For this year’s Industry Forecast, we’ve culled the latest research on business events and the sectors that support them — travel, event technology, lodging, and the workplace — asking experts to provide insights about what to expect next. Here are some of those insights.
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Meetings Market Survey 2023: ‘The Work Has Gotten Very Difficult’
Respondents to our Meetings Market Survey — which we brought back after a COVID-induced break — shared that the post-COVID business environment brings a host of challenges that have yet to work themselves out. And they are feeling simultaneously anxious and excited about the future of the business events industry.
How Event Professionals Are Feeling About Their Jobs
As part of our 30th Meetings Market Survey, event professionals shared how outside forces and internal changes are affecting how they feel about their jobs, and what worries and excites them about the future.
’The Event-Industry Adaptations Are Coming Fast and Furious’
Technology journalist Michelle Bruno shares what — in addition to AI — planners should keep their eye on in Convene’s annual Events Industry Forecast.