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CEIR Predict 2021 Forecasts Where Events Are Going

April 15, 2021

Save the Date for this Year’s Conference DALLAS, 15 April 2021 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced it will hold its PREDICT Annual Exhibition Industry Outlook Conference on 13-14 September 2021 at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md. For the past 10 years Predict has served to provide insights […]

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Landmark CEIR Research Releases Second Global Virtual Event Trends Report

April 13, 2021

Lessons Learned To-date and Technologies Used DALLAS, 13 April 2021 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) released the second report in its three-part Global Virtual Event Trends series, sponsored by Swapcard,  providing new, hotly sought-after details on virtual events. This global study provides insights among organizations that traditionally run or manage in-person […]

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CEIR Announces 2020 Fourth Quarter Results

March 17, 2021

B2B Exhibition Industry Ended 2020 at a Standstill though 2021 Looks Brighter DALLAS, 17 March 2021 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports that the U.S. business-to-business (B2B) exhibition industry in the fourth quarter remained at a grinding halt, with all but about three percent of events originally scheduled in the fourth quarter […]

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CEIR Releases Landmark Report Series on Global Virtual Event Trends

January 12, 2021

Report One – Anatomy of Virtual Events and Financial Outcomes DALLAS, 12 January 2021 – Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) released the first report in a three-part series that will provide hotly sought-after details on virtual events. CEIR’s Global Virtual Event Trends Series examines insights among organizations that traditionally run or manage […]

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CEIR Announces 2020 Third Quarter Results

December 18, 2020

Exhibition Industry Remains at a Standstill DALLAS, 18 December 2020 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports that the exhibition industry remained at a grinding halt in the third quarter of 2020, with approximately 97% of originally scheduled events cancelled. As a result, the CEIR Total Index, a measure of exhibition industry performance, […]

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CEIR Teams with Swapcard to Research Event Matchmaking Before and During Pandemic

October 20, 2020

DALLAS, 20 October 2020 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has joined with Swapcard, a leading AI-powered engagement and matchmaking platform for premium events, to publish Matchmaking Before & During COVID-19: How North American B2B Exhibition Organizers Use Technology to Connect People and Products, which examines how exhibition organizers can effectively approach attendee […]

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CEIR Predict 2020 Held on 22 September as Virtual Conference

September 23, 2020

Top Executives Gained Insight into Industry Future Trends DALLAS, 23 September 2020 – Predict, CEIR’s Annual Exhibition Industry Outlook Conference brought together more than 160 executives in the business-to-business (B2B) exhibitions industry yesterday to learn about and discuss emerging trends likely to impact trade shows and trade fairs three to five years out. The conference […]

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CEIR Announces 2020 Second Quarter Results

August 26, 2020

U.S. B2B Exhibition Industry at a Standstill DALLAS, 26 August 2020 – The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports the U.S. business-to-business (B2B) exhibition industry came to a grinding halt in the second quarter of 2020. Growth plummeted nearly 100% from a year ago as practically no in-person trade shows have taken place. About […]

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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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