From category „Innovation enthusiasts“ 2019/20: The Future Role and Purpose of Events /en/wissen-und-innovation/future-meeting-space/research-phase-2019-20/ In its third research phase, Future Meeting Space addressed the future role of events in organizations' communications mix. BOCOM - Experience Borderless Communication /en/wissen-und-innovation/research-archive/bocom/ The hybrid multi-site congress BOCOM took place on September 3, 2020, and was scientifically evaluated. Challenges of the Post-Corona Era /en/wissen-und-innovation/future-meeting-space/research-phase-2021/ With its research focus 2021, the Future Meeting Space is looking at the challenges of the post-Corona era for the ecosystem of events Future Meeting Space /en/wissen-und-innovation/future-meeting-space/ The innovation network Future Meeting Space, founded by the GCB and Fraunhofer IAO, has been researching the future of events since 2015. Germany Meetings Magazin /en/germany-meetings-magazin/ Stay constantly up to date on "Meetings made in Germany" with the GCB blog. Knowledge and Innovation /en/wissen-und-innovation/ Overview of current studies, research projects, and innovation projects of the GCB German Convention Bureau. Meetings and Conventions 2030 /en/wissen-und-innovation/research-archive/megatrends/ Results of the GCB's study "Meetings and Conventions 2030. A study of megatrends shaping our industry." Meetings made in Germany /en/why-germany/at-the-heart-of-future-events/ With its dual focus on face-to-face encounters and digital connections, Germany is positioning itself "at the heart of future events." Platform Economy /en/wissen-und-innovation/research-archive/platform-economy/ Results of the GCB's study on the effects of platform economy on the meetings industry Research Archive /en/wissen-und-innovation/research-archive/ Further studies by the GCB, for example on platform economy, megatrends in the events industry, and Europe as a meetings destination. Research Phase 2015/16 /en/wissen-und-innovation/future-meeting-space/research-phase-2015-16/ In the first research phase of the innovation network, six different scenarios of future event forms were derived. Research Phase 2017/18 /en/wissen-und-innovation/future-meeting-space/research-2017-18/ Information and results on Future Meeting Space's research phase II in 2017/18 Response Room /en/wissen-und-innovation/response-room/ The open innovation platform for business events, initiated by the GCB, PCMA and IMEX. Technology and innovation /en/why-germany/industry-expertise/technology-and-innovation/ With its cutting-edge research and innovative technologies, Germany offers ideal starting points for event planners.