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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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CEIR Releases New Report Organization Size: What Really Matters

February 12, 2014

DALLAS, 12 February 2014 – Today the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) releases a new report, Organization Size: What Really Matters, which focuses on how an organization’s size influences attendee preferences at exhibitions. This report provides insights to assist exhibition organizers and marketers in understanding the shared and unique preferences of professionals by the […]

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CEIR Releases New Report Attracting New Attendees

January 30, 2014

DALLAS, 29 January 2014 – Today the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces a new report, Attracting New Attendees. This report provides key characteristics of new attendees and insights on the primary resources relied upon to identify prospective events to visit. Top line findings include: New attendees are twice as likely to be final […]

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Latest CEIR Report Offers Advice on the Most Effective Methods for Approaching Customers on the Exhibition Floor

December 5, 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Latest CEIR Report Offers Advice on the Most Effective Methods for Approaching Customers on the Exhibition Floor DALLAS, 5 December 2013 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces the release of its latest Guru report, Approaching Prospects on the Exhibition Floor. Written by exhibit marketing expert Barry Siskind, this report identifies common […]

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Third Quarter Results for CEIR Index Show 0.2% Overall Increase

November 21, 2013

DALLAS, 21 November 2013 – Third quarter results for the Center for Exhibition Industry Research Index fell below projections increasing only 0.2 percent, approximately one percentage point lower than the previous three quarters and down from 0.9 percent during the same period in 2012. Despite 13 consecutive quarters of growth, compared to the same quarter […]

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CEIR Releases New Report: Exhibitor Ancillary On-site Marketing Practices

October 29, 2013

DALLAS, 29 October 2013 – Today the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces a new report, Exhibitor Ancillary On-site Marketing Practices. This report documents the most common on-site marketing activities exhibitors engage in while on-premise at an exhibition. It also takes a further, important step in identifying how effective users find each activity to […]

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CEIR Foundation Offers Industry Professionals and General Public Opportunity to Win Destination/Experiential Packages

October 9, 2013

DALLAS, 9 October 2013 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research Foundation (CEIR Foundation) announced today it is kicking off a special silent auction providing exhibitions, events and meetings organizers with access to several destination/experiential travel packages donated by travel industry organizations. This is the first silent auction launched by the CEIR Foundation in 10 […]

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CEIR BREAKING NEWS: New President and CEO Selected

October 3, 2013

DALLAS, 3 October 2013 – Chairman of the Board for the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) Greg Ortale announced today that Brian Casey has been selected as the new president and chief executive officer of the organization, effective December 2013. Currently, Casey is Vice President & General Manager for the Cleveland Global Center for […]

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SISO Makes Surprise Announcement in Support of CEIR Research at Predict 2013

September 12, 2013

                   NEW YORK, 12 September 2013 – Today, during the Center for Exhibition Industry Research’s (CEIR) annual outlook conference, Predict, the Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO) made a record-breaking announcement and confirmed a contribution of up to $100,000 over the next five years to support the ongoing creation of research which fuels the exhibition […]

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