Financial/Banking is a top 5 business segment for meetings and events
For the week ending May 6, 2023, the number of U.S. meetings and events decreased 7.5% compared to the prior week. Corporate events lead event volume with 59.1% of meetings and events, with National Association groups as the top industry segment for the week.
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The average number of attendees for the week was steady at 87 (compared to 87 last week), while the average square footage used was up to 2,030 (compared to 1,935) per event, and square feet used per person was 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: Anaheim-Santa Ana, Indianapolis, Los Angeles-Long Beach, and Seattle.
|Market||Average Group Size||Average Sq Ft Used|
|Anaheim-Santa Ana, CA||75||1,716|
|Lost Angeles-Long Beach, CA||64||1,247|
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.