IMEX America attracts record number of attendees

The fifth IMEX America, which took place in Las Vegas last month, attracted a record 10,732 industry professionals and more than 3,000 corporate buyers.

According to statistics on the event’s web page, the show increased its size by 4% from 2014, with its largest ever international audience. Exhibitors represented 54 countries, with 26% coming from outside the US and Canada, including 5% from Brazil, 3.5% from the UK, 3% from China and 2.5% from Mexico.

The show also attracted 2,053 trade attendees from 69 countries, a 7% year-on-year increase.

Michael Friend, from superior meeting services in the USA, said it was great to have the opportunity to meet everyone in the same location. "When it’s all here, under one roof, I can really take care of business. The global presence at IMEX America really shows how far the industry has come in bringing everyone together."

Figures confirmed that this was also the biggest ever IMEX America in terms of size. Overall, both space grew by 5% compared to last year.

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