Meetings Market Survey reveals resilience and optimism for 2017

PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association)’s magazine, Convene, has published its 26th annual Meetings Market Survey and the results show that the industry is in robust health: budgets for meetings and attendance at conference and exhibitions are both increased on 2015 … Continue reading

New CEIR report offers up-to-date insights on attracting attendees to exhibitions

The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) recently issued a new report, Attracting Attendees, that helps readers explore attendee preferences and understand how best to attract and engage attendees to an exhibition or to visit a booth. Research results come … Continue reading

New CEIR report on What Attendees Want from Trade Exhibitions

Today, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) issued a new report, What Attendees Want from Trade Exhibitions. Results profiled in this report come from a study that was originally conducted 10 years ago. It provides valuable up-to-date insights into … Continue reading

Convention centres provide diverse solutions for event planning needs

When it comes to highly efficient and effective meetings and event spaces, convention centres are a big deal. With the overall impact from the events held at Canada’s member convention centres exceeding $2 billion each year, there is little question that these gargantuan facilities hold major sway in the country’s meetings and events industry. Continue reading

CEIR releases new report in the series of ‘The Role and Value of Face-to-Face Interaction’

The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has released Change in Value over Next Two Years and Effects of the Great Recession and Online Media. This report is the second in a series which will be released over the next quarter from the landmark study, The Role and Value of Face-to-Face Interaction. Continue reading