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According to the Center for Exhibition Industry Research in Chicago,
13,185 trade shows and exhibitions are held in the United States

Venue                                  Number
Exhibition / Convention Center          4,983
Conference Center / Seminar Facility    1,070
Hotel                                   4,870
Other / Not Classified                  2,262
Totals                                 13,185 	

Center for Exhibition Industry Research in Chicago
http://www.ceir.org/research/census_default.asp

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1.2 million conferences, seminars, corporate meetings, 
trade shows and conventions

The US meetings industry is a $96 billion annual business with nearly
100 million people flocking to more than 1.2 million conferences,
seminars, corporate meetings, trade shows and conventions.?

BarterNews 2003
barternews

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According to the Meeting Professional, in 2003, North America was
home to more than 12,000 trade shows and more than 1 million meetings.
Despite difficult economic times, the overall investment in events
remains robust, with estimated expenditures exceeding $100 billion.

The Meeting Professional
mpiweb.org

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According to the University of Georgia's Conference and Meeting
Management Certificate program each year billions of dollars are
spent planning more than 20 million conferences and meetings in the
United States.

University of Georgia
georgiacenter

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Throughout the United States, there are 10000 trade shows a year
attended by 120 million people who spend $90 billion.

The Business Journal of Phoenix - March 10, 2006
phoenix.bizjournals

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