• Meetings have $845 billion in total economic impact

    A new report by the Events Industry Council and Oxford Economics shows how the industry continues to grow.

  • Rally to Support the Industry

    Shine a light on face-to-face by registering your event for Global Meetings Industry Day on April 12, 2018.

  • The next generation workplace is face-to-face

    Cathy Engelbert, CEO of Deloitte, describes the business value of open office spaces.

  • Without face-to-face meetings, productivity suffers

    Jim Weddle, Managing Partner of Edward Jones, recommends continuing to invest in meetings – even when times are tough.

Jim Weddle, Managing Partner of Edward Jones, explains why Edward Jones continues to invest in face-to-face meetings even when facing a financial downturn.

Cathy Engelbert, CEO of Deloitte, explains why Deloitte continues to invest in face-to-face meetings and training.

HCA

Dr. Perlin, President, Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer at HCA, discusses the value of face-to-face meetings in an increasingly digital world.

About the Campaign

Meetings Mean Business is an industry-wide coalition to showcase the undeniable value that business meetings, trade shows, incentive travel, exhibitions, conferences and conventions bring to people, businesses and communities. By rallying industry advocates, working with stakeholders, conducting original research, engaging with outside voices and more, the coalition brings the industry together to emphasize its importance. Comprised of over 50 members, the coalition unites the meetings industry with one strong and powerful voice.