At Empack Madrid, we are committed to actively contributing to a sustainable future through our initiatives. We believe that every action counts, and we are dedicated to reducing our environmental impact and promoting sustainable practices in the events industry.

We tell you how we are doing our bit in this journey towards a better world!




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Our main initiatives:

In each block we tell you more about Empack’s environmental and social initiatives.


Travel & Accommodation

We reduce travel emissions and select our preferred accommodation providers based on sustainability criteria​

Travel & Accommodation

  • The venue is equipped with EV charging stations
  • The venue is equipped with parking for bikes
  • We recommend a carpooling situation
  • Donation of parking tickets of exhibitors who do not come by car to a social action.

Food & Food Waste

We apply sustainable food sourcing principles at our catering points and work to reduce food waste.

Food & Food Waste

  • We ask our suppliers to exercise portion control at catering points to reduce waste
  • Vegetarian and vegan options are available at the catering points


The venue takes energy-saving measures, produces renewable energy through solar panels and takes measures to save water​


  • We limit our energy consumption by strictly controlling ligthing, heating and HVAC levels
  • The event venue and stands are equipped with LED lighting
  • The site has 100% renewable energy with GdOS (Gestion de Garanties d'Origine): cogeneration, hydraulic and wind.

Freight & Logistics

Our all-in stand model reduces transport emissions and waste and we select our suppliers based on sustainability criteria​

Freight & Logistics

  • We apply sustainability criteria in contracts and RFPs
  • We select our suppliers based on sustainable transportation criteria

Production & Waste

We implement a strict waste management and waste reduction plan and we limit the use of plastic at our events​

Production & Waste

  • We sort waste generated by our events
  • We lay resuable carpet tiles at the event
  • Our Smart Badge technology allows significant reduction of paper by our exhibitors

Social Responsibility

We strive to be an inclusive team, embrace diversity with equal opportunities for all and embed sustainability at the core of our event

Social Responsibility

  • Our content programme features subjects surrounding sustainability
  • We provide a platform to start-ups to present their breakthrough innovations

Our main initiatives:

Exhibitor tips

Join our green team and take action for the future! By exhibiting at Empack, you play an essential role in helping us create a sustainable event.

Here are some practical tips to make your participation more sustainable.

Select an ‘ALL IN’ reusable stand model from the organiser or design your own stand so that the structure can be reused several times, year after year. Work with your stand builder to make your stand as sustainable as possible. Avoid creating a disposable stand just for one event…

Create reusable (undated) posters made from recyclable materials and environmentally friendly ink whenever possible.

Use LED lighting and other low-energy equipment for your stand and don’t forget to switch them off at the end of the day.

Try not to use carpet and, if you really need it, preferably choose reusable carpet tiles. If you use normal carpet, make sure it is recyclable and will be recycled.

Where possible, choose public transport or carpool with colleagues.

Choose a hotel within walking distance and/or with environmentally friendly practices.

For your transport, consolidate your shipments and preferably use transport and logistics companies that apply sustainable practices.

Favour local suppliers to support the local economy and reduce transportation

Support suppliers with environmental and social credentials.

Bring your own reusable water bottle to take advantage of our water sources and help us reduce the use of single-use plastic.

If you serve food at your stand, preferably choose locally sourced and plant-based food, and avoid using single-use plastics.

Avoid wasting food and order only as much as you need.

Take an active part in the many initiatives and discussions that will take place during the event to support the sustainable development of your sector.

Inspire visitors by showcasing the sustainable credentials of your products.

Visitor tips

Dear visitor, join our green team and take action for the future! We can’t do it alone! Help us make this event more sustainable!

Here’s what you can do to help:


As part of the Easyfairs group, we are members of the Net Zero Carbon Events pledge and are committed to becoming net zero by 2050 and halving our greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

Making empack madrid an impactful and responsible event for our community

Easyfairs is committed to managing Empack Madrid in an environmentally and socially responsible manner:

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