News | 7 July 2022

Explosion of cost puts a strain on event industry

The current meta study demonstrates the sector’s hardships caused by the current increase in prices and the pandemic.

Our German member fwd: conducted the study „COST INFLATION TRENDS EVENTS / EXHIBITIONS / TRADE FAIRS 2022“ together with the R.I.F.E.L. Research Institute for Exhibition and Live-Communication. It does not only illustrate the price trends from 2019 to 2022. The survey also points to reasons and effects of this increase in prices. This study is a substantive deepening on the previous Flash study (March ’22) and incorporates also data from our European Industry Survey 2020.

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