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Berlin Event Network e.V.

Strategic partner

Berlin Event Network e. V. supports us in offering you concrete, tailor-made services. Together we will make Berlin the top international destination for MICE projects! The Berlin Event Network is a unique MICE network in Germany with maximum expertise in Berlin. The range of services offered by our members covers all facets of the event industry: from the agency to the location, caterer, technical service provider, shuttle service and far beyond, you will find accomplished and experienced contacts here for your next event in Berlin.

Together with the visitBerlin Berlin Convention Office (BCO), we promote and develop Berlin as a MICE location and at the same time see ourselves as a communication platform for our members as well as representing the interests of the industry vis-à-vis Berlin's politicians and business community.

Sustainability performance

Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) High Performer

Obligation criteria

  • Governance - Integrating a sustainability strategy
  • Governance - Implementing sustainability goals
  • Governance - Sustainable business development management
  • Compliance - Observing laws and guidelines
  • Compliance – Integrating a code of conduct
  • Compliance - Active incident management for breaches of compliance
  • Data Privacy – Ensuring data management meets the statutory requirements
  • Corporate culture – Communicating the sustainability vision statement
  • Transparency - Public sustainability reporting
  • Risk analysis - Structured risk management
  • Shareholders - Transparent information on shareholder structure and participations

Environment High Performer

Obligation criteria

  • Energy – Use of renewable energies
  • Carbon emissions – Auditing carbon footprint
  • Carbon footprint - Travel management system to cut carbon emissions
  • Carbon footprint - Mobility management strategies to reduce carbon emissions
  • Energy – Managing energy saving and efficiency
  • Waste – Systematic waste avoidance, sorting, and recycling
  • Environmental management – Environmental management system in place
  • Environmental management – Increasing energy efficiency of facilities
  • Environmental management – Safe treatment of hazardous materials
  • Environmental management – Putting green office strategies into place
  • Environmental management – Reducing water consumption
  • Environmental management – Eco-friendly furnishings for premises and locations
  • Environmental management – Using eco-friendly consumables

Optional criteria

  • Emissions and environmental pollution control - Avoidance of noise, light, etc.
  • Environmental costs – Carbon offset for projects and business activities

Society High Performer

Obligation criteria

  • Employee satisfaction – Promoting employee loyalty and motivation
  • Work-life balance - Flexible working time models and CSR catalogue
  • Occupational health and safety measures - Safeguarding productivity
  • HR strategy – Supporting staff development and training
  • HR plan – Strategic HR management
  • HR strategy – Appraisal interviews and incentive system in place
  • Diversity - Management of diversity and equal opportunities
  • Diversity - Ensuring the workplace is free from discrimination
  • Training and further training – Promoting professional and personal development
  • Training and further training – Developing skills in sustainability
  • Suggestion scheme – Strengthening sustainable processes
  • Dialogue - Involving stakeholders groups
  • Accessibility – facilitating participation

Optional criteria

  • Diversity - Integrating not-for-profit organisations
  • Social commitment - Regulating donations and sponsoring
  • Social commitment - Supporting company volunteer programmes

Business High Performer

Obligation criteria

  • Quality – Introducing structured quality management
  • Quality – Establishing a structured complaints management procedure
  • Quality – Regular dialogue with stakeholders to improve quality
  • Risks – Established risk analysis of products and projects
  • Innovation – Expanding the sustainable service portfolio
  • Innovation – Sustainable product and innovation management
  • Security – Establishing a user safety process
  • Budget discipline – Structured bid and invoicing management
  • Remuneration policy – Equitable remuneration structure
  • Suppliers – Aligning the supply chain along sustainable lines
  • Suppliers – Monitoring sustainability criteria in the supply chain
  • Suppliers – Hiring of sustainable locations
  • Resources – Efficient purchasing of sustainable products and services
  • Memberships – Transparent information on association memberships

Optional criteria

  • Financing – Ecological and ethical financial participation

Further details

Berlin Event Network e.V.

  • c/o AXICA Tagungs- und Kongresszentrum, Pariser Platz 3
  • D-10117 Berlin

Sustainable Partner

Certified since 2021

Audits year-on-year

2024 +13%
2023 -11%
2021 ±0%

Audits year-on-year

2024 +52%
2023 -60%
2021 ±0%

Audits year-on-year

2024 +16%
2023 -12%
2021 ±0%

Audits year-on-year

2024 +28%
2023 -5%
2021 ±0%

Overall performance

4 of 5 Points

High Performer

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