Measuring what matters to the meetings industry, including our own meetings market, salary, and special-topic surveys. Plus ideas and innovations applied to the meetings industry, from authors and speakers working in a variety of fields.

Report Explores Guiding Principles for Event Design

The Six Truths for Innovative Event Strategies study, a research collaboration between PCMA, Marriott International, CEMA, and Storycraft Lab, offers business events industry insights to help guide the future of experience design. Here are highlights from the report.

Guiding Principles in Experience Design – Six Truths for Innovative Event Strategies

The six truths–rather than trends–for innovative event strategies to start implementing into your business events now. Brought to you by the PCMA Foundation in partnership with Marriott International, CEMA, Storycraft Lab, with contributions from Google Xi. to commission a research project to help APAC region meeting planners understand what is driving this expanding CIT market, which favors travel over financial incentives to motivate and reward high-performing staff and Millennials.

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4 Myths About In-Person Work and Events

Social psychologist Heidi Grant and EY Americas Chief Learning Officer Tal Goldhamer weighed in on commonly held beliefs about working — and networking — in person.

Convene’s Events Industry Forecast for 2023

We’ve brought back the industry forecast, curating research and trends in travel, hospitality, events, event tech — and, new this year, hybrid work — to offer a (somewhat) clearer picture of where we may be headed.

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3 Travel Trends to Watch in 2023

For the Events Industry Forecast, Convene editors mined numerous sources and found three trends that will impact travel — and the events and hospitality industries — in the near future.

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Biggest Economic Impact? Event Planners Weigh in

In Convene's October Recovery Dashboard Survey, we asked planners and suppliers to share how they are dealing with economic pressures and what factors will affect their 2023 business.

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