Meetings & Events Pulse Survey

Current challenges of MICE travel, from sustainability to hiring trends and more

Feb 9, 2023

Higher costs remain the strongest reason why the meetings and events sector of the travel industry has seen a slower recovery from the pandemic, according to the Q4 Meetings & Events Pulse Survey by Global DMC Partners.

Key takeaways

  • 88% report that budgets have increased due to inflation/higher costs and this percentage has increased from 68% in Q2 2022;
  • With prolonged industry staffing challenges and high demand for in-person events, these two challenges are high on the list, with responsiveness and budget management falling close behind;
  • 66% report that their attendance levels at in-person events are the same now as they were pre-pandemic, or greater than what they were pre-pandemic.

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