Meeting professionals in Europe are feeling positive about 2023, according to the Global Meetings and Events Forecast. Three-quarters (75%) said they would rank their optimism levels an eight or higher on a scale of one to ten, which is a considerable increase from just 59% last year.

Most European respondents (69%) predict in-person attendee numbers will return to 2019 levels within one to two years. A meeting planner in Europe states, “I’m most excited about the reopening of the region to enable more in-person events whilst still using advanced technology as support.” The upcoming years for the European region meetings and events are ones to surely look forward to.

More insights and trends that are shaping the industry are available. Make sure to download the 2023 Global Meetings & Events Forecast to clinch these insights on the overall industry outlook, and to learn more about regional and global trends, such as top destinations, budgets, and expectations for meeting policies.

See the image below to find out what survey respondents from Europe are saying about the industry for 2023.