Learn what planners want from hotels and venues in 2024

The issues facing planners have changed. The Northstar/Cvent Meetings Industry PULSE Report gives suppliers proven insight into evolving planner sentiment. Topics include:

The Pulse of Event Professionals
  • The state of meetings and events.
  • The importance of rebuilding relationships.
  • How planners are evaluating venues.

New Pulse Poll! How do your plans compare to your peers?

Which of the following most accurately describes your role in the events industry?

Top Findings


65% of planners perceive the value of in-person events higher than in 2019

Tip for Suppliers: Use Photo-Realistic 3D to showcase your event space directly where planners source.

Tip for Planners: Organize your attendee data and design the perfect event set-up using Event Diagramming tools.


50% of planners say hotels respond to RFPs in 4 days or less

Tip for Suppliers: Use Cvent Event Diagramming to show planners to-scale 3D room renderings.


70% of planners say F&B is higher than expected in March 2024

Tip for Planners: To keep costs on track, put your F&B budget on your RFP with The Cvent Supplier Network

Resources to Meet the Moment


Top Trends for Suppliers

Learn how to capitalize on the automation revolution and grow your business in 2024.

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Top 8 Event Technology Trends to Track in 2024

Learn about the latest event tech trends in 2024.

Read the blog


The 2024 Forecast for Hotels and Venues

Hear from our panel of experts on the key trends shaping events in 2024.

Watch the webinar