Research and White Papers

Study: Email Marketing, Attendee Satisfaction Top Priorities for Planners

by Matt Alderton | January 21, 2016
Although many planners are talking about new technology, few are adopting it, a new Bizzabo study finds.

North America Hosted More Than 13,000 Exhibitions in 2015

by Matt Alderton | January 20, 2016
The number of exhibitions held in the United States, Canada, and Mexico has grown 3.5 percent in the last five years.

Meeting Professionals Relying More on DMO Incentives, Survey Shows

by Matt Alderton | January 15, 2016
A new survey shows that meeting planners increasingly are relying on destination marketing organizations to provide them with financial incentives and other carrots.

Survey: Face-to-Face Meetings Drive Business, Career Development

by Matt Alderton | January 14, 2016
A new Meetings Mean Business survey shows that business leaders value face-to-face meetings as business and career drivers.

CEIR Launches New Research Series on Attendees' Digital Needs

by Matt Alderton | January 13, 2016
The "Digital Toolkit" series' first report focuses on using digital channels for pre-event communications and registration.

Marriott, PCMA Forecast Future Meeting Trends

by Matt Alderton | January 12, 2016
PCMA and Marriott predict that collaboration, wellness, and personalized technology will push meetings into new frontiers in the years ahead.

Forecast: U.S. Business Travel to Grow at 'Stable and Steady' Rates in 2016, 2017

by Matt Alderton | January 12, 2016
The Global Business Travel Association predicts that U.S. business travel spending will reach $310.4 billion by 2017.

Apella Predicts Nine Meetings and Event Trends for 2016

by Matt Alderton | January 08, 2016
Event planner Arthur Backal, CEO of Backal Hospitality Group, shares his predictions for 2016's top trends.

And the Pantone Color of the Year for 2016 is ...

by Matt Alderton | January 07, 2016
Pantone has named shades of pink and blue, "Rose Quartz" and "Serenity," as its 2016 Pantone Color of the Year.

CORT Names Top Event Design Trends for 2016

by Matt Alderton | January 06, 2016
Charging stations, Danish modern design, and Hollywood Regency are poised to influence event designs in 2016, according to CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings.

5 Healthy Travel Trends of 2016

by Matt Alderton | January 05, 2016
Corporate wellness expert Jayne McAllister sheds light on five healthy-travel trends shaping 2016.

AAA Predicts Record Number of Holiday Travelers

by Matt Alderton | December 23, 2015
The number of Americans traveling for the holidays will top 100 million for the first time ever this year, AAA predicted in its year-end travel forecast.

Webcasts

July 2014 Webcast: An Event in the Palm of Your Hand: How Mobile Technologies Are Changing Live Events

July 24 2:00 | PM Eastern   Description: An increasing number of participants are leaving their laptops at home. From attendees to exhibitors to...

December 2016: Maximize Your Event’s Sponsorship Potential

December 1 - 2pm ET  Maximize Your Event’s Sponsorship Potential   Few things are more important today than showing upper management that meetings...