To minimize health risks due to the pandemic, the NCAA decided that this year’s March Madness basketball tournament will be held in one regional location: Indianapolis. A look at how the city’s convention and visitors bureau is gearing up for “The Big Dance.”
In a world where a live event can be as simple as a few people meeting via videoconference, how do the rules of music licensing apply? According to one legal expert, it’s a question of liability and risk, just as with in-person events.
Organizers had a lot to learn in 2020 as they quickly transitioned their in-person events to the virtual space. And while sponsors supported those efforts, it could be a tougher sell this year. A look at how to improve the virtual conference experience for exhibitors and sponsors in 2021.
The Alzheimer’s Association’s annual advocacy fly-in changed dramatically because of the pandemic—in many ways for the better. Its new incarnation includes inventive elements, a wider audience, and more flexibility.
As the pandemic abates and even after it subsides, meetings are going to look a lot different. What should you think about now to make sure you’re offering the best experience to participants this year and beyond? A look at some considerations.
As associations start hosting in-person meetings again, they’ll want to develop a COVID protocol document that outlines the steps they’re taking to keep participants safe. Here’s a look at the components you should consider including in your documentation.
In the age of online gatherings, a physical gift or box of swag can help your association’s virtual event stand out above the rest.
Creating a pool of subject matter experts that your organization can pull from will improve and accelerate your search for quality speakers for learning programs and other events.
When you resume your in-person meetings, should you conduct onsite screening and testing to avoid hosting a super-spreader event? Here's a look at what that may entail.
Business meetings held in virtual settings come with some familiar rules and some different ones. Be sure you follow them to maintain your professional polish—even if you're secretly wearing shorts.