Industry News: a Yankee Stadium Drive-in Experience, Long-Lasting Floral Options, WasteExpo Shifts to Virtual, and More

NATIONAL: Human Growth Foundation's virtual 5K Run & Walk for Kids' Growth takes place June 6-13. 

LAS VEGAS: Adventure tour provider Bindlestiff Tours reopens on June 1 with new self-drive and private tour packages designed for individuals and small groups. The company has also debuted new health and safety procedures, including touches temperature checks, medical-grade masks for guests, and more. 

LOS ANGELES: Westfield Century City has debuted contactless curbside pick-up from more than 30 of the mall's retailers, including Anthropologie, Kiehl's, and Gelson's.

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NEW ORLEANS: WasteExpo 2020 will take place virtually August 10-14; the in-person event had previously been moved from May to August in New Orleans, but has now been canceled. The 2021 edition, meanwhile, is slated for April 26-29 in Las Vegas. 

NEW YORK: The Uptown Drive-in Experience will take over the Yankee Stadium parking lot this summer. The carnival-inspired festival—part drive-in movie, part concert—will feature local New York artists, car-side dinner service from local street vendors, interactive games, and more. The event will take place every weekend starting in July.

Venus Et Fleur—a floral company that specializes in Eternity Roses that last a full year with no maintenance—has debuted the Maison Collection. The new line of long-lasting florals features hydrangeas, gardenias, and more. 

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With contributions from Ashton Pike in Atlanta, Claire Hoffman in Los Angeles, and Michele Laufik in New York.

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