Meetings Outlook

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Summer 2020

Welcome to the Summer 2020
Meetings Outlook Report

By and large, many measurable aspects of the current and short-term events business are at record lows, and meeting professionals are struggling to cope with that. Their dedication and proven track record of innovation, however, gives reason to be optimistic.

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Beaten Down But Eyeing Innovation

This is the first Meetings Outlook survey conducted entirely amidst the widespread coronavirus pandemic—the previous survey was out in the field just as the impact of the virus was beginning to become visible to the masses. As the pandemic continues and most in-person meetings and events have been, at the very least, paused for months, the data reveals the most significantly negative results the survey has ever seen for face-to-face events and the industry as a whole.

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Beaten Down But Eyeing Innovation

 

 

Feeling Safe

Feeling Safe

Many meeting professionals don’t currently feel comfortable with a wide variety of industry related activities. We looked at 16 different components to gauge comfort levels.

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Business Conditions

Meetings Outlook’s most straightforward indicator, projection of business conditions over the next year, is the least favorable and most negative in the survey’s history.

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Business Conditions

 

 

Meetings Outlook Archive

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Other MPI Publications

The Meeting Professional

The Meeting Professional

 

 

PYM Professional Development Guide

PYM Professional Development Guide