Novel Coronavirus Resources

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COVID-19 CARES Act Relief Plan


What is the CARES Act?

The CARES Act, the largest economic relief package in our nation’s history, was signed into law on March 27 and includes major provisions U.S. Travel fought for to deliver economic support to travel businesses, travel workers and their families.


What Assistance are you Eligible for? 

We know that many of you have questions about what aid you qualify for and how you can apply for it. The U.S Travel Association has provided several resources that may be able to help provide some answers and make sure our industry is getting the assistance it needs.


CARES Act Relief Resources


Special Report: Novel Coronavirus

The Meeting Professional teamed up with many of your industry colleagues to provide important knowledge, resources and even a little hope so that you can keep business going and come out stronger and more prepared for what lies ahead.


Coronaviurs Survey

Survey: Novel Coronavirus

Over 800 voices weighed in and offered an incredible perspective on the impact COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) is making on the meetings and events industry. Click below to download a free white paper with the results.


MPI News

Events across Italy are postponed until after April 3rd as a total lockdown of the country was announced by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday.
​Response to the coronavirus COVID-19 is changing rapidly in France, where gatherings of 1,000 or more attendees have been banned until further notice.
To limit disruption and stakeholder blowback, meeting and event professionals must excel at crisis communications. Following are some best practices worth implementing into your communications strategies as a result of the novel coronavirus—but applicable across the board.

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