Date of publication: 28/04/2013 – German Convention Bureau
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The German Convention Bureau (GCB) will make its stand at IMEX 2013 an environmentally-friendly operation for the first time. The activity at this year’s show, taking place from 21-23 May in Frankfurt, underlines the GCB’s commitment to sustainability in the meetings industry.
The GCB, the umbrella organisation for the German events industry, has committed itself to promoting sustainable development in the country. As well as benefiting the environment, this strategy reinforces Germany’s status as a leading player in the field of sustainable events, helping its businesses to secure long-term success in this competitive global market.
“In light of this commitment, we believe that all aspects of trade fairs should be sustainable, and we are delighted to be working with such capable partners to make this a reality”, commented Matthias Schultze, managing director of the GCB.