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The #Metoo movement is an international movement against sexual harassment and assault. It has empowered people throughout the world and given a voice to the voiceless. As long as you haven’t been under a rock you have seen the movement gaining power in Hollywood and beyond. It is not a trend or a fad. It’s not new, it’s real and here to stay. It also doesn’t only affect women, men and women alike need to be apart of this and work together to end sexual harassment and assault. Like all industries, the event industry has been affected by these issues as well. Today we will be looking at the many nuances of this movement and what we can do in the meetings and events industry to support equality and communication about this issue.

In today’s episode of #EventIcons our guests Sarah Soliman of Soliman Productions and  Courtney Stanley of CS Consulting are going to take us through the difficult topics the #MeToo movement encompass. They will discuss what some common misconceptions people have about the movement are. When we plan meetings and events, what can we do to create safe zones and safe places at our events? What organizations can do, how to approach problems you see, as well as new resources. This is an incredibly powerful episode you do not want to miss regarding the important and powerful #MeToo Movement!

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Definitely speak up! That's our advice, always speak up. Or find someone who you can trust and speak with. @SarahMSoliman Click To Tweet Organizers are responsible for the safety for every single person who attends the event. Just own it, because it's something that's happening at your event. @LadyPhenomena Click To Tweet

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Alex Plaxen

Author Alex Plaxen

Founder of Little Bird Told Media, Alex is an award winning international speaker and digital communication strategist for events and conferences. When he's not scrolling through Instagram, you can find Alex at a Washington Capitals game rocking the red, at the movies, or playing board games with his twin brother.

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