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CEIR Releases New Industry Insight Series Report

July 28, 2020

Decoding Trade Show Sponsorship Opportunities DALLAS, 28 July 2020 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has published a new Industry Insight Series report, Decoding Trade Show Sponsorship Opportunities, written by industry expert Dax Callner, Strategy Director at Smyle. Callner has more than 20 years of experience developing marketing programs for some of the […]

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CEIR June Survey Finds COVID-19 Impact on U.S. B2B Exhibitions Worsening and Growing

July 1, 2020

Shifts to Digital While Industry on Pause DALLAS, 1 July 2020 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) released the results of its latest poll tracking the impact COVID-19 is having on the U.S. business-to-business (B2B) exhibition industry during a free webinar held yesterday. “The persistence of COVID-19 and the uncertainty of whether events […]

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CEIR Announces 2020 First Quarter Results

June 5, 2020

Event Cancellations and Postponements Due to COVID-19 Lead to Industry Decline DALLAS, 5 June 2020 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports that growth of the exhibition industry plunged during the first quarter of 2020 as 72.6% of events originally scheduled for the second half of March were cancelled. The remaining 27.4% of […]

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CEIR Joins Go LIVE Together Coalition

May 21, 2020

Organizations Rally for Aid to the Trade Show and Live Events Industry DALLAS, 21 May 2020 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces its support for Go LIVE Together, a coalition of 80 founding partners – representing over 4,000 companies with U.S. operations – who have joined forces to support legislative actions that […]

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CEIR Releases Updated Insights on COVID-19’s Impact on U.S. B2B Exhibition Organizers

April 22, 2020

Economist Provides Update on Anticipated Recovery DALLAS, 22 April 2020 – In a webinar today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) provided critical insights to the industry from results to a recently-fielded poll in addition to an update from CEIR’s economist, Allen Shaw, Ph.D., Chief Economist for Global Economic Consulting Associates, Inc. “COVID-19 has […]

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CEIR Reports on Economic Impact of COVID-19 to U.S. Exhibition Industry

March 18, 2020

DALLAS, 18 March 2020 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) released preliminary projections of the impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on the U.S. business-to-business (B2B) exhibition industry in the coming months. These calculations were derived from cancellations reported to the organization by exhibition and event organizers. “We have been closely monitoring […]

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CEIR Releases New Industry Insights Report

March 3, 2020

Booth Location and Other Factors to Consider to Maximize Exhibit Success DALLAS, 3 March 2020 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced a new report in its Industry Insight Series, Booth Location and Other Factors to Consider to Maximize Exhibit Success. Report author Richard Stone, CEO for ACT Inc./EXPOCAD®, is a consultant […]

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CEIR Announces 2019 Fourth Quarter Results

March 2, 2020

Exhibition Industry Continues to Grow Modestly DALLAS, 2 March 2020 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports that growth of the exhibition industry continued during the fourth quarter of 2019. The CEIR Total Index, a measure of exhibition industry performance, ended the year with an impressive turnaround after three consecutive quarters of deceleration. […]

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CEIR Release Part Three of B2B Exhibition Sponsorship Playbook Series

February 11, 2020

How Organizers and Sponsors Evaluate the Outcome of Sponsorships DALLAS, 11 February 2020 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) released the third in a five-part series providing a comprehensive overview of business-to-business (B2B) exhibition sponsorship practices in North America. The B2B Exhibition Sponsorship Playbook Series compiles organizer and exhibitor practices in a […]

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CEIR Responds to Coronavirus Outbreak

February 3, 2020

Monitors Economic Impact to Exhibition Industry DALLAS, 3 February 2020 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has been closely monitoring the effect of the coronavirus outbreak and its economic impact to the exhibition industry. “We could use the impact of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) as a guide to access the impact of […]

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