In research conducted and analyzed by Northstar Meetings Group, planners expressed both preferences and peeves on a wide variety of topics — the facilities themselves, the services provided, the surrounding environment and even the contracting process. We wanted to know what aspects matter most when it comes to site selection and the overall meeting experience. While U.S. convention centers aren't hosting large events at the moment, this is a good time to take a deeper dive into what show organizers value. Proper health and safety measures will be expected from reopened convention centers; here is what planners will be seeking beyond the expected.
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