The 2020 Event Trends Report

If you can dream it, you can create it. Find out what's driving the boom for events in 2020.

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Being an event creator means being part of a community. Because of you, people come together to share some of the best experiences of their lives and develop a sense of belonging.

The event industry has no intention of slowing down anytime soon. In fact, most creators will be running more events than ever before. We looked to our creators in North America to get a pulse on what trends to look forward to in 2020.

Take a look at what 2,383 creators had to say:

    • 60% expect their budget for events to increase 
    • 57% of event creators plan to throw more events than last year
    • 65% of creators are improving their diversity at events


Insights for the year ahead:

The decade ahead is shiny and bright for the events industry. The number of events grows every day on Eventbrite – and not just the tried-and-true, but all kinds of events, from outdoor art installations to goat yoga to fermentation classes and beyond. If you can dream it, you can create it.

To find out exactly what’s driving this boom, we turned to you, our fearless event creators and industry professionals. Thousands of you, in fact. And the results were more than insightful.

Read on to get a glimpse at the trends that will impact the events industry in 2020 and beyond. Learn how other event professionals are navigating their roles and how you can face the contemporary challenges of event professionals head-on.