Video Conference Etiquette You Need to Know

Michigan Meetings Industry Updates Webinar

Just for Fun--A Zoom Meeting Parody

Travel in the New Normal

Smart Meetings Best Practices for Just in Time Virtual Meetings 

Smart Meetings Tips/ Tools 

Smart Meetings Webinars

Watch the Destination Michigan/MPI MIchigan Chapter webinar, "Navigating COVID-19 in the Michigan Meetings Industry"  (originally aired 3/20/2020)

Planner Guidance from WHO for Keeping Attendees Safe from COVID-19

8 Steps for Marketing Your Virtual Event

Coronavirus and Event Insurance: Answers to Your Burning Questions

Conference Direct Meeting Mentor Online Insiders’ Guide to Event Coronavirus Precautions

Spring Fundraiser cancellations spur cash crunch for non-profits

Where to Go for the Latest COVID-19 Info

Information from Conference Direct Meeting Mentor Online

Detroit District Dental Society - Coronavirus Information for Dentists

Michigan State Medical Society -- COVID-19 Resource Center for Physicians and Patients

Small Business Association of Michigan - Information for all small business in Michigan

Oakland County Health Division -- Coronavirus Disease 2019 information

Michigan Society of Association Executives -- COVID-19 Resource Hub

U.S. Chamber of Commerce -- Combating the Coronavirus

Detroit Metro Visitors and Convention Bureau -- Event Cancellations & Postponements & Where to Order Carry-out

Special D Events -- Meeting Planner Resources

Detroit Regional Chamber As key decisions are being made about business operations in preparation for any effects of the COVID-19, it’s important to hear from state leaders at the front lines and subject matter experts who can help navigate the risks. The Chamber will be hosting a COVID-19 Tele-Town Hall Series, with regular guest speakers, to help businesses prepare for the impact of the virus. Following each presentation, there will be a Q&A portion to share your most pressing needs and get answers real-time. For more news and resources for handling COVID-19, visit

SBAM (Small Business Association of Michigan) Daily Briefings on FaceBook at 3pm.  SBAM is providing weekday daily briefing to help small businesses navigate the COVID-19 crisis.

Public Web pages organizations are hosting on Coronavirus Information 

Technology Tools for Meetings

Coronavirus COVID-19



Webinars on Coronavirus Information

Meeting Planning Information relating to Coronavirus -19

The situation around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is rapidly evolving and the number of cases in Michigan is growing rapidly. There is a variety of information that corporations, health care professionals, business owners, and the public are coming across as we all work together for the best path to protect public health.  Meeting Planners are taking an active role in completing the task to help organizations adjust to the changing daily needs arising from this world wide pandemic.  This site will feature information to help the meeting planning/ event community.  Below are links to resources and information. 

Oakland County Government COVID-19 ReOpen Digital Toolkit  (posted 5/28/2020)

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Health Authority Resources

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This site includes updated situation summaries and statistics for the disease around the world, including total cases and deaths, travel information, how to control spread in communities, and information for specific groups. Of particular note is its CDC event guide.
  • Johns Hopkins Live Tracker site tracks COVID-19 cases globally in one easy-to-digest graphic interface.
  • World Health Organization (WHO) includes daily updates, travel advice and myth busters, among other useful items. Of special note is WHO’s Key Planning Recommendations for Mass Gatherings in the Context of the Current COVID-19 Outbreak.

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