CEIR Announces 2019 First Quarter Results

展览业研究中心(欧盟环境影响评估中心) 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 2).

Figure 1: Quarterly CEIR Total Index for the Overall Exhibition Industry, Year-over-Year Growth, 2011Q1-2019Q1

Figure 2: Quarterly CEIR Total Index for the Overall Exhibition Industry vs. Quarterly Real GDP, Year-over-Year Growth, 2008Q1-2019Q1

“The performance during the first quarter shows the resilience of the exhibition industry despite a government shutdown through most of January and uncertainties surrounding trade negotiations with China and slowing world economic growth,” said CEIR Economist Allen Shaw, Ph.D., Chief Economist for Global Economic Consulting Associates, Inc.

Food; Raw Materials and Science; 和 建筑、施工、家居和维修 均实现了强劲的同比增长。相比之下, Consumer Goods and Retail Trade可自由支配的消费品和服务 与去年同期相比有所下降。

All exhibition metrics in the first quarter posted positive year-over-year gains except exhibitors (Figures 3 and 4). Real revenues (nominal revenues adjusted for inflation) and attendees posted the largest increase of 4.1% and 2.2%, respectively. Net square feet (NSF) rose 1.5% and exhibitors dropped 0.4%.

Figure 3: Quarterly CEIR Metrics for the Overall Exhibition Industry, Year-over-Year Growth, 2019Q1

Q1 2019 Index results

Figure 4: Quarterly CEIR Metrics for the Overall Exhibition Industry, Year-over-Year Growth, 2009-2019Q1

historical index data

“The growth during the first quarter indicates that the exhibition industry is on track to register a ninth consecutive year of growth, albeit slowing growth as was forecasted by our economist in the 2019 年 CEIR 指数报告”CEIR 首席执行官 Cathy Breden(CMP、CAE)表示。

除了编制季度展览指数外,CEIR 还提供分析工具、年度深度报告和展望会议。 CEIR 事件性能分析器 provides exhibition organizers with a tool to measure how an event is performing in its sector, as well as in the overall industry. The CEIR Index Report provides an economic overview of the exhibition industry, including key indicators for growth. Together, these resources provide insights for developing business strategies and goals. The 2019 年 CEIR 指数报告 包括对企业对企业展览和活动行业的三年预测。

CEIR 年度会议, 预测, taking place at the MGM National Harbor on 16-17 September will address the most current forecast and how it is affecting the 14 industry sectors through a highly anticipated session.

展览业研究中心 (CEIR) 致力于通过制作和提供基于知识的研究工具来促进展览和其他面对面营销活动的增长、知名度和价值,这些工具使利益相关者组织能够提高满足当前和新兴客户需求的能力,提高业务绩效并增强竞争地位。有关更多信息,请访问 www.ceir.org.


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