People buy people. We all know that. So you need to create opportunities for them to interact with you. But putting on the kind of events they experience in their personal lives can be daunting, whether it’s for 12 or 12,000.
You want the buzz of ideas that will revolutionize your company, not an awkward networking event. You want keynote speeches that go viral, not cringe-worthy PowerPoint presentations. Above all, you want happy attendees. And when it’s done, you’d like to use data science to analyze the real return on investment.
It’s an exciting time, globally. Innovation is transforming this industry, from meetings technology and apps to new audience-participation concepts and cool new venues from Sao Paulo to Singapore.
Our research shows that demand for meetings and events will grow between 5-10% in 2019, and events will get bigger in almost every region.
Our Meetings and Events Future Trends forecast was launched today. Find out:
- The top ten cities for meetings and events, per region.
- Pricing forecasts by region
- When to book – and why
- The latest tech and venues – from virtual and augmented reality to indoor skydiving
- Insight from experts around the world
Read the full report here .