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Can Sunflowers Make Your Event More Inclusive?

As organizations work toward their D&I goals, a simple program that started at a U.K. airport could be a useful conference solution, too.

Does your event registration team know the significance of a green lanyard with sunflowers on it? They probably should.

The lanyard is a sign that the wearer has a disability that’s not immediately obvious. From hearing loss and autism to visual impairment, chronic pain, mobility issues, or an anxiety disorder, people live with all kinds of challenges that could be helped by extra patience or assistance from the people around them. The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower program launched at London Gatwick Airport several years ago, but is now being adopted in North America. Read more on MeetingsNet.


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