AED reschedules 2021 Summit due to pandemic
AED has made an important update regarding the 2021 Summit. In response to the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the event will now take place from May 24 - 26, 2021, in-person at The Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, along with a virtual option.
This decision was made after consultation with AED's Chairman, Ron Barlet and Senior AED staff.
The association has been working with MGM to develop a plan that features detailed protocols to incorporate health and safety into all aspect of the summit, such as virtual site inspections, creative catering options and venue arrangements that meet all physical distancing requirements. A few of the in-person safety precautions that are being implemented include social distancing, required face masks, frequent sanitizing stations and contactless registration.
"Although the dates may have changed, the 2021 Summit's scheduled events remain the same. Attendees will be able to participate in professional education sessions, browse vendors on the Conference Dealer Expo (CONDEX) floor, participate in hospitality suite meetings, and hear from world-class speakers," stated AED's CEO Brian McGuire. "When you attend Summit, regardless if it is in-person or virtually, you will still get all the same great programming. AED will continue to work closely with The Mirage in Las Vegas to negate any unnecessary health risk."