Percentage growth of convention center exhibit space from August 2003 through July 2004: 4.3% Number of dollars the average convention delegate spends in a city: $945 Dollars an association or event organization spends per delegate, per day.: $22 The percentage of attendees who are aware of attrition booking fees when they book hotel rooms outside the block: 20% Percentage of meeting planners who say rising costs will be their biggest challenge over the next three years: 26% Sources: ...

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