“Signs of Stability”

As meeting programs become more formalized, and the focus on achieving strategic objectives increases, flat or slight declines in meetings spend per organization are expected across all regions in 2014. Industry activity appears to be stabilizing but innovations should continue to bring new opportunities and optimism to Meeting programs next year.

Learn what will have the greatest impact on your Meetings programs in 2014.
Find out what meeting professionals expect to happen in every major region, and what it could mean to your meetings program in 2014.
And discover these top trends that are impacting decisions and outcomes across the globe.

Social Media

As activity increases, the risks and rewards of social media use in meetings can no longer be ignored.

Meeting Payments

Changes to payment and procurement policies and processes are helping to optimize meeting investments.

BRIC Countries

Many countries are formalizing their programs in Brazil, Russia, India and China to address concerns and improve results.