by Elise Schoening | March 30, 2020
The events industry has been brought to a standstill with the CDC recommendation that all meetings with 50 or more people be cancelled for the next few weeks in an effort to contain COVID-19

The health of the industry hangs in the balance, with some experts predicting the outbreak may last for months. If one thing is clear during this uncertain time, it is the need for risk management and crisis communications plans.

To help planners prepare, Meeting Professionals International hosted a webcast for managing crisis communications during coronavirus. Presenter Alex Plaxen, vice president of experience strategy at Nifty Method Marketing + Events and the president and founder of Little Bird Told Media, offered advice.

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