RAW presents plastic conference @ The Showman’s Show 2018

RAW is holding a series of free sessions focussed on plastics at this year’s Showman’s Show, the outdoor event industry’s key annual exhibition event. The conference is free to attend, for anyone visiting the Showman’s Show and will be held at Newbury Showground on Thursday 18thOctober, between 11am and 2pm.

RAW Talks: Inspiration for a ‘pointless plastic’-free events industry


11:00 – 11:10: Introduction

11:10 – 11:40 – Steps toward pointless plastic-free events 

Audiences expect event sot take action on plastic. Join a panel of experts and innovators discussing the benefits of eliminating single use plastics and reveal how everyone can take effective action. Hosted by RAW Foundation, with events including Shambala Festival and Cropedy t.b.c

11:40 – 12:10  – Purpose, personality, people and profit: A Masterclass in Values-Based Marketing 

A punchy masterclass with Ed Gillespie, co-founder of pioneering global sustainability change agency Futerra, author, and prolific social entrepreneur. Ed will outline the key ways in which business can be a powerful force for good when it combines creativity, compassion and courage to solve real problems. 

12:10 – 12:40 Plastic Smart Solutions 

 Meet the most innovative companies providing plastic-smart drinking solutions to the event industry, in a series of short presentations, plus question time.

  • FRANK Water: Onsite Refill service
  • RAW Bottles: New supplier of high quality brandable drinks bottles
  • Green Goblet: Leading reusable bar cups provider talks about the facts.
  • Ohoo: Innovative solution to packaging drinks.
  • APS presents EnviroCup, a reusable stainless steel cup for events.

12:40 – 13:10 – Behind the scenes in the waste industry

What actually happens to waste, what’s the global context, and what are the best decisions you can make? Get properly informed by joining an interview with Jonathan Taylor, Grist Environmental

13:10 – 13:30 Networking

Register to attend the Showman’s Show HERE.