The COVID pandemic changed the way we live in so many ways. It changed the way we work, socialize,  travel, and live, in general. The COVID 19 virus has destructively affected events and wedding industry throughout the world. All the measures and new procedures, and the overall effects that took place, seriously impacted the industry of events. Many events and weddings got postponed, some even cancelled, bringing the event industry to its knees. Nowadays, it is very difficult, sometimes even impossible, to organize a banquet or a wedding, due to the covid 19 pandemic. Currently, no wedding events are allowed in Dubrovnik and Croatia and this measure will take place until December 21st, 2020. However, it remains to be seen what the future brings and how the situation with COVID 19 will develop in months to come.

The future

However, even if the weddings are not banned, the overall industry is very much effected due to numerous procedures and measures brought. COVID 19 measures differ from country to country but in general those had enormous consequences to the industry of events.

Prior to the current ban, some of the latest event planning measures in Croatia included: only served dinners allowed (no buffet), wedding and events restrictions in terms of numbers ( changing),  wearing masks when indoor etc. The measures are changed periodically so make sure to check it out when/if planning a wedding or event in Croatia.

These measures are not something we’re used to, making it really difficult to plan and organize events during pandemic. Several events we had confirmed for this year got postponed to 2021 and 2022, some even got cancelled. However, hopes are rising that an effective vaccine will be available soon and currently the whole world is waiting for the announced vaccine update. To continue, it has been announced that we can expect vaccine delivery to begin in January 2021, which would hopefully help in stopping the pandemic. Everyone is hoping this we will soon bring the covid 19 under control.

Hoping for a return to an old normal beginning of 2021? Let’s hope so.