Square feet of exhibit space at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center if a proposal to expand the facility is approved:
1,341,047

Percentage of planners and suppliers who prefer to use e-mail for the processing RFPs:
78%

Percentage of travel managers who reported increased travel budgets for 2004:
48%

Percent that demand for upscale hotels is expected to increase in 2004
7.9%

Number of hotel rooms reserved for delegates, alternates, party officials, and activists for the Democratic National Convention in Boston this summer:
17,000

Sources from left to right: 1) Javits Center, 2) MPI, 3) PricewaterhouseCoopers, 4) National Business Travel Association, 5) Democratic National Committee