Skip to Content
CEIR Store
CEIR News

News

CEIR Predict 2021 Registration Now Open

June 18, 2021

Be at the Forefront of Where Exhibitions are Going DALLAS, 18 June 2021 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has opened the registration for PREDICT Annual Exhibition Industry Outlook Conference to be held on 13-14 September 2021 at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md. Topics for this year’s program include the […]

read more

CEIR Announces 2021 First Quarter Results

June 15, 2021

B2B Exhibition Industry Improved Only Slightly in Q1 but Looks Progressively Brighter from Q2 Onward DALLAS, 15 June 2021 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports that the U.S. business-to-business (B2B) exhibition industry in the first quarter improved modestly from the previous three quarters. Nonetheless, excluding postponed events, all but 8.7% of events […]

read more

CEIR Predict 2021 Forecasts Where Events Are Going

April 15, 2021

Save the Date for this Year’s Conference DALLAS, 15 April 2021 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced it will hold its PREDICT Annual Exhibition Industry Outlook Conference on 13-14 September 2021 at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md. For the past 10 years Predict has served to provide insights […]

read more

Landmark CEIR Research Releases Second Global Virtual Event Trends Report

April 13, 2021

Lessons Learned To-date and Technologies Used DALLAS, 13 April 2021 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) released the second report in its three-part Global Virtual Event Trends series, sponsored by Swapcard,  providing new, hotly sought-after details on virtual events. This global study provides insights among organizations that traditionally run or manage in-person […]

read more

CEIR Announces 2020 Fourth Quarter Results

March 17, 2021

B2B Exhibition Industry Ended 2020 at a Standstill though 2021 Looks Brighter DALLAS, 17 March 2021 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports that the U.S. business-to-business (B2B) exhibition industry in the fourth quarter remained at a grinding halt, with all but about three percent of events originally scheduled in the fourth quarter […]

read more

CEIR Releases Landmark Report Series on Global Virtual Event Trends

January 12, 2021

Report One – Anatomy of Virtual Events and Financial Outcomes DALLAS, 12 January 2021 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) released the first report in a three-part series that will provide hotly sought-after details on virtual events. CEIR’s Global Virtual Event Trends Series examines insights among organizations that traditionally run or manage […]

read more

CEIR Announces 2020 Third Quarter Results

December 18, 2020

Exhibition Industry Remains at a Standstill DALLAS, 18 December 2020 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports that the exhibition industry remained at a grinding halt in the third quarter of 2020, with approximately 97% of originally scheduled events cancelled. As a result, the CEIR Total Index, a measure of exhibition industry performance, […]

read more

CEIR Teams with Swapcard to Research Event Matchmaking Before and During Pandemic

October 20, 2020

DALLAS, 20 October 2020 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has joined with Swapcard, a leading AI-powered engagement and matchmaking platform for premium events, to publish Matchmaking Before & During COVID-19: How North American B2B Exhibition Organizers Use Technology to Connect People and Products, which examines how exhibition organizers can effectively approach attendee […]

read more

CEIR Predict 2020 Held on 22 September as Virtual Conference

September 23, 2020

Top Executives Gained Insight into Industry Future Trends DALLAS, 23 September 2020 – Predict, CEIR’s Annual Exhibition Industry Outlook Conference brought together more than 160 executives in the business-to-business (B2B) exhibitions industry yesterday to learn about and discuss emerging trends likely to impact trade shows and trade fairs three to five years out. The conference […]

read more

CEIR Announces 2020 Second Quarter Results

August 26, 2020

U.S. B2B Exhibition Industry at a Standstill DALLAS, 26 August 2020 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports the U.S. business-to-business (B2B) exhibition industry came to a grinding halt in the second quarter of 2020. Growth plummeted nearly 100% from a year ago as practically no in-person trade shows have taken place. About […]

read more