The topic of the Summit for Democracy — guarding democracy around the globe —couldn’t have been weightier. Here’s how the team that produced the three-day event worked behind the scenes to keep viewers engaged.
How can organizations design an engaging digital event at a time when many attendees crave in-person interactions? The European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care (ESPNIC) delivered that and more.
Global software company Workiva Inc. hosts an annual conference, which was held virtually in 2020 and 2021, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a before and after Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA) webinar series, Workiva’s marketing gurus shared what they planned for the 2021 event and then, several weeks later, how those plans worked out.
The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis is planning for a 2022 hybrid congress by exploring insights its registration data yields — from its two virtual-only events in 2020 and 2021 vs. pre-pandemic in-person numbers.
There was much confusion during the onset of COVID and the cancellations that followed. Should venues be flexible? Are planners obligated to fulfill their contracts although the event could not take place? With time, practices and rulings have been defined in the business of events. Steven A. Adelman joins us to outline the responsibilities of all parties that now enter into an event contract from health and safety requirements to cancellation policies.
Now that we’ve heard about the science from Dr. Patel, let’s look at how our industry has been directly affected. We have brought together a panel of industry experts to discuss the different ways COVID has impacted themselves and their teams. The panel will discuss their own journeys since March 2020, and how they intend to move forward, including vaccination requirements, as the uncertainty of the future in the meetings and events industry continues.