Sustainable Hospitality Alliance Summit

We are hosting an exclusive high-level Summit, for members and strategic partners on Net Positive: Hospitality with purpose, for people, planet and prosperity

30 years of collaboration for a better world

This October we’re bringing together senior leaders from across our membership and partners for our Net Positive Summit. Over the course of the event, we will:

  • Recognise how sustainability has advanced across the industry since our inception 30 years ago and explore how this progress can shape the future
  • Discover unique insights from expert speakers on collaboration and leadership
  • Host engaging panel discussions on how to create lasting positive change
  • Examine the current sustainability challenges and driving factors, and set the vision for the industry for the next five years and beyond
  • Facilitate high-level discussions which will feed into the development of our strategy, enabling every part of the industry to contribute towards achieving the global targets set by the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals

Speakers

We are honoured to be joined by these inspirational speakers, who will share their expertise on working together for people, planet and prosperity.

Panellists

We are honoured to be joined by these expert panellists, who are set to ignite vital discussions on leadership and collaboration
Lars Wahnschaffe
Director Corporate Social Responsibility, Deutsche Hospitality

Agenda

Day one: October 11, 13.00–17.30

13.00
Arrival and registration
13.30
Welcome
Wolfgang M. Neumann – Chair, Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
13.40
Net Positive: Hospitality with purpose, for people, planet and prosperity
Glenn Mandziuk – CEO, Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
14.10
The leadership we need for the future we want
Michael Nowlis – Programme Director, Leadership Programmes, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)
15.20
Collaboration for real industry progress
Dr. Dirk Glaesser – Director, Sustainable Development of Tourism, UN World Tourism Organisation
16:10
Special programme announcement
17.00
Special programme announcement
17.15 - 17.30
Reflections and close
Day one: Evening gala, 17.45–22.00
17.45
Arrival and drinks reception
18.40
Welcome
Avtar Gill – People Committee Chair, Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
18.45
30 years of collaboration for a better world
Wolfgang M. Neumann – Chair, Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
19.05
Dinner
20.30
Keynote speech
Dame Julia Cleverdon DCVO, CBE 
21.10
Desserts
22.00
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Day two: 12 October, 09.30–13.00

Member-only
09.30
Arrival
10.00
Welcome
Glenn Mandziuk – CEO, Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
12.30
Back to Life: The Regenerative Power of a Net Positive Hospitality
Anna Pollock – Founder of Conscious Travel and Co-founder of The Hive
13.00
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