Evenementenhal Gorinchem– Franklinweg 2 4207 HZ Gorinchem



Easyfairs is committed to organizing METAVAK in an environmentally friendly and socially responsible way by:

As part of the Easyfairs Group, we are a member of the Net Zero Carbon Events pledge and commit to being climate neutral by 2050 and halving our greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

Our main initiatives:


The location takes energy-saving measures, generates sustainable energy through solar panels and takes measures to save water.


  • We limit our energy consumption by strict control of lighting, heating and ventilation
  • The event location and stands are equipped with LED lighting

Production & Waste

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

Production & Waste

  • We sort the waste from our events
  • We use reusable carpet tiles at the event
  • Our Smart Badge technology ensures significant paper savings for our exhibitors.

Travels & Accommodations

We reduce travel emissions and select our accommodation recommendations based on sustainability criteria

Travels & Accommodations

  • The location is equipped with charging stations for electric vehicles
  • The location is equipped with parking for bicycles
  • We recommend carpooling.

Nutrition & Food Waste

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

Nutrition & Food Waste

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

Freight & Logistics

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

Freight & Logistics

  • We use sustainability criteria in contracts and quotation requests
  • We select our suppliers based on sustainable transport criteria.

Social responsibility

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

Social responsibility

  • Our knowledge program includes topics surrounding sustainability
  • We offer a platform for start-ups to present their groundbreaking innovations.


In addition to the efforts of the Easyfairs Group, we distinguish ourselves as an organizer with the following initiatives at METAVAK:

Exhibitor tips

Dear exhibitors: join our green team and take action for the future! If you are an exhibitor at METAVAK, you play a vital role in helping create a sustainable event.

Below are some useful tips to make your participation more sustainable:

Choose a reusable all-in stand model from the organizer or design your own stand so that the stand can be reused several times. Work with your stand builder to make your stand as sustainable as possible! Avoid creating a disposable booth for one event.

Make reusable signing (without date) from recyclable materials and with environmentally friendly ink if possible.

Use LED lighting and other energy-efficient equipment for your stand and don’t forget to turn it off at the end of the day.

Try not to use carpet, and if you really need it, preferably opt for reusable carpet tiles. If you use regular carpet, make sure it is recyclable and recycled.

Whenever possible, choose public transport or carpool with your colleagues.

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

Consolidate your shipments and preferably use transport and logistics companies with sustainable practices.

Give preference to local suppliers to support the local economy and reduce transportation.

Prefer suppliers with sustainable and responsible principles.

Bring your own reusable water bottle to use our water fountains and help us reduce the use of single-use plastics.

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

Avoid food waste and order only the quantity you need.

Actively participate in the various initiatives and discussions during the event that support the sustainable development of your sector.

Inspire visitors by showing the sustainable features of your products.

Visitor tips

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

Here’s what you can do to help:

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