When the stakes are high, when it matters most, when it’s important – it’s Worth Meeting About. Learn about our new campaign to highlight the critical role that in-person meetings play during an election year.


    Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Lines, explains how in-person meetings help foster communication, collaboration and coordination across 10 brands and 94,000 employees.


    Dara Khosrowshahi, president and CEO of Expedia, weighs in on why Millennials opt for face-to-face interaction, despite countless other ways to communicate.

Brian Connolly, CEO of AdvoCare, explains how its annual face-to-face conference contributes to the success of the company.

Celia Fleischaker, Chief Marketing Officer at Epicor, explains how face-to-face meetings foster personal connections and benefit the sales cycle.

Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Lines, explains the business benefits of meeting face-to-face.

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.