IACC surveyed meeting planners and interviewed other meeting professionals to create a report on the “IACC Meeting Room of the Future.”

What’s most important for the planners? Here is the list:

1. Delegate e-mail and Internet access (83 percent)
2. Smartphone audience participation (77 percent)
3. Conference app use (70 percent)
4. Video streaming for presenter (67 percent)
5. Live event streaming (56 percent)
6. Virtual attendees (50 percent)
7. Online learning (42 percent)
8. Video streaming for delegates (41 percent)
9. Beacon/GPS tracking of delegates (20 percent)

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IACC is an association of small to medium-sized venues focused on meetings, training courses, and conferences, all of which conform to a comprehensive global set of criteria and standards. IACC currently has 400 members in 21 countries in the Americas, Europe, and Australia.

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