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Focus on APAC: COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard
In what is the largest business events industry survey conducted for the APAC region to date, 531 event industry professionals — 342 planners and 189 suppliers — participated in the latest PCMA survey.

Focus on APAC: COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard

digital events
From staffing requirements to keeping participants engaged, here’s what The Ortus Club has learned in short order about virtual audiences.

5 Ways to Make Digital Events More Responsive to Audience Needs

bright video series
The TILT Group launched its BRIGHT video series, featuring speakers with uplifting stories and career advice, to give professionals a break from the stresses brought on by the pandemic and inspiration to move forward.

Video Series Aims to Bring Positivity in Challenging Times

Live Events
How the Live Events Coalition is lobbying for federal support for 12 million live events industry workers. 

‘Surviving to the Other Side’

JDC Events
Digital events can be just as engaging as live meetings with proper preparation. JDC Events can help planners turn in-person events into powerhouse online experiences.

JDC Events’ Single Stream Services Bring Digital Events to Life

virtual events
When COVID-19 travel restrictions prevented mentors Boy George and Kelly Rowland from returning to Australia for the live shows, producers introduced a few workarounds — which may inspire ideas for hybrid event organizers — to make them seem more like they were on set.

What ‘The Voice’ Australia Can Teach Virtual Event Producers

In a recent Catalyst post, meeting professionals discussed how the force majeure clause has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The New Rules of Force Majeure

Salt Lake
The Salt Palace Convention Center is focusing on safety and hygiene, as well as sustainability efforts, while Visit Salt Lake is helping other select venues, arenas, and the new airport earn an industry-standard sanitation certification.

Salt Lake Prepares to Welcome Back Attendees to Safe Venues

work performance
The most successful athletes manage their energy; the business world seems obsessed with managing time, according to former sports agent Molly Fletcher.

Manage Your Energy — Not Just Your Time