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Alexander Party Rentals
As hospitals in some major U.S. cities near the brink of capacity, businesses across the event industry spectrum — including tent-rental companies like Alexander Party Rentals — are quickly realizing that they can step up to help.

A Life-Saving Pivot During the COVID-19 Crisis

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act provides relief for workers and businesses that have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Congress Passes Historic $2 Trillion Coronavirus Economic Relief Bill

In the midst of anxiety-producing headlines caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the editors at Convene share the recent stories that have offered them a sense of hope

These Are the Things That Made Us Smile This Week

As event organizers are forced to pivot from face-to-face meetings to online events due to the coronavirus pandemic, Digitell, Inc. has solutions with its virtual events offerings.

How Digitell’s Virtual Events Strategy Is Helping Planners Amid COVID-19 Pandemic 

How can business leaders manage the stress and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic? According to Jerry Colonna, it’s all about embracing fear instead of denying it.

Leading Your Team Through COVID-19

An event designer has been fast-tracking efforts to create a virtual 5K fundraiser where participants run, walk, or jog independently and report their results online.

COVID-19 Causes 5K Fundraiser to Go Virtual

COVID-19 Survey: Destination Organizations Expect ‘Extreme Impact’ Over Next 6 Months
Latest survey of destination marketing organizations reveals coronavirus pandemic has ‘dramatically shifted sector’s sentiment’ in the past two weeks.

COVID-19 Survey: Destination Organizations Expect ‘Extreme Impact’ Over Next 6 Months

Gen Z
By the end of 2020, Generation Z could make up more than one-third of the workforce. Fairygodboss, an online career community for women, surveyed 400 Gen Z women about what they look for in a workplace. Here are some highlights.

What Gen Z Women Professionals Want

Webinar: Event Contract FAQs
Barbara Dunn and Lisa Sommer Devlin are back to answer your most important questions about event contracts. We will be taking questions live, but please submit any top-of-mind questions with your registration. This webinar shall not be considered legal advice. In all cases, groups should consult their legal counsel. Further, this webinar shall not be considered as insurance advice — groups should always contact their insurance broker and carrier for specific details regarding their insurance coverage.

Webinar: Event Contract FAQs