ICCA and Destination Canada Launch Survey on Sustainability in the Events & Destination Management Industries Urging Participation for a Greener Future


ICCA and Destination Canada, both leading advocates for environmental conservation and sustainability, are excited to announce the launch of their highly valuable survey on sustainability. This initiative builds on previous surveys, aiming to gather crucial insights from individuals across the globe in the association world to foster a greener future. Destination Canada and ICCA urge all their members to participate in this survey, offering numerous benefits to both individuals and the planet. There is no time to waste when it comes to sustainability. This initiative is support by IMEX Group

In an era of pressing environmental concerns, it is essential to understand the perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors surrounding sustainability in the events, hospitality, and destination management industries. The survey has been meticulously designed to capture a comprehensive range of insights, enabling us to develop effective event strategies and initiatives that promote sustainable practices worldwide. Insights will play a crucial role in shaping our collective efforts to achieve the targets of the Paris Agreement with the aim of saving our planet.

The survey results will assist in:

  • Better understanding sustainability challenges.
  • Create opportunities in our industry.
  • Help identify and share best practices, innovative strategies, and effective solutions.
  • Benefits both the environment and the long-term success of events and destination management.
  • Positively positioning our industries and their relevance within today's global economy.
  • Reflecting on choices and identifying areas where one can make positive impact.


“Share knowledge, inspire others, and collaborate on innovative solutions.”


The range of benefits by participating in this survey, include having the opportunity to stay informed about the latest developments and trends in sustainability within the events and destination management sector. This knowledge can empower you to make informed decisions and implement sustainable practices in your own work.

ICCA is proud to be partnering with Destination Canada Destination Canada is the recent recipient of the 2023 IMEX-EIC Innovation in Sustainability Award. The award acknowledges Destination Canada’s commitment to driving sustainability and innovation through the Canadian Business Event Sustainability Plan. The plan is a first-of-its-kind national program aimed at improving the economic, socio-cultural, and environmental sustainability practices of business events hosted in Canada. You have the opportunity to access the Canadian Business Event Sustainability Plan when you complete the survey.

By completing the survey, one is contributing to a collective effort that propels meaningful change today, towards a journey towards a more sustainable future and world. Together, we can create a more resilient meetings industry, forge a greener and more resilient planet for generations to come.

We thank IMEX and EIC for widening the survey’s reach by sending it to their networks.

Complete the survey before the 31st July --> Here