2009 Economic Significance Study - Executive Summary

Based on meetings which took place in 2009, The Economic Significance of Meetings to the U.S. Economy study, released in 2010, revealed that the U.S. meetings industry directly supported 1.7 million jobs, $263 billion in spending, a $106 billion contribution to GDP, $60 billion in labor revenue, $14.3 billion in federal tax revenue and $11.3 billion in state and local tax revenue.

With the country looking for effective ways to work its way out of a recession, the meetings industry played a critical role in supporting jobs in communities across America, creating environments that foster innovation and business success.

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