Research & Resources

Dashboard February

Getting Closer to Face-to-Face

The latest COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard shows that planners are focusing more of their efforts on the return to in-person events ...
DEI: Essential Digital Event Glossary

DEI: Essential Digital Event Glossary

You’ve made the difficult decision to cancel a face-to-face event. Rather than dwell on the disappointment for the attendees, instead think about the possibilities ...
Compass

Updated Business Events Compass Reveals a Big Bounce

Hope for a better 2021 surged among business event planners and event participants in the latest installment of the Business Events Compass, although challenges ...
AIDS 2020 Virtual

A Gray Area: Virtual Exhibits and Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT)  

Two attorneys who represent associations suggest that when it comes to whether income received from virtual-only trade shows is subject to taxation, we’re in ...
return on events

Return on Events: New Metrics for Now — and Into the Future

The PCMA research study, Beyond ROI to ROE, provides a new framework and toolkit to help business event professionals analyze, quantify, and report on ...
Beyond ROI... to ROE (Return On Events): Measuring The Impact of Business Events

Beyond ROI… to ROE (Return On Events): Measuring The Impact of Business Events

The PCMA research study, Beyond ROI to ROE (Return on Events), provides a new framework and toolkit to help business event professionals analyze, quantify, ...
event insurance

PCMA Survey on Event-Cancellation Insurance Shows Gaps

Nearly one-quarter of respondents to a recent survey said they did not have event-cancellation insurance policies for their event in 2020 and only 20 ...
events industry survey

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 ...
Focus on APAC: COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard

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 ...
covid-19 recovery dashboard

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 ...
The Future of Live Events (White Paper)

The Future of Live Events (White Paper)

What impact will COVID-19 have on live events? How will business event professionals ensure the safety of their participants? In conversations with dozens of ...
covid-19 recovery dashboard

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 ...