Natalie Norris, CMP, CMM, is the owner and director of Meetings and More, Inc. She is based in Franklin, Tennessee.
Deborah Long Sexton is founder of DLS & Associations. She is based in Chicago and Vero Beach, Florida.
Velenda Dewberry is the director of sales-Southeast Region at Visit Fort Worth (Texas), where she is based.
Kristen Dearden is an event management professional for Association Management, Ltd. She is based in Ankeny, Iowa.
The U.S. Travel Association sets basic national standards for travel to resume safely.
Jeff Hewitt, CDME, is the senior vice president of Visit Savannah and Visit Tybee Island. He is based in Savannah, Georgia.
Marianne Van Wagner is the owner and CEO of the Society Officers Association Management Company. She is based in Bandera, Texas.
Chuck Grouzard us executive vice president of exhibition sales of GES. He is based in Chicago.
Tecumseh Y. Deloney, CMP, CGMP, is the senior manager of conferences and meetings for Zero to Three. She is based in Washington, D.C.
Sick of hearing the same words over and over again during the COVID-19 crisis? Make a drinking game of it.
The Hospitality + Events Fight Back Coalition plans hackathon to convert closed hotels into rehab centers for COVID-19 patients.
Displaced convention center employees assist in helping combat COVID-19 in Athens, Georgia.
Looking ahead to a post-COVID-19 future, Marriott and Hilton announce new procedures to keep hotels clean and safe.
Meet the 2020 class of the Connect Corporate 40 Under 40. These action stars work behind-the-scenes and are ahead of the curve.
Carol Newman Cronin reacts to the Olympics being delayed and the impact that it will have on athletes.
We give you permission to smile during the COVID-19 crisis with these memes.
There are still plenty of ways to engage creatively with your audience, even without the ability to come together in person.
Nick Kopach, 37, is the director of national event sales and programs for Topgolf. He is based in Dallas.
Tracy Judge, MS, CMP, 37, is founder and chief connector of Soundings Connect. She is based in San Diego.
Matt Tibbetts, 34, is the director of sales at Visit Huntington Beach (California), where he is based.
Sami Taylor Levinbook, 31, is the director of venue sourcing for Break the Floor Productions LLC. She is based in Philadelphia and Los Angeles.
Melissa Thuston, CMP, 39, is a senior meetings and event manager at BCD Meetings and Events for Halliburton. She is based in Houston.
Sean Keliiholokai, CHSP, CHIA, MHA, 35 is the vice president of business development for the West Hollywood Travel + Tourism Board (California).
Polina Moskvina, CMP, 23, is a manager of events projects for C.D. Howe Institute. She is based in Toronto.