The growing popularity of Airbnb and the increase in room block pirates are leading more meeting attendees to book outside the official room block. Let's look at recent data to see just how bad it is and its effect on associations.
We already know that associations are becoming more confident and strategic in how they use social media. But two new studies offer a by-the-numbers look at what they've done in the social space in the last year.
Earth Day 2015 is still fresh in our minds, and Green Venue Survey and Report has just launched its second annual survey on sustainability trends in convention centers around the world. What better time to look at how well the meetings industry is doing in the "green" department?
You need them 12 months a year, not just in April. But the week of the federal tax-filing deadline is as good a time as any to check out some numbers about associations’ vital number-crunchers.