Tourism Diversity Matters was honored to support and participate as a member of the Events Industry Council (EIC)’s Equity Task Force to create a framework for action, amplify the task force work, and serve as a catalyst for turning vision and intentions into action.
The EIC, in partnership with its global EIC Equity Task Force, recently released the results of the 2022 Equity Benchmarking Study, which is a critical first phase of EIC’s Equity Acceleration Plan. The EIC Benchmarking Study continues to underscore the value and business imperative of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, providing the Meetings and Events Industries data-driven insights regarding DEI dissatisfaction among event professionals. This points to an urgent need for organizations to advance their DEI structures, policies, and initiatives to deliver measurable change.
This study illustrates the importance of DEI pursuits happening to drive economic and social progress; however, it makes the case we must improve our ability to deliver impact and sustain change.
Collaborating and developing synergies of overall industry DEI strategies can advance the industry’s DEI efficiently and expeditiously.
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