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Conference & Trade Show Planning Services Procurement Research Report | Published: May 2014

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Conference & Trade Show Planning Services: Procurement Research Report Highlights

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IBISWorld’s Conference & Trade Show Planning Services Procurement Research Report provides the latest price data and the factors underpinning price movements, such as input costs and external demand drivers. The report identifies the leading suppliers of Conference & Trade Show Planning Services and offers a strategic analysis of the key factors influencing the way the procurement market works. Data forecasts also accompany our analysis so your company can make purchasing decisions with confidence.

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Conference & Trade Show Planning Services - Recent Price Trend

Prices for conference and trade show planning services are expected to rise an average 1.3% annually from 2011 to 2014. Increases in corporate profit, domestic trips by US residents and inbound trips by non-US residents are driving this higher demand trend. Higher corporate profit compels companies to spend more on what they consider to be discretionary costs, such as trade... purchase to read more

Conference & Trade Show Planning Services - Total Cost of Ownership

For conference and trade show planning services, the total cost of ownership is low. There are many hidden costs associated with hosting a conference or trade show, but not specifically with hiring a planner. The primary factors adding to total cost of ownership of these services are the costs of meeting with the planning agency and the potential for agency abuse in the form of kickbacks and... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of conference and trade show planning services. Conference and trade show planning services refer to services provided by agencies to plan and execute corporate meetings, conventions, trade shows and other business-related events on behalf of clients. Specific services provided include budget management, speaker and topic research, venue research and booking, catering requirements, event staffing, audio visual production and more. This report does not cover online event management software or the planning and management of non-business-related events.

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