Global Economic Significance of Business Events

In collaboration with OE logo

The Events Industry Council is pleased to present the 2018 Global Economic Significance of Business Events Study, completed by our research partner, Oxford Economics. This study quantifies the economic significance of the global events sector for the Events Industry Council and its stakeholders.  Among other things, the Global Economic Significance of Business Events Study shows that in 2017:

  • 1.4 billion event participants across more than 180 countries
  • $1.03 trillion of direct spending was generated by business events
  • $0.99 trillion of business events direct spending, representing 96% of the global total, was made by the top 50 countries

Download the preliminary report here.

Download the press release here.

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to support this important study:

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