Adapting Weddings and Banquets to be meaningful and safe during COVID-19
Throughout the course of the pandemic, COVID-19 had an incredible impact on events and gatherings - of all types and sizes. And while many events could reschedule, or even adapt to different models of delivery such as virtual or hybrid, the reality of that impact hit especially hard for those planning to host special celebrations like weddings.
#WeWillMeetAgain: Sherrif Karamat at PCMA
For the third entry of our #WeWillMeetAgain vlog series, we connected with Sherrif Karamat, President and CEO of Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), the world’s largest platform for business events strategists, to talk about the path forward for meetings and events professionals and businesses.
#WeWillMeetAgain: Victor Lee & Scott Stevens at BEST Service Pros
In our series #WeWillMeetAgain, we want to explore how meetings and events will evolve as a result of the incredible impact of COVID-19. Of course, as with so many other industries, one of the most critical areas will be implementing stronger measures around cleaning and sanitization.
#WeWillMeetAgain: Tahira Endean, Head of Events at SITE
Our new video blog series, #WeWillMeetAgain, aims to capture the ideas and perspectives that are now paving the way for how our industry will evolve as a result of the pandemic. Kicking off our series, Tahira Endean discusses how events can adapt to maintain the value of face-to-face interaction while incorporating new measures to help create experiences that are safer for those in attendance.
Ornithology Congress Foregoes Cookie-Cutter Conference for Citywide Celebrations
A colourful parade led by First Nations performers, followed by masses of people flapping and squawking in bird costumes? Not your usual conference kickoff – but perhaps more meeting planners should take note.
Meetings & Events: Trends for 2018
It's the start of a new year! We're kicking off 2018 by sharing some trends we think will shape the industry into becoming a fresh, innovative and successful one this year.
Keeping Conventions Secure
In today’s complex meeting environment, security can take on a wide range of forms. Indeed, many corporate groups bristle at the thought of their competitors being around. Any of these scenarios can increase the need for vigilance by meeting planners and those in charge of security.