Research and White Papers

CWT Predicts Buyers Market for 2017 Meetings

by Matt Alderton | November 01, 2016
MCWT Meetings & Events has published its "2017 Meetings and Events Forecast," in which it predicts industry growth worldwide in 2017.

Study: Work/Life Balance Top Priority for Business Travelers

by Matt Alderton | October 31, 2016
A new study by the Association of Corporate Travel Executives shows that work/life balance is a principal objective for modern business travelers.

IRF Trends Study to Be Unveiled at Incentive Live

by Leo Jakobson | October 28, 2016
Technology, growing safety concerns, and the changing role of rewards and recognition will be addressed.

CEIR Releases Final Reports on 'Changing Environment of Exhibitions'

by Matt Alderton | October 26, 2016
The Center for Exhibition Industry Research has published the last two fact sheets in a series of 10 on the power of business-to-business exhibitions.

30 Seconds to Smart: Top 3 Affordable Meeting Cities (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | October 25, 2016
We asked planners which cities top their list in terms of affordability.

GBTA: Election, Global Uncertainty Causing Sluggish Business Travel Growth

by Matt Alderton | October 20, 2016
The 2016 election is putting a damper on business travel growth, according to the GBTA Foundation's latest business travel forecast.

Tisch Center for Hospitality Predicts Buyers Market in 2017

by Matt Alderton | October 14, 2016
The balance of power in hotel negotiations will shift from sellers to buyers in 2017, predicts NYU's Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism.

30 Seconds to Smart: Choosing an Affordable Meeting City (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | October 11, 2016
We asked planners how they choose a budget-friendly destination for a meeting.

Exhibition Industry Predicts Clinton Presidency at CEIR Conference

by Matt Alderton | October 06, 2016

The 2016 election, big data, and Millennials were among the hot topics discussed at this year's CEIR Predict conference in Washington, DC.

Study: Successful Meetings Take Collaboration Between Marketers, Event Planners

by Matt Alderton | October 04, 2016
Half of event planners include marketing departments in all or most of their event-planning meetings, finds a new GBTA Foundation study.

30 Seconds to Smart: What’s Considered an Affordable Meeting Budget? (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | October 04, 2016
We asked planners about their budget range for affordable meetings.

Growth Abounds in IACC's 2016 Trends Report

by Andrea Doyle | September 28, 2016
The comprehensive trends report indicates that IACC members have improved revenue, occupancy, rates, and profits over the previous year.

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...