where events are going

Category: CEIR Reports

By Nancy Drapeau, PRC, Research Director In a previous post, I provided an overview of research completed in 2015, now let me share research plans for this year, which by all accounts is aggressive! CEIR strives to conduct research in a broad range of areas to help industry stakeholders – exhibition organizers, exhibitors, attendees, destinations, […]

By Nancy Drapeau, PRC, Research Director, CEIR CEIR Predict was a phenomenal event this year. Presenters challenged attendees to push the boundaries of how they think about their events, what goals they should strive to achieve, and what this means about how the trade show model needs to evolve. Commentary spanned from real world examples […]

Reprinted with permission from CAEM October Communique Article Written by Jeff Tanner, Ph.D., Dean of the Strome College of Business, Old Dominion University Nancy Drapeau, PRC, Research Director at the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) Take a deep breath. Relax. Ignore all the hype. You don’t have to have BIG data to make data-driven […]

By Mary Tucker, CEIR Blog Manager PREDICT: CEIR’s Annual Exhibition Industry Outlook Conference continues the conversation of where the overall economy is headed and how that will affect the exhibition industry. Freeman, a title sponsor of Predict, offers further insight into this data on its blog about the event. Cautious optimism is growing as the […]