DALLAS, 11 September 2013 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) today announced it has selected DoubleDutch, a leading provider of mobile applications for the exhibition and meeting industry, as the mobile app provider for CEIR Predict, the exhibition industry’s premier outlook conference. Slated for Thursday, 12 September 2013 at the Waldorf Astoria in […]

DALLAS, 26 August 2013 – Today the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces a new report, Exhibitor Product Information Sharing Practices. This report documents the most common ways exhibitors share product information with attendees who visit their booths and compares these practices with how attendees prefer obtaining this information. It also identifies which methods […]

TITLE SPONSORS          DALLAS, 22 August 2013 – While some exhibitions in the Medical and Health Care (MD) sector have reported record attendance, others are struggling in the face of the Sequester and the Affordable Care Act. Long considered to be a highly successful sector, the next several years will require ingenuity. The Communications and […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Overall Exhibition Industry Grew 1.2% Marking Three Years of Consecutive Growth CEIR Index Second Quarter Results in Line with Economists’ Projection but Slightly Lags Behind Macro Economy as Real GDP Gains 1.4% DALLAS, 19 August 2013 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces that data collected for the annual CEIR […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]