Articles tagged “Meetings Innovation Report”

Events Planners Postpone to 4th Quarter, Go Virtual in the Meantime

Events Planners Postpone to 4th Quarter, Go Virtual in the Meantime

Dylan Monorchio, Skift

Event planners eager to avoid bidding adieu to their events have been optimistically postponing them to the summer months. With the coronavirus now showing little signs of abating by May or June, however, the industry is looking to the fourth quarter for recovery.

3 months ago

Event Tech Poised to Take Center Stage Amid Virus Impact on Meetings Biz

Event Tech Poised to Take Center Stage Amid Virus Impact on Meetings Biz

Lauren Ward, Skift

Global trade show cancellations have eclipsed the 500 mark, causing a major economic impact on the events industry. All eyes are now turning to event tech to connect audiences and help companies track the status of their own meetings.

3 months ago

Eventbrite Projections Falter Amid Coronavirus Impact on Events

Eventbrite Projections Falter Amid Coronavirus Impact on Events

Lauren Ward, Skift

Eventbrite reels in 2020 forecasts in light of event cancellations due to coronavirus. Despite performing better than expected in 2019's fourth quarter, the company's recent stock performance indicates a lack of confidence from investors.

3 months ago

Puerto Rico Events Sector Grows, Fueled by First Hotel Launch in El Distrito

Puerto Rico Events Sector Grows, Fueled by First Hotel Launch in El Distrito

Lauren Ward, Skift

Puerto Rico has seen its share of setbacks recently, but a fresh approach to experiential events paired with the launch of a tech-centered complex make the island an emerging leader for destination events.

3 months ago

Event Rentals Projected to Rise in 2020 But Coronavirus Cancellations May Add Uncertainty

Event Rentals Projected to Rise in 2020 But Coronavirus Cancellations May Add Uncertainty

Lauren Ward, Skift

Events are growing across the world, and rental companies are set to reap the benefits, particularly compared to their construction equipment and tool rental counterparts. Will fallout from the coronavirus outbreak dampen this momentum?

4 months ago

How Anxious Should Event Planners Be as Coronavirus Impact Looms?

How Anxious Should Event Planners Be as Coronavirus Impact Looms?

Lauren Ward, Skift

Event planners can expect increasingly aggressive pitches from hotels as group bookings decline and the threat of coronavirus continues to loom. The new year is already taking some unique turns.

4 months ago

Announcing Our Newest Acquisition: EventMB Is Now Part of the Skift Family

Announcing Our Newest Acquisition: EventMB Is Now Part of the Skift Family

Rafat Ali, Skift

Skift has been covering the business of meetings and events for the last three years, and now with EventMB as part of our family, we become the largest independent media source in the events industry as well.

9 months ago