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AGORACOM Survey: The Impact Of H1N1 On Decisions To Attend Conferences

Posted by AGORACOM at 10:41 PM on Monday, August 31st, 2009
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As we get closer to the inevitable fall upturn in H1N1 infections in North America, I believe it would be extremely valuable to begin gathering data on its potential effects on business.  Will people fly less, go out less, generate less commerce, download more iTunes, rent more NetFlix and shop more online? Or are they going to simply go on with their lives as usual?

I can and will generate a bunch of surveys to get to these answers – starting with the following big question?

Has The Threat Of H1N1 Impacted Your Decision To Attend Conferences This Fall Winter? Click Here To Take The AGORACOM Survey.


2 Responses to “AGORACOM Survey: The Impact Of H1N1 On Decisions To Attend Conferences”

  1. Irene says:

    I read somewhere that more people get and die as a result of the common flu rather than swine flu. If this is true then couldn’t the whole swine flu craze be just that? A creation of mass media-hysteria?

    I would think the only real fear the medical community has is if the flu mutates but most scientist don’t think that it will

  2. JC says:

    That’s a good question, I believe that the hype is now over and people are slowly getting over their agoraphobia. I think travel to out of town conferences will be effected more by the economy than anything else.