Washington DC and Las Vegas lead week-over-week event growth
For the week ending October 28, 2023, the number of U.S. meetings and events increased 7.3% compared to the prior week. Washington DC leads in week-over-week growth with Las Vegas close behind at #2. Corporate events dominate share volume with 63.2% of meetings and events, with National Association driving the dominant industry share at 26.6% for the week, followed by the Education segment at 23.4%, for the top five segments.
The average number of attendees for the week was 87 ( compared to 79 for the previous week), while the average square footage used was 2,000 per event (compared to 1,840 for the previous week), and square feet used per person remained at 23.
The top five segments for the week were: National Association, Education, Technology, Charity/Non-Profit/Social Services and Healthcare.
The full list of top growth market movers and shakers were: Washington DC-MD-VA, Las Vegas, NV, Boston, MA, Baltimore, MD and Miami-Hialeah, FL.
|Market||Average Group Size||Average Sq Ft Used|
|Las Vegas, NV||99||2,749|
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.