11 easy ways to make your event more inclusive

Charlotte Flach Charlotte Flach Editor, C&IT
11 easy ways to make your event more inclusive

Reed & Mackay’s new whitepaper 'Supporting Business Travellers with Visible & Hidden Disabilities', offers tips for upping accessibility on site.

The events industry is expected to experience significant growth from now until 2028 – with a projected compound annual growth rate of nearly 23.1% through 2028.

This makes addressing whether we are meeting the needs of delegates with visible and hidden disabilities increasingly vital. 

Many planners and companies in the M&E space are actively working towards making improvements. Anticipating all requirements event delegates might have – and working in tandem with suppliers to deliver them – is essential, says Reed & Mackay Operations Manager Events UK Gill Newman. She cites an event Reed & Mackay organised where a delegate needed to have her specially designed bed in the hotel.