COVID-19 and the Business Events Industry

Convene reports on how meeting professionals are navigating coronavirus. Visit PCMA's COVID-19 resources page for more information.

Events Industry Experts Weigh in on the Coronavirus

The Events Industry Council (EIC) held a webinar on Feb. 7, “Industry Discussion on Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Identifying Reliable Sources and Factors for Informed Decision-Making.” Here are some takeaways.

BY Michelle Russell February 10, 2020

Confronting the Coronavirus: On the Ground in China

Ping Liu, CEO of China Star Ltd., a Chinese destination management company and professional congress organizer, shares how her company is reacting to the coronavirus outbreak in China.

BY Michelle Russell January 31, 2020

Preparing for Coronavirus

While no one can predict what the wider impact of a viral outbreak in China — where it is now declared an emergency — will be, business professionals can take these steps now to be ready to respond.

BY Barbara Palmer January 28, 2020

Coronavirus: 4 Strategic Considerations for Event Professionals

Sylvia André, an executive at MCI, one of the largest global event managements firms, offers four principles that guide the company’s approach to challenging situations, including the quickly developing coronavirus outbreak.

BY Barbara Palmer January 28, 2020