IMEX America 2019: Mindfulness and sustainability are runaway successes this season
In between meetings, networking and attending education sessions, attendees at IMEX America have opportunities to care for themselves also to surrender by improving the planet.
Wednesday started bright and early with the annual #IMEXrun, a 5K race that drew a lot more than 400 runners by way of a course around the NEVADA strip (including in the Planet Hollywood casino). The run is sponsored by Italian National Tourist Board – ENIT, CORT, Maritz and hilton Global Events. Produced by VOQIN.
by popular demand
Back, the Be Well Lounge offers Lee Papa’s Mindfulness Lounge™ to instruct attendees about how exactly to create (or keep) mindfulness within their lives. In accordance with PK Keiran, Butler Events, “Mindfulness is something most of us should do and embrace. I dragged people to go through the joy of it. That they had tears to them because we’re all so busy we forget to devote some time for ourselves.” Deora Myers from the Trauma Center Association of America, enjoyed the session also. “It had been this enjoyable 20 minutes and I felt so relaxed that I returned again.”
Sustainability and smiles
At Sarah Routman’s Laughter Lab in the Inspiration Hub, sponsored by Maritz Global Events, attendees participated in interactive activities made to use laughter to handle stress, burnout and being overwhelmed. Emily Beck, a gathering planner with Genentech, said “The session provided a lot of positive energy. It’s an excellent networking activity and a good break if you’ve been seated long too.”
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“We’re on a mission to significantly reduce waste,” said Nalan, who led a “sustainability safari” – because of this year &ndash new; through the show floor, within the climate-friendly highlights. On the safari, among the many green education sessions at the show, attendees discovered the sustainability measures set up through the show from recycling initiatives and compostable products, to charitable initiatives and water-wise foods. Best practice case studies, sustainability IMEX&rsquo and superheroes;s new sustainability pledge (with around 150 exhibitors registered!) were showcased at the show floor’s IMEX-EIC Sustainability Village.
The sustainability safari was also a welcome solution to clock up the miles within the Caesars Forum Walking Challenge by Heka Health. By press time, a complete was walked by all participants of three million steps.
until September 12 in NEVADA
IMEX America continues.
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