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What Attendees Are Talking About at the Return of IMEX Frankfurt
Renewed energy from attendees and exhibitors fills the halls of Messe Frankfurt at IMEX Frankfurt. The annual worldwide exhibition for the global business events community gathers this week after a two-year Covid hiatus.
Cvent Bets on Return of In-Person Events to Offset Doubling of Losses
Cvent's first quarter losses nearly doubled to $31.4 million in the first quarter. CEO Reggie Aggarwal didn't flinch, expressing confidence that tailwinds spurred by increasing in-person attendance will offset inflation and other market worries for the rest of 2022.
Recovery of In-Person Meetings Proves Double-Edged Sword for Planners
What were meeting planners discussing at the first in-person Global DMC Partners conference since 2019? Just like the conference itself, their events are moving back to in-person — but rapidly rising demand also means growing pressures.