Now that restaurants have been open for a few weeks in parts of the United States, event professionals are learning that the only consistency they’re seeing between venues is — there is no consistency. Guidelines vary between states, cities, and the venues themselves, and customer preferences are all over the map. In some areas, customers are eager to book and throw events, while others are more cautious and want to wait until there’s a clearer path to safety and social norms.
Event professionals from Washington, D.C., to San Diego and everywhere in between stopped by our virtual Social Hour this week to share their successes and challenges on the road to reopening. You can view the entire discussion below:
More resources for event professionals
If you’ve missed our past roundtables, you can access recordings of Social Hour online. Event professionals can also find more tips for the hospitality industry on our blog; by listening to our Two Chicks, Three Seats podcast; and by joining our Facebook group, Event Manager Community, to connect with peers and discuss the impact of the coronavirus on the events industry.