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by Michael C. Lowe | April 02, 2014

The Center for Exhibition Industry Research has released its CEIR Index Report for 2013. Findings show that the industry saw overall year-over-year growth of 1.09 percent last year, with each of the four metrics measured seeing increases. Number of attendees rose by 2 person, revenue was up by 0.9 percent, net square footage grew by 0.8 percent and the number of exhibitors rose by 0.5 percent. The report predicts that growth will accelerate in 2014 and continue through 2016.