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8 Takeaways from the 2019 IACC Meeting Room of the Future Report

  What does it take for venues to succeed, now and in the future? That’s a tough question to answer, especially as event technology continues to evolve and the demand for experiences rises within the industry. Thankfully, there are numerous valuable findings in the 2019 IACC Meeting Room of the Future™ report, a comprehensive study of how venues are or should be staying on top of trends in meeting space design, technology, food service a... Continue reading »

What Venues Need to Succeed: 5 Research-Backed Insights

After another strong year in 2018 for meetings and events, many predictions show the upward trends continuing this year: The Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) 2019 Meetings & Trends Report predicts a robust 5 to 10 percent growth in demand The CWT/Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) 2019 Global Travel Forecast suggests the growth of 2.8% in GDP in 2019 To get to the heart of how venues can continue to capitalize on these positive trends, we dug in... Continue reading »

How Event Venues Can Close a Deal with Planners – Virtually

With the likely exception of buying a house or a car, it seems like just about every deal these days is sealed with an e-signature instead of a hearty in-person handshake. Digital signatures are just one disruption to the long-standing tradition of a handshake to close an agreement. The World Wide Web and other technologies have fundamentally redefined how decisions are researched, negotiated and purchased – especially for millennial and Generation Z buyers who c... Continue reading »

A Blueprint for the Future of Meeting Venues

  Around this time every year, many break out their crystal balls to try to make predictions about what’s to come in the months and years ahead. Of course, no one can really predict what’s coming next. But a glimpse at current needs and wants can provide a blueprint for what will become important in the future. This same thinking applies to meeting venues. Anticipating planners and attendees’ future needs is a lot like trying to select the winning numbers... Continue reading »