WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES DO YOU OFTEN INCORPORATE INTO
YOUR MEETINGS? PLEASE CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.
11.3% COOKING PROGRAMS
44.8% TEAMBUILDING ACTIVITIES
27.1% WELLNESS COMPONENT
30.1% SPAS/SPA ACTIVITIES
22.3% SPORTING EVENTS
24.9% SPOUSAL PROGRAMS
23.8% AT TRACTIONS/THEME PARKS
HOW IMPORTANT IS INTERNET BANDWIDTH
TO YOUR CHOICE OF FACILITY?
38.2% CRITICALLY IMPORTANT:
AT ALL: 8.9%
IN THE COMING FISCAL YEAR,
HOW DO YOU EXPECT YOUR
MEETINGS AND EVENTS BUDGET
DECREASE MORE THAN 10% 5.8%
DECREASE UP TO 10% 12.5%
INCREASE UP TO 10% 19.2%
STAY THE SAME 51.8%
INCREASE MORE THAN 10% 3.2%
DO NOT KNOW 7.6%
What makes planners tick? How do they expect their organizations
to invest in their meetings in 2017? Will budgets increase or
decrease? Do they expect attendance to rise or fall? And what
types of activities are they incorporating in their meetings? Every
year, Meetings Today polls its readers to get a definitive look into
the state of the industry. This year’s Meetings Today Trends Survey
tapped the opinions of 719 respondents. Following are some
interesting highlights. For additional survey results and other
trends-related information, make sure to check out Meetings Today.
com to find out what your colleagues are thinking.
For meeting planner respondent interviews, additional
Meetings Today Trends Survey results and a variety of
videos from industry leaders relecting their predictions
for the meetings industry, visit MeetingsToday.com/
Trends to help you strategize for 2017.