We have received a nice gift today!
How many steps do we need to walk to buy our delicious bio coffee? Now we know! We are just 838 steps away from our local shop!
The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow is the first venue in the world to be accredited under the World Obesity Federation’s Healthy Venue Awards programme. The Healthy Venues Award is part of the World's Obesity's Action Initiative will help people achieve and maintain a healthy weight and fight the global obesity crisis. The award focuses on steps that venues can take to support healthy eating and to encourage more activity.
"The SECC will promote healthy choices for delegates and will combat unhealthy practices in the meetings and events industry. It's all about looking holistically at the attendee experience, from healthy meals through to encouraging people to use the stairs rather than lifts," said Mrs Kathleen Wardenm the SECC's Director of Conference Sales.
Chris Trimmer, CEO of the World Obesity Foundation said: "Having SECC as an ambassador for Healthy Venues will show other exhibition & conference providers that the healthy choice is the right choice"
Investments made by the SECC to support a healthier event experience for delegates include:
Thanks to the pedometer HeadQuarters & MIM magazines have received from the SECC, we can now count our steps and stay fit in the office!
Thank you very much!
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