People and planet pledge

Make your pledge for people and planet

We’re on a mission to support both people and planet by telling stories and seeking action. Whether you’re a booth coordinator or a buyer, we’re asking you to make a pledge to champion social impact and environmental responsibility at IMEX America.

By each committing to four simple actions, together we can create a show that’s both inclusive and conscious of our impact on the planet.
We’ll highlight participating booths with a green booth number and in a listing at IMEX | EIC People & Planet Theater, supported by Destination Canada (if you make your pledge by September 25).
Everyone supporting the pledge can collect a ribbon at the Info Zone or Inspiration Hub to emphasize their participation.


People and planet pledge for all

Choose four (or more) of the following:
  • Read and support the IMEX code of conduct

  • Visit the IMEX | EIC People & Planet Theater, supported by Destination Canada

  • Attend a diversity, equity and inclusion, or sustainability education session

  • Bring a pronoun badge to wear at the show

  • Travel responsibly by carbon offsetting your travel, using public transportation, or walking to and from the show
  • Download the TraffickCam App (to help combat human trafficking)

  • Choose sustainable food options (look out for regional, organic, waterwise, vegetarian and plant-based options on our menus)

  • Talk to prospective partners about their sustainability options during your meetings
  • Perform a random act of kindness (buy someone a coffee in the coffee line, help with directions or donate to local Las Vegas charities: Spread the Word Nevada, The Shade Tree or Opportunity Village)

  • Place your unwanted items in the donation bins and recycle your show badge when you leave

People and planet pledge for exhibitors

Here are some actions for booth coordinators. 

Commit to four (or more) of the following:

  • Talk to your booth constructor about using sustainable materials and what they can do to reduce waste
  • Order sustainable catering (regional, organic, waterwise, vegetarian, plant-based)
  • Reduce or remove all single-use plastics and paper, including brochures 
  • Only offer sustainable gifts or giveaways

  • Read, follow and share the IMEX code of conduct with your booth partners and team members

  • Support the use of pronoun badges for your team

  • Encourage your team to download the TraffickCam App (to help combat human trafficking)

  • Travel responsibly by carbon offsetting your team’s travel to the show
  • Make your exhibitor pledge by September 25

With special thanks to MeetGreen®
A heartfelt thank you to our sustainability consultants MeetGreen for supporting us on our sustainability journey. Contact Eric Wallinger to find out how MeetGreen can help you.
Related pages
Exhibit sustainably

Exhibit sustainably

See our sustainable exhibiting guides plus actions you can take to reduce your exhibiting impact and to support the local Las Vegas community.


Find out why you should attend IMEX, who attends and ways to attend IMEX. 
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Discover over 150 free education sessions at IMEX America.

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Roger Lehner
Roger Lehner
Senior Operations & Sustainability Executive
Ellie Scott
Ellie Scott
Senior Content Manager
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