Trade Show and Conference Planning in the US: Market Research Report

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Trade Show and Conference Planning Market Research Report | NAICS 56192 | Jul 2015

Main event: Improved corporate profit and marketing budgets will support revenue gains

IBISWorld’s Trade Show and Conference Planning market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

After a period of slow growth and diminished corporate spending plagued industry operators, trade show and event planners will experience improved conditions over 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 slower than the overall economy during the 10 years to 2020. IBISWorld estimates that the industry's contribution to the overall economy, measured by industry value added (IVA), will increase by an average of 3.8% annually, which is slightly above annualized GDP growth of 2.5% over the same period.

In addition, the industry has recently experienced a period of consolidation. IBISWorld estimates that the number of industry enterprises is expected to increase during the same 10 year period, at an average annual rate of 2.2% to 5,008 enterprises... purchase to read more


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What is the Trade Show and Conference Planning Industry?

Trade show and conference planners organize, promote and manage events, such as business and trade shows, conventions, conferences and meetings. They may also manage and provide staff to operate the facilities in which these events take place. This industry does not include establishments that organize, promote or manage live performing arts, sports events or festivals; these services are classified under the Concert and Event Promotion industry (IBISWorld report 71133).

Industry Products
Convention and trade show planningSpecial events and other related services
Industry Activities
Automobile show managing, organizing or promotingConvention managing, organizing or promotingCraft fair managing, organizing or promotingFlower show managing, organizing or promotingHome show managing, organizing or promotingTrade show managing, organizing or promotingConventions promoting with or without facilitiesTrade show promoting with or without facilities

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