Asian convention venue operator engaging in sustainable practice: The driving and hindering factors

Stephaine LEE, Jialin WU, CHEN ZHENG

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Abstract

This study aims to identify the factors that drive or hinder convention venues to implement sustainable practices. The response from 136 Asian convention venue senior managers shows that improving the corporation image of the venue is the primary driving factor for the management team to engage in sustainable practices, while lack of resources is the major hindering factor. The significant differences in the driving and hindering factors were identified among the management team from different sized convention venues in Asia. The importance and suitability of sustainable practices were revealed from the perspective of different sized convention venues. The insights from this study deepen the understanding of sustainability in convention management and provide valuable implications for industry practitioners.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEvent Management
Volume25
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 16 Sep 2021

Keywords

  • CONVENTION VENUE; DRIVING FACTOR; HINDERING FACTOR; MICE INDUSTRY; SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL; SUSTAINABLE PRACTICE

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