COVID-19 Recovery Dashboards

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

COVID-19 Survey: What Are Business Events Professionals Working on Now?

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, we seek examples of how business events industry professionals — planners and suppliers — are showing resilience and creativity in the face of limitations and challenges. The Recovery Dashboard is critical to helping us understand the industry’s response. We ask you to participate.

BY Convene Editors September 21, 2020

Scrubbing ‘Cannibalize’ From Our Industry Vernacular

The results of the latest COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard survey show that both planners and suppliers increasingly see a future where small groups meet in person and a much larger audience experiences the event online — and the two complement each other.

BY Convene Editors August 26, 2020

Focus on APAC: COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard

In what is the largest business events industry survey conducted for the APAC region to date, 531 event industry professionals — 342 planners and 189 suppliers — participated in the latest PCMA survey.

BY Convene Editors August 6, 2020

More Planners Than Suppliers See Hybrid Events as Most Likely Recovery Scenario

In the sixth in Convene’s COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard series, planners and suppliers are predicting the pandemic’s economic fallout will have a deeper impact in 2021 than previously thought and are honing their digital event design and marketing skills.

BY Convene Editors July 20, 2020

Planners and Suppliers Revise Revenue Loss Expectations

As the pandemic wears on, planners and suppliers are more clear-eyed about its economic repercussions — but still uncertain of how to best plan for events in 2021.

BY Convene Editors June 22, 2020

PCMA COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard Results, Survey 4

Insights from our latest survey — conducted May 18-21 — on how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing business events professionals’ roles and how they envision future events.

BY Convene Editors May 27, 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