Organisers of international property conference MIPIM have confirmed the event will not now be taking place on its rescheduled June date.
UK Health Minister Matt Hancock confirmed at a press conference, 24 March, that ExCeL London is to be turned into a special temporary hospital able to host 4,000 Covid-19 patients (as reported 23 March by CMW).
AIPC, the International Association of Convention Centres and UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, are now making their recently developed Guide to Good Practices for the management of Covid-19 health and operational challenges, available to all industry members.
Up to 75m jobs are at immediate risk in global travel & tourism due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
A free, dedicated support line for the events industry has been launched today by UK-based company Stress Matters.
The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) says Australia is losing AUD$2.5bn per month in cancelled business events.
The UK's new Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme is now available for applications for small and medium sized businesses.