Economic Significance Study
The Economic Significance of Meetings to the U.S. Economy
This study quantifies the economic contributions made by the more than 1.8 million meetings, trade shows, conventions, congresses, incentive events and other meetings that take place across the country.
The Economic Significance of Meetings to the U.S. Economy conducted by PwC US was spearheaded by an alliance of CIC members representing the collective meetings, travel, exhibitions and events industries in the U.S.
Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR)
Convention Sales Professionals International (CSPI)
Event Service Professionals Assoication (ESPA)
Financial and Insurance Conference Planners (FICP)
International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)
International Special Events Society (ISES)
National Speakers Association (NSA)