There is no question that everyone is looking forward to meeting again face-to-face as soon as it’s safe to do so. There is already pent-up demand for in-person events.

Not surprisingly, health and safety are the primary considerations when planning in-person meetings and events. Initial face-to-face meetings are expected to be small, regionally focused, and in a hybrid format – where some attendees are in person and others participate virtually. We see the hybrid meeting as the first step towards the return of in-person meetings.

To learn more about what the 560+ meetings and events professionals we surveyed for our 2021 Global Meetings and Events Forecast expect for the coming year, click here.