COVID-19 Recovery Surveys

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to evolve, PCMA and Convene will be surveying business event professionals — planners and suppliers — biweekly to understand our community’s short- and long-term business expectations

New Hygiene Protocols for Events During COVID-19

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council’s new STAR accreditation program will distinguish venues that implement the highest hygiene standards in an effort to safeguard against the transmission of the virus. Other initiatives along the attendee journey are focused on the same thing.

BY David McMillin May 13, 2020

PCMA COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard Results, Survey 3

Insights from our latest survey — conducted May 4-7 — on how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing business events professionals’ roles and how they envision future events.

BY Convene Editors May 11, 2020

PCMA COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard Survey Results

Insights from our latest survey — conducted April 20-23 — on how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing business events professionals’ roles and how they envision future events.

BY Convene Editors April 27, 2020

Survey Results: How Is COVID-19 Changing the Business Events Industry?

Full results of the PCMA Convene survey conducted the first week in April among more than 1,000 event organizers and 500-plus suppliers reveal that both groups have similar expectations when it comes to potential attendees’ appetite for travel once the worst of the pandemic is over.

BY Convene Editors April 13, 2020

COVID-19 Impact on Events Research: Top-line Results for Suppliers

A majority of suppliers report adverse effects on their employment, but some are optimistic about events picking up again this summer. More expect uncertainty to continue for six months, with recovery beginning in September.

BY Michelle Russell April 7, 2020

COVID-19 Impact on Events Research: Top-line Results for Planners

Nearly 90 percent of planners have canceled or postponed an event, and seven out of 10 have moved an event online because of the pandemic. Here’s what planners are thinking about what comes next and what to do now.

BY Michelle Russell April 7, 2020

COVID-19 Survey: Destination Organizations Expect ‘Extreme Impact’ Over Next 6 Months

Latest survey of destination marketing organizations reveals coronavirus pandemic has ‘dramatically shifted sector’s sentiment’ in the past two weeks.

BY Michelle Russell March 25, 2020