Destination and Events Sustainability Speakers, On Demand
Let GDS-Movement bring sustainability and regeneration to your audiences

Is your DMO or event showcasing sustainability (sufficiently)? We can ensure that “WELL-th” of place is front-of-house from the front row to the last thank you tweet (and beyond). We offer experienced keynote speakers, panellists, moderators, and more.

* Tourism and events industry trends

* Storytelling and Communication

* Regenerative and Sustainable Events

* Creating events that deliver positive impacts and legacy

* Regenerative and Sustainable Destination Management

* Bespoke/tailored keynote speaking and sessions for DMOs

We love to talk, teach, and play. Let us support your destination and events to invest more in people, place, and the planet.

Find events that our team and partners will be hosting or attending. This can be a keynote, a workshop, a webinar, or a conference.

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Scroll down to meet some GDS-Speakers.

Experts for Every Event
Guy Bigwood
Topics: Regenerative Destination Mangement methodologies, impactful keynotes,

For the last 15 years, Guy has been delivering award-winning consulting services focused on helping cities, governments, corporations and associations step up, scale up and speed up their sustainability programmes and regenerative practices. Guy’s pioneering work has been recognised with 22 sustainability awards including the Events Industry Council Pacesetter Award, and recognition as a Fellow of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.

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Melissa Baird
Topics: The Power of Storytelling, what are the stories that impact behaviour change the most? Sustainability 101 – What happens to traditional marketing as a result? Developing brand identity and communication strategies, what is the most valuable brand equity you can create? Biomimicry, exploring the conditions conducive to life and how this impacts destination brand equity.

Melissa is a communications specialist whose career has spanned publishing, advertising, brand, and marketing development. She has worked with global NGOs, local government, major brands and was head of strategy at specialised advertising agency Ogilvy Earth. She has worked with the GDS-Index since 2015, and is GDS-Movement's Chief Storyteller and Course Faculty Lead for the GDS-Academy Storytelling and Communication Strategies for Regeneration.

More on Melissa: go here

Inge Krogh Larsen
Topics: Events, Destination development and strategy, B Corp, Sustainability Certifications, GDS-Index and Nordics as a specialist.

With 25 years’ collective professional experience in travel and tourism, senior sustainability consultant, Inge Krogh Larsen, is on a mission to help destinations, CVBs, SMEs, and the meetings and events industry develop strategies and understand the need for positive change.

More on Inge: go here

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