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May 22, 2020
# Meet4Impact is proud to be part of the Accélérer 2030 pour le Québec whose mission is to accelerate the creation of innovative partnerships to propel Quebec as an international leader in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Read the article (in French): Les objectifs de développement durable de l'ONU ont leur accélérateur québécois
Know more about the initiative (in French): Accélérer 2030 pour le Québec
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?
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.
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.
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!
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.