Highlighting top destinations for meeting, event and incentive planners.

Stats: 95% of Event Organizers Likely to Run Hybrid Event in 2020

Ninety-five percent of event planners may run a hybrid event in 2020, according to a survey by etc.venues. This figure reflects the growing commitment to hybrid events as, at the beginning of July, 73 percent said they expected to hold a hybrid event this year. Many are already putting this into action, with 34 percent of respondents in the process of organizing a hybrid or multi-hub event, while 61 percent are in the decision-making phase for their event.

Music City Center Commits to GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation Program

Music City Center in Nashville, TN, has announced its commitment to achieve Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR accreditation. Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, Music City Center will implement stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in its facility.

Explore St. Louis Selects VenueOps and Simpleview As Forward-Thinking Partners

EventBooking, a cloud-based venue software company, announced today that Explore St. Louis has selected VenueOps to manage its facilities, and Simpleview, a partner of EventBooking, to help manage client relationships and marketing of the premiere CVB. Explore St.

AIM Group International Shares "Six Steps to Plan Successful Virtual and Hybrid Events"

AIM Group International, a company specialized in congresses, events and communication, published a new white paper titled "Virtual and Hybrid Events: A Guide to Success," signed by the senior expert Annalisa Ponchia, director of innovation and customer experience, AIM Group International.

Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer Shares Hybrid Events Strategy

More and more in-person and virtual events are coming together in the form of seminars, incentives, product launches, congresses and other gatherings. In addition, an increasing awareness in terms of health and safety goes hand-in-hand with a growing demand for events that are more sustainable. To meet this demand and to remain a pioneer in B2B services, Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer Group has set up a hybrid events think-tank.