The Exhipition Industry Census provides information on where and when exhibitions are held, both business-to-business and business-to-consumer. The data is broken down by location, type of venue, Net Square Feet of exhibit space and events by month, state, province, and city. The Census provides information on the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
The Exhibition Industry Index Report provides an objective measure of the annual performance of the exhibition industry by measuring year-over-year changes in four key metrics: NSF of exhibit space sold, professional attendance, number of exhibiting companies and total event gross revenue. It details performance for 14 industry sectors and the overall industry. This report provides data from 2002 through 2015 with a predictive forecast through 2018. The 2016 Exhibition IndustryIndex Report is an established and trusted tool for exhibition industry professionals.
It is designed to be representative of the entire universe of business-to-business exhibitions in North America, and includes geometrical averaging of the four component values - NSF, Exhibitor, Attendance and Revenue, predictions through 2016 and data tables that provide actual numbers for each metric in each sector. Additionally, each of the further-defined 14 industry sectors allows organizers to compare their own show data to others in the same industry sector. Global Economic Consulting Association, Inc. (GECA) provided the data analysis for the Index.