Washington DC is the top growth market for the week
For the week ending March 4, 2023, the number of U.S. meetings and events increased 5.9% compared to the prior week. Corporate events lead event volume with 60.3% of meetings and events, with National Association and Education again this week as the top industry drivers.
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The average number of attendees for the week was 82 (compared to 80 last week), while the average square footage used was 1,858 (compared to 1,709) per event, and square feet used per person was up to 23.
The top five segments for the week were: National Association, Education, Technology, Healthcare, and Finance/Banking.
The top growth market movers and shakers were: Washington DC, New Orleans, Houston, Minneapolis-St. Paul, and Philadelphia.
|Market||Average Group Size||Average Sq Ft Used|
|New Orleans, LA||100||1,920|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN-WI||73||2,214|
These numbers and markets change weekly based on market dynamics and social trends.
Knowland tracks the weekly event activity across 128 U.S. markets with more globally and is expanding coverage regularly.