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Sustainable Event Management Online & Melbourne Training Dates Announced

greenGreenShoot Pacific will be running a series of face-to-face and online training sessions. For sustainable event management and this training aims to teach you the questions to ask, offer solutions, ideas, and case studies. You will learn how to apply sustainable development principals to events, so that sustainability becomes embedded and standard practice when planning, purchasing, producing and reporting on events. As a result you will be able to fast-track your events to improved sustainability performance.

This training is designed for:

Independent Event Producers

Production Teams

Venue Owners and Operators

Sponsorship & Communication Teams

Indoor Event/Conference Producers

Producers of Large Outdoor Events

Suppliers to Events (Media, Print, Utilities, Facilities)

Community Event Producers

Those responsible for Measurement & Reporting on Events

Corporate & Local Government Teams


The key learning’s of the workshops are centered around;

Understanding of Sustainable Development Principals

Energy Management & How To Reduce GHG Emissions

Waste Reduction/Resource Recovery

How to Manage Transport Impacts

Water Supply & Management

Sustainable Sourcing & Procurement

Producing a Sustainability Policy

Producing an Action Plan

Operating an Online Sustainable Event Management System

Measurement and Reporting

Implementing ISO 20121 & GRI Sector Supplement


Led by internationally recognised trainers, delivery is dynamic, interactive and engaging for every participant.  Videos, break out groups, mini presentations, games and competitions are utilised to engage participants throughout course delivery and ensure that specific action planning is developed over the course of training.


Upcoming Training Dates

Both one and two day workshops are available to be delivered in-house, or in conjunction with multiple groups. In addition, the following courses are running as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week;


Introduction to ISO 20121 – Event Sustainability Management System (face-to-face)

WHEN: Monday October 29th, 2013

TIMES: 2pm – 4pm

COST: $50 +gst

WHERE: CERES, Cnr Roberts & Stewart Streets, Brunswick East, Melbourne, 3057



Sustainable Event Management Training – Professional Development  (face-to-face 2 day course)

WHEN: Tuesday October 29th & Wednesday October 30th, 2013

TIMES: 9am – 4pm both days

COST: $600 +gst

WHERE: CERES, Cnr Roberts & Stewart Streets, Brunswick East, Melbourne, 3057



e-learning Sustainable Event Training (online 5 week course)

COMMENCES: Thursday September 5, 2013

TIME: 5pm EST each week

DURATION: 1 hour per week for 5 weeks



To book either a group session or discuss training opportunities contact GreenShoot Pacific’s Training Manager, Pru Chapman on