CEIR Announces 2017 First Quarter Index Results

展览业研究中心(欧盟环境影响评估中心) reports that growth of the exhibition industry during the first quarter of 2017 resumed after a temporary setback in the fourth quarter of 2016. The performance of the industry, as measured by the CEIR Total Index, posted a moderate year-over-year gain of 1.6% (see Figure 1). However, the industry has continued to underperform the macroeconomy (see Figure 2).

图 1:整体展览业季度 CEIR 总指数,
Year-over-Year Growth, 2011Q1-2017Q1

CEIR 2017Q1 Index Results Figure 1

Figure 2: Quarterly CEIR Total Index for the Overall Exhibition Industry vs. Quarterly Real GDP,
Year-over-Year Growth, 2008Q1-2017Q1

CEIR 2017Q1 Index Results Figure 2

“The increase in the first quarter validates our prediction that economic fundamentals still point to moderate growth for the exhibition industry,” said CEIR Economist Allen Shaw, Ph.D., Chief Economist for Global Economic Consulting Associates, Inc.

食物; 建筑、施工、家居和维修; 通信和信息技术; 和 政府 sectors registered robust year-over-year gains. In sharp contrast, Education and Non-profit; 消费品和零售贸易; 和 商业服务 与去年同期相比有所下降。 原材料与科学, which was the weakest sector in 2016, has started to stabilize as attendance rebounded sharply.

图 3:整个展览业的季度 CEIR 指标,
Year-over-Year Growth, 2017Q1

CEIR 2017Q1 Index Results Figure 3

图 4:整个展览业的季度 CEIR 指标,
Year-over-Year Growth, 2009-2017Q1

CEIR 2017Q1 Index Results Figure 4

“I am pleased to see attendance rebound in Q1 and am optimistic both attendance and the CEIR Total Index will continue to grow, despite uncertainty in the marketplace,” said CEIR CEO Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE.

CEIR 指数报告 was developed to provide an objective measure of the annual performance of the exhibition industry. The CEIR 指数报告 measures year-over-year changes in four key metrics including:

  • Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space Sold
  • Professional Attendance
  • Number of Exhibiting Companies
  • Total Event Gross Revenue

In addition to providing percentage changes for each metric year-over-year going back to 2013, the full report provides readers with forecasts for 2017 through 2019. Additionally, market size estimates for number of exhibitors, number of attendees, total net square footage and event gross revenue are reported for the exhibition industry overall as well as for each of the 14 sectors tracked in this report. 点击这里 for more information on the CEIR 指数报告.

预测:CEIR 年度展望会议 will be held 14-15 September 2017 at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C. The event provides an outlook on the global economy and the exhibition industry’s performance. Visit www.ceir.org/predict 更多细节。

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