The Attendance Question: Picking Up Where Brookings Left Off

Convention and trade show attendance is on the rise, according to new reports released separately in mid-June by Conferon Global Services, Twinsburg, Ohio, and the Center for Exhibition Industry Research, Chicago, refuting claims made by The Brookings Institution study released earlier this year, which measured attendance as of 2003.

In the first quarter of 2005, attendance increased 4.2 percent compared to the same time period in 2004, according to Conferon’s new Trade Show/Conventio

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