Dallas. The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) Public Events Council released its 2012 Public Events Industry Report. In 2009, the Public Events Council distributed a survey to public event organizers across 22 public events industry sectors to examine overall industry performance. The report identified which public events industry sectors fared well, which sectors struggled and their expectations for the future. As a follow-up to that report, the survey is repeated annually with subsequent reports detailing individual and comparative statistics over the years.
"With four years of survey data now available, the overall health of the public events industry is encouraging with continued growth in exhibit space sales and revenue and steady attendance figures," says IAEE President David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA. "The economy, however, continues to be a factor impacting many smaller businesses and niche sectors of the public events industry."
Key results include:
The survey report on the Public Events Industry 2012 is now available for purchase at www.tradeshowstore.com.The report is free for IAEE members and $99.95 for non-members.