Event Industry News

Re-imagining the first LGBTQ+ pride online

The spread of COVID-19 has forced cities to move pride festivities online come June.

As coronavirus forces wedding cancellations, how much do...

Many wedding ceremonies are in limbo, just before the peak of wedding season.

As Tentpole Tech Events Move Online, CMOs Are Seeking Deeper...

While many industry leaders are still grappling with how to proceed with virtual events in the COVID-19 era, companies like IBM, Salesforce...

Lollapalooza In Jeopardy as Grant Park Music Festival Officially...

Grant Park Music Festival has officially announced that its summer season festival events have been cancelled. As a result, Lollapalooza...

Global collaboration to accelerate new COVID-19 health...

Global health actors, private sector partners and other stakeholders are launching a landmark collaboration to accelerate the development,...

Seasonal Workers Hit Hard By Event Cancellations

"You're not going to see as many people scooping ice cream at Dairy Queen."

Ticketmaster Changes Course and Will Offer Refunds for...

Ticketholders were left in the lurch in recent weeks as COVID-19 lockdowns resulted in postponements and cancellations of, well, pretty...

Virus forces continued cancellations of iconic events worldwide

Spain called off the Running of the Bulls in July, the U.S. scrapped the national spelling bee in June and Germany even canceled Oktoberfest....

Coronavirus impact: Races that support charities face depleted...

Paige's Butterfly Run, for example, raised about $170,000 last year to fund pediatric cancer causes.

Coronavirus: Ticketmaster outlines refund policies for...

While many promoters, including those behind the Electric Picnic festival, insist their events will go ahead, comments made by Health...

Cannabis Lovers Celebrate 420 Online After Coronavirus...

In the face of unprecedented disruptions to the way people around the world work, socialize, live and play, events for cannabis holiday...

New York City cancels virtually all public events through...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that any nonessential events requiring permits from the city in May would not...

GMs believe NFL Draft trades will be impacted by virtual...

NFL general managers are concerned that the remote nature of the 2020 NFL Draft will impact trades. Here's more on what they had to...

How a ton of hats will make NFL Draft feel more normal

The NFL is doing what it can to provide a respite to football fans by conducting its draft under unprecedented circumstances next...

Maine authors find an eager audience with virtual events

The success of online book launches and author talks could start a trend that outlasts the pandemic.

The Europas Awards goes virtual: Votes, workshops, pitches,...

The Europas Awards for European Tech Startups is doing what everyone in tech has done before: pivoting! Given the COVID-19 pandemic,...