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Three Sectors Originally Projected to Lead the Exhibition Industry – Is the Forecast Still Positive?

August 15, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TITLE SPONSORS           Three Sectors Originally Projected to Lead the Exhibition Industry – Is the Forecast Still Positive? DALLAS, 15 August 2013 – When the CEIR Index was released early in the spring, the Financial, Legal, Real Estate (FN); Discretionary Consumer Goods (CS); and Sporting Goods and Entertainment (ST) […]

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CEIR Foundation Launches “Destination Bid: Atlanta” Offering Meeting Planners “Name Your Own Price” Opportunities on Atlanta Convention Packages

July 29, 2013

Dallas, Texas, 29 July 2013 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research Foundation (CEIR) announced today a creative program providing exhibition organizers with an opportunity to host their next exhibition, convention or event in the city of Atlanta, Georgia, at substantially reduced costs. The program, Destination Bid: Atlanta, offers exhibition organizers convention space at the […]

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CEIR Predict: Inspiring Confidence in an unPREDICTable Time

July 23, 2013

DALLAS, 23 July 2013 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces the full program for its third annual, industry outlook conference, Predict: Inspiring Confidence in an unPREDICTable Time.  To be held Thursday, 12 September 2013 in New York City at the Waldorf Astoria, it will be limited to C-level executives and will […]

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CEIR Releases New Guru Report: A Primer for Exhibit Managers on Exhibit Staff Orientation

July 9, 2013

DALLAS, 9 July 2013 – Today the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces a new Guru Report, An Exhibit Manager’s Guide to Exhibit Staff Orientation, written by Candy Adams, CTSM, CME, CEM, CMP, CMM, a well-known exhibition industry veteran and owner of ‘The Booth Mom®’ Trade Show Consulting. The report analyzes why exhibit training […]

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CEIR Announces Search for Next President and CEO

June 27, 2013

DALLAS, 27 June 2013 – The search for a successor to the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) President and CEO Douglas L. Ducate, CEM, CMP has begun in preparation for his departure at the end of the year. CEIR’s Board of Directors has retained Minnesota-based SearchWide, a full-service executive search firm which specializes in […]

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Ducate Announces Plan to Step Down as CEIR CEO

June 25, 2013

DALLAS, 25 June 2013 – Douglas L. Ducate, president and CEO of the Center for Exhibition Industry Research, announced today at the Exhibition Services & Contractors Association’s Annual Summer Educational Conference that he will be stepping down by the end of this year from the CEIR post he has held for the last 15 years. Ducate, […]

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BREAKING NEWS: CEIR Releases New Report

June 21, 2013

DALLAS, 21 June 2013 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) issued a report The Role of Exhibitions in Supporting Organizational Learning: Attending for Competitive Advantage which provides an overview on learning preferences, a snapshot of the prevalence of each type of learning preference and an overview of differences in importance placed on […]

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CEIR Index First Quarter Results Report 1.3% Increase for Eleven Quarters of Consecutive Growth but Lags Behind Macro Economy as Real GDP Gains 1.8%

June 13, 2013

DALLAS, 13 June 2013 – Steadied growth for 2013 is the outlook for the exhibition industry based on first quarter results reported today by the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR). Data collected for the first quarter of 2013 CEIR Index was in line with CEIR forecast and reveals that the Total Index increased by […]

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BREAKING NEWS: CEIR Announces Keynote Speaker for Predict

June 11, 2013

DALLAS, 11 June 2013 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces the 2013 keynote speaker for Predict to be held 12 September in New York City will be Clay Shirky, adjunct professor for New York University's graduate Interactive Telecommunications Program, where he teaches a course named “Social Weather.” The author of several books including […]

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