MACAU Meetings Incentive and Special Events Association (MISE) is continuing its three-part series of Virtual Events Webinars with Pivot Your Events to Digital, hosted by Darren Chuckry, tomorrow (Wednesday), 5pm HK/SGP time.
Darren, who is regional vice-president of PCMA and chair of The Marketing Society Hong Kong, will be joined by Deborah Caldwell, Bank of America’s Asia Pacific head of global events; Luisa Galindo, business development manager with The Economist Group, and Justin Choy, of Creative Technology.
The webinar will feature case studies of companies that have switched to large-scale events in the past few months, with tips on navigating the digital environment and develop ways to design for peak audience engagement online.
Team Building Asia continues the third of its Leaders in Lockdown Series – with Social Leadership: How to Sell When Nobody is Buying. Engagement specialists joining the webinar are Andrea Edwards, Tim Wade and David Simpson.
Andrea Edwards guides listeners through The Digital Conversationalist blueprint of social leadership during the times of Covid-19, but also makes the point that this is an opportunity to transform how we participate on social media for good.
The webinar takes place 11am to 12:30pm HK time, on Friday, May 15.
Asia exhibition industry focus
UFI Connects focuses on the exhibition industry in Asia today at 4pm HK time.
Joining a panel moderated by Mark Cochrane, UFI’s regional manager for Asia, are Stuart Bailey, chairman of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Industry Association; Grace Mok, regional director Asia for EJ Krause and Associates (China); Andrew Phua, executive director, Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau, and Nichapa Yoswee, senior vice president, Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau.
Brave new incentives
SITE Thailand teams up with the nation’s travel and event policymakers for a webinar on Friday called The Brave New World on how the Covid crisis will affect the future of incentive travel.
Joining the panel are Nichipa Yoswee, of TCEB; Sumate Sudasna, of Thailand Convention and Incentive Association; Jennifer Glynn, of SITE Global; Alicia Yao, of SITE China, and Nitin Sachdeva, of SITE India.
The webinar commences 9:30am Bangkok time.
Online learning for Malaysia organisers
MyCEB and IAPCO Edge Seminars are holding online courses open only to designated PCOs and business events industry professionals in Malaysia.
Penang goes live on Facebook
And tomorrow (Thursday) at 10am SGP/KL/HK time, Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau goes on Facebook Live to discuss CMO – the country’s Conditional Movement Order phase of combating the spread of Covid-19.
Malaysia is looking at what a post-CMO period portends and a panel of Yeoh Soon Hin, chairman of the Penang bureau; PCEB chief executive Ashwin Gunasekeran; Charles Teo, architect and event director; Khoo Bin Lim, chairman of MAH, Penang chapter, which will be moderated by Place Borneo CEO Mona Manap.