Planning and executing meetings and events during COVID-19 has required considerable adjusting. The delta variant has caused the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to update its previous position and now recommends all people, including those fully vaccinated, wear masks indoors. Planners now need to consider transmission levels in the destination of their events and areas from which attendees are traveling. Businesses around the country are beginning to require proof of being vaccinated for their workers and patrons.
With fast-moving changes to local, state, and federal policies alongside the duty of care is placed on organizations and planners. The following recommendations are based on educational research and do not constitute legal advice. These tips from our internal industry experts will help guide you and your organization down the road of meeting safely during the pandemic.