Blog Posts

Event planners facing major challenges during the pandemic

“The uncertainty definitely takes its toll — especially for people who plan for a living."

Pandemic recession hits women harder than men for 1st time

Jennifer Berkemeier sells plasma twice a week to help pay off credit card debt and utility bills.It's also a respite from the hours...

How new health and safety regulations affect hotels

Lawyers Joanna Matthews-Taylor, Keri Watkins and Jennifer Leader weigh in

Virtual races attract many first-time participants drawn...

The coronavirus changed the world but not Wong Lay Hoon's determination to compete again in ultramarathons...

COVID-19 pandemic, and local politics, threaten the future...

The coronavirus outbreak has altered the reality of mass gatherings worldwide, but canceling an event isn’t something all organizers...

Heading towards more digital and virtual events

THE Covid-19 pandemic during the first half of the year has triggered an onslaught of digital and virtual events, including in Singapore,...

Will Hybrid Meetings Become the Standard Event Format?

Although associations may be able to hold smaller, in-person events that maintain proper social-distancing mandates, a lot of people...

Virtual Job Events ‘Expand Our Reach’

During the planning process for Aggie Square, community members have been clear and consistent about the need for including local...

The show must go on — even if virtually!

If there was one industry that was written off when the Covid-19 crisis began, it was the events industry. Every year there are thousands...

Virtual Conference: Worth It or Time Waste?

Since you won’t have the same experience as attending in person, should you use your time to attend a virtual conference? Is it even...

How conferences and events will evolve in a post COVID-19...

While it has caused disruption and loss in many business sectors, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the conferences and events market...

Commentary: Virtual Events No Substitute for Live A&E

Nary a day passes when I don’t receive an email notification of a traditional in-person event that has been relegated to a streaming...

Why Your Virtual Event Shouldn’t Look Like Pac-Man

Today’s video games look stunning. The use of CGI and other augmented reality technologies make the images and animation look almost...

The viable results from virtual events

Beyond the pandemic, John Saunders, CEO and founder of The Virtual Event Company, urges businesses to look at the benefits of virtual...

24 Top Virtual Keynote Speakers

With the entire world on lockdown due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, conferences and workshops are increasingly being cancelled...

What’s Holding Hybrid Meetings Back: Fear, Funds, Lack...

Two recent events aimed to build planner confidence in a format that will help them transition out of the pandemic.