Healthcare Exhibitors Taking Wait-and-See Approach for 2009

Healthcare Exhibitors Taking Wait-and-See Approach for 2009

Healthcare exhibitors are concerned, but not panicked, about the effect the economy will have on meetings next year, says Eric Allen, executive vice president of the Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association.

In a conference call in late September, HCEA exhibitor members told Allen that they are going to wait and see if meeting attendance is hurt before making any decisions on whether to exhibit. While medical conventions have typically performed better than other sectors of as

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