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10 Ways Conferences have evolved in 2017 / click here for the meeting of the future report 2017

December 20, 2017

The IACC meeting room of the future report is out and available call us or email and its winging its way to you. Key takeaways are:

  • 88% of respondent’s report that meeting room art / design are key motivators to attendees
  • 74% of planners are willing to outsource off-site activity arrangements
  • Perhaps worryingly for many tradition venues (etc. venues etc) millennials overwhelmingly prefer experiences to traditional venues and meeting spaces, within 10 years they will make up 70% of the workforce!!!
  • 48% currently implement a mobile conference app
  • 45% currently implement a social media campaign
  • 91% say audience participation and polling improve communication
  • 64% say VR / augmented reality will play a greater role in 3-5 years
  • A 5% increase in respondents reporting that their current role involved more experience creation versus 2-5 years ago
  • 10% Growth in beacon / GPS tracking of delegates
  • 6% increase in Virtual attendees
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