Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
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After a period of slow growth and diminished corporate spending plagued industry operators, trade show and event planners will face improved conditions in the next five years. With domestic travel on the rise and a return of corporate profit, more individuals will attend trade shows and conventions again. Nevertheless, the growth of online events may limit future growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Trade Show and Conference Planning industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Although many cities have heavily invested in convention centers over the past decade, the industry is expected to grow roughly in line with the overall economy during the 10 years to 2018. IBISWorld estimates that the industry's contribution to the overall economy, measured by industry value added (IVA), will increase 1.3% annually on average, compared with annualized GDP growth of 2.1% over the same period.
In addition, the industry has recently experienced a period of consolidation. IBISWorld estimates that the number of industry enterprises has increased slowly at an average annual rate of 0.5% during the past five years... purchase to read more