What: Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has published its Meetings Outlook, 2018 Winter Edition. The latest installment of the quarterly report indicates planners are reporting an increased focus on personalizing the user experience through technology and data collection in a landscape of continued growth — and an increase in the perceived value of face-to-face meetings.
Key findings include the following:
To view the full report, visit www.mpiweb.org/meetingsoutlook.
Meetings Outlook is developed in partnership with MGM Resorts International and supported in partnership with the IMEX Group.
Details: Meetings Outlook presents future industry trends and predictions from MPI members, including meeting professionals on MPI’s Business Research Panel. Every quarter, research firm Association Insights surveys the panel, asking a short series of quantitative questions related to the economy and a qualitative question regarding the individual’s professional outlook. Phone interviews are also conducted with randomly selected MPI members. The report provides a quarterly tracking of current business conditions and future outlooks.