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Event Planning & Management During the COVID19 Pandemic Crisis

Event planning and management is stressful during “normal” times, and can be especially challenging during a world-wide pandemic. Should organizers cancel, or postpone? How will organizations raise necessary funding without their signature events? What about weddings? 5K run/walks? Regional workshops and destination meetings? Sporting events?

Each type of event will have special considerations, a few of which include budget, break-even events vs. fundraising, how far participants may be traveling from, and how much lead-time is necessary to pull off the event properly. An event that requires registration in advance will have different considerations than an event that allows at-the-gate ticket sales, or needs sponsorships to break even. Is it possible that a former “live” event could be held online? Could an early Summer season event be postponed to Fall? Could an event be combined with another complimentary event to create something even greater? There are many considerations.

This resource library is here to help event planners and organizers find answers to some of these questions. This library will be updated and added to regularly as more resources become available. If you have specific questions or need guidance, please email Kyla Schatz at kyla@visitalpena.com.

 

General Resources for Event Organizers

 

What Event Planners Need to Know About COVID19

 

Key Planning Recommendations for Large Gatherings

 

 

Planning for Business Events

 

Coronavirus Resources & Insights for the Business Events Industry

 

 

Moving Events Online

 

Event Planners Guide to Free Live Streaming Tools

 

How to Shift Your Conference Online

 

 

Resources for Destination Wedding Planning

 

A Wedding During Coronavirus?

 

Resources for Fundraising Event Planners

 

How To Salvage Your Fundraising Event Amid COVID 19

 

Considerations for Outdoor Running Events

 

Tips for Managing 5K Events in the Wake of COVID19

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Alpena Events Complex (APlex)

701 Woodward Avenue
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 354-6164

Art In The Loft at Gallery 109

109 N. Second Ave
Alpena, MI 49707
Phone: (989) 356-4877
Art in the Loft at Gallery 109 is a fine arts gallery featuring the work of local, regional and nationally recognized ar More

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