GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Diversity In The Events Industry Statistics

Statistics on diversity in the events industry reveal a significant lack of representation among marginalized groups, highlighting the need for increased inclusivity and support for diversity initiatives.

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"41% of event professionals agreed that diversity should be given higher priority in events."

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"Only 10% of event professionals expressed that they do not prioritize diversity when organizing events."

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"74% of event professionals plan to place a greater emphasis on diversity in future events."

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"Almost half of the event managers (48%) believe that there isn’t enough diversity in the event industry."

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"84% of professionals think events should feature different ethnicities and cultures."

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"55% of respondents reported that they would be more likely to attend an event if it had diverse panels and representation."

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"54% of attendees believe that events are the most inclusive they've ever been."

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"In terms of gender, only 25% of speakers at tech-focused conferences and events are women."

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"In 2019, only 31% of leaders in the U.S. events industry were female."

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"Only 30% of under-represented groups feel included in event activities."

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"Event planners are 25% more likely to prioritize diversity when organizing professional events."

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"Over 60% of professionals claim they're working to improve accessibility for attendees with disabilities."

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"15% of event professionals believe there isn't enough inclusion in the industry."

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"20% of event organizers do not collect data on participant diversity."

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"Diverse companies are 35% more likely to financially outperform their less diverse competitors."

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"Approximately 61% of event professionals are making concerted efforts to promote diversity within their teams."

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"50% of respondents stated that event diversity affects whether they view a conference as desirable or not."

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"40% of event professionals feel that leadership support for diversity and inclusion is lacking in the industry."

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