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CEIR Releases New Industry Insights Report

October 7, 2019

DALLAS, 7 October 2019 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces a new Industry Insights Series Report, Demystifying Electrical Services for the Exhibitor, a staple in the CEIR library updated by Immediate Past President of ESCA Richard P. Curran, CEO and President of Expo Convention Contractors. This report was originally authored by Steven […]

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CEIR PULSE POLL: U.S. Trade Show Executives Weigh In on Issue of U.S. Trade Tariff Policy Impact on the Industry

September 17, 2019

DALLAS, 17 September 2019 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) released results at the CEIR Predict Conference from a brief survey fielded this August, assessing U.S. trade show executive perceptions about U.S. trade tariff policies and whether these policies have had an impact on U.S.-based trade shows that have taken place in […]

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CEIR Announces 2019 Second Quarter Results

September 9, 2019

Exhibition Industry Continues to Grow DALLAS, 9 September 2019 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports that growth of the exhibition industry continued during the second quarter of 2019. The CEIR Total Index, a measure of exhibition industry performance, posted a respectable year-over-year gain of 1.6% (see Figure 1) even though it under-performed […]

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Future Planned Use of the B2B Exhibition Channel

August 19, 2019

Newest CEIR Head of Marketing Insights Series Report Now Available DALLAS, 19 August 2019 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced today the release of Future Planned Use of the B2B Exhibition Channel, the fifth report in its newest series providing insights from marketing leadership at organizations in North America. Future Planned Use […]

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How B2B Exhibitions are Judged, Where It is Essential to Deliver Results

July 29, 2019

Newest CEIR Head of Marketing Insights Series Report Now Available DALLAS, 29 July 2019 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced today the release of How B2B Exhibitions are Judged, Where It is Essential to Deliver Results, the fourth report in its newest series providing insights from marketing leadership at organizations in North […]

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CEIR Releases New Industry Insights Report

July 23, 2019

Unraveling the Myths About Material Handling DALLAS, 23 July 2019 – Today the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces a new Industry Insight Series Report, Unraveling the Myths About Material Handling, written by Aaron Bludworth, President and CEO of Fern, with contributions by Neil McMullin, Senior Vice President of Shared Services at Fern and […]

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CEIR Releases Third Report of Head of Marketing Insights Series

July 8, 2019

Newest CEIR Head of Marketing Insights Series Report Now Available The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced today the release of Overcoming Non-Exhibitor Objections, the third report in its newest series providing insights from marketing leadership at organizations in North America. Exhibit sales teams regularly run into barriers when making the case for exhibiting […]

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CEIR Releases Second Report of Head of Marketing Insights Series

June 14, 2019

June 17, 2019 The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced today the release of the second report in its newest series providing insights from marketing leadership at organizations in North America. Aligning Exhibit Sales for Success takes a close look at the decision-making process when deciding whether to exhibit at a B2B exhibition. Results […]

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CEIR Announces 2019 First Quarter Results

June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019 The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports that the recent growth of the exhibition industry continued during the first quarter of 2019. The CEIR Total Index, a measure of exhibition industry performance, posted a decent year-over-year gain of 1.8% (see Figure 1) even though it under-performed the inflation-adjusted GDP (see Figure […]

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Business-to-Business (B2B) Exhibitions Industry Contributed more than $97 Billion to U.S. GDP in 2018

June 3, 2019

June 03, 2019 Today the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces that the business-to-business (B2B) exhibition industry’s direct, indirect and induced contribution to U.S. GDP in 2018 was about $97 billion. The yearly analysis, conducted by Dr. Allen Shaw, Founder, President, and Chief Economist with Global Economic Consulting Associates, Inc., uses a robust formula […]

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