Venue ventilation for COVID-19

Conferences that Work

Attention, meeting planners! Safe meeting venue ventilation for COVID-19 is critical. As we start thinking about returning to in-person events, it’s crucial to check that venues are upgrading their HVAC systems to handle potentially virus-infused air.

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Competent logistics are the new meeting minimum

Conferences that Work

My work at a pre-con is different from that of a typical meeting planner since I focus on the meeting’s design and facilitation. I’ve been convening meetings for decades, though, so I know a fair amount about meeting planning.

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The meeting industry new normal – Part 3

Conferences that Work

The old meeting industry normal is long over, and many event professionals are still hoping and waiting for a new normal. In October 2020 I wrote two posts [1 , 2 ] about what a meeting industry new normal might look like. Holding in-person meetings: what do we now know? Here’s a quick overview of what I see as the relative risks involved in attending in-person meetings at this point. Understandably, people want to connect at in-person meetings.

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Design your meeting BEFORE choosing the venue!

Conferences that Work

I love my meeting design clients, but there is one mistake I see them making over and over again. Clients invariably ask me to help design their meeting after they’ve chosen a venue! Related posts: Help Wanted—Venues for my participation techniques workshops! Do you own or know of venues that would be suitable for holding my 1½ day participation techniques workshops? Event design meeting design venue contracting venue selection

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Booking Meeting Venues Site Unseen

PCMA Convene

The virtual site tour for Excel London features a series of videos for different venues within the complex. But planners still face an immediate challenge: booking meeting venues while travel remains off the table for many organizations and destinations.

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COVID-19, in-person meetings, and wishful thinking

Conferences that Work

COVID-19 has virtually eliminated in-person meetings: our industry’s bread and butter. In order to overcome the many significant challenges created by the coronavirus, the meeting industry has made valiant efforts to rethink in-person meetings.

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Venue Risk Assessment for Events During (And After) COVID-19

Picatic by Eventbrite

As we slowly return to live events, it’s important to determine if your pre-pandemic, tried-and-true venues can still meet safety requirements for your area. Event Planning May Resources and Tools COVID-19 Recovery Event Safety Event Venue

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Should meetings be efficient?

Conferences that Work

Should meetings be efficient ? “Yes” say thousands of books on how to improve business meetings. But “No”, when we’re taking about most meeting industry events. Obviously there are aspects of meeting events that should be efficient whenever possible.

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venue spotlight: the standard


sat opposite from kings cross train station, this centrally located hotel is the perfect place for your next meeting, incentive, or just for your next perfect night’s sleep. The post venue spotlight: the standard appeared first on Seven Events.

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Top Pick Venues that Host Hybrid Meetings

Unique Venues

Research shows over 50% of all meetings are currently remote causing thousands to suffer from the very unscientific term “Zoom Fatigue.” Hybrid meetings are more than just remote meetings full of individual faces on your laptop.

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Top Pick Historic Venues

Unique Venues

Historic venues are an enchanting location to hold a corporate meeting, wedding reception or conference. Filled with stunning architecture and endless charm, these venues will impress your guests and create an unforgettable event for all involved.

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IACC’s latest Meeting Room of the Future barometer is a mixed bag of positivity and caution as global meeting venue recovery continues

Event Industry News

As widely predicted, issues such as rehiring and reskilling the venue workforce continue to cause venues to place limits on business before reaching usual capacity. The next quarterly IACC Meeting Room of the future Barometer will be released in November 2022.

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Calgary TELUS Convention Centre: Reimagining Meeting Space [Venue Review]


Designing a great event experience starts with finding a venue that serves your event goals in a city that appeals to your attendees. The post Calgary TELUS Convention Centre: Reimagining Meeting Space [Venue Review] by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. Event Venues review Venue venue review eventvenuesFor event planners, it’s a delicate balance between finding a functional space and finding a place that will excite their audience.

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The Continued Importance of Outdoor Meetings 

Smart Meetings

While 2022 is in full swing, the meetings and event industry is continuing to navigate best practices regarding safe meetings and social gatherings during the Covid-19 pandemic. One trend that we are continuing to see is that of outdoor meetings.

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Meet for Change at The Meetings Show

Event Industry News

Lime Venue Portfolio is continuing its support of ethical meetings as it unveils the latest chapter of its Meetings for Change initiative next week at The Meetings Show. Now, Meetings for Change is leading on carbon labelling. .

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Road to Recovery: The 2021 Guide to Safer Meetings for Hotels and Venues


Skift Take: Traditional in-person meetings were paused in 2020, but innovation within the industry flourished out of necessity. Cvent’s new eBook details everything you need to know about conducting safer meetings as hotels and venues begin to recover.

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Jurassic Meetings: Planners Will Find a Way

Smart Meetings

He could have been talking about meeting planners’ determination during 2.5 years of Covid, jumping back in with the energy of a T-Rex and making meetings happen again. Read More : Need an Event Venue That Wows?

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networking & celebration events – shoreditch venues


take a look at our 4 top venues in shoreditch for your next soiree. with a private lift to the top floor you are able to head straight to the rooftop venue space. talk about a unique entrance – you have to walk through a mirror to get to this venue.

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sustainable london venues


a perfect venue for conferences , photoshoots, product launches, meetings and receptions, the spaces are suitable for 20 – 2000 guests. the venue has earned the achievements ‘outstanding’ from breeam and ‘platinum’ from leed.

Ministry Venues announces new venue opening

Event Industry News

Ministry Venues, one of London’s leading event space providers announces the expansion of the current portfolio with a new venue in West London. Conference News Featured News UK and Europe Conference venues Ministry Venues

2022 65

25 Powerful Event Sales Techniques for Venues and Planners

Planning Pod

Here at Planning Pod, we build venue and event management software tools that help our customers close more business, so we want to do everything in our power to help them improve and grow. What are you looking for from a venue/planner? Extras for Venue Owners and Managers.

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A trio of venues join Academic Venue Solutions

Prestige Events Magazine

Academic Venues Solutions (AVS), the UK’s consortium dedicated to academic venues, has just announced three new members, bringing the total representation to 48 member venues. We can’t wait to work with the new teams at all the venues.”.

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How venues can support meeting design

Gallus Events

I was recently referred to a hotel in Barcelona as a “meeting design expert” I popped along and had a look at a good (if rather too traditional) meetig space. I met with a couple of their senior team and tried to get handle on their interest in meeting design. Now this type of meeting is nothing new, or interesting in itself, but the conversation was, I believe, very typical of the understanding and mis-understanding that venues have of meeting design.

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Venue Fail

Gallus Events

And you have meeting rooms with this view. If event planners want meetings to deliver value to their attendees, they have to stop using meeting rooms like this. If venues really want to run great meetings they have to give more thought to the spaces they create. Hilton Davos, your meeting rooms could have looked out onto the Swiss Alps! Venue Fail. And all of this was down to the venue. I’d love to see other venue fails!

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Lime Venue Portfolio launches Meetings for Change

Event Industry News

Lime Venue Portfolio has launched a new initiative to meeting and event organisers that will underline its commitment to sustainability within the industry. The commitments outlined by Lime Venue Portfolio are: 1.

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Venues for Large Corporate Events

Unique Venues

Corporate events are a great opportunity for networking, new experiences, and meeting at incredible venues. Our recommendations for Top Pick Large Corporate Event Venues will check off all the boxes when planning a successful corporate event.

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New and Renovated: Waterfront Meets

Smart Meetings

Ten meeting rooms and nearly 10,000 sq. of meeting space are on offer. More : New and Renovated: Metropolitan Meetings. The post New and Renovated: Waterfront Meets appeared first on Smart Meetings. Balboa Bay Resort , Newport Beach, California.

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An affordable air quality tool for meeting planners

Conferences that Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the in-person meeting industry. Now, meeting planners can add an affordable air quality tool to their site visits. How can you determine air quality at a prospective venue? But how can we determine the air quality at a prospective venue?

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Providers of Trendy Meeting Venues Lure Planners Away from Boring Conference Halls


Venues' Fenchurch Street property in London. Venues Skift Take: When it comes to meeting spaces, ambience is becoming almost as important as functionality. Venues and Convene are starting to expand. The lounge at Etc.

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unique venues of london


as event planners, our team are always on the lookout for unique locations to host meetings, conferences, dinners and events. we offer a great venue finding service, which you can read more about here: [link]. The post unique venues of london appeared first on Seven Events.

2022 56

12 New Green Venues for Meetings and Events in 2019


These new and renovated convention centers, hotels, restaurants, and other event venues are making a commitment to eco-friendly events

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Urban Venues Seeing Return of Group Business

Smart Meetings

You might want to take a second look at big city venues, where the access is convenient, amenities are abundant and hotel partners are eager to welcome you back. of meeting space. Each person is required to show proof of vaccination before entering the meeting space.

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venue spotlight: the ham yard hotel


being back onsite was lovely and a real reminder of how much we love this venue. each meeting space has been designed individually and offers flawless details. there are 3 spaces that can be used for meetings, dinners, networking while the hotel boasts it’s own inhouse theatre.

Top Pick Summer Conference Venues

Unique Venues

Did you know that college and university campuses are an ideal venue location? These venue types may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you start planning your conference or event, but they should be!

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Top Pick Southern California Meeting & Event Venues

Unique Venues

Our Top Picks for Southern California Meeting and Event Venues provide everything you would expect in Southern California -- and so much more. An executive conference room is available for meetings of up to 25.

2020 55

Defy Conventional Meetings in Sacramento Copy

Smart Meetings

Sacramento, California can take your meetings and conventions to an entirely new level. The destination’s authentic roots exude rich history, diversity, artistry and flavor — making meetings here anything but ordinary. Success for your meeting requires just the right amount of space.

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The Meetings Show 2021 unveils new dates and venue

Event Industry News

The Meetings Show , the UK’s leading platform for the world’s meetings and events community, will take place on 30 September and 1 October 2021 at ExCeL London.

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Venues, Organizers Donate Food From Canceled Meetings

PCMA Convene

Takeaways: Meeting planners should look to their food service partners for ideas on donating leftover food from events canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak or other reasons. Chefs serve victims of and first responders to the Nashville tornadoes in early March.

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Pennsylvania Meeting & Event Venues

Unique Venues

” It’s the official state motto of the state of Pennsylvania, which is of course famous for hosting the meeting of delegates that resulted in the U.S. All of these amenities can be found in many meeting and event spaces across Pennsylvania. Here, modern features are also key with the college offering more than 60 meeting facilities, open green spaces, and intuitive technology and multimedia systems, not to mention close proximity to several major metropolitan areas.

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Unique Meeting Venues & More in Loudoun County

Smart Meetings

For groups looking to branch out and meet face-to-face, Loudoun offers a fresh take on meetings. D iscover a mix of unique venues – and unique advantages for planners and attendees – in this scenic and inspiring setting, just 25 miles west of Washington, DC.

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