Northstar - November 23, 2021 - "Northstar’s latest PULSE Survey gauges expectations, concerns and precautions for live events in the coming year.
Between late summer and early fall 2021, nearly two-thirds of meeting planners had delayed, rescheduled, moved or cancelled an in-person meeting or event, according to Northstar Meetings Group’s October PULSE Survey. Have concerns about the Delta variant and Covid contagion subsided? How confident are you now about holding in-person meetings in the new year?
Many signs point to a continued recovery for events, and experts see solid reasons for optimism. There’s reason to worry, too: Contagion, protocols, costs, staffing — the list of obstacles doesn’t seem to be getting any shorter. As we close out 2021, what are your plans for your professional meetings and events? Have things changed for you, your clients and your stakeholders over these past two months? How are you handling it?"