A number of issues impacted the meetings industry in 2018, from strikes and other labor actions in various destinations across the U.S. to major hotel chains cutting their traditional commission level for independent event planners.

Meetings Today polls its readers every year on how their jobs and programs fared, how they expect their budgets will shape up, the sites they typically use for their meetings and other questions that help shine a light on the state of the profession. 361 meeting planners responded to our annual survey.

Following are some top-level survey highlights. In addition, don't miss Tyler Davidson's insights on the 2019 Meetings Today Trends Survey results, alongside other exclusive content.

[Editor's Note: Click on either of the images to access a downloadable PDF view of the complete infographic].

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