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Past Webinar | Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 1pm-2pmEST

Leveraging Social Media for Crisis Communications
EIC Clock Hour Approved | Domain C: Risk Management


Hurricanes, floods, terror attacks and other crises flood the news headlines and impact destinations around the world. How do meeting/event planners handle these events in their destinations? Using social media to communicate and mitigate risks is essential to any meeting/event.


  • How to set up a communications plan to minimize damage during a crisis at your event or destination
  • How to make critical decisions for your organization
  • How to Create an effective communications plan using three key points

Alex PlaxenAlex Plaxen
President & Founder
Little Bird Told Media

Events and Communications expert, Alex Plaxen, is President and Founder of Little Bird Told Media, a consulting firm for strategic digital communication and engagement for events. He graduated with a Master’s in Tourism Administration with a focus on event and meeting management from George Washington University. Alex is actively involved in leadership roles in the meetings and events industry, most recently sitting on the MPI Potomac Chapter Board of Directors. In addition to his industry work, Alex has been honored locally and internationally as an emerging leader in the events industry, recognized as one of Meetings & Conventions magazine’s Rising Stars of 2019, the recipient of Meeting Professionals International’s RISE Award for Young Professional Achievement in 2018, named to the inaugural BizBash Top 500 People in Events in 2018, Meetings Today magazine’s 2018 Meetings Trendsetters, Connect Association 40 under 40 in 2017 and Professional Convention Management Association 20 in their Twenties Class of 2016.