March 21, 2018 - So you have everything set for this event, the keynote speech is about to begin, and you sit in the back of the meeting room and breathe a sigh of relief. All of a sudden, you smell smoke and alarms are going off. People are screaming and running out the doors. This is one of those crises that could easily ruin your event. If you have a crisis plan, you may be able to deal with this situation and maybe even be able to get everything back on track. If you haven't thought about event crisis plans, now is the time to start. These articles can help.
"In today's world, it's really frustrating to me that meeting planners are not taking emergency planning more seriously." (Item #1) Here are five tips to help you bounce back from an event crisis. (Item #2) In the event of a crisis, here are nine tips to save face and ensure your event goes on without a hitch. (Item #3)
Getting event crisis communications right is not an easy thing so don't leave it to chance and don't underestimate the consequences. (Item #4) Make sure nothing comes between your event and success. (Item #5) Here are some common event disasters and tips on how you can manage them. (Item #6)
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