In response to how COVID-19 has affected the sport tourism industry, Sport Tourism Canada announced the formation of the COVID-19 Recovery Task Force in May 2020. The purpose was to develop an action plan for the responsible, safe and effective reopening of the $6.8 billion sport tourism industry.
Task force head consultant, Grant MacDonald, will provide an update on their efforts, share findings from their recently published report and discuss next steps.
Facilities that host events are having to make major changes to the way they host events. Our panel members will share their experiences of how COVID-19 is impacting their facilities, the changes event organizers can expect and how do the changes impact the audiences and members who come into these facilities.
COVID-19 has not only changed our events, but it has changed many of the ways we live our lives and do business. It’s also presenting us with some challenges going forward, including how we manage risk, cancellation of events and even liability. Our presenter will share insights on what are the emerging trends are and what events need to consider moving forward when it comes to insurance.
The Atlantic Huddle is a joint initiative of Event Atlantic and Events Nova Scotia. The series series will aim to address challenges and opportunities in the events industry due to COVID-19. These webinars will be educational in nature and provide an opportunity to learn, connect and interact with one another in a casual atmosphere.
Now more than ever communication around events is a priority. Whether it’s communicating changes to the event, new polices and procedures or dealing with a crisis. Our speaker will share some communication tips and experiences on how you can ensure your event communication is delivering the right message.
Event organizers will share their insights of how they have adjusted their events during COVID-19. They will share their experiences from how to move events online to how you deal with suppliers and participants when the event has to be postponed or even cancelled.
As we work to deal with COVID-19 in the event world, what does it all mean for event sponsors? Our presenter will share their insights in what corporate sponsorship will look like post COVID-19 for sponsors, how to keep them engaged with your events and how to build new opportunities with your event partners.
Events Nova Scotia and MQO Research will share the results of a survey they undertook to better understand the opinions of Maritimers and their feelings about returning to live events. This is a must for those who organize and host events to help you better understand what your audience is thinking about COVID-19 when it comes to attending events.