The pandemic statistics look good in the U.S., so the meetings and events industry is gearing up for the return of in-person gatherings. Here are the perspectives of five industry experts on where we’re at in the ramp-up back to in-person meetings.
The Dram Good Laddies virtual tour of Scotland is packed with castles, kilts, lochs, laughs, mountains and malts! It’s the ultimate virtual experience that combines customized broadcast production and live interaction.
With virtual meetings supplanting face-to-face meetings in the COVID-19 era, meeting planners need to select speakers for their virtual events wisely. Joan Eisenstodt asked three speaker veterans what questions they should ask and criteria to consider when selecting a virtual speaker.
Marriott International launched the Marriott Global Cleanliness Council to help establish new cleanliness standards in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, including using electrostatic sprayers with hospital-grade disinfectant.
Luxury hotels look different than they did 20 years ago. With different approaches to travel and business, the focus is shifting from material luxe to experiences, sustainability and wellness. Read more.
The changing demographics of the business world and evolving customer preferences have resulted in a trend of “ad hoc” meeting spaces being included in new convention center projects and retrofitted into renovations and expansions by global design firms such as Populous and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Read more.