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.
Read the full story on NorthstarMeetingsGroup.com
for tips on dealing with a level 4 crisis, message mapping and more.