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The Future of Mask Mandates at Meetings

Mask mandates have been lifted in most parts of the United States, but the potential for another COVID-19 surge lingers. Should associations with in-person meetings this spring and summer maintain the mask mandates they previously had in place? Event organizers in the PCMA Catalyst community discussed the topic.

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Another Twist in the Road Back to In-Person Events?

A June conversation among PCMA Catalyst Community participants about a shift back to virtual events rather than an expected return to in-person meetings underscores fundamental changes in the business events industry.

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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.

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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.