COVID-19

Planners More Important Than Ever

November 22, 2021

The modern workplace appears quite different from in the past. More employees work from home, some businesses require social distancing and masks in the office, and many meetings are taking place virtually. In this changing atmosphere, corporate planners are taking on new roles. […]

COVID-19

You Can’t Impede Human Connection

October 11, 2021

Despite concerns about the delta variant, new data from Freeman, a global event leader, show that face-to-face events can be safer than some daily activities, like going to the grocery store. […]

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Risky Business

June 29, 2021

When COVID-19 swept through the nation, Cheri Davis, owner of Cheri Denise Events, was among the planners navigating a sea of cancellations. She always knew contract language was important, but in the chaos, she witnessed how good and bad contracts played out. She explains that planning for the unexpected begins in the negotiation stage. “It’s too late after the unexpected happens,” she says. As we return to the meetings and events game, it’s essential for planners to include contract language that highlights coronavirus risks, and protects them legally and financially if someone gets sick. […]

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Meetings Poised to Bounce Back

May 24, 2021

While 2020 may be forever in our memories as a low point, especially for the meetings and events industry, 2021 is looking quite sunny comparatively. […]

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