by Loren G. Edelstein | October 01, 2015

Nearly half of meeting planners say their attendees are using Airbnb and its ilk for meetings. Six percent of the 89 respondents to an M&C survey include Airbnb as an official housing option, and another 10 percent are considering doing so. Eight percent have reduced room blocks as a result; 14 percent expect to do so in the future.

> Have you personally used Airbnb or similar housing platforms?

> Do your attendees use Airbnb for meetings?

> How does Airbnb benefit your meetings?

> What concerns you about attendees using Airbnb?

Source: M&C Research survey of 89 meeting professionals