As meeting professionals plan for future in-person meetings, they'll need to incorporate new technologies and processes to keep all participants safe. One tool to consider is digital contact tracing. Here's a look at what’s involved.
Although it can be difficult to keep virtual attendees engaged, it’s imperative that you do—and it must go beyond a chat feature. A look at some investments for associations to make to improve engagement.
A look at three ways attendee expectations have evolved since the pandemic began, and what that means for associations as they plan for their 2021 virtual conference offerings.
With months of planning and executing virtual conferences behind them, associations are now looking at how to improve their event offerings in the new year. Consider these ideas from three associations.
A disability inclusion expert shares ideas for making attendees with disabilities feel welcome and included at your conferences.
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s a good time to express gratitude to association meeting teams who have done great work to keep conferences and other events moving along despite significant challenges.
With large conferences not possible during the COVID-19 pandemic and many attendees reluctant to travel to attend smaller conferences, some associations have decided to bring local events to their members. Is it a trend to watch?
The Fertilizer Institute safely and successfully organized a September face-to-face meeting for 50-plus people in Indianapolis. Here’s a look at how some of the pieces came together.
Unlike face-to-face conferences, virtual events don’t need to be limited to a set amount of back-to-back days. Keeping that in mind may help you create a schedule that better meets your stakeholders’ needs.
Local field trips and facility tours were a standard offering at most in-person conferences before the pandemic. But thanks to technology and creativity, associations are still making them happen in the virtual environment.