There has always been a “Generation Gap”, but today it is widening and becoming more complex, posing issues both in our professional and social world. In the meetings industry in particular, designing events that will appeal to all attendees is becoming an ongoing challenge, especially as it relates to the youngest delegates.
For the first time in history in the US, there are four generations in the workplace:
Today’s event planners must shift their thinking to correspond to the generational shift that is occurring so their events meet expectations. Here are a few things to consider that will satisfy both Gen X and Gen Y attendees: