JMIC launches new Covid-19 resource portal

The Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has repurposed its website as a point of access for a wide range of Covid-19 related materials, information and news.

“This is simply about facilitating sharing” said JMIC president Kai Hattendorf. “Our intent is not to replicate content – we are all awash in information right now. Instead we are using the JMIC site as an aggregator and portal to the resources of a number of member associations in order to facilitate access to the excellent materials being developed by so many.

“At the same time, we will be adding perspectives based on the situational overviews coming forward and additional research results that are now accumulating”.

A recent addition has been the Best Practices Guide to COVID-19 developed jointly by UFI and AIPC which is now available for download for free.

“Knowing what others are experiencing and how they are responding is the best single resource we can access right now” said Hattendorf.

“As recovery begins to take place, this will also be a repository for a growing body of strategic materials and arguments to support the critical role our industry can play in driving economic and