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CEIR Announces 2019 First Quarter Results

June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019 The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports that the recent growth of the exhibition industry continued during the first quarter of 2019. The CEIR Total Index, a measure of exhibition industry performance, posted a decent year-over-year gain of 1.8% (see Figure 1) even though it under-performed the inflation-adjusted GDP (see Figure […]

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Business-to-Business (B2B) Exhibitions Industry Contributed more than $97 Billion to U.S. GDP in 2018

June 3, 2019

June 03, 2019 Today the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces that the business-to-business (B2B) exhibition industry’s direct, indirect and induced contribution to U.S. GDP in 2018 was about $97 billion. The yearly analysis, conducted by Dr. Allen Shaw, Founder, President, and Chief Economist with Global Economic Consulting Associates, Inc., uses a robust formula […]

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CEIR Launches Head of Marketing Insights Series

May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019 First Report Looks at B2B Exhibitions as Marketing Medium The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced today the release of the first report in its newest series providing insights from marketing leadership at organizations in North America. Overview of Marketing and Sales Approaches, Most Urgent Objectives, and Brand Image of the […]

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BREAKING NEWS: CEIR Releases New Industry Insights Report

May 6, 2019

May 06, 2019 Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces a new report from the Industry Insights Series, How Exhibitors Can Improve Lead Quality and Sales Conversion. This report was written by Jefferson Davis, President of Competitive Edge, a seasoned consultant in the business-to-business (B2B) exhibition industry with 30 years of experience. This […]

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CEIR BREAKING NEWS: 2019 CEIR Index Report Now Available

April 24, 2019

April 24, 2019 Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) released the 2019 CEIR Index Report. The CEIR Index analyzes the 2018 exhibition industry and provides an economic and exhibition industry outlook for the next three years. The U.S. economy accelerated in 2018, rising from 2.2% growth in 2017 to 2.9% in 2018, representing […]

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CEIR Announces 2018 Fourth Quarter Results

March 2, 2019

March 04, 2019 Exhibition Industry Continues to Grow The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports that the recent growth of the exhibition industry continued during the fourth quarter of 2018. The growth of the industry, as measured by the CEIR Total Index, accelerated from a year-over-year gain of 0.9% in the third quarter to […]

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CEIR Releases Final Report in Attendee ROI Playbook Series

February 25, 2019

February 25, 2019 The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced today the release of the seventh and final report in the Attendee ROI Playbook series, entitled, Where Value and Metrics Vary by Event Size. “Organizers may think that the larger an event is, the more likely an attendee is to be satisfied,” said CEIR […]

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CEIR Promotes Nancy Drapeau to Vice President of Research

February 20, 2019

February 21, 2019 The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces the promotion of Senior Research Director Nancy Drapeau, PRC to CEIR Vice President of Research. In addition to conducting trend studies and building research agenda each year in consultation with the CEIR Research Council, Drapeau’s duties have expanded to include a more active role […]

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CEIR Announces 2019 Board of Directors

January 14, 2019

January 15, 2019 Outlines Scope of Research for the Coming Year The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced today that Robert McLean, CPA, CAE, Executive Vice President, Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) will serve as chairperson of the 2019 CEIR Board of Directors. “CEIR provides invaluable research to guide participants in the trade show […]

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CEIR Releases Sixth Report in Attendee ROI Playbook Series

January 8, 2019

January 08, 2019 The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced today the release of the sixth report in the Attendee ROI Playbook series entitled, Gender Differences and Similarities. “This document takes a deep dive look at how gender influences what men and women strive to achieve at B2B exhibitions, how they navigate an event […]

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