"What does travel in 2020 look like?"
That is the fundamental question being asked today by prospective travelers worldwide, especially those looking to organize or attend meetings.
The answer is complex, as dynamics across the industry continue to evolve. But several organizations have already seen success in hosting live events when following proper health, safety and security measures. Northstar Meetings Group has been documenting how such events
have been carried out.
Meetings Mean Business
— an industry-wide coalition to showcase the value that the events industry brings to people, businesses and communities — held its board meeting on July 28, 2020, in Washington, D.C. To keep the industry informed on what meetings travel looks like in this day and age, Northstar Meetings Group's executive vice president and group publisher, David Blansfield
, has chronicled his experience attending the event.
Follow along using the hashtag #MMBMeetSafe
to see the people, processes, technologies and protocols being used by the industry to protect travelers' health, safety and security. You will get a glimpse into:
• Airport safety protocols
• Air travel safety processes
• Technologies being used to protect travelers' health
• Modern meeting processes
• New event layouts and design
• Hotel cleanliness protocols