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Although we can't be together in person while we are sheltering at home, we have created many virtual educational opportunities over the coming months, and we are deep in planning mode for the rest of the year. Join us and we will see you soon! 

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Here, in part three of the MPI annual “State of the Industry” report, a cross section of MPI members discuss pain points, diversity and inclusion, business continuity and passion for events.

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Dr. Brian Labus, epidemiologist and health sciences expert at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, weighs in on how to prepare event professionals for the challenges of the next few months.

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As the health and safety of visitors to Los Angeles is paramount, Los Angeles Tourism is committed to providing meeting professionals with accurate and timely information as they prepare for upcoming conferences, conventions, trade shows and exhibitions in L.A.

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When this year began, it looked as if 2020 would be a strong year for the events industry. Six months later, however, and the outlook is much less optimistic. Here's one industry expert's forecast for what the we can expect during the remainder of the year and beyond.

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With several states beginning to allow gatherings, many are wondering if and when life will start looking more normal. For those responsible for planning meetings and events, there are countless new factors to take into consideration. Welcome to the new normal.

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If you’re in the events industry, this is a harrowing time. Conferences and concerts have been cancelled, and not only that, been outright banned, around the world. What we used to market and produce is now mostly prohibited and it doesn’t look like events are coming back anytime soon. 

 

So now what? Do we wait out what will likely be an 18-24 month return to normal, looking to quickly pivot to what seems to be the safe haven of virtual and digital? Read Heather's full article here for an incisive take on what's to come......

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COVID-19 has brought many uncertainties with it. But, meeting planners can count on events looking vastly different moving forward than they have in the past. Here's a quick look at what the new requirements might look like.

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The CVEP certificate acknowledges expertise in planning and implementing virtual meetings and events for associations and non-profit organizations.

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With meetings and events moving from physical spaces into a virtual environment, here are several key considerations to set up your online event for its best chance of success.

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