Michael Schaumann HMCC

Director of Business Development, Cadre

The Freelance Marketplace has long played an integral role in the Meetings Industry. As Corporate Event Teams and 3rd Party Agencies work to rebuild, the value of our industry's gig economy is now greater than ever. The Great Resignation has seen 5 million people leave the labor force since the dawn of the pandemic. How can your team efficiently reconfigure with live meeting volumes increasing by the day? How can freelance Meeting Planners best market themselves and capitalize on their talents? This session will invite interaction as we talk about how to best leverage a variable workforce in ramping up after the pandemic, from the perspectives of both Corporate Event Teams, and the working freelancer.