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New Meetings Mean Business Study Shows Industry Contributes $446 Billion to GDP

New Meetings Mean Business Study Shows Industry Contributes $446 Billion to GDP | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

What industry creates more jobs in the United States than auto manufacturing, chemical manufacturing (including pharmaceuticals), and oil and gas? As an event professional, you know intuitively that it is the event industry. A new study by Tourism Economics (a division of Oxford Economics) for the Events Industry Council and Meetings Mean Business Coalitionshowed that bringing people together for face-to-face meetings has massive impacts on everything from direct spending at venues to indirect spending through the supply chain and spending by people working in the industry.

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Business travel responsible for $547 billion in U.S. GDP in 2016, creates over 7.4 million jobs

Business travel responsible for $547 billion in U.S. GDP in 2016, creates over 7.4 million jobs | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
A new report issued by the GBTA Foundation and American Express GBT, highlights the positive economic impact business travel has on the nation’s economy.
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Worldwide exhibitions for incentive travel, meetings and events - taking place in Frankfurt & Las Vegas.