Research & Insights

7 Reasons Why Face-to-Face Meetings Are Critical for Business

Collaboration and conferencing tools have made the way we communicate super fast and convenient and are essential for conducting day-to-day business. But when it’s very important business, nothing is as…

Research & Insights

The Top Global Meeting Destinations: Where Business Travelers Will Head in 2019

What cities in the world are the best for business meetings? American Express Global Business Travel’s Meetings & Events division answers that question in its newly released 2019 Global Meetings and…

Meetings & Events

Finding the Right Event Space

In 2018, meeting planners are putting a dedicated focus on attendee experience (over scale). So, finding the right event space is more important now than ever before. Learn more about…

Meetings & Events

Prioritizing Your Meetings Spend

Whether meetings professionals see budgets increasing or holding steady, across regions they agree that attendee experience is the priority moving forward.  Cuts in meeting length and optional activities could be made…

Meetings & Events

The State of Meetings in 2018

In 2018, the meetings and events industry across Europe will continue to thrive! We see an increasing focus on attendee experience, and companies will continue managing their meetings investment strategically…

Meetings & Events

Understanding Your Attendees: The Key to Event Success

Every event attendee comes with their own perspective, goals and personality. From the Social Butterfly to the Reluctant Attendee, understanding these personalities at a high level can give insight into…

Meetings & Events

Benchmarking Your Meetings Management Journey

As part of the 2017 Meetings Forecast survey, companies participated in a benchmarking exercise where they were asked questions on their implementation, definition, and adoption of meetings management practices. Based…

Meetings & Events

Mitigating Risk Across Meeting & Event Planning in China

Multinational organizations are increasing their presence across China, an economic growth zone. As a result, meetings activity is increasing in China. According to Transparency International’s Perception Index, China scored 40/100,…

Meetings & Events

The Top Global Meetings Destinations: Where Business Travelers Are Heading

What cities in the world are the best for business meetings? American Express Meetings & Events (M&E) answers that question in its newly released 2018 Global Meetings and Events Forecast…

Meetings & Events

2018 Global Meetings & Events Forecast

Looking ahead to 2018, the meetings and events industry can be described as a thriving environment. We are seeing steady and increasing investment with meetings viewed as a growth enabler…