Hallway conversations and chance meetings are staples of in-person events but can be hard to re-create in the virtual space. A look at three ideas for making virtual networking happen.
The simple way to make sure your virtual breakout sessions deliver. Also: Supporting racial equity through community management.
The Ohio State Fair has been canceled, but the American Dairy Association Mideast is still making room for butter cows via a contest on social media.
A new guide from the Events Industry Council includes a code of conduct that outlines how attendees contribute to the health and safety of a meeting. A look at some examples included in the guide and beyond.
As you plan your virtual events, don't forget to protect against cyber risks. Also: Leadership is more than being at the head of a team.
The Consumer Technology Association announced a fully virtual format for its marquee event after previously preparing for a hybrid meeting. Also: how HR can stave off employee burnout.
Although associations may be able to hold smaller, in-person events that maintain social-distancing mandates, a lot of people may still not feel comfortable traveling or attending. To navigate this, more associations will implement a hybrid strategy for all of their meetings.
In a new video, seven executives share their personal experiences with racism in the tourism industry to encourage open dialogue on hard questions. Also: how a well-run association prepares for uncertainty.
A recent survey by Tradeshow Logic confirms that many exhibitors consider virtual events risky compared to in-person events. But there are ways to win them over.
A lot has changed in the events industry, particularly in the past few months due to the impact of COVID-19. As the industry evolves, so will the skills and job roles required. A look at some possibilities.