This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726. A research study released today from Eventsforce, a supplier of web-based event management software, shows that 90 percent of event planners still struggle with challenges meeting General Data Protection Regulation requirements, one year after the European Union’s data-protection law first went into effect. Though 81 percent of respondents believe they are complying with the new regulation, ongoing issues include consent management, running GDPR checks with event suppliers, and controlling how third parties are using attendee data. The findings are based on responses from more than 110 event professionals in the U.S. and the U.K. and represent corporations, associations, government, congress managers, and event management agencies. “Our research shows that despite the ongoing challenges event organizers are still facing around GDPR, the regulation has also brought about a number of positive changes to our industry, especially with regards to event...