Week 20 - August 10, 2020
 i-Meet's Planner Confidence Index is a forward-looking barometer as to when planners believe they'll be ready to resume operating F2F events. The process involves weekly polls (2-minutes to participate), which give a unique view into how these sentiments are changing. 
Global Sponsors: i-Meet and EproDirect 

Meeting Professionals - our industry needs your updates and feedback!
Thank you for participating each week!  

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* 1. Do you currently have any F2F events booked/contracted, including those that may have been previously canceled, postponed or re-scheduled?

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* 2. When do you expect to resume operating F2F events?  Please indicate when you believe your "NEXT" F2F event will occur?

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* 3. With respect to industry readiness, when do you believe these segments will be ready to "begin" operating F2F events?

  Q4 2020 or sooner Q1 2021 Q2 2021 or later
Hotels
Airlines
Convention Centers
Non-Hotel Venues (no accommodations)
Ground Transportation (non-public)
Cruise Ships (Meetings/Incentives at Sea)

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* 4. With respect to event types, please indicate the F2F event types you expect to operate initially:

  Yes No Uncertain
Small (under 25) with air and hotel
Small (under 25) driving, no air
Larger (over 25) with air and hotel
Larger (over 25) driving, no air
International - any size, requiring air and hotel accommodations (outside home country)
Trade Shows & Industry Gatherings - sessions, networking and exhibits
Hybrids - involving both physical and virtual components
Cruises - for meetings/incentives at sea

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* 5. What factors would influence you to begin planning future F2F events?

  Yes No
Favorable/flexible cancellation/attrition terms
Favorable Rates and Reduced  Fees
Confidence in Duty of Care components focused on attendee health and safety
Availability of Vaccine and Other Therapeutics for Covid-19

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* 6. Hybrid Events - Will your future F2F meetings have a virtual component for attendees who do not travel to your meetings?

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* 7. Please tell us your event planning sector

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* 8. Please tell us more about your geographic location.  Sharing your email address will give early access to survey results and you will receive additional information specifically for meeting professionals  (i-Meet and EproDirect).

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