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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 | Sep 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Trade Show and Conference Planning market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$14bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
72,251
Businesses
4,204
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

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Convention and trade show planning

Convention and trade show planning accounts for 74.7% of total industry revenue. The services offered for convention or conference planning include suggesting appropriate venues, preparing budgets and creating any special themes that clients demand. Conference planners also contact and solicit bids from associated special service suppliers, such as caterers, website developers and interior designers. Once services are contracted, planners are often responsible for hiring guest speakers and entertainers to promote an event if desired or required. Furthermore, event planners handle communications, registration, payments and pre- and post-travel arrangements... 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
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