Command Center

How to Run a Command Center for a Virtual Event

What are best practices for developing an on-site and remote command center for AV and staff to produce a virtual event? A handful of event professionals recently shared their ideas on PCMA’s Catalyst forum.

force majeure

When Can You Invoke Force Majeure for 2021 Meetings?

Many organizations moved their events to 2021 when the pandemic hit. But can they invoke the force majeure clause in 2021? Members of the PCMA Catalyst community discussed the topic in a recent thread.

attrition

How Many Who Register Actually Attend Virtual Events?

Great news: The number of registrants to your upcoming online event has surpassed expectations. But, how many can you expect to actually attend? And how long will they stick with your program? Several members of the PCMA Catalyst Community shared their experiences.

Virtual attendance

Planning for Virtual Participation and Revenues

Are there any yardsticks yet for attendance, exhibitors, and the number of sessions for virtual vs. in-person event formats? Meeting professionals discussed the topic in a recent Catalyst community thread.

covid-19

The New Rules of Force Majeure

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

Survey

Surveying Attendees About Live Events

Wondering how to determine your audience’s willingness to attend a live event? The PCMA Catalyst community discussed what questions to include in a survey.

exhibitors

What to Charge Exhibitors for Digital Events?

Recommendations from the PCMA Catalyst community include what some organizers have found to be the sweet spot for exhibitor pricing, how to add year-round value to sponsors, and ways to get attendees to engage with exhibitors online.

Budget

Budgeting for a Virtual Event

How can planners account for new costs associated with virtual meetings? Members of the PCMA Catalyst community discussed the issue of budget in a recent thread.