Global Green Destinations Days

You are invited to the 3rd edition of the Global Green Destinations Days: the world’s largest conference on sustainable tourism. We bring together leading sustainability experts in government, business, and academe. With an exciting program, workshops and many in-depth sessions, we look forward to seeing you this September in The Netherlands.

The Global Green Destinations Days are held from 26-28 September in Nijmegen. The 1st Global Leaders Conference is held on 25 September in Arnhem, with field visits in Gelderland on 26 September.

WHERE

De Lindenberg
Nijmegen, The Netherlands

WHEN

Wednesday to Friday
September 26 – 28, 2018

GGDD18: Creating Better Places Together

This conference our focus is on Creating Better Places Together. Join world experts, meet colleagues around the globe and enjoy the 3rd edition of the Global Green Destinations Days in The Netherlands. GGDD will be held in Nijmegen, the oldest Dutch city and the first Dutch city to be awarded with the title “European Green Capital.” Green vibes here we come!

GGDD18 is organized by Green Destinations with the support of:


Become a Founding Member of the Global Leaders Network

You can request admission for the 1st Global Leaders Conference to be held at 25 and 26 September right before GGDD. In this founding meeting, you can participate as a Founding Member of the Global Leaders Network and enjoy two extra half-day conference sessions focused on discussion and decision-making. Sessions will be plenary, partly parallel, and subject to the Chatham House Rule. As an added bonus, you will visit good-practice locations in The Netherlands and learn from sustainability challenges, dilemmas and solutions.


The Global Green Destinations Days start in

GGDD Conference Schedule

  • Day 1

    September 25, 2018

  • 09:10 - 09:20
    Personal observations on the need of leadership in sustainable tourism from a NGO, destination and business perspective.
    Business
    Innovation
    Marketing
    Networking
    Strategy

  • 09:20 - 09:30

  • 14:10 - 14.30
    Business
    Marketing
    Strategy

  • 14:30 - 14:40

  • Day 2

    September 26, 2018

  • Day 3

    September 27, 2018

  • 10:20 - 10:40
    Objectives and highlights of the day, by Albert Salman, President of Green Destinations.
    Business
    Innovation
    Marketing
    Strategy

  • 10:40 - 11:15
    Keynote presentation by Brian T. Mullis, Director of Guyana Tourism Authority, and former CEO of Sustainable Travel International.
    Business
    Innovation
    Marketing
    Strategy

  • Day 4

    September 28, 2017

  • 09:00 - 12:30
    This workshop will provide guidance and technical support to those involved in nominations for the 2018 Sustainable Destinations Top 100, and to those who have just started the Green Destinations self-assessment on the online platform. The workshop will also launch the criteria for the 2019 Top 100 Competition. The deadline for the 2018 competition will be 15 October, for the 2019 competition it will be 15 December. Destinations selected in any of these competitions are eligible for the 2019 ITB Best of Top 100 Awards, to be presented at ITB Berlin, 6 March 2019. Interested to join? Register by purchasing your admission ticket.
    Business
    Innovation
    Marketing
    Networking

Our Speakers