Industry Takes Hit in Third Quarter

All the major indicators measuring the health of the meetings industry were down in the third quarter, according to the CEIR Index, published by the Center for Exhibition Industry Research, Dallas.

Exhibits were hit the hardest. Net square feet of exhibit space sank the most, declining 5.7 percent compared to the same period last year. Further, the number of exhibitors declined 4.9 percent in the third quarter.

Both attendance and revenues declined 2.4 percent in the third qua

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