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Travel Social Good 2017 Summit
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Travel Social Good 2017 Summit
8 November, 2017 0
Our friends from Travel Social Good are preparing a very special event to talk about sustainable tourism. It will be held on November 16 and 17 in New York. (more…)
Global Fashion Disruptors
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Global Fashion Disruptors
27 October, 2017 0

SoFE training and incubation programme Global Fashion Disruptors is celebrating its 1st round completion with an all-around event in Athens, with the active involvement of the initiators of the Sustainable Fashion Movement and the support of Fashion Revolution Greece.

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Amsterdam truly has a little something for everyone
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Amsterdam truly has a little something for everyone
5 September, 2017 0
The city of Amsterdam has a reputation. Your mind may conjure up images of canals… or maybe even “coffeeshops” or the city’s infamous Red Light District.  But this only accounts for a small part of Amsterdam’s story. After visiting for the first time earlier this year, I quickly realized (in the span of a long weekend) that Amsterdam might be one of my favorite cities. I absolutely loved the unique brickwork, the gorgeous expansive canals, the rich history, great food, and general amiable disposition of the people. (more…)
Reflections on terrorist attacks in Barcelona, our city
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Reflections on terrorist attacks in Barcelona, our city
24 August, 2017 0
After the flood of emotions from sadness to anger, to disillusionment to despair... I have been reflecting and feeling collectively responsible for what has happened in Las Ramblas.
London: between a rich ancient history and a modern metropolis
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London: between a rich ancient history and a modern metropolis
22 August, 2017 0
The atmosphere in London is contagious. In no other city can you experience such a unique balance between rich, ancient history, and a modern, contemporary metropolis. There is a feeling of refinement that only comes from a strong foundation in tradition, and a youthful energy easily found in the city’s art, music, and food scene, each side working in blissful harmony that you have to experience to fully understand. (more…)
Let’s talk: Airbnb
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Let’s talk: Airbnb
3 July, 2017 0
A poster child for the sharing economy, Airbnb is the online platform that allows individuals to rent rooms to visitors from around the world, as an alternative to traditional hotels and B&Bs. But by allowing people to monetise their assets in this way, is the platform a force for good, or does it leave a lot to be desired? Ari Kestin and Elena Rodriguez Blanco discuss both ends of the spectrum.  (more…)
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Find out why sustainability leaders are innovators and meet them next May 20 in Barcelona
9 May, 2017 0

A sustainability summit: 3 subjects in which sustainability can be applied

  Travel, Education, and Fashion our core values for this sustainability summit. If you hadn’t had the chance to read about our event on May 20th in Barcelona (pssst! The Authenticitys Summit 2017), we want to take a moment to invite you to do so now! This is what the summit and we stand for: sustainable travel, ethical fashion, alternative education and finding ways to put your toe, your hand or your whole self into these life-changing and heart-warming fields.
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Authenticitys Summit 2017 in Barcelona May 20 at 10am

Find out where it’ll be: Team Labs, how much it costs: 7.53€ for early bird buyers, who’s talking and why we’re doing this for the 2nd year running on the Summit’s website. Picture a panel, workshops, inspiring talks from different passionate entrepreneurs that work in these fields, the chance to connect with sustainability leaders who have become innovators in their disciplines. Take this opportunity to find like-minded people and understand how sustainability affects you and me!

Why sustainability is important for us and how we've applied it in the summit:

We believe there’s a way to travel and give back to the city you visit and by doing so, you also grow and transform as a person. You visit Barcelona for example, take a paddle surf lesson and help clean the beach whilst you learn the stories of the district the beach is in. Or you take a bike ride through the unseen side of Barcelona and visit an area, we are sure you wouldn’t casually stumble upon on your own and discover why this is. Get the tips, the stories of why it’s still under the radar and support a young entrepreneur who uses his revenue to support and NGO in Africa that has innovative educational projects.
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We believe that when you travel you can forge meaningful connections with the people you meet along the way.

Find out how sustainable travel is possible from our speakers and the partners we work with to offer sustainable experiences throughout Europe and Latin America.
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Seize the day and go and find out how create a more sustainable future!

Fashion-wise, during the summit you'll learn about how you can transform the fashion world’s supply chains. If you love fashion, we also want to help you discover how and where to get the best garments designed and made by locals with friendly and non-exploitive techniques. Learn what sustainability in textiles is AND look amazing while purchasing sustainable garments. We want to take it a step further yet for this sustainability summit, and will encourage you to unleash your inner fashionista, come to the Summit and get inspired by a sustainable designer’s hub find out where fashion designers find inspiration and how to join this network. Become an eco-friendly fashion trendsetters and sustainable game changer.

Learn about the theory of Blockchain and how it can become a facilitator for creating social impact and transforming our society in a better one.

  Alternative Education is the third subject we chose for this sustainability summit.  Alternative or sustainable education refers to how we interact in our work and everyday lives with technological advances such as artificial intelligence and virtual reality. This progress demands that we rethink humanity and the ways we relate and learn. We will talk about new ways of learning, the advantages of sustainable education and effects it's having even in universities. Get involved in how sustainable development begins with education. The #ASummit2017 also has a competition for students in Barcelona who want to use their creativity to give back. If you feel inspired to use your creativity to create a change, this just might be it. We’d love to see you at the Summit so we can share our dream with you and hear what you have to say! Take part in the #ASummit2017 and buy your early bird ticket and join us on May 20 in Team Labs.   If you’d like to find out more, please visit our Summit website or contact us! We look forward to seeing you and hearing your thoughts on travel education and fashion! Register here and get involved in the talks, workshops and the chance to network with amazing people.   P.S. If you know someone who might want to get their creative juices flowing or is a believer in a sustainable way of life, help them reignite their creative potential and find happiness in the travel, fashion and education fields by letting them know about the #ASummit2017! P.S.2. Let's connect! Follow the event and our news on InstagramFacebook or Twitter!
Premis Alimara 2017
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Premis Alimara 2017
24 April, 2017 0
On April 21, the XXXIII Premis Alimara was held on the international campus of Tourism, Hotel and Gastronomy CETT-UB in Barcelona. The event awards the best national and international tourist promotion initiatives and is promoted by the CETT Group, together with B Travel, the International Tourism Fair of Catalonia. (more…)
Managing Resources – The sharing economy
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Managing Resources – The sharing economy
23 April, 2017 0
On 25th of February, Authenticitys participated on the Doing Good Doing Well Conference in Barcelona, organized by IESE Business School. We talked about Managing Resources - The sharing economy in a shared panel with Jaime Rodríguez from BlaBlaCar, Bernardo Reiner from WallaPop, Oriol Segarra from Tradebe and Joan Fontrodona.
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Authenticitys Summit 2017: Creating Social impact in cities.
12 April, 2017 0

A call to action summit focused on responsible travel, education and sustainable fashion. #ASummit2017

  We are very excited to host the second edition of the Authenticitys Summit, taking place on May 20, 2017! The Authenticitys Summit is powered by a community of people that believe social impact should be at the centre of cities, travel, education, technology, fashion and design. It's a solution-focused call to action for entrepreneurs, experts, visionaries, and leaders. This year the Summit has a special focus on responsible travel, alternative education and sustainable fashion. Getting excited? Watch the video of last year’s edition to get ready for this year’s summit! The Authenticitys Summit brings together the game changers of this ecosystem of social impact to have conversations that matter and co-create the future together. Through the organized workshops focused on travel, education and fashion, we will share experiences and engage in dialogue with our special speakers from Pandorahub, a movement working to revive rural or abandoned villages; A2hd an inclusive and sustainable tourism company , Ship2B a social impact accelerator for entrepreneurs and investors; Acumen a non-profit that raises charitable donations to invest in companies, leaders, and ideas that are changing the way the world tackles poverty and; Sofehub a training and incubation platform for existing and future sustainable and ethical fashion entrepreneurs in Europe. Check out the schedule here! The day will be a mix of talks and workshops and will end with wine and tapas!

Check out the #ASummit2017 schedule

​Are you ready to co-create the future with us? Join the community that will come together at the Authenticitys Summit in Barcelona on the May 20th, and get you tickets for the summit here. We look forward to seeing you! Check out the website for more information on Authenticitys Summit 2017 #ASummit2017 and stay tuned for the Experience Design competition!
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Join the competition to design an experience that could positively impact Barcelona!

We want to shout out a big thank you to our amazing and generous sponsors Acumen, Ship2Band, SOFE, A{2h}d that made this event possible!
See you all on May 20th!