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RE: What all should be on a planner's checklist while deciding their next meeting destination?

What all should be on your checklist while deciding your next meeting destination? I found a lot of useful info at this SmartMeetings link , including key clauses, force majure, insurance, attrition, and cancelation Polling potential attendees on what defines their comfort level (mandatory...


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RE: What all should be on a planner's checklist while deciding their next meeting destination?

For our CVBs, how are you working with your hotel partners and planners to coordinate these new requirements and aspects of the relationship? We have partnered with our major venues to suggest GBAC certification and even offered financial assistance with it We receive updates from the...


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RE: What all should be on a planner's checklist while deciding their next meeting destination?

Hello Danielle, As an event planner, beyond the usual considerations such as convenience, prices, space, we are now also looking at: - legal environment (county/state/federal restrictions on gatherings) - infection rates and their evolution in the area we are considering - ability to social...


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RE: What all should be on a planner's checklist while deciding their next meeting destination?

For our suppliers & venues, what have you seen thus far from planners who are sourcing their future events? Main focus is on the health safety and Covid protocols. Smaller meetings. Short Term events. Diagrams on Meeting Room Sets -- Colleen Beck Director of Sales &...


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RE: What all should be on a planner's checklist while deciding their next meeting destination?

Hi everyone, great questions. Looking forward to seeing what everyone thinks. What all should be on your checklist while deciding your next meeting destination? I would say cost, accommodations and transportations will play a big factor as well as factoring in health and safety...


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RE: What all should be on a planner's checklist while deciding their next meeting destination?

It does not look like we will be doing any live events this year, but the reason is not necessarily COVID. We are seeing great success with our pivot to virtual events, and they are much more cost effective. In addition, it removes barriers such as geography, being too busy to travel, and of...


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RE: What all should be on a planner's checklist while deciding their next meeting destination?

What all should be on your checklist while deciding your next meeting destination? Since we are a global company travel restrictions for who can go where and what the safety guidelines are for international visitors greatly influence our location selections. We are also looking for more...


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RE: What all should be on a planner's checklist while deciding their next meeting destination?

We will be using our same requirements but looking for larger room capacity with Social Distaning as well as additional saftey and health protocals. We will also be looking for much better cancelation policies in the event anything were to happen and events had to once again canceled. -- Scott...


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RE: What all should be on a planner's checklist while deciding their next meeting destination?

What all should be on your checklist while deciding your next meeting destination? We're focused on what is the COVID situation like in those respective states, what is the political climate like as we'd be worried about protests or other issues that may make attendees concerned, and how much...


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RE: What all should be on a planner's checklist while deciding their next meeting destination?

What all should be on your checklist while deciding your next meeting destination? Is the destination a hot spot for COVID? Event though the numbers are declining, some states' numbers are increasing. Health and safety protocols from the venue and for traveling. Room for social...