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Metro claims title of first AV company to achieve BS8901
posted on: 22/3/2011 10:39:00

London-based AV, event and broadcast company, Metro, has claimed to be the first AV company to receive the sustainable event certification award, BS8901. The supplier was independently certified by Sustainable Event Certification.

BS8901 is the standard for sustainable management systems operated by an organisation delivering event-related activities.

“We are very happy to have BS8901 certification as we celebrate our 30th anniversary,” said Metro Broadcast’s Liz Rice. “Sustainability has been one of the core principles of the company and over the years we have delivered highly eco-friendly services to our clients as well as working closely with the local community to ensure a rounded approach to sustainability.”

First launched in November 2007, the standard has been recently revised in light of practical experience and organisations can now seek certification to the BS8901 – 2009 version.

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The organiser of OktoberFest London cancelled its 2015 drinking event, 20 minutes before the first session was due to begin at 12.00pm today (9 October).

Organiser Reed Travel Exhibitions is to host two World Travel Leaders sessions at the next edition of global event for the travel industry, WTM London.

Significant growth for DB Pixelhouse in 2015
posted on: 8/10/2015 13:02:51
DB Pixelhouse, the digital arm of DB Systems has reported a record-breaking year so far, with significant growth from both agencies and corporates looking for solutions to help elevate their visibility at exhibitions.

The Deck at the National Theatre, on London’s Southbank, gathered event industry professionals for a morning of breakfast and networking to celebrate the second London Breakfast Meetings Week (LBMW).

More than 80 licensed characters including Peppa Pig, Dennis the Menace and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are set to take part in the biggest BLE character parade yet next week.