The campaign, initially launched on March 4 by UFI and SISO (Society of Independent Show Organizers) – highlights the fact that, while numerous events around the world are being postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19, many events are taking place successfully around the world.
It consists of material that meetings industry associations are sharing with their respective memberships. They can add the visuals and text material to their ongoing communications around upcoming events.
Aloysius Arlando, President of AIPC
“While our primary concern now is the health and safety of our staff and customers we also need to keep in mind that the events we host will play a key part in driving the economic recovery to follow, and we are pleased to be collaborating in a campaign and an alliance that emphasizes that point,” said Aloysius Arlando, President of AIPC.
Mary Larkin, UFI President
WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that “in dealing with the global coronavirus outbreak, our greatest assets are facts, reason and solidarity. This is what the campaign is about, and this is what makes it great that we will work jointly on this as well”, says Mary Larkin, UFI President.