Press coverage

July 2, 2020

New available Boardroom MiniCourses presented by #Meet4Impact's president and CEO, Geneviève Leclerc. She explores with you the terms of Legacy and impact, look at the Theory of Change as the primary model for managing impact and discusses the added value for associations of embedded impact in their core business model. 

Take a look : Understanding your Association's Impact on Your Community.


February 28, 2020

New interview with #Meet4Impact's President and CEO, Geneviève Leclerc, where she talked about our own methodology and how we can help destinations and associations generate, measure and communicate the social impact of their business events.

Read the article: Startup #Meet4Impact Helps Groups Measure Their Legacies


February 12, 2020

Read #Meet4Impact's vice-president, Jacques Blanchet's thoughts about the importance of linking your organization's business objectives with your sustainability goals.

Read the article (in French): La voie écoresponsable est désormais un passage obligé


February 12, 2020

Read #Meet4Impact's vice-president, Jacques Blanchet's thoughts about social impact as an emerging trend in the business events industry.

Read the article (in French): Les grandes tendances qui marqueront 2020


February 11, 2020

More details on our new research project partnering with the Palais des congrès de Montréal and the Université du Québec à Montréal on business events best practices regarding social impact.

The article (in French):  Le Palais des congrès de Montréal s’associe à #MEET4IMPACT


February 2, 2020

Biz Events Asia interviewed #Meet4Impact's own Geneviève Leclerc on the business events industry and sustainable development. Read the article (p. 11):  What is placemaking?

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January 31, 2020

The Université du Québec à Montréal wrote an article detailing our new research project on industry social impact best practices where they interviewed #Meet4Impact's researcher and professor of Tourism Governance, event management and E-Tourism, Mohamed Reda Khomsi. 

Read the article (in French): L'impact social des événements d'affaires


January 21, 2020

Palais des congrès de Montréal will join forces with #Meet4Impact and the Université du Québec à Montréal in conducting a major worldwide study that will run throughout 2020. The research will round up the most promising initiatives business events can tap into to measure their social legacy and impact

Read the Press release: Palais des congrès de Montréal becomes copartner of an international study on the social impact of business events

More information on the research: Research project on best practices


December 9, 2019

Geneviève Leclerc, #Meet4Impact's President and CEO, curated the 2019 Dubai Association Conference with the theme "Driving Change: The Societal Impact of Associations". She spoke in a session called "Social Impact Uncovered" where she talked about how associations are facing growing pressure to attract and retain members and attendees, which has prompted them to question themselves on how they can improve their value proposition to fulfill evolving stakeholder expectations, how they can set themselves apart from competitive offers, and how they can better understand and measure the positive impact that their activities are generating.

Watch her session here.

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January 15, 2020

Listen to our very own #Meet4Impact President and CEO Geneviève Leclerc "Below the Waterline" podcast with Best Cities Global Alliance Director of International Associations Jane Cunningham and The Iceberg's James Latham to discuss association meeting legacy.

The podcast: Below the Waterline Talks

November 5, 2019

Tourism New Zealand partnered with #Meet4Impact on the Enrich New Zealand – Conference Impact project to develop a framework for generating, managing and measuring the positive societal impacts across the three pilot conferences. Read the story: New Zealand Measures Conferences Positive Impact.

October 30, 2019

#MEET4IMPACT ran workshops with Tourism New Zealand, conference organisers, and local stakeholders to develop a framework for generating, managing and measuring the positive societal impacts across three pilot conferences. To know more: Positive impacts for Kiwis measured in new world leading project.

September 26, 2019

#MEET4IMPACT is launching three research projects on the social impact of business events and their contribution to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and is currently looking for funding partners within the industry:  #Meet4impact: Social Impact of Business Events.

June 6, 2019

Our partner Global Destination Sustainability Index have published their 2019 whitepaper in which they highlight trends and insights of best practice in creating and managing a sustainable destination. #Meet4Impact is featured on page 49!  

Download the GDS-Index whitepaper.

May 16, 2019

Our colleagues at Marketing Challenges International are talking about us : Fresh Ideas, Social Impact with #MEET4IMPACT.

February 18, 2019

Our colleagues at the Iceberg are talking about us  !

JMIC Presents Issue 52 Of Business Events World From The Iceberg.

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