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CEIR Index Results Released for the Second Quarter of 2016

The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has released CEIR Index results for this year’s second quarter. Reflecting a sluggish macro economy and declining corporate profits, growth for the business-to-business exhibition industry during the second quarter of 2016 has slowed. The industry’s performance, as measured by the CEIR Total Index, posted a modest  year-on-year gain of 1.6% in 2016Q2 (see Figure 1), compared to 3.7% in the fourth quarter of 2015 and 2.6% in the first quarter of 2016.

CEIR Unveils Trade Show Economic Impact Calculator

The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced today the availability of its newest resource, the Trade Show Economic Impact Calculator. CEIR’s latest tool for exhibition organizers calculates the economic impact of their exhibition in the city in which the event is held. The information generated provides substantive information for use in communicating the value of the event.