Number of attendees at the Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center last month: 120,000

Percentage of association meeting planners who cite San Diego as their top-choice destination for meetings: 48%

Percentage of association meeting planners who expect to book more off-site meetings in 2005: 16%

Number of overnight hotel stays that association meetings and conventions generate annually: 26 million

Percentage of American workers who've attended at least one work-related meeting where a participant fell asleep: 37%

Sources: 1. Consumer Electronics Association; 2 and 3. Yesawich, Pepperdine, Brown & Russell; 4. American Society of Association Executives; 5. Interactive Meeting Solutions