The events industry in the UK alone represents a contribution of £42 billion to the national economy, and an estimated 1.9 million events of varying sizes and scope took place around the globe in 2016. The global Covid-19 pandemic has put the industry at a standstill, from global conferences to festivals, theatres and more. As we move into the “new normal”, what role can technology play in managing crowds and keeping people safe? What lessons can be learnt from around the globe? What is the safest way to get people to reengage and meet their peers once more, whether it is for business or entertainment?