For meeting and event planners, disruptions usually come as no surprise and many have planned on how to handle them. If you do not have a contingency plan for your meeting or event, it should be an action item on your list. This issue will help you pull things together, whether you are just beginning or updating your plan.
If you do not have a contingency plan for your meetings/events, you should put this at the top of your to-do list. (Item #1) Assessing and managing risk is the best way to begin. (Item #2) We can all learn about contingency plans from the insurance industry. (Item #3)
Here is some advice on various strategies to use if things go awry. (Item #4) Your venue should be just as invested in contingency planning as you are. (Item #5) These tips can help keep everyone safe and secure. (Item #6)