Cvent 2020 Planner Sentiment & Sourcing Report: Europe Edition

Learn how planners feel about the future of events

For 2020, we surveyed 711 meeting and event planners across Europe to provide you with insights into event planner sentiments during a time of COVID-19. This report will provide you with a deeper understanding planner needs, priorities and challenges in such uncertain and unpredictable times, including insights such as: 

  • Most planners expect spend to return to pre-COVID levels: 52% believe their 2021 in-person event spend will be higher than their spend in 2019
  • Technology is more important than ever to planners: 62% say that their use of technology has increased during COVID-19 
  • Hybrid events are the way forward: 76% say they’d plan a hybrid event  
  • Planners are anxious about venue health and safety protocols: 58% are struggling to reschedule events because of insufficient health and safety protocols at venues
  • Safety is top requirement for return to in-person events: 56% say that “safe space” health and safety considerations would most influence their selection of a venue

Find out where you’re succeeding in providing safe experiences and living up to expectations – and where you could improve – by downloading the report today.



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