The best course of action for any borrower is to find out what flexibility there is, says legal expert James Stripe.
Find out which countries are on partial or national lockdown, what travel restrictions are in place and what size gatherings are allowed.
Guests reveal their best experiences and react to anonymous industry confessions in our first-ever podcast for event and travel professionals.
The industry will need a range of biosecurity measures if physical events are to return soon, says Smyle's Matt Holliday.
Industry insiders share what they miss most about live events while they are stuck at home.
The venue put stringent hygiene measures and body temperature screening in place to hold a three-day exhibition.
As C&IT expands its reach globally, we've launched the C&IT Awards Americas to recognise the best in US events.
Marketing budgets remain intact for 75% of companies, finds research by event agency Pico.
DRPG, TBA and Outdoor Places Unusual Spaces among the companies running creative services for the international event.
Organisers have found new ways to engage with clients and keep in regular contact when events aren't taking place.
Two Canadian Fairmont hotels have found a creative outlet for talented staff members during the lockdown.
The Business Visits & Events Partnership has also set up a new executive committee to advocate for the industry.
Getting back to business as usual is no longer an option, says Selina Donald, founder of The Bulb.
The switch to digital events has been a bonus for less outgoing types, says founder of SaaStock.
A socially distanced return to live events could see people being entertained from the comfort of their cars.
Event planner and founder of The Professional Retreat reflects on how being furloughed and in lockdown has changed her world view.
MPI and MIA join forces with Business Visits & Events Partnership, creating a stronger unified voice for the events industry.
Brand experience company brings in three of the team from Unicorn, which closed for business amid the coronavirus crisis.
Drift's Virtual Summit for its sales and marketing community was organised in six weeks by agency emc3.
The Texas-based company has reshaped its senior leadership team with internal promotions and a new CCO.
Certain live events might have dramatically increased COVID-19 cases, but planners say there are safe ways to gather.
Change is occurring quickly and the focus for event planners has shifted, says agency 2Heads after holding a client workshop.
A look at the UK government's guidelines, including status of agency workers and obliging temporarily laid-off staff to take annual leave.
Event planners share their thoughts on how live events might return with enforced social distancing.
Venues will have to demonstrate a minimum amount of space per delegate, says Exclusive Collection's Danny Pecorelli.
Cheerful Twentyfirst created a sustainable exhibition space for BBC Studios at MIPCOM 2019.
The industry will bounce back after coronavirus but events will look different, says director of The New Black Studio.
Experts from different industries share their survival tips for events professionals, in our most-viewed webinar ever.
Absolute Corporate Events invited industry friends to recreate a classic charity pop video and raise funds for frontline workers.
Planners can use traditional live strategies to create revenue from online events, says Mobile Growth Association's Jen Laloup.
Furloughed staff will be able to work part-time from August, with employers sharing the cost with the UK government.
Attitudes to frequent travel and the ability to reach certain destinations are going to change, says Penguins' Holly Mills.
When the UK gradually lifts lockdown restrictions, government support for the events sector will be crucial, says founder of Eventopedia.
Hybrid events will lead to different formats gaining popularity after the pandemic, says Helen Mok at Jack Morton China.
UK government says 'some of the hospitality industry' may reopen by July but there are calls for more detailed timeline.
There are lots of ways to make your next Zoom meeting more entertaining, says director of Sternberg Clarke.
Creative agencies give their verdicts on Anna Wintour's virtual event in lieu of the annual gala being postponed.
It innovates, says GPJ's Ken Madden, who has four steps for transforming engaging live experiences to digital.
Pico worked with online retailer JD to create a huge booth at the entertainment conference, which had 364,000 visitors in four days.
More than half of UK venues may not break even when they reopen for business, according to Meetings Industry Association research.
Events businesses must adapt if they are to survive and thrive, says Smyle Group's Rick Stainton.
Founder of The Travel Organisation was known for his no-nonsense approach and much-loved by friends and colleagues.
When your attendees are watching from home you've got to compete with endless distractions, says Aventri's Brecht Fourneau.
Mark Taylor of The QEII Centre in London, predicts technology will be key when making events safer for attendees.
NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau reveals its plans for the £260m business events venue.
We're bombarded with messages about the right way to spend this time, but do it your way, says co-founder of Event First Steps Elena Clowes.
Dax Callner, strategy director at Smyle, explains how virtual events can be as impactful as physical events.
Co-founder of MAD//Fest talks about preparing for an industry festival during a pandemic and why 'frivolous' events will be heavily scrutinised.
C&IT speaks to one of the legal experts behind a new hospitality industry support platform for those with claims that aren't being paid.
Flight Centre’s immense Global Gathering rewarded top-performing employees from around the world.
Legal expert Alex Campbell looks at some of the difficult decisions that the sector will have to make.
Andrew Reid of Shelton Fleming Associates shares some of the ways conferences and trade shows can evolve.
Management consultant Ashley Harshak explains that most organisations have people who lift their team’s performance without even realising it.
Broadcasting has become the main delivery tool for events rather than an optional supporting one, says BE Vivid's Charlie Hepburn.
Experts give advice on areas of the UK government’s job retention scheme that are still unclear.
Can virtual be more effective than live at a time when audiences desire greater interaction, asks JTB Europe's Svetlana Bezrodnaya.
Identity celebrates Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade, following a series of high-profile events.
No-one would have chosen to learn more about virtual events this way but it will be an invaluable lesson, says Amy Hewick of Hewick Events.
Final part of C&IT's Impact of Coronavirus Report asked events and hospitality businesses how much turnover they have lost.
DRPG organised the launch at Triumph's UK HQ which also announced a partnership with the James Bond franchise.
Legacy's CEO Abena Poku-Awuah looks towards more sustainable events in a post-coronavirus world.
Global Meetings Industry Day survey asks when live events will be back and how they could change after coronavirus.
Corporate team-building company Zing Events explains how remote working is creating new challenges around mental health.
All the latest postponements and cancellations as the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic.
When travel resumes, will economic needs always outweigh environmental gains, asks C&IT's associate editor Mark Williams.
Encouraging busy healthcare professionals to attend conferences can be tricky. Here’s how to make it worth their while...
A call is made for even more government support for the industry, as UK lockdown is extended.
The International Bar Association tackled complex global issues, while enjoying one of South Korea’s finest exports.
Former agency marketing manager turns volunteer to help elderly and vulnerable people get supplies during the pandemic.
Coronavirus has meant personal and business events being cancelled worldwide, but one bride-to-be wasn't going to let it stop her.
Latest job retention scheme figures show it is a vital lifeline for many sectors, but some may be laying off workers too readily.
Event planners welcome Financial Conduct Authority telling insurance companies to pay legitimate claims or explain themselves.
A further six per cent said they are unlikely to make it to the end of April, as coronavirus takes it toll on the industry.
A chance for agencies to be recognised and stand out as the best employers in the events industry.
St Giles Hotel Group CEO Abigail Tan explains how the business has tried to mitigate the impact of COVID-19.
DRPG offers some handy advice for audiences to get the best viewing results from an online broadcast.
More than 80 live events companies are building hospitals, testing centres and personal protective equipment across the US.
Dublin-based event agency is repositioning itself to produce more live and digital experiences.
Pico's Caroline Bee recounts her first experiences of organising events in the Middle East.
Shelton Fleming’s strategy director says leaders will emerge during the pandemic and help businesses remain fighting fit.
'It's critical to have regular, honest communication with the whole team,' says event agency's MD Sophie Morris.
C&IT’s senior reporter Ellie Kahn prays that online events quickly improve during the lockdown.
As the Foreign & Commonwealth Office updates its advice against all non-essential travel, can planners make any forward bookings at all?
Creative communications agency had taken out specific coverage for ‘human contagion disease’ in the lead up to the coronavirus pandemic.
INVNT's car launch event included a runway show, live music and dancing at a brand new venue in New York.
Dan Walker from Ashfield Meetings & Events has compiled a checklist to ensure your video calls run smoothly.
Agency MD Hannah Luffman says the business will close while it is still possible to pay staff in full.
Suggestions of an extended lockdown period are adding pressure to the events sector, says University of Derby's Brendan Moffett.
Recently furloughed creative director Dave Leong explains the thinking that’s helping him navigate tricky times.
Think carefully about going virtual if your event can be postponed to later in the year, says Shaumik Saha from Stride Plus Events.
PRG's teams in Germany and the US are supporting health workers on the frontline in the fight against COVID-19.
Be flexible with your payment terms or cancellation policies, says Katie Roberts at National Museums Liverpool.
Two readers call for a greater focus on mental wellbeing in the events industry.
The video conferencing app is under scrutiny as its popularity surges during the coronavirus pandemic.
Sun Tzu and Charles Darwin gave some advice that still rings true today, says Aonia’s CEO Daniel Chua.
Brand new this year, C&IT will recognise the very best in events in the Asia Pacific region.
Cheerful Twentyfirst boss talks about the challenges of going through an acquisition in the middle of the coronavirus crisis.
Nearly 2,000 event professionals contributed to C&IT's Impact of Coronavirus Report and gave their thoughts on what the future holds.
Experts answer key FAQs about the tricky decisions businesses need to make around furloughs and offer guidance on the job retention scheme.
Which international convention centres are becoming temporary hospitals to manage spikes in coronavirus cases?
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AsiaWorld-Expo’s sanitising pods may well be the new norm for venues and visitors
A few simple strategies can ensure your virtual events work brilliantly – and become part of your marketing stack forever
This may read like science fiction: at some point in the not-too-distant future, people will fly around the world, attending and hosting events, experiencing new and different cultures. The future is normal life.
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Corporate and agency event planners discussed how data is changing the way they plan and measure their event success.
C&IT's 2019 A-Listers experienced a luxury stay at the five star Hayfield Manor in Cork.
Known for the warmth and hospitality, Taiwan boasts stunning scenery, lively cultures, and continuously updates and increases its convention infrastructure.
Do you face a daily battle with the board? C&IT, in partnership with Cvent, ran a roundtable dinner discussion for corporate planners to talk about their tips and tricks.
If it's year-round Mediterranean climate, abundance of world-class venues and inspiring luxury experiences weren't enough to tempt you to hold a winter event in Monaco, then this latest offer from the Principality definitely will.