Sustainable event cities
|Coordinator||RIKSIDROTTSFÖRBUNDETS IDROTTSINSTITUT - Riksidrottsförbundet|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 500 000|
|Project duration||November 2015 - July 2016|
|Venture||Challenge-Driven Innovation – Stage 1 initiation|
|Call||Challenge-Driven Innovation - Stage 1 Initiation 2015 (autumn)|
Purpose and goal
The aim was to establish a national network of stakeholders to develop new solutions and knowledge that will strengthen Sweden´s competitiveness regarding sustainable urban events. The project has assembled a consortium consisting of: Riksidrottsförbundet, Göteborg & Com, Visit Stockholm, Malmö stad, Region Kalmar, Inspiration Gotland, Visit Södra Dalarna, Mittuniversitetet, Göteborg Universitet and BFUF. Through workshops, interviews, self-assessments and benchmarking, including two joint study, we have identified the need to create more sustainable cities events.
Expected results and effects
We have identified and prioritized the needs of the reference group have come up in the process , based on the goals we presented in the application. The two study group did as well as the collection of data from other countries´ way of working is to create a broad and competent basis for continued benchmarking and the value of it. We have started the discussion and analysis of needs of the common criteria , guidelines and indicators we need a national work on sustainable event cities . During the process , we have established cooperation with four other players for the future.
Planned approach and implementation
RF has coordinated the project with a project manager and assisted process management hired for the four workshops conducted . Each workshop has been planned by a working group consisting of four people. The process has applied strong involvement in the reference group 11 partners which we have planned together and completed the activities like study, self- assessment and benchmarking. The work is based on involvement / knowledge of all participants and during the process, we have expanded the number of partners and see our approach as a guiding principle continue to stage 2 application.