The first study to measure the overall economic impact of college and university conferences and events shows that the industry contributes $1.5 billion annually to the national economy. The study was a cooperative venture between the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International in Fort Collins, Colo. (which just recently added the word "collegiate" to its name), and Appalachian State and Utah State universities. Data was collected from about 415 ACCED-I members, ...

Register for Complete Access (Valid Email Required)

By registering on MeetingsNet now, you'll not only gain access to Printer-friendly, you'll get exclusive access to a large archive of premium content.

Already registered? here.