Looking into 2016, meeting professionals have an optimistic view of the meetings market. Meetings of all types are expected to increase, with training and internal team meetings seeing big increases as organizations continue to expand globally. Meeting attendees and budgets will still be tightly managed to maximize effectiveness.

In 2016, there are three rising trends that are positively impacting meetings program productivity, efficiency and effectiveness for many organizations:


As compliance needs shift, meeting owners should be aware of their potential impact to minimize risk.


The expectations of today’s workforce are driving exciting changes in incentive experiences.


Mobile apps are increasingly being used to inform and engage attendees, and analyze meeting experiences.

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