A handful of big cities – Orlando, Las Vegas, Toronto, London, Barcelona, Berlin, Singapore, and Rio de Janeiro – continue to dominate the global meetings market. But as costs rise and availability falls, meetings organizers are increasingly moving their events to alternative cities. Ian Cummings, vice president of EMEA at CWT Meetings & Events, notices this emergence of secondary cities. “In Spain, for example, Seville is very popular at the moment. Gothenburg in Sweden, and Lyon and Nice in France are also very exciting locations. Interestingly, in the CWT Meetings & Events’ 2019 Future Trends Report, four German cities – Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, and Frankfurt – made the list of the top 10 cities for meetings and events in Europe,” he said. Get the full story at Skift