Convention centers around the world have repurposed their facilities to meet the needs of hybrid and virtual events — and the Palais des congrès de Montréal is tapping into the future of events in a different way.
The latest COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard Survey results are a mixed bag — events industry professionals say they are feeling less anxiety, but more report feeling burned out. Nonetheless, they’re hanging in there and setting their sights on more in-person and hybrid events in the first half of 2022.
A June conversation among PCMA Catalyst Community participants about a shift back to virtual events rather than an expected return to in-person meetings underscores fundamental changes in the business events industry.
More than 600 planners and suppliers who participated in PCMA Convene’s latest COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard survey shared how the Delta variant has changed their perspective on the industry’s recovery and their plans for upcoming events.