San Diego takes the top spot for movers and shakers this week
For the week ending July 29, 2023, the number of U.S. meetings and events decreased 5.7% compared to the prior week. Corporate events continue to dominate share volume with 58.2% of meetings and events, with National Associations driving the dominant industry share at 30.9% for the week, followed by the Education segment at 20.1%.
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The average number of attendees for the week was 77 (compared to 78 last week), while the average square footage used was 1,709 (compared to 1,679) per event, and square feet used per person held at 22.
The top five segments for the week were: National Association, Education, Training/Education, Charity/Non-Profit/Social Services and Healthcare.
The top growth market movers and shakers were: San Diego, Indianapolis, Houston, Los Angeles, and Oakland.
|Market||Average Group Size||Average Sq Ft Used|
|San Diego, CA||72||1,600|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA||68||1,482|
These numbers and markets change weekly based on market dynamics and social trends.
Knowland tracks the weekly event activity across 166 U.S. markets with more globally and is expanding coverage regularly.