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COVID-19 Webinar Center

We are committed to providing expert analysis from trusted travel and tourism experts to learn more about how the industry is responding to the effects of the Coronavirus and how your destination organization can play a role in the response efforts.

Upcoming Webinars

Small Destination Organization COVID-19 Planning
Friday, April 3 at 2:00 PM ET

As we’re all working to adapt to the impacts of the novel coronavirus on our industry, please join us to learn about budget planning, recovery estimates, cost containment strategies and stimulus updates focused specifically on smaller destination organizations and their unique needs.

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Weekly Coronavirus Industry Update Webinar
Wednesday, April 8 at 11:30 AM ET

Join us for another Coronavirus Industry Update Webinar. Panelists and topics will be announced soon!

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Past Webinars

Weekly Coronavirus Industry Update Webinar
Wednesday, April 1 at 11:30 AM ET

Hear from industry experts on how destination organizations are creating value right now in their communities.

Using the Event Impact Calculator (EIC) for Calculating Lost Business
Thursday, March 26 at 11:00 AM ET

EIC subscribers should join us for a special session to discuss using the EIC to calculate lost business in the wake of COVID-19. Paul Nursey, CEO of Destination Greater Victoria, and David Czechowski, Director/Senior Economist-Research & Analysis of Choose Chicago, will share their practices and suggestions on using the EIC to your advantage during this unprecedented time. Come to the session with questions for Paul, David, the team at Tourism Economics, and other EIC subscribers.

Weekly Coronavirus Industry Update Webinar
Wednesday, March 25 at 11:30 AM ET

Join a panel of industry experts to learn more about what they are doing in response to Coronavirus and what they have learned so far. MMGY Global will share the results of their recent survey and Miles Partnership will update us on best practices for our marketing and advertising efforts. Destinations International staff will also share the top trends from our ongoing Coronavirus Member Survey.

Panelists:
Laura Libby and Nate Huff, Miles Partnership
Chris Davidson and Jessica Schultz, MMGY Global 

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Join a panel of industry and communications experts to learn more about what they are doing in response to Coronavirus and what they have learned so far.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Join us for another Coronavirus Industry Update. We will be joined by Amir Eylon with Longwoods International for a Coronavirus Benchmark Study and Andreas Weissenborn with Destinations International who will be presenting the results from our recent Coronavirus Member Survey.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Topics:

  • ​Successful Model Planning
  • Planning by Destination Type (Large Market, Mid-size Market, Smaller Market)
  • Legal implications
  • How to best utilize the Event Impact Calculator (EIC)
  • Hotel industry outlook

Thursday, March 5, 2020

This webinar features a panel of trusted travel and tourism experts to learn more about how the industry is responding to the effects of the Coronavirus and how your destination organization can play a role in the response efforts. Key takeaways include how to implement your crisis communications plan, legal matters to think about and how to implement stress management tactics during a time of uncertainty.