2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

Tokyo Olympics 2020 – a beacon of hope for event organisers

Following the unprecedented international crisis caused by Covid-19, the Tokyo Olympic Games, intended for 2020, delayed until 2021 very nearly did not go ahead at all, with the Tokyo Medical Practitioners Association, an organisation representing around 6,000 primary care doctors, arguing that the Games should be cancelled as recently as May 2021. Similarly, a poll in the same month suggested tha...

Similar, but different

Brea Carter examines three important ways to drive attendees to in-person, hybrid and virtual events The spectator-free Tokyo Olympics are kicking off this week amid a state of emergency in Japan, face-to-face events are very much back on the cards in the UK following Freedom Day, and on the other side of the world in Australia, a large chunk of the country is in lockdown. A quick look at the stat...

Chiba attempts to catch the Olympic legacy wave

Chiba, a Japanese city 40km from Tokyo, has been organising some big events in June, as the Olympic Games prepares to throw the world’s spotlight on Japan and its events infrastructure. The Chiba Convention Bureau and International Center (CCB-IC), recently helped facilitate the Japanese Society of Clinical Cytology’s 62nd Annual Spring Meeting. The conference was held as an in-person event at Chi...