As part of the efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), numerous events across the globe have canceled or postponed. To help event organizers during this time of difficulty and uncertainty, industry and trade organizations have put together a variety of resources such as webinars and other guides, while event software companies also offer support and information.
This article will be updated weekly as the situation develops.
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Industry Organization & Other Resources
- Events Industry Council – Resource Page
- MPI (Meeting Professional International): Webinars, toolkit, and other resources
- PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association): Webinars and risk management resources
- IAEE (International Association of Exhibitions and Event): Guidelines for Organizers
- ASAE (American Society of Association Executives™): Issue Round-up: Coronavirus Disease
- CMX: A Comprehensive List of Tips, Tools, and Examples for Event Organizers During the Coronavirus Outbreak
- The Legal Consequences of COVID-19 on Your Contracts: Force Majeure in Different Jurisdictions and Industries, and Some Practical Guidance
- Higher Logic offers Event Engagement™, a Free Event Community, to Organizations Dealing with the Cancellations of In-Person Events For events scheduled April 1 – December 31, 2020 [Press Release]
- 42Chat offers Rapid Response AI Chatbot at no cost for events unable to pay $500/month fee
- Discord increases Go Live streaming and screen share limit to 50 people instead of 10
- Eventbrite: Information on the coronavirus
- Toon Boom Offers Free 30-Day (March 13 – April 17) Home Use Licenses To Studios And Schools
- Square refunds subscription fees for current sellers for the month of March + Resources & New Features Coming Soon
- U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Coronavirus Small Business Guide
- U.S. Small Business Administration: COVID-19 Guidance & Loan Resources
- Small Business Relief Programs – Listed by State via Forbes
- Social Media Management in Times of Crisis via Buffer
- Kiva offers 0% loans up to $15,000 for up to 6 months
- Chase Resources
- American Express Working Capital
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As part of the efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), numerous events across the globe have canceled or postponed. To help event organizers during this time of difficulty and uncertainty, industry and trade organizations have put together a variety of resources such as webinars and other guides, while event software companies also offer support and information. This article will be updated weekly as the situation develops. Upcoming Free Webinars Mar 26 - 27 - EGX Rezzed is Running
Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in late 2019, it has spread to more than 40 countries across the globe. As a result, various events have been affected due to health and safety concerns. Many sporting events have opted to close their arenas and stadiums, focusing on broadcast only. Several theme parks across Japan have temporarily closed. Concerts, conferences, and conventions have canceled and postponed. Project Anime has compiled an ongoing list of pop culture event statements, cancelations, and postponements;
Stay up to date! Project Anime provides some of the latest news in the Japanese pop culture industry during February 2020. [Collider] Crunchyroll Announces First-Ever Slate of Originals [Deadline] Hulu Promotes Chief Marketing Officer Kelly Campbell to President [Cord Cutters News] Netflix Expands Anime Collection by Partnering with Six Creators for Originals [Youtube] Aniplex Announced the Launch of A New Visual Novel Brand: ANIPLEX.EXE [Anime News Network] Kadokawa Launches Official Goods Store for Overseas Fans [Olean Times Herald] Funko, Inc. Announces Bandai as Exclusive Distribution Partner Across Japan [Hollywood Reporter] ESA President Talks E3 Absences,