The Covid-19 pandemic has drastically changed the environment for attracting and holding international conferences. Ever resilient, the meetings and events industry has been quick to adapt, but the crisis is far from over and will inevitably have a long-term effect on how the Meetings and Events industry operates.
This new section of our website has been developed to share insights from industry professionals in Japan and around the world;
and to introduce useful information and tips as we all pull together to create a vision for conference management suited to the times.

COVID-19 Advisory information

Guidelines for operating
conferences safely

What sort of measures should be taken to operate conferences safely during the Covid-19 pandemic?
The following is an introduction to guidelines created by industry associations within Japan as a useful reference for conference organizers.

Japan Convention Management Association (JCMA)

Guidelines on Hosting MICE Events in the COVID-19 Pandemic 3rd edition

These guidelines cover specific policies for MICE organizers regarding the hosting of meetings, events and conferences.
* These are guidelines only; strict adherence to all included items is not enforced. Operators, hosting facilities, etc. should fully consult with organizers to make effective use of the guidelines in operations.