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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 | May 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Trade Show and Conference Planning market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$14bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
71,726
Businesses
4,196
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 Investment Chapter

Capital intensity in the Trade Show and Conference Planing industry is low. In 2014, for every $1.00 spent on wages, companies in the industry spent an estimated $0.06 on capital investments. Direct-labor input will always be important in any customer service field, with wages accounting for about 20.3% of totally industry revenue in 2014. The amount of creativity and specialized planning in the industry requires operators to spend a large amount of time meeting with clients and promoting shows to vendors. In addition, organizers must coordinate with other service providers to secure a venue, food and other specified accommodations. An event may also require administrative functions, such as registration confirmation on the morning or opening day of an event... 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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