Learn what planners want from hotels and venues in 2022

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

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

Here’s what planners say suppliers must do

Top Findings for Suppliers


54% are experiencing difficulties over lack of hotel staffing

Trend: hotel support ranks lowest among all other suppliers.


59% expect to plan more in-person events in 2023 vs. 2022

Tip: Reach thousands of planners on the Cvent Supplier Network.


86% say that rising costs are having a material impact on events

Tip: Use Cvent Passkey to help planners manage room blocks more efficiently.

Resources to Meet Planner Needs


What Planners Want and Need

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The Future of Group Business

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Top 11 Trends for Suppliers

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