The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) achieved a significant milestone by attaining the EarthCheck Master Certification, a prestigious recognition in the realm of sustainability and destination management for the travel and tourism industry.
EarthCheck’s Master Certification is the highest accolade available under their program and signifies a profound commitment to the highest standards of environmental and social responsibility.
Since its establishment in 2004, GCCEC has spearheaded numerous impactful projects and initiatives, including the implementation of an overarching sustainability policy, a green event checklist, the formation of a Green Team, innovative waste and water reduction processes, energy-efficient equipment, and the use of compostable products.
Adrienne Readings, General Manager of GCCEC, said: “Our industry plays a pivotal role in driving awareness and change in environmental practices and I am thrilled to announce that we achieved Master status with EarthCheck. This achievement reflects our dedication to taking a leadership position in driving a greener, more responsible future for the events industry.”