What is the
HOW IMPORTANT IS INTERNET
BANDWIDTH TO YOUR CHOICE OF
AT ALL: 7.8%
DO YOU ENCOURAGE ATTENDEES AT YOUR
MEETINGS TO POST VIA SOCIAL MEDIA?
IN THE COMING FISCAL YEAR, HOW DO YOU EXPECT
YOUR MEETINGS AND EVENTS BUDGET TO CHANGE?
DECREASE MORE THAN 10% 8.1%
DECREASE UP TO 10% 13%
NO CHANGE 53.2%
INCREASE UP TO 10% 15.9%
INCREASE MORE THAN 10% 2.7%
DO NOT KNOW 7%
PREFER NOT TO SAY
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What does the next year hold for the meetings and events industry,
and for the planners who are the engine that makes it run? Do they
expect more, or less, meetings, and do they think their budgets will be
increased or decreased? Every year, Meetings Today polls its readers on
major issues affecting the industry and where they expect their budgets,
attendance and number of meetings will end up. This year, 373 meeting
planners answered the call. Following are some select highlights. For
additional survey results and other trends-related information, check out
Meetings Today.com/Trends to discover the many additional questions
respondents chimed in on.