The passage of latest COVID-19 relief package in Congress will provide welcome Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) relief for 501(c)(6) nonprofit organizations such as CVBs/DMOs and associations. The $2.3 trillion deal still leaves much to be desired for those in the meetings and events industry. Read more.
Meeting and events may resume in earnest in the last quarter of 2021, according to top health experts during the Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered webinar produced by the Philadelphia CVB. Read more.
The Austin Convention Center is one of the latest venues in the country to earn the cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease outbreak prevention accreditation. See what other facilities are on the list.
Meetings Today’s Sarah Kloepple chronicles her first in-person event (and hotel stay) since the onset of the pandemic, where planners and hotel executives engaged in a productive dialogue about the future of events.
MPI held its rescheduled World Education Congress, or WEC, November 3-6 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas, featuring a variety of social distancing and COVID-19 protocols. Read more.
Data reveals that the hotel industry is the hardest hit sector of the commercial mortgage-backed securities market. More than 4,000 hotel leaders sent a letter to Congress calling for immediate action.
Las Vegas has rebooked three events that cancelled their dates following the outbreak of COVID-9, or coronavirus, in the U.S. The expos have confirmed dates in the city for late summer and fall 2020. Read more.
IMEX Group cancelled its IMEX Frankfurt exhibition, which was scheduled for May 12-14 in Frankfurt, Germany, due to German federal and state government concerns over the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more.