February 07, 2007

The Exhibition and Events Industry Audit Commission, an independent organization that monitors trade shows, reports 2006 saw a 30 percent increase in the number of events receiving EEIAC certification, compared with 2005 numbers. According to a statement by managing director Craig Nauta, the increase in certifications "signals an increasing number of exhibition and event organizers who realize the need to make their numbers public, and have discovered the competitive advantage they gain over other similar exhibitions and events that do not audit."