Party on: Climbing corporate profit and disposable income will benefit industry revenue

The Party and Event Planners industry depends on the willingness of households and businesses to spend money on social gatherings. During the first half of the five-year period, improving business sentiment and consumer confidence boosted demand for event planners from both the household and corporate markets. During the latter half of the five-year period, however, business sentiment leveled off and corporations across various sectors turned away from holding office holiday parties and other catered social events. Nonetheless, strong demand for event planners from the household market has helped buoy industry performance. Over the next five years, event and party planners are expected to continue performing well...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 12-17
3.9%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
134,055
Businesses
127,296
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Improving business sentiment and consumer confidence boosted demand from both the household and corporate markets
  • A declining marriage rate has decreased demand for wedding planning services
  • As more employees join the workforce, businesses will demand larger venues and more amenities
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Party and Event Planners industry has a low level of market share concentration, with the top four industry companies accounting for less than 5.0% of total industry revenue. Most event planners operate on a highly localized and niche market basis. This is because diversified and changing consumer tastes force industry operators to continually adapt their service offerings, which limits their ability to expand geographically. Furthermore, operators within this industry tend to specialize in organizing and promoting one type of event, such as corporate holiday parties or weddings, which further fragments the industry. Lastly, low barriers to entry let a large number of operators enter or exit the industry fluidly. IBI...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Party & Event Planners Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Party & Event Planners Industry are

  • Having a high prior success rate (including completed prior contracts)
  • Access to a highly skilled workforce
  • Ability to vary services to suit different needs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Corporate profit and Per capita disposable income in the Party & Event Planners industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Party & Event Planners Industry?

    This industry is composed of independent companies and individuals that organize parties, weddings, corporate dinners and other social gatherings on behalf of households, businesses and nonprofits. This industry does not include companies that organize conventions, trade shows and sporting events, nor does it include the internal event planning departments of hotels, conference centers and recreational facilities.

    Industry Products
  • Weddings
  • Birthday parties
  • Corporate social events
  • Industry Activities
  • Organizing corporate fundraisers
  • Organizing corporate holiday parties
  • Organizing weddings
  • Organizing birthday parties
  • Organizing religious and other social events
  • Organizing networking and fundraising events
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Corporate profit
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Marriage rate
  • Time spent on leisure and sports

  • Current Performance
  • Corporate and household clients
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Corporate parties
  • Personal events
  • Table: Party & Event Planners Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Party & Event Planners Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Food Service Contractors
  • Hotels & Motels
  • Interior Designers
  • Musical Groups & Artists
  • Photography

  • Products & Services
  • Corporate social events
  • Weddings
  • Birthday parties
  • Other
  • Chart: Party & Event Planners Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Businesses
  • Households in the highest income quintile
  • Households in the fourth income quintile
  • Households in the third income quintile
  • Other
  • Households in the second income quintile
  • Households in the lowest income quintile
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Party & Event Planners Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases and marketing
  • Other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Party & Event Planners

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Party & Event Planners Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Party & Event Planners Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Party & Event Planners Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Corporate Profit (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Audiovisual Equipment
  • Stage equipment (e.g. speakers or projectors) used to present material (e.g. a slideshow or music)
  • Caterer
  • A foodservice company hired to provide food and beverage service for an event
  • Theme Party
  • A social gathering organized around a single theme, such as a costume party.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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