COVID-19 Education

During this time of unmatched challenges in the event industry, it’s essential to continue to educate our industry on best practices for moving forward. With that, we have assembled a list of trusted event industry speakers who are ready to assist, be it for a webinar, FB Live, podcast or virtual Q&A. Their contact information is listed below, should you want to reach out directly or you can make your request here

Eddie Zaratsian, Eddie Zaratsian lifestyle + design

  • Managing your Event Business During Difficult Times

Meryl snow, snowstorm events

  • Working Virtually with Clients
  • Working with Staffs During Crisis

Christie Osborne, Mountainside Media

  • Social Media Communications During a Crisis
  • How to Use Social Media to Recover after a Crisis

Michelle Loretta, Sage Wedding Pros

  • Managing Cash Flow During a Crisis
  • Preparing your Business for a Downturn
  • Adding Services Do’s and Don’ts

Renee Dalo, Moxie Bright Events

  • How to Authentically Connect via Video
  • Let’s Pivot: Ways to Add to Your Revenue From Home
  • Mindset Strategies for Uncertain Times: How to Support Your Clients and Yourself

Lisa Anhaiser, LBL Event Rentals

  • Take charge of the Message in Time of Crisis
  • Assessing Risk for Future Crisis Management
  • Industry lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey: How to Apply Them

Trip Wheeler + Clint Elkins, SB Value

  • Cost Cutting Strategies for Caterers during Difficult Times
  • Working with Local Government Officials to Control the Messaging
  • Energizing your Staff upon Starting Back Up

Nora Sheils, Rock Paper Coin 

  • Managing Current and Future Clients’ Worries during COVID
  • 6 Things Couples can do During COVID-19
  • What your Company can Learn / Improve During COVID

Emily Sullivan, Emily Sullivan Events

  • Managing Engaged Couples’ Emotions During Crisis
  • Before + After Katrina: Applicable Lessons to Today’s Crisis

Leah Weinberg, Color Pop Events

  • Understanding the psychological impact of postponements and cancellations on our couples
  • What businesses can learn from this situation to better prepare for unknown events in the future (e.g., contract terms in their service agreements)

Jen Taylor, Jen Taylor Consulting

  • How to take this downtime to work through your business workflow, process’ and procedures

Meghan Ely, OFD Consulting 

  • Media Strategies During the Coronavirus

In an effort to share a well-rounded list of educators, I’m also including a handful of great educators from my inner circle who are not currently clients but I feel strongly could serve as a great resource at this time:

Shannon Tarrant, Wedding Venue Map

  • High Impact Marketing when your Budget has Been Cut

Cara ChaCe, ChaCe Digital LLC

  • How to Make the Most of Uncertain Times (online focused companies)
  • How to Give Generously to your People as a Small Business Owner

Caroline Fox, Engaged Legal Collective + CJFox Law

  • Cancelations, Postponements, or Something Else? COVID and Events
  • Force Majeure or Not? Where Are we in COVID and how does that affect my client contracts?