Inclusive Event Planning 101: Understanding Accessibility Barriers

Denis Boudreau
7 min readFeb 27
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In today’s blog post, I’d like to discuss the impact of accessibility barriers, stigma, and discrimination on audience members with disabilities, and how these challenges greatly affect the experience of those with disabilities when it comes to live, in-person and virtual events. Whether it be physical barriers that prevent access to the event space, negative attitudes and…

Denis Boudreau

Founder - InklusivComm. Director of training - Deque Systems. National Director, DEI & Marketing - CAPS. Speaker. CPWA. #antiracist #antifascist #BLM