The Events Industry Council Shares the 5 Trends Shaping the Events Industry
ESPA is a member of the Events Industry Council. Recently we attended a Council of Delegates meeting, read on for trends identified during this event.
Washington, D.C. (May 16, 2017) — The Events Industry Council releases the top five trends shaping the events industry after discussing the state of the industry at their recent Council meeting. The Events Industry Council members comprise the CEOs of more than 30 of the leading industry associations – that represent more than 103,500 individuals and 19,500 firms and properties involved in the meetings, conventions, and exhibitions industry.
“The Events Industry Council is plugged into the leading organizations in our industry and we always use time at our Council meetings for a healthy exchange about what everyone is experiencing,” said Karen Kotowski, CAE, CMP, President and CEO, Events Industry Council. “Our discussion involved the changing nature of the industry, the emergence of new tech trends and even the current state of political affairs.”
Following are the five key trends that event professionals should watch closely in the year ahead: