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The Sustainability Show 2022

Discover new ways to live more sustainably at this two-day celebration of forward-thinking brands and speakers

The Sustainability Show has announced the final lineup of industry experts and celebrity speakers at the event at Islington Business Design Centre London on 15-16 October 2022.

Ben Fogle, Liz Bonnin, Max La Manna, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Oliver Heath, Lucy Siegle, Safia Minney, Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones MBE AKA The Black Farmer, and Melissa Hemsley will be joined by experts Aleandro Brown, Douglas McMaster, Lisa Marley, Pauline Cox, Jarvis Smith, Jacob Thundil, David Farquhar, Klaus Mitchel, Sara Simmonds and Ana Santi.

Family-friendly sustainability

The Sustainability Show is a two-day celebration of today’s forward-thinking consumer brands, inspiring new ways we can reduce our environmental impact for tomorrow.

It’s a great day out for all the family, with talks by top sustainable celebrities, inspiring and informative features and an incredible choice of the latest ‘planet friendly’ products to buy.

The show covers Fashion, Food, Health & Beauty, Home & Garden, Transport & Energy, Pets and Money & Travel.

‘It’s going to take all of us to make the necessary changes to save our incredible planet. I’m looking forward to sharing my life lessons from the wilderness at the show & explore the alternative brands we can switch to for a healthier world.’

BEN FOGLE
Broadcaster and adventurer

Create upcycled interiors

Visitors to the show will experience educational features including House of Upcycling, which encourages consumers to improve their existing furniture rather than buying new.

Tracey Horan of Dolly Mixtures and Carrie Webb of Webb & Gray will give visitors ideas about how to create masterpieces from tired old furniture and fabrics destined for landfill.

The House of Upcycling’s founder, Chris Billinghurst, will speak about the craft, raising people’s awareness and promoting integration of professional upcycling into the world of interiors at all levels.

Sustainable chefs

Chef’s Corner is intimate breakout area featuring Q&As with sustainable chefs featuring social sensation Max La Manna, much-loved Hugh Fearley-Whittingstall and plant-based chef and TV presenter Lisa Marley.

If you love cooking but want to know more about how to create mouth-watering sustainable dishes or need tips on how to source ingredients that won’t cost the Earth, then this is the place for you.

Get up close and personal with some of the biggest names in sustainable food and drink in a relaxed and informal setting, for advice, ideas, tips and a comprehensive set of recipes.

Try your hand at vertical farming

Join agritech innovator, Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS), to learn about the role technology will play in ensuring we have reliable supplies of high-quality, tasty and nutritious food grown locally and sustainably.

Step inside the world of vertical farming by taking a virtual reality tour, find out how companies like IGS are partnering with traditional farmers to find a greener path forwards for food production, and discover more about how robots are helping farms to become more efficient.

You’ll get the chance to interact with a scale model of IGS’ Growth Towers, try your hand at vertical farming through an interactive game, and even take away a plant to grow yourself at home.

Jarvis Smith

My Green Pod readers can get free tickets to The Sustainability Show – just enter code TSSFREE when booking here

The Marketplace

Visitors will be the first to discover the next big sensation in sustainable ideas in a purpose-built area for young and emerging brands

Here you’ll discover a whole host of products from sustainable wines to sustainable sanitary wear. Brands include Ally Wines, Apex Gray, Serious, Feel Fit, Daye, Clarke Palmer, Denim Star and Avika Soaps, to name but a few.

Little Green Minds

Give your children a creative voice and fun-packed experience and let imaginations fly in Little Green Minds.

This area is full of hands-on activities and wonder for your little ones. With a focus on celebrating the natural world around us and creating with natural materials, the fun-packed agenda will host an array of active sessions to keep kids inspired.

This is the perfect place for younger minds to unleash their untapped creative potential while solving sustainable challenges for generations to come.

Marie Claire Sustainability Awards

Marie Claire UK, the official media partner for this year’s Sustainability Show, will host two panels across the weekend, and showcase 20 of 2022’s Marie Claire Sustainability Awards winners in a special feature space next to the main stage.

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