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Sep 30, 2022

How to Host Critic-Ready Events in a Post-Pandemic World

by Cherie Foo

At the risk of sounding dramatic: The world has vastly changed in the last three years. We now work differently, live differently, and interact with spaces differently. We’re not who we once were, pre-pandemic. Naturally, this poses a challenge to the events industry. We’ve seen a significant shift to virtual events during the pandemic, but as we move into a post-pandemic world, the events landscape is set to evolve once again. As we return to physical events, what are the key considerations to keep in mind? And how do you make sure your events are critic-ready? Read on to find out more. 1. Make sure your logistics are covered One of the most important things to figure out, right off the bat, is all the logistics that have come into play with the pandemic. For example: Making sure you’re up to date and complying with government restrictions Ensuring that you’ve got thermal imaging cameras at the entrance points of your venue Setting up contact tracing These are crucial – if you fail your attendees in any of these aspects, this will cast doubt on your professionalism, and leave a bad taste in your attendees’ mouths. 2. Keep hygiene standards high In a post-pandemic world, it’s more important than ever to make sure that your event space is hygienic and properly sanitized. Here are some things that you can do: Figure out your masking protocol: are your attendees required to wear masks to attend the event? Keep extra masks on hand […]

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