waste

  • We ask our suppliers to implement portion control at catering points to reduce waste
  • Vegetarian and vegan options are available at catering points

Social responsibility

We strive to be an inclusive team, embrace diversity with equal opportunity for all and put sustainability at the heart of our event.

Social Responsibility

  • Our knowledge program includes topics around sustainability
  • We provide a platform for start-ups to showcase their breakthrough innovations

Freight & Logistics

Our all-in booth model reduces transportation emissions and waste, and we select our suppliers based on sustainability criteria.

Freight & Logistics

  • We use sustainability criteria in contracts and calls for tender
  • We select our suppliers based on sustainable transportation criteria

INCODA MAKES IMPACT

In addition to the efforts of the Easyfairs Group, we distinguish ourselves as organizers with the following initiatives at the InCoDa trade show:

Exhibitor tips

Dear exhibitors: join our green team and take action for the future! If you are an exhibitor at InCoDa, you play a vital role in helping to create a sustainable event.

Here are some useful tips to make your participation more sustainable:

Choose a reusable all-in booth model from the organizer or design your own booth so it can be reused multiple times. Work with your booth builder to make your booth as sustainable as possible! Avoid creating a disposable booth for one event….

Create reusable signage (no date) from recyclable materials and with eco-friendly ink if possible.

Use LED lighting and other energy-efficient equipment for your booth and remember to turn it off at the end of the day.

Try not to use carpet, and if you really need it, preferably choose reusable carpet tiles. If you use regular carpet, make sure it is recyclable and recycled.

When possible, opt for public transportation or carpool with your colleagues.

Choose a hotel within walking distance and/or with eco-friendly standards.

Consolidate your shipments and prefer to use transportation and logistics companies with sustainable practices.

Prefer local suppliers to support the local economy and reduce transportation.

Prefer suppliers with sustainable and responsible principles.

Bring your own reusable water bottle to use at our water fountains and help us reduce the use of disposable plastic.

If you serve food at your booth, preferably choose locally produced and plant-based options and avoid using disposable plastic.

Avoid food waste and order only the amount needed.

Actively participate in the various initiatives and discussions during the event that support the sustainable development of your sector.

Inspire visitors by showing the sustainable features of your products.

Visitor tips

Dear visitors: join our green team and take action for the future! We cannot do this alone! Help us make this event more sustainable! Here’s what you can do to help:
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