U.S. event professionals cancelling or postponing events due to COVID 19 in 2020

According to results of a survey conducted in April 2020 among event professionals and their suppliers it was found that due to the outbreak of the coronavirus 87 percent of respondents had to cancel their planned events and 66 percent postponed them. The source reported that there weren't a lot of events cancelled in February, but cancellation increased between March and June. The reasons for cancellations included social distancing and travel bans, but also fear of putting participants at risk.

Share of event professionals who cancelled or postponed events due to coronavirus in the United States as of April 2020

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Release date

April 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

April 2020

Number of respondents

1,776 respondents

Special properties

respondents were business event professionals and suppliers

Method of interview

Online survey

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