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Coalition seeks higher profile for biz events in policy talks

Exhibitions and Conferences Alliance will lobby for tax credits and other legislation to help industry quickly recover from COVID-19


March 19, 2021
By Walt Williams

The end of the COVID-19 pandemic is on the horizon, but impacts of the disaster on meetings and trade shows will linger well into the future. Eight associations in the face-to-face business events industry recently formed a new group, the Exhibitions and Conferences Alliance, to advocate on behalf of their slice of the economy. 

The founding associations include the International Association of Exhibitions and Events, the International Association of Venue Managers and Destinations International.