We all know that face-to-face meetings create personal connections, drive positive business outcomes and build strong communities, but they do so much more than just that. Below are five things that you may not have expected from the meetings industry… like how a conference helped solve a murder mystery!
When you think about meetings and events, what images come to mind? A hotel ballroom, convention center or conference room? A frenzy of business professionals engaged in networking and negotiations? A team of colleagues sitting around a table, tackling a difficult challenge together? 
National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), now in its 33rd year, is an annual salute to travel in the United States. On the heels of Global Meetings Industry Day, NTTW champions the power and enduring significance of travel to the U.S. economy.

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.