2021 Sports Events & Tourism Industry Trends Survey for Planners and Rights Holders

2021 Sports Events & Tourism Industry Trends Survey for Planners and Rights Holders


Thank you for electing to complete the Planner and Rights Holder portion of the 2021 Sports Events & Tourism Industry Trends Survey. Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability.

When are you planning for your next live sports events? (check one)
If you are planning live sports events while under COVID restrictions, what measures are you taking? (check all that apply)
Have any of your postponed 2020 live sports events been rescheduled in 2021? If yes, when will they now be held? (check all that apply)
Are you planning on offering a virtual option (hybrid) for 2021 live sports events?
Are you planning on creating a virtual-only event from a previous face-to-face sports event(s) in the next year?
Are you planning on using a virtual event provider/platform?
What platform/software provider are you planning to use? (check all that apply)
Do you think that virtual or hybrid events will continue after COVID? (check one)

Results In 2020

How many total sports events did you hold during the year?

How many total athletes participated in your events?

How many total estimated room nights were utilized for all your events?

What was the total estimated economic impact (spending for events, hotels, meals, attractions, etc.) for all your sports events for the local communities where they were held?

Forecast for 2021

How many total sports events do you expect to hold?

How many total athletes are projected to participate in your sports events?

How many estimated room nights are projected to be utilize for all your events?

What is the total estimated economic impact (spending for events, hotels, meals, attractions, etc.) for all your sports events for the local communities where they were held?

How would you rate the following factors in determining site/destination selection for your sports events?

Size & quality of available sports venues
DMO willingness to pay an event fee to your organization
Type and price of available hotel rooms
Proximity of hotel guest rooms to sports venues
Population of the destination region
Destination's history of hosting similar type/size events
Type & quality of area attractions
Your relationship with sports commission or DMO
Size and availability of local volunteer base
Is venue/facility environmental friendliness/sustainability certification important in planning your events?
How important are CVBs or Sports Commissions to your events or business?
Was your organization closed because of COVID?
Was your position lost or hours cut because of COVID?
When you consider the current state of the sports events industry, how likely is it that you will continue a career in sports event planning?

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