Attendance, Revenues Spike, Says CEIR Index

All key exhibition industry metrics rose in the second quarter, including the biggest gainers, revenue and attendance, according to the Center for Exhibition Industry Research’s CEIR Index.

Revenue from exhibit space sales, sponsorships, registration fees, and other event-related income increased to $2.65 billion in the second quarter, a jump of 11.3 percent over the second quarter of 2006.

Event attendance spiked 13.5 percent in the quarter, while net square feet of exhibitio

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