Nestling between the South Downs and the channel on the sunny south coast, Brighton is a rich mix of Regency heritage, specialist shopping, arts, beachfront fun and year round events. With over £200m of new developments Brighton is recognised both nationally and internationally as a leading and dynamic conference destination, combining a seaside location with a vibrant city atmosphere.

A recent report entitled ‘The Sustainable Cities Index’ written by Forum for the Future, a sustainable development charity, ranked Brighton and Hove as the number one sustainable city out of the UK’s largest 20 cities. The key features of the cities Sustainable Community Strategy which lead to this result are as follows,

Brighton and Hove has also been awarded Fairtrade City Status for its support of Fairtrade products. Actions and initiatives taken to achieve this status include the following,

Brighton and Hove is also proud to have been classified as a Healthy City as part of the World Health Organisation’s Healthy City Programme, through it’s commitment to health and a process and structure to achieve it. In order to find out more about the Health City Programme click here.

Sustainable Restaurants
Brighton is home to a fantastic range of restaurants pubs and bars. Those delegates arriving on Sunday may wish to make a reservation at one of the following eateries, selected for their sustainability policies and use of local Sussex produce.

Whether on foot, cycle, boat or even orb, Brighton has plenty of scope for those delegates looking to get active during their time in the city. Why not take an early morning stroll along the seafront before breakfast, or those making the most of the time and arriving a day early may wish to hire a bicycle and take a Sunday afternoon ride along the wide promenade?