Ideas Exchange is a small-format immersive event tackling major topics.
Big ideas. Great minds. Meaningful conversations.
This event is designed to challenge, excite, engage, and inform guests on relevant, significant topics relating to our industry. Featuring passionate speakers and robust discussions, this is a rare opportunity to experience a truly creative and unique event. Attending an Ideas Exchange event means being part of our commitment to ESG and to a more sustainable future.
Ideas Exchange turns 3 and punches above its weight.
For the third instalment of the Ideas Exchange series, FCM Meetings & Events served up a stellar line up of experts to discuss ‘S’ – the Social in ESG. The knowledge-sharing event brought together industry professionals to specifically focus on knowing your supply chain and taking social responsibility at every level.
The robust, small group discussions were guided by thought-leaders including Flight Centre Travel Group’s Head of People and Culture, Allisa O’Connell, Accor Group’s Director of ESG, David Young and Etihad Airways General Manager of Australia & New Zealand, Sarah Built.
Getting social at IDEX
The immersive IDEX 3.0 event took place at the boutique Porter House Hotel Sydney, where guests were divided into three small pods each rotating through three sessions. The collaborative and fun sessions included a ‘make your own cocktail’ activity, before settling into discussions on supply chain in hotels, airlines and with regards to people and culture, all followed by a sustainable meal with Executive Chef, Emrys Jones.
The FCM Meetings & Events event was an informal, highly interactive experience designed to encourage discussion and to inspire collaborative action. Enjoy watching the evening’s highlights here...
One of the hot topics … are you doing your due diligence?
Social issues can carry significant reputational and operational risks in the complex arena of procurement. So this event focussed on the question – what does a ‘good’ supply chain look like, in events and travel? As ‘Social’ is defined as the consideration of humans and our interdependencies, it’s important to have robust processes and controls in relation to supply chain health and safety and human rights. Key guests discussed unique initiatives their companies have put in place to keep them on track to meet their social obligations.