In this week’s episode of #EventIcons, we bring to you the incredible Events Industry Upskill Initiative. So, we’ve talked about sustainability in the industry several times here. And one of the best and brightest people we had the pleasure to welcome was Fiona Pelham. Fiona is the CEO of Positive Impact Events, a member of the International Board of Meeting Professionals International, and an overall inspirational person. As a fierce advocate for sustainability and equality within the industry, Fiona puts a lot of energy into raising awareness for these topics.

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And one of the ways she’s doing it is through the Events Industry Upskill Initiative. This initiative will help one hundred thousand event professionals “build the future of how human connection happens”. Through half an hour pieces of education every three days over the course of 90 days, these event profs will be upskilling themselves for a future of using events to forward the sustainable development goals. So if you’re interested in knowing more, join our host Alex Plaxen and our amazing guest!

Our industry needs to communicate how important and valuable we are. We've done a good job at saying what the economic impact of that human connection has been. But have we done a good job at telling the story of what the social… Click To Tweet Anyone listening to this - you CAN be a leader. What our industry needs now more than ever is leadership. Click To Tweet If we can get 100,000 people to commit to this and really learn how to do these things, it makes sure that, for the first time, everybody is going to be on the same page in our industry Click To Tweet

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Founder of Little Bird Told Media, Alex is an award winning international speaker and digital communication strategist for events and conferences. When he's not scrolling through Instagram, you can find Alex at a Washington Capitals game rocking the red, at the movies, or playing board games with his twin brother.

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