by Loren G. Edelstein | January 01, 2017

The new administration will make changes that will affect our industry, believe 61 percent of respondents to a recent M&C survey. On the plus side, 35 percent of the 114 polled expect travel infrastructure improvements; but overall, worries about the Trump administration outweigh high hopes. Read verbatim comments at


Do you expect that the U.S. economy will significantly grow or decline over the next four years?

40% Grow

38% Decline

11% No significant change

11% Not sure

> Do you have specific concerns or hopes for how the new administration will affect travel and meetings? Read respondents' verbatim comments and add your own at

Source: M&C Research survey of 114 meeting professionals