Planning a Successful In-Person Conference


Pivoting to a Virtual Conference


June 22, 2020 AHC webinar

(Washington, DC) –  Conferences are changing dramatically due to coronavirus-related restrictions, and many organizers have questions about how to plan a successful in-person conference with social distancing and other safeguards or pivot to hosting a virtual conference instead. The American Horse Council is pleased to offer a webinar for every horse business or organization!  Whether you need to host an in-person conference, virtual conference, fundraiser, or cocktail party – there is some tips here for everyone!

Our Guest speakers will be:

  • Jeff Mally, a Global Event Strategist for Maritz Global Events (MGE). MGE is a meeting planning and event management company with a world-wide reach; that assists a broad range of association, corporate, non-profit, and government clients.  Jeff’s core services include site sourcing, contract negotiation, and consultation.  Jeff is an honest, personable, and hardworking professional that guides his clients through the ins and outs of hosting an event.
  • Danny Hardman, Business Development Director, and former senior digital sales manager with the Production Resource Group. Danny and his team are creative, idea driven professionals helping educate clients about the online event space.  The Production Resource Group is a full-service global production company and preferred partner of Maritz Global Events.  Whether planning a live event, online event, or a hybrid in response to the pandemic, Danny and his team have lots of experience helping clients navigate the current state of the events industry.  The show can and does go on…just a little differently right now!

Join us, Jeff and Danny on Monday, June 22 at 1:00 PM ET.  Contact AHC at to register.

About the American Horse Council

As the national association representing all segments of the horse industry in Washington, D.C., the American Horse Council works daily to represent equine interests and opportunities. Organized in 1969, the AHC promotes and protects the industry by communicating with Congress, federal agencies, the media and the industry on behalf of all horse related interests each and every day.                       

The AHC is member supported by individuals and organizations representing virtually every facet of the horse world from owners, breeders, veterinarians, farriers, breed registries and horsemen’s associations to horse shows, race tracks, rodeos, commercial suppliers and state horse councils.