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CEIR Releases Report on Factors that Affect Attendee Loss

June 3, 2014

DALLAS, 3 June 2014 – Today, CEIR releases a new report that provides exhibition management insights into the top-ranked factors that places business-to-business exhibitions at risk for lower attendee retention rates and unattractiveness to prospects. When exhibition organizers must determine where to place their resources to assure success, this report identifies what pitfalls to avoid. […]

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15 Quarters of Consecutive Growth Reported by CEIR Index

May 29, 2014

DALLAS, 29 May 2014 – “Surprisingly strong” is how the economists for the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) described the first quarter of 2014. The first quarter results of the CEIR Index was in line with projections and reveals that the Total Index increased by 2.6 percent compared to the same period in 2013 […]

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2014 CEIR Predict Conference Features New Format

May 22, 2014

TITLE SPONSORS    DALLAS, 21 May 2014 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces its fourth annual industry outlook conference, Predict, to be held on 11 September 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel Chicago. This executive-level, one-day event is a highly-intensive and interactive program where speakers will engage attendees by providing a forecast […]

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CEIR Announces Fundraising Initiative to Ensure Future of CEIR Index

May 13, 2014

DALLAS, 13 May 2014 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced the launch of a new support campaign to ensure the annual CEIR Index continues to be the essential source and predictive tool for the exhibitions and events industry data. The funds raised will directly support the unbiased, uninfluenced and trusted publication […]

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New CEIR Report on Attendee Promotion Campaign Spending

May 7, 2014

DALLAS, 7 May 2014 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) unveils a new benchmark report for business-to-business exhibition organizers. The study focuses on spending and the marketing-mix allocation for attendee promotions and marketing tactics found to be most effective in driving attendance at exhibitions: Cost to Attract Attendees. Cost to Attract Attendees provides […]

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New CEIR Report Reveals Attendee Floor Interaction Preferences

April 22, 2014

DALLAS, 22 April 2014 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research’s (CEIR) latest report, Exhibition Floor Interaction: What Attendees Want, documents attendee floor interaction preferences at business-to-business exhibitions. These findings are essential for organizers and exhibitors alike, who seek to deliver what attendees want to experience at an exhibition. “When professionals attend an exhibition, they […]

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CEIR Reports on Attendee Preferences by Job Title

April 11, 2014

DALLAS, 11 April 2014 – A new report from the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR), Attendee Preferences by Job Title, offers insights to help exhibition management create effective segmented marketing and exhibition content strategies. Which attendees are at an exhibition to shop? Which are there to learn? The answers to these and other similar […]

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Breaking News: 2013 CEIR Index Results Released

March 31, 2014

DALLAS, 31 March 2014 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) President & CEO Brian Casey, CEM reported the findings of the CEIR Index Report during a session at the Society of Independent Show Organizers CEO Summit. The CEIR Index analyzes the 2013 exhibition industry and provides a future outlook for the next three […]

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CEIR Documents Substantial Attendee and Exhibitor Direct Spend Contribution to the US Economy

March 11, 2014

DALLAS, 11 March 2014 – Attendees spend an estimated $44.8 billion and exhibitors spend an estimated $24.5 billion at events according to new research released today from the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR). This research documents the substantial contribution business-to-business exhibitions make to the U.S. economy through attendee and exhibitor direct spending, and it […]

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CEIR Index Fourth Quarter 2013 Results Report Significant Improvement of 3.0% Increase for 14 Quarters of Consecutive Growth and Outperforms GDP by 0.3%

February 24, 2014

DALLAS, 24 February 2014 – In line with our economists’ projection, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces the performance of the exhibition industry significantly improved during the fourth quarter of 2013 with a year-on-year increase of 3.0 percent compared to just 0.4 percent increase in the third quarter of the same year. This […]

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