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The CEIR Index Report provides an objective measure of the annual performance of the exhibition industry by measuring year-over-year changes in four key metrics: NSF of exhibit space sold, professional attendance, number of exhibiting companies and total event gross revenue. It details performance for 14 industry sectors and the overall industry. This report provides data from 2002 through 2015 with a predictive forecast through 2018.
Purchase the CEIR Census and CEIR Index together for the most powerful research tool offered to the exhibition industry. The CEIR Index provides a view of economic performance across 14 industry sectors. The Index also provides predictive insights into performance in years 2016, 2017 and 2018. The CEIR Census provides information on where and when exhibitions are held, both business-to-business and business-to-consumer. The data is broken down by location, type of venue, Net Square Feet of exhibit space and events by month, state, province, and city. The Census provides information on the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For the best value, purchase the CEIR Census and CEIR Index together.
The Index will be sent upon release in April 2016. You will immediately receive the Census upon purchase.
The document delineates four critical, guiding principles for organizers to follow to create and nurture a culture that drives innovation. Author Greg Topalian, a well-known innovator in the industry, points out considerations unique to big and small companies. It offers useful information to share with participants involved in strategic planning as well as when assessing new launch, merger or acquisition opportunities.