Coronavirus: Industry Sites

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MPI has created a portal on its web site.

All of the major industry associations have numerous resources to keep you updated on the coronavirus situation as it affects your meetings. We’ve pulled them all together for you.

Here are several meeting industry sites where you can learn more about coronavirus:

Events Industry Council

EIC has posted an in-depth, hour long webinar held on Feb. 10 that’s free of charge. Take the short quiz afterwards earn one free CE credit.

ASAE

Association planners should check out the American Society of Association Executives’ webcast, recorded February 19 and available to non-members. It is led by Lori M. Anderson, president and CEO of the International Sign Association, and features a panel of association industry experts discussing the impact on their meetings.

PCMA

PCMA has created a resource page that includes regular news updates; a case study of how the recent Toy Fair, which took place February 22 to 25 at New York City’s Javits Center, carried on with its event; and a live map showing the spread of the virus. But most useful is the downloadable PDF of its 2018 “Guide to Crisis Communications for Business Events Strategists.”

SITE

SITE has created a “Flipboard” for planners to access articles and post their own, as well as share them on social media.

MPI

Meeting Professionals International has created a portal page here. It includes links to helpful articles from various sources, including recent surveys of its members and of the 25 largest independent meeting and incentive companies focused on the U.S. corporate market about how the situation is impacting their businesses.

Prevue

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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.

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