As the UK came together to thank frontline healthcare workers, venues did their bit to mark the occasion.
Relief for freelancers welcomed by HBAA chair amid concerns many will have to take out loans before a payout in June.
Nearly 2,000 MICE professionals reveal whether their company has banned business travel in part three of C&IT's Impact of Coronavirus Report.
All the latest postponements and cancellations as the world deals with the spread of coronavirus.
The conference venue is expected to be ready for action as a huge coronavirus hospital by next week.
A need for more detailed contracts has been highlighted in C&IT’s Impact of Coronavirus Report, which surveyed 2,000 event professionals.
A nearly $2-trillion package will boost the US economy amid the COVID-19 outbreak after both sides of the senate reached an agreement.
Help by phone and Whatsapp is available to event professionals who would like to talk to a trained mental health first aider.
Airlines must adhere to IATA regulations where flights have been cancelled due to COVID-19, says the Business Travel Association.
C&IT’s international survey of 2,000 MICE professionals finds majority of companies, hotels and venues are 'very worried'.
Current situation in countries around the world has been assessed in the latest report from a risk intelligence company.
Military and NHS officials have met to discuss plans to convert the London venue into a temporary 4,000-bed hospital.
Inconnection predicts that the sudden demand for virtual will create more demand for hybrid and satellite events.
Employers can access the Job Retention Scheme to continue paying 80% of the salary for employees that would have been laid off.
A proposed relief package was blocked in the US Senate over the weekend, which would have included billions for hotels and airlines.
Immediate support is needed in this ‘dire situation’, says chair of Business Events Council of Australia.
US-based agency found a way to ensure the flowers intended for several corporate events didn't go to waste when they had to be cancelled.
Hotels have offered beds to London’s rough sleepers, as well as NHS workers, to support them during the coronavirus pandemic.
Agency boss and HBAA chair want the chancellor's financial support to go further, helping freelancers and the self-employed.
Conor Maher from Ellis Jones Solicitors explains what the options are when a contract can not be fulfilled because of COVID-19.
As many employers pause hiring plans, recruiters are considering how fair and inclusive virtual assessment and selection methods are.
Innovation and creativity can come from times of difficulty, says C&IT's editor Calum Di Lieto.
There's an abundance of advice out there about how as an employer you should deal with the fallout from the coronavirus.
Technology has a massive part to play in helping us through this period, says DRPG’s Dale Parmenter.
As more of us are forced to work from home, positive employee mindsets will become even more important says author and CEO Chris Dyer.
C&IT's associate editor examines how closing down schools because of coronavirus will affect event professionals with young families.
Iconic music festival to have ‘enforced fallow year’ following government guidance regarding large gatherings.
With the world’s biggest live event set to open in Dubai in October, organisers released a statement about the coronavirus threat.
MIA wants more long-term support from the UK government, while BVEP expresses anger over the way the crisis has been handled.
This is an opportunity to reinforce the importance of meetings and conferences, says the MD of Speakers Corner.
Commentators and industry leaders demand more government intervention as the latest advice is met with criticism.
Please complete our quick industry survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on event professionals around the world.
Petition asks for the government to provide financial assistance to events businesses suffering from cancellations.
Venues, hotels and event organisers tweak policies as COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the MICE sector.
TEN6 Creative turned what would have been a wasted event into a spontaneous gathering for industry colleagues and friends.
Risk intelligence company updates report with a list of countries to avoid and those where risk is more limited.
As coronavirus continues to cause event disruption, planners are turning to digital platforms to ensure meetings can go ahead.
A look at what the future may hold as a long list of high profile corporate, tech and sporting events tumble in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Convention and Exhibition Bureau takes decision based on ‘the evolving COVID-19 pandemic’.
Industry leaders say the budget doesn’t take into account the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on larger businesses.
Major industry trade show is the latest event to succumb after Germany's health minister calls for a ban on large events.
A postponement programme was swiftly deployed to deal with the impact of coronavirus on the events sector.
Survey of HR professionals looks at the extent of event cancellations and travel restrictions imposed.
Industry bodies, venues and suppliers have all called for assistance from the Chancellor in tomorrow’s Budget announcement.
Industry faces 'fundamental changes' over Covid-19 outbreak, with freelancers particularly affected, says agency CEO.
IMEX Frankfurt issues statement after multiple major events cancelled across Europe because of coronavirus.
Omanexpo has delayed one of the most important oil and gas events in the Middle East by six months because of travel fears.
Association makes leadership team changes to better support event professionals with Covid-19 crisis management.
Milton Keynes conference centre is back to ‘business as usual’ after housing Britons returning from Wuhan in China.
Worldwide counter-measures have been strongly condemned, as UK government holds emergency Cobra committee meeting.
What event planners need to know about insurance cover if their event is cancelled or postponed over the coronavirus outbreak.
The conference saw a rise in registrations amid reduced levels of international travel.
A government subsidy aims to reinvigorate the conferences and events industry after event cancellations.
Event industry must stop thinking 'if you’re not physically in the room, you’re a no-show’ says video platform CCO.
As IBTM APAC gets postponed, agencies tell C&IT what they are doing to meet the challenges posed by the outbreak.
Organisers have postponed the inaugural IBTM Asia Pacific due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
With reports that another key congress may be cancelled, agencies explain how they have been taking stock.
MWC in Barcelona will not go ahead, as one senior agency planner says brands took action after consulting chief medical officers.
The Melbourne-based show for APAC event planners, AIME, responds to the coronavirus outbreak and Australian bushfires.
Hospital in Milton Keynes running hotel and conference centre as outbreak worsens and more flights are cancelled.
Riskline warns against any non-essential travel to China, with Penang now also on high alert.
BA says all direct flights involving mainland China have been suspended 'with immediate effect' because of the coronavirus.
Risk intelligence company assesses the response to the outbreak and its impact on travel.