Current Affairs

Associations & the Uncertainty Principle

1st June 2020
Although we obviously can't predict what the world will look like in a few months, Martin Sirk argues there are a few things associations can do to navigate - and make the most of - this age of uncertainty.
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Can a Virtual Congress be Successful?

28th May 2020
Boardroom recently joined the #IAPCOImpact Dialogue, where Dr. Carlo Poggio, president of the Italian Academy of Prosthetic Dentistry (AIOP), and Abraham Fisher, president of the AAT-AD/PD (International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases), shared case studies from recent medical congresses that made the decision to go virtual.
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COVID-19 & the Transformation of Association Advocacy

25th May 2020
With advocacy never more urgent in this ongoing COVID-19 crisis - and many traditional tools and tactics no longer viable - Tommy Goodwin, an international association public affairs and advocacy professional finds that many associations are transforming their advocacy efforts in real time to successfully answer theses challenge times.
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Emerging Stronger and Refreshed in Taiwan

21st May 2020
As the infamous COVID-19 pandemic forces an unprecedented shift in the way we work and live, the world has found itself in uncharted territory. But what if this change is actually a positive step for the sector’s future? Taiwan is no doubt a part of the process.
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Virtual Events

18th May 2020
Virtual events still sound a little futuristic, but they’ve been happening since 1993. In some ways little has changed in 2020, though things have accelerated the past few months. Marc Mekki, co-founder of Bond, shares his insights about what to think about if you want to go virtual.
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Time for Collaboration

14th May 2020
Graeme Mackay, Aberdeen Convention and Events Bureau, member of the Energy Cities Alliance, gives his fellow industry colleagues some advice on how to best navigate this crisis.
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Preparing for Recovery

11th May 2020
Scotland expressed a clear message to the business events community in the wake of the country’s Coronavirus lockdown: we’ll wait for you.
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How Taiwan is Helping

11th May 2020
Following Boardroom’s call to offer support, Taiwan got back with an in-depth explanation of what they are doing to provide a safe environment in these dire times. Here is what they said.
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Keeping Meaningful Connections Alive

4th May 2020
Boardroom caught up with Judy Elvey, Director of Marketing, Europe at Cvent to discuss her best practice tips for virtual events to help empower associations to stay connected to members during and post pandemic. Here is what she had to say.
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