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Sustainable certification of conferences & events in Tirol

This “Land in the Mountains” is a very special country. With around 600 peaks of over 3,000 metres and its mighty mountain ranges, Tirol is a coveted source of spiritual energy in the Alps. Incorporating the imposing mountains of Tirol into meetings and events is the nature of our game.

Convention Bureau Tirol and its partners place a significant focus on maintaining this natural emphasis within the framework of a sustainable and responsible conferencing culture, in which the environment and its resources are preserved. Read more about our understanding of eco-friendly conferencing and our commitment in our Quality Guarantee.

Events are often associated with a considerable “ecological footprint”. Discover more about the Green allegiance of our convention partners and where you can organise your very own green event.

Meet Green in Tirol

To make convention businesses in Tirol that pursue green initiatives easily visible, they carry the Meet Green icon on

Austrian Eco-Label

The Austrian environmental certificates, “Green Events”, “Green Meetings” and “Green Location” are awarded to conferences, congress and conventions that are characterised in particular by the sustainable use of resources. These include increased energy efficiency, waste prevention and environmentally friendly travel to and from the event. Aspects of regional benefit and social responsibility are also taken into account.
In Tirol, the following Convention Bureau Tirol partners are bearers of the Austrian “Green Meetings and Events” eco-label and can therefore assure that your event is hosted under the “Green Meeting” seal of quality:

The following partners of the Convention Bureau Tirol are currently in the process of being certified with the Austrian Eco-Label:

Convention Bureau Tirol licensee of the Austrian Eco-label

Since September 2021 the Convention Bureau Tirol is a licensee of the Austrian Eco-Label. This means that it now also has the corresponding competencies to act as an advisor on the subject of “Green Meeting” in Tirol, both for interested customers and in the direction of the Tyrolean convention businesses.

Green Events Tirol

“Green Events Tirol ” is an initiative by Climate Alliance Tirol and the Tirolean Environment Association, working in conjunction with the State of Tirol to promote an environmentally and socially acceptable event culture. In addition to awarding certification to events and event venues, Climate Alliance Tirol and the Environment Association Tirol are happy to provide free advice on the various options for planning your event even more sustainably.

Find out more about Green Events Tirol and whether your event meets the stringent GOING GREEN TIROL requirements here.

Following companies from the Convention Bureau Tirol network are Green Event Tirol partners:

Green Hotels

Among our partners are already some conference hotels that follow a “green” path and a sustainable concept: Gradonna Mountain Resort, Dolomiten Residenz Sporthotel Sillian, Das Hohe Salve Sportresort and Explorer Hotel Ötztal.

We are happy to advice you on the various options for green meetings and sustainable meetings in Tirol.

Green Globe

Green Globe Certification is the first global program for sustainable travel and tourism. It is based on the three pillars of environmental friendliness, social responsibility and economic viability. These pillars define 41 core certification criteria with over 300 compliance indicators, to which certified companies such as our partner, the Congress Center Alpbach, and Congress Messe Innsbruck, are committed.

Green Brand

K3 KitzKongress in our partner region Kitzbühel, has also been honored with the Green Brands Seal as well as Congress Center Alpbach. Awarded to those who make a major contribution to environmental protection and are committed to sustainability and ecological responsibility. The award is presented by Green Brands, an international brand-marketing organization dedicated to the promotion of environmental sustainability.


Emissions compensation

Where greenhouse gases are emitted is irrelevant. It is the responsibility of each individual to keep this as low as possible. Large amounts of the greenhouse gas CO2 are also produced at various events. However, there are numerous ways and tips to keep this number as small as possible.

Offset calculators can determine the emissions produced and calculate an offset amount. The contributions are then used to support climate protection projects.

The Convention Bureau Tirol recommends and supports:

We, Kathrin Horntrich and Christina Pilz, are more than happy to support and advise you in all aspects surrounding Green Meetings and sustainable conferencing in Tirol. Just get in touch!

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