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by Lisa A. Grimaldi | May 23, 2012

The German event industry hosted a record 2.72 million events and welcomed 338 million participants in 2011, according to the Meeting & Event Barometer 2012. Compared with 2010, the number of delegates grew by 4.5 percent and the number of events increased by 1.2 percent. The barometer is conducted annually by the European Institute for the Meetings Industry on behalf of the European Association of Event Centers, the German Convention Bureau and the German National Tourist Board.