COVID-19

 
Currently, we are in the COVID-19 crisis with our events being cancelled.  Times are very challenging at the moment and we are all finding our way.  We created this page to share usefull tools and articles with our community of meeting professionals.
 
The Meeting Design Institute is organising and co-organising several online events around the topic of online and hybrid meetings. Click on the button bellow to see our list of upcoming events. 

 

 

ARTICLES

THE NEW TECHNOLOGY TRENDS SHAPING AN UNEXPECTED 2020

Today almost every business is almost part of the world can now agree on one thing: the trends, the plans and predictions for 2020 are probably redundant now. Read more here.

 

HOW TO STILL REACH YOUR TARGET GROUP AS AN EVENT ORGANISER IN TIMES OF COVID-19.

Coronavirus ahs already created a huge impact on the events industry. It started with strict health measures and rules to minimize the health and risk of event attendees. Read more here.

 

COVID-19. WHY THE LIVE EVENTS INDUSTRY WILL COME BACK STRONGER THAN EVER.

It's hard to comprehend that the worldwide lockdown and subsequent shutting down of the global events industry, is one that is going to permanently change the landscape of live events and meetings. Sure there will always be a need for virtual events but can they ever really replace the buzz, creativity and sheer vibrancy of a live event? Read more here.

CTI VIRTUAL OPTIONS TO COPE WITH COVID 
With some meetings canceled and others facing reduced attendance, CTI now offers solutions for presenters and attendees to participate from afar. Read more here.
 
 
 
 
 
 

TKEY EVENT MANAGEMENT - TRENDS 2020
Interprefy complied a report highlighting which trends are shaping the event managment industry this year. Get the free report here.
 
 
 
 

THINKING VIRTUAL: A NEW APPROACH TO OUR EVENTS 
At Schocklogic, they definitely don't belive that cancellation is the only option - they believe that the solution is virtual. Read more here 

 

 

A MESSAGE FROM SCHOCKLOGIC REGARDING COVID-19
During these difficult times, Shocklogic Team wants to share that they are currently supporting clients to host virtual and hybrid meetings. Read more here.
 

FREE CREDITS FOR A MONTH
Several Facing the current situation of events cancelations due the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, Moove TEAM is providing FREE credits for their current and new partners. Read more here

 

WHAT CAN ORGANISERS DO NOW TO IMPROVE THE SUCCESS OF A POSTPONED CONFERENCE OR EVENT?
Several meeting professionals are sharing their ideas what organisers, venues and suppliers can do to stimulate postponing events and avoid cancellations.
See their inputs in this overview collected by Maarten Vanneste. And Maarten's conclusions based on those inputs.
 
 

Open Audience gives some top tips on how to introduce physical events to virtual events around the globe. Read more.
 
 
 
 
 
Conference Compass would like to address the COVID-19 issue and share their thoughts with you about how they are prepared to go through it. Watch the video.
 
 
 
 
fielddrive has introduced the Covid19 Warranty which allows their clients to commit to upcoming projects with flexibility to move their events if required to any date within the next 19 months without cancellation fees. Read more

 

REMOTE TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES

mooveTEAM is sharing their tips on how to overcome emotional distance and employees feeling undervalued due to COVID-19. Read more here.

 
 
 
idloom introduces flexible subscription plan to bring peace of mind in the COVID-19 context. Read more.
 
 

CANCELLING YOUR EVENT IS NOT THE ONLY WAY

Before cancelling your event, consider these 4 solutions by idloom and make the best of the situation. Read more.

 

10 TIPS FOR RUNNING AN EFFECTIVE VIRUTAL ALL HAND MEETING

With the COVID-19 coronavirus moving people to remote working arrangements, holding virtual all-hands meetings has become the most efficient way to touch base with employees. Read more.

 

3 SIMPLE STEPS TO RUNNING INTERACTIVE ONLINE MEETINGS & CLASSES

In these uncertain and highly disruptive times an increasing number of people are working and studying from home, and meetings, classes and events are taking the leap to online.
The good news… using Vevox for an online meeting is no different to using it with an in-person audience. Read more.

 

Find online service suppliers from your printed copy or download the toolbox here.

HOW TO STILL REACH YOUR TARGET GROUP AS AN EVENT ORGANISER IN TIMES OF COVID-19.

Coronavirus ahs already created a huge impact on the events industry. It started with strict health measures and rules to minimize the health and risk of event attendees. Read more here.

 

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