VIDEO: DMC Webinar Series – Road to Recovery: Outdoor Public and Event Spaces

Thank you to all those who attended DMC’s webinar, Road to Recovery: Outdoor Public and Event Spaces.

Our panelists discussed what communities can do to successfully re-open public spaces and what event planners can do to successfully host public events as shelter-in-place orders are relaxed. They shared examples of how to create a safe and healthy environment as well as creating a compelling customer experience that will encourage the public to return to public spaces and events.

Panelists:
Tom Fisher, director of the University of Minnesota Design Center

Jerry Hammer, general manager, Minnesota State Fair

Karli McElroy, senior director of placemaking, Rochester Downtown Alliance

Mike Nigbur, Park and Forestry Division Head, City of Rochester

VIDEO: DMC Webinar Series – Road to Recovery: Retail and Restaurants

Thank you to all those who attended DMC’s Webinar Series, Road to Recovery: Retail and Restaurants.

Our panelists discussed what restauranteurs and retailers can do to successfully re-open as shelter-in-place orders are relaxed. They shared examples of how to build a safe and healthy environment as well as creating a compelling customer experience that will encourage customers to return.

VIDEO: DMC Webinar Series – Road to Recovery: Travel, Lodging and Conventions

Thank you to all those who attended DMC’s webinar series, Road to Recovery: Travel, Lodging and Conventions.

Our panelists discussed what the hospitality industry can do to successfully re-open their operations and what meeting planners can do to successfully host larger events as shelter-in-place orders are relaxed. They shared examples of how to create a safe and healthy environment and a compelling customer experience that will spur travel and encourage meeting planners and the public to return to hotels and convention and event centers.

VIDEO: DMC Webinar Series – Road to Recovery: Public and Private Transportation

Thank you to all those who attended DMC’s webinar series, Road to Recovery: Public and Private Transportation.

Our panelists discussed what can be done to successfully open public and private transportation systems and infrastructure as shelter-in-place orders are relaxed. They shared examples of  how their industries are creating a safe and healthy environment that will encourage the general public to return to using a full array of transportation options.

VIDEO: DMC Webinar Series – Road to Recovery: Office Environment

Thank you to all those who attended DMC’s webinar series, Road to Recovery: Office Environment.

Our panelists discussed what building owners and operators can do to successfully re-open their operations as shelter-in-place orders are relaxed. They showed examples of creating a safe and healthy environment as well as creating a compelling tenant experience that will encourage the business world to return to their offices.

VIDEO: Destination Medical Center Webinar: Construction Safety in a COVID-19 Environment

Thank you to all those who attended Destination Medical Center’s webinar: Construction Safety in a COVID-19 Environment on April 16, 2020 in partnership with Rochester Area Builders, Inc. A replay of the webinar is now available.

Some key takeaways: Communication is vitally important; follow the CDC guidelines;  wearing masks is important to prevent the spread of the virus; cloth masks will be more prevalent on construction sites; construction is a lower risk industry due to repetition of managing risk and use of proper equipment; the cooperation within a very competitive industry has been unprecedented.

Our panelists are working to answer the remaining questions from the webinar. Those answers will be posted here.