12.9 percent growth in net square feet of exhibit space places the 2016 SGIA Expo well above national average
Fairfax, Virginia - Trade Show Executive (TSE), a publication covering the trade show industry, has named the 2016 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, September 14–16) to its roster of 50 Fastest-Growing Shows by Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space.
“The TSE Fastest 50 lists some of the most innovative expositions in the country. It’s an honor to be considered among them,” said SGIA President and CEO Ford Bowers.
According to TSE, the average trade show in 2016 grew 2.4 percent in net square feet of exhibit space, 2.1 percent in number of exhibiting companies and 1.1 percent in attendance.
With 272,700 net square feet of exhibit space — a 12.9 percent increase over 2015 — the 2016 SGIA Expo was also notable as the largest show floor in the Expo’s history. It attracted 562 exhibiting companies and more than 24,000 registered participants.
The SGIA Expo brings together imaging professionals and suppliers to experience the latest technologies, applications and education the industry has to offer. Next up: The 2017 SGIA Expo (New Orleans, October 10–12). To sign up for an alert when registration opens, visit SGIA.org.