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CEIR Index: After Nine Quarters of Good News . . . Exhibitors are Cautious

December 4th, 2012 COMMENTS

In an article by Rachel Wimberly for the Trade Show News Network, she writes:

For the ninth quarter in a row, the trade show industry still is growing, according to the Center for Exhibition Industry Research’s latest CEIR Index, albeit at a slower rate in the third quarter of this year, with concerns over not only the looming fiscal cliff, but also the global economy.

“Concern about the fiscal cliff and the global economy has continued to take a toll in the exhibition industry,” said CEIR’s economist Allen Shaw, Ph.D., chief economist for Global Economic Consulting Associates.

He added, “The results show that the exhibition industry continues to grow, but attendees and exhibitors are being cautious due to the uncertainty about the global economy.”

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–Mel White


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