Sustainability, social, and technology development trends in Events
Keywords:business events, social development trends, technology development trends, sustainability trends
Events have become an important segment of the hospitality and tourism industry. Events are recognized around the globe for their positive impact on the economy of the region, tourism, urban regeneration, culture, education, and community development. There are three major trends that are observed in the event industry: sustainability, social, and technology development. While these trends are benefitting the industry there are concerns and challenges that need to be addressed. In this paper, key facts about these trends are discussed. It is suggested that research on these three trends will enhance this new and emerging discipline and business event industry.
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