3 Major California Destinations Eager for June 15 Reopening

California is set to allow gatherings of up to 5,000 people indoors and 10,000 outdoors without significant health and safety precautions. Following is the situation on the ground in three major California meetings and conventions destinations, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento.

Welcome back to the Austin Convention Center!

The Austin Convention Center team is incredibly excited to welcome you back to the facility with our Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ certification in hand, newly implemented catering procedures and the most technologically advanced sanitization equipment available.

EIC Unveils Sustainability Certificate Program

he Events Industry Council launched a Sustainable Event Professional Certificate program that is eligible for CMP CEU credits. The certificate provides instruction via 16 course modules regarding topics related to sustainability, social impact and event management.

The Essentials of Engaging Speaking

Meta Description: Expert hints, tips and insights to help you and the speakers you hire for your meetings—whether virtual or in-person—more effectively connect with and engage with modern viewers, and more effectively stand out.

Vaccine Passports? Meetings and Events Experts Chime In

As the COVID-19 pandemic wanes in the U.S., meetings and events organizers are faced with the hot-button issue of requiring proof of vaccination, or “vaccine passports,” for admittance to events. Here’s what experts convened by the Event Leadership Institute think.