EVENT ENERGY TIPS
Please see below some useful tips to reduce your energy usage throughout the event:
- Reducing your screen brightness from 100% to 70% is hardly noticeable and can reduce energy consumption by 20%.
- Reducing cooling by 1°C can reduce energy use by up to 8%.
- Switch to energy saving mode on your computer or screen, or sit in areas with natural light.
Informa Connect is committed to supporting the local charities where our events are hosted. As BPI Europe 2020 was due to be held in Amsterdam, we have partnered with several charities to drive awareness and growth within the local community. We encourage you to learn more about each charity and donate at the links below.
PuurZuid (Pure South, an initiative in the South of Amsterdam, where the RAI is also situated) is an open organisation in the field of social services. It contributes ideas in all neighbourhoods and areas of Amsterdam South and offers support where required.
If you would like to donate food/drink or small present, please contact Wouter Plaatsman: firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the donation.
Salvation Army Bij Bosshardt Amsterdam Noord
Salvation Army Bij Bosshardt Amsterdam Noord is a neighbourhood meeting place where everyone is welcome. People go there for a cup of coffee, a listening ear, an intimate meal or various other activities. The activities organised at Bij Bosshardt are determined by the wishes and needs of the neighbourhood.
If anyone has a multipurpose food processor to donate, they can contact Yvonne van Lambalgen, captain of the Salvation Army by Bosshardt via: email@example.com. You can also contact Yvonne for other possible donations for the High Tea project. If anyone wants to support the Salvation Army financially, please donate here: https://doneren.legerdesheils.nl/
The Food Bank
The Food Bank provides food parcels for people with no money for groceries. Food is not purchased – it is obtained from surpluses and donations, reducing food waste and the burden on the environment. The goal of the Food Bank is to help people in need.
Vivium Torendael focuses on nursing care for people with dementia. They strive to improve the quality of life of the people in their modern nursing home by providing residential support, nursing care and improved life quality to help people with dementia lead normal lives.
Stichting Sina fights poverty in Amsterdam. It focuses on individuals and families who live on or near the poverty line. The goal is to provide people with insight into their own capabilities in various ways and help them become more self-sufficient so they can participate again in the community.
Regenboog Group support people that live in social poverty. Whether they became isolated because of mental health or addiction related issues, live on the street or have financial debts: The Regenboog Group stimulates people in poor social situations to take back the lead and create a fulfilling and socially active life for themselves.
Stichting Heen en Weer
Stichting Heen en Weer foundation provides a local mobility service for people with walking difficulties.
Community centre Hendrik de Keijser
Community centre Hendrik de Keijser gives local children and adults the chance to organise activities together, by and for each other. Regardless of their background, residents join forces to enhance the quality of life and enable people to live together and get to know each other better.
International Rescue Committee
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.
Healthy Dutch Recipes
Traditionally, Dutch cuisine is simple and straightforward, with many vegetables and little meat: breakfast and lunch are typically bread with toppings like cheese, while dinner is meat and potatoes, supplemented with seasonal vegetables.
Our team has prepared 5 healthy Dutch recipe cards for you via the links below. If you do create one of the dishes below, be sure to take a photo and post it on social media with #BPIEUROPE
Fitness & Fun
Join our attendee running group on the Strava app and start logging your runs today, using your phone or fitness device! Prizes will be awarded to our most active attendees.
During the virtual event our team will have a professional yoga instructor lead an online session available for all attendees to participate in.
Compete in live trivia with fellow attendees and win prizes if you atop our leader board! Please be sure to join this live quiz on Monday evening reception on 13th July, where we will be presenting a $750 donation to the International Rescue Committee