When the stakes are high, when it matters most, when it’s important – it’s Worth Meeting About. Learn about our new campaign to highlight the critical role that in-person meetings play during an election year.


    Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Lines, explains how in-person meetings help foster communication, collaboration and coordination across 10 brands and 94,000 employees.


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Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Lines, explains the business benefits of meeting face-to-face.

Dara Khosrowshahi, president and CEO of Expedia, discusses why meetings matter in a world full of ways to communicate. 

Mike Gallagher, CEO at the Entertainment Software Association, discusses how trade shows like E3 showcase new products and generate industry sales.

About the Campaign

Meetings Mean Business is an industry-wide coalition to showcase the undeniable value that business meetings, trade shows, incentive travel, exhibitions, conferences and conventions bring to people, businesses and communities. By rallying industry advocates, working with stakeholders, conducting original research, engaging with outside voices and more, the coalition brings the industry together to emphasize its importance. Comprised of over 50 members, the coalition unites the meetings industry with one strong and powerful voice.