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IACC releases Meeting Room of the Future report

IACC, a global association representing conference and meeting venues, released its latest Meeting Room of the Future report. The report collates industry insights and data on the recovery of the global business events sector with IACC members’ experiences, opinions and concerns related to the industry. Issues such as rehiring and reskilling are continuing to cause venues to place limits on ...

Business travel to surpass 2019 levels, says Cvent report

Cvent, a USA-based meetings, events, travel and hospitality technology provider, has published the latest instalment of the Cvent Travel Managers Report: Europe Edition, which provides insights into current corporate travel trends and activity. The report reveals significant levels of optimism amongst corporate travel managers. Three quarters (75%) of respondents expect their organisation’s 2022 t...

mci group releases sustainability report

mci group has released its 2021 Sustainability Annual Report. The report highlights the key positive impact of the past year and showcases some experiences from mci group agencies and brands. In 2021, mci group raised 857K euros for charity and organised 53 client projects about sustainability or with an integrated sustainability approach. mci group employees also volunteered 3,561 hours for commu...

Traveller wellbeing tops priorities for corporate travel programmes, says BCD survey

Results of a BCD Travel survey of 118 travel buyers in March 2022 state that buyers feel that traveller satisfaction and wellbeing is the second most important travel programme priority after duty of care. While 92% of survey respondents listed the topic as extremely or very important, only 62% of the travel buyers surveyed said their companies provided traveller wellbeing support and only 14% sai...

The State of Hospitality 2022 insight report published by Sommet Education

The global education group, Sommet Education has released a report, The State of Hospitality 2022, which uncovers the latest employment, skills and talent management issues within the global hospitality sector, features perspectives from hotel management, high gastronomy, luxury, travel, tourism and other experts from international organisations. Global executives contributing to the report have a...

ICC Wales report raises awareness about new safety and security legislation for UK events

ICC Wales has launched its new report, which provides an in-depth analysis of the UK Government’s proposed Protect Duty legislation (Martyn’s Law) and its potential impact on the events sector. The report aims to provide an informative starting point for events industry professionals to prepare their response to the upcoming legislation. The proposed Protect Duty is a direct result ...

Trend towards smaller hub and spoke meetings here to stay, says IACC report

The International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) has stated in its Meeting Room of the Future Report 2022 that the trend towards smaller hub and spoke format meetings, with in-person regional groups connected virtually, is here to stay. The report was created on behalf of IACC by students from the Hotel Management School of Maastricht, the Netherlands, using interviews, a survey and desk...

Business travel trends for 2022

Travel management company BCD Travel has identified eight trends that aims to resonate with travel managers and travellers in 2022 and compiled them in a new report ‘Business Travel Trends for 2022’. The value of business travel is a moving target Coming out of a sustained period with little or no travel, companies are reviewing the value of sending employees on business trips. Employe...

IBTM’s Trends watching brief

CMW presents an edited section of IBTM World’s Trends Watch Report 2022 which collated key studies on the Meetings and Events industry performance over 2021 Corporate Events ‘Ensuring the sustainability of events’ has risen to become the key challenge corporate organisers are looking to tackle between now and 2024, according to the 2021 ICE Annual Benchmarking Research Report. ICE, which stands fo...

Cvent report calls for event organiser and marketer collaboration 

Global meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider Cvent has unveiled the results of an independent study, conducted by Atomik Research, highlighting the opportunity for marketers and organisers to maximise the impact of event programmes in the new digital landscape. The research has suggested that there is still room for improvement in the digitalisation of the events industry. Results ...

Australian Tourism Export Council welcomes industry report 

The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) has welcomed the release of the expert panel report: ‘Reimagining the Visitor Economy.’ Led by chair, Martin Ferguson, the report aims to provide a comprehensive review of Australian tourism as it emerges from the pandemic and enters a new world of international travel. Peter Shelley, managing director of ATEC, said: “We are pleased to see the report ha...