Our Latest on COVID-19


Prevue has compiled the latest news on the impact of COVID-19, along with some articles on what you can do as a meeting planner to deal with this crisis.

Here are the latest articles on COVID-19 for meeting professionals:

Giving Back During COVID-19

As the unprecedented COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the world, many organizations are giving back and doing what they can to help. Stories from Las Vegas Sands, Hospitality for Hope and Visit Indy.

Contract Advice From a Pro

Speaking at “Meetings in the Age of Coronavirus,” an all-day virtual conference held on Monday, industry attorney Jonathan Howe, Esq., Howe & Hutton, Ltd., offered attendees some valuable contract advice.

CVBs and DMOs Marketing Hope

Since you can’t travel now for a site inspection, here are a few of our favorite virtual voyages from several destinations, from Las Vegas to Puerto Rico.

Meeting Contracts: Gray Areas

John Foster, Esq., CHME, an attorney in Atlanta who counsels and represents event planners, says there are more contract grey areas than ever related to meeting contracts and cancellations.

Virtual Connectedness

Las Vegas Speakers Bureau has created an ‘Inspiring Speakers Series’ featuring virtual connectedness where people who have overcome extreme adversity have found a way to thrive and Impact4Good has a customized platform to connect employees with their local community and with their entire dispersed teams. Read the article here.

Convention Centers Join the Fight

Convention centers across the globe, from New York’s Javits Convention Center to ExCeL Centre in London are answering the call for help during the spreading COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and are being repurposed as temporary hospitals.

Jon Howe: Emotions Matter Here

It’s important to consider the best interests of everyone involved when deciding to rebook a meeting. Read the article here.

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Barbara Scofidio is editor of Prevue and heads up the Visionary Summits, our exclusive conference series targeting senior-level meeting and incentive planners. In 25 years of covering the industry, her articles have spanned topics ranging from social media to strategic meetings management. She is currently the media liaison for FICP's Education Committee and was the first member of the media ever to be invited to sit on a committee by GBTA, where she spent three years on the Groups and Meetings Committee. She has also been an active member of Site, chairing its Crystal Awards committee and acting as a judge. A familiar face at industry events, Barbara often leads panel discussions or speaks on topics close to her heart, such as green meetings or how the industry can help combat human trafficking. She is also on the board of ECPAT USA, the human trafficking organization. Barbara is based outside Boston, in Groton, Mass.