April 20, 2020
Late last week news broke that there will probably be no events until 2021. The mayor of Los Angeles confirmed it, and New York and Los Angeles were quick to follow suit. And of course, this is big news for the events industry. Even though some saw it coming, it’s still devastating on top of all the disruption that has already been caused in the industry. However, it’s important that we analyze all sides of the situation in order to draw any conclusions and strategies.
So, what will no events until 2021 mean for the industry? And what can we do to placate the impact it might have? Will virtual events be the solution? Can event profs harness this new wave to stay afloat? These are some of the questions that the Brew Crew has. And our hosts Will Curran, Thuy Diep, Dustin Westling, and Nick Borelli have a lot of opinions and insights to share. So grab your favorite drink, press play, and join us – it’s time to brew something up! For more resources and the full transcription check out the blog!
April 17, 2020
The impact of the coronavirus on the events industry has been brutal. A pandemic that few saw coming completely turned things upside down for planners and profs in an instant. And while everyone still tries to adjust to the new normal, they can’t help but contemplate how easily things can fall apart. If such a small, invisible organism can have this kind of impact, how vulnerable is our industry, really? What are other factors that can completely disrupt the world of events? Check out the full blog here.
April 16, 2020
The world has been shaken to the very core by something no one was prepared for. And the events industry has been one of the most affected sectors. At this point, it's safe to say things have changed dramatically. They have changed to the point where event profs everywhere are still trying to figure out what the best strategies are. How can they still offer people unforgettable experiences? What will our industry look like when everything blows over? How will the structures that hold the sector together fundamentally change events? And what will attendee expectations post-coronavirus look like? Check out the blog and more episodes here!