by Alex Palmer | January 03, 2019

Perhaps the surest prediction for the new year as it applies to meeting professionals is this: The industry will leave you behind if you don't keep up with the changes now in gestation and sure to come. From mining (and protecting) attendee data to a never-ending parade of technological advancements, the world of meetings continues to evolve, and planners must keep pace.

To get a fix on the major trends for 2019, Successful Meetings reached out to a number of industry leaders for insight. Head to our new site,, to see what we can expect in the year ahead.