Two large medical shows are using the Pennsylvania Convention Center within the next month, but requiring proof of vaccination would relieve them of enforcing a renewed mask mandate within their own space.
The latest reports from CDC and WHO suggest the BA.2 subvariant of Covid might reverse the decline in cases across North America and Europe. Host destinations—or meeting hosts themselves—might then consider changing their attendance rules.
Inflation plus economic sanctions on Russia have contributed to an almost 50-percent spike in airline fuel costs over the past four months. As a result, meeting hosts might see rising airfares act as a headwind for their in-person events.