Meeting Trends

Planners Redesign Experiences and Content Delivery to Meet New Expectations By Mark Rowh

The differences among generations are common points of discussion. Whether it’s seniors confused by the priorities of grandchildren or supervisors baffled by the habits of their younger employees, there always seems to be some degree of generational divide.

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2018 Industry ForecastDecember 1, 2017
Optimism Mixed With New Concerns By Monica Compton

The demand for meetings is strong, but so is the seller’s market, causing rates to rise. And concern with security risks is top of mind.

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Healthy, Happy Attendees Are More Engaged and Productive By Shelley Seale

Companies with wellness benefits had 25 percent lower sick leave, workers compensation claims, and health and disability insurance costs, but fewer than 10 percent of companies nationwide offer a formal, comprehensive wellness program.

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Meeting Tech UpdateOctober 1, 2017
Digital Innovations That Maximize ROI and the Attendee Experience By Maura Keller

Today, we live in a rapidly changing, digital environment and as a result, there is a plethora of products and ideas to make meetings more engaging that have been explored for years.

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The Human-centric Approach That Leads to Deeper Meaning, Innovation, Insight and Positive Outcomes By Christine Loomis

No one has ever elected to have a “purposeless” meeting. What, after all, would be the point of a meeting with no goals or objectives, one during which participants gather together to work toward nothing, engage in nothing and thus get nothing out of it?

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Creating Unforgettable Moments That Resonate Long After the Event Is Over By Christine Loomis

The right theme can move employees to innovate, ideate, change direction, energize, create, collaborate and tackle the challenges.

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Creating Unforgettable Moments That Resonate Long After the Event Is Over By Christine Loomis

Creating a theme for a corporate event is serious business. The right theme ties a meeting together and helps focus attendees on their organization’s core objective for the meeting and often the coming year.

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Planners Make the Shift From ‘Memorable’ to ‘Return on Experience’ By Patrick Simms

Meetings must leave a lasting, positive impression on attendees, and that is best achieved when great content is combined with a hospitality experience that is both high quality and distinctive.

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Q&A With MPIAugust 1, 2017
MPI President & CEO Paul Van Deventer Weighs in on Issues of Importance to Planners By Paul Van Deventer

Following this year’s Meeting Professionals International World Education Congress, we asked MPI President and CEO Paul Van Deventer to reflect on a range of industry issues.

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Outlook 2017December 1, 2016
From Travel Costs to the Trump Presidency, What Planners Are Predicting for Next Year By Patrick Simms

Meeting budgets are increasing, but so, too, are the challenges.

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