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Long read: UK government must publicly recognise events industry

The events industry has entered a holding pattern. Time seems to be moving at a rapid pace: what we thought may be the case two weeks ago seems as outdated as a 1987 episode of Tomorrow’s World. It seems we are all waiting for our daily updates on the latest figures of reported Covid-19 cases to see if the now infamous curve shows any sign of ‘flattening’. I’m terrified to even note where we are t...

Copenhagen: Facing the virus and its challenges

Marie Dyhr, Manager Travel Trade & PR, Wonderful Copenhagen, offers an exclusive insight for CMW on how her city CVB is adapting and continuing to think long-term for the destination. Like a growing number of destinations, Copenhagen is currently trying to curb the Covid-19 outbreak and the mounting socio-economic impact brought on by the virus. Since the first Dane tested positive in late Feb...

Dealing with the now and preparing for the future

ICC Sydney CEO Geoff Donaghy says we must keep one eye on the future, and make sure we're ready for the end of the COVID-19 crisis.

Stand together while we are far apart

“It has become increasingly evident that the outbreak of coronavirus is affecting us all and presents the greatest challenge that most of us will have faced in our lives and professional careers.

Coping with the Covid-19 challenge

Jason Megson, Managing Director VP at George P. Johnson (GPJ) Experience Marketing UK, on how his business is adapting to the coronavirus crisis.

The Vancouver Manifesto

SITE Chief Excellence Officer Didier Scaillet shares some of the themes discussed by a record number of delegates at the association’s recent Global Conference in Canada

Light at the end of the tunnel

Conference News editor Martin Fullard takes stock of the current situation regarding Covid-19, and says the industry must band together to find the light at the end of the tunnel.

Be Prepared: a paean to the resilience of eventprofs

Paul Cook says the coronavirus has revealed the resilience of the events industry

Competing in the war for talent

Aloysius Arlando, President of AIPC, on why recuitment is our industry's biggest challenge.

Do you know where you’re going to?

Mash Media MD Julian Agostini underlines the power of exhibitions to deliver inspiration and says there will be plenty of that on show at ExCeL London this week with the arrival of International Confex 2020.

Going places?

Mash Media MD Julian Agostini calls time on those that are ‘tight’ with their events time.

Follow these ten steps to ‘Meet Happy’

Jury’s Inn, a UK hotel chain, has teamed up with wellbeing expert Tania Diggory to create ‘Meet Happy’ – a ten step guide to mindful meetings.

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