CSM Event/Meeting Planner Trends Survey – January 2021

CSM Event/Meeting Planner Trends Survey – January 2021

Thank you for electing to complete the Planner portion of our 2021 CVB & Planner Relationship Industry Trends Report. Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability.

When are you planning to resume hosting live events? (check one)
If you are planning live events, what type are they? (check all that apply)
If you are planning live events, how are they operating? (check all that apply)
Have any of your postponed 2020 events been rescheduled for 2021? (check one)
When will your rescheduled events be held? (check all that apply)
Are you planning to incorporate hybrid elements into your 2021 live events? (check one)
Are you planning to redesign existing live events as virtual-only events? (check one)
When will the virtual events be held? (check all that apply)
Are you planning to launch any new virtual events in the next 12 months? (check one)
Do you have the skills/resources to produce a virtual event in-house? (check one)
Are you planning to use a virtual event provider/platform? (check one)
What platform/software provider are you planning to use? (check all that apply)
Do you think that virtual or hybrid events will continue after COVID? (check one)
Do you think virtual events can sustain the industry until live events come back? (check one)
When you consider the current state of the meetings industry, how likely is it that you will continue a career in event/meeting planning? (check one)
Is environmental friendliness an important goal when you plan live events? (check one)
Do you feel it is possible to run an event that is both environmentally friendly and meets health and safety requirements? (check one)
Which green programs are important to you when you’re selecting a venue? (check all that apply)

The next set of questions pertains specifically to your relationships with CVBs.

Do you typically use the services of CVBs when planning live events? (check one)
Which of the following services do you rely on CVBs for? (check all that apply)
How often do you book a meeting or an event at a destination and/or property you have previously used? (check one)
What are the main reasons you would go back to a destination and/or specific property? (check all that apply)

Do you agree with any of the following statements about the majority of CVBs?

Do you agree with any of the following statements about the majority of CVBs?

Do you believe that venue selection technology will reduce the relevance of CVBs in the foreseeable future? (check one)

Thank you for taking the time to give us your input. The collective results in the final report will benefit us all. If you would like to be entered into the draw for the $250 Amazon gift card, please enter your contact details below (optional).

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