Survey respondents for our 2022 Global Meetings and Events Forecast were generally in agreement about their expectations for the next few years, but a few questions highlighted some regional differences in their approach.
Meeting professionals in Europe are guardedly optimistic about what 2022 will bring. 59% had an optimism level of 8 or higher on a scale of 1 to 10 (the lowest of the four regions surveyed). Although respondents predict a slower recovery than in other regions, 86% are confident that in-person attendee numbers will return to pre-pandemic levels within 5 years.
Gain insight into key regional trends and activities shaping the meetings and events industry in the coming year. Explore the overall industry outlook on the ability to manage and create engaging meetings and events, including technology enhancements, event design priorities, and maximizing budgets.
Click on the image below to see what survey respondents from around the world are saying about the industry for 2022.