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PRINT 13 VERIFIED ATTENDANCE AFFIRMS UPBEAT MOOD AT YEAR’S INDUSTRY EXHIBITION FOR GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS

Reston, VAReinforcing its position as THE year’s industry event, PRINT 13, together with co-located CPP EXPO, held September 8-12 in Chicago’s McCormick Place welcomed a double-digit verified attendance increase over the 2012 event.  Among the total 24,695 participants, which included exhibitors and attendees, 16,728 actual verified attendee/buyers—up 22% from 2012—show goers came well-prepared to examine, compare and purchase the latest graphic communications technologies. Additionally, there was an uptick in the participation of high-level decision-makers from among 9,489 unique buyer companies—up 15%—compared to the 2012 event.

Based on its commitment to reporting the truest and most accurate attendance numbers the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC) defines ‘actual verified attendees’ as registered onsite show goers—counted only ONCE—regardless of their number of days at the show, or times they enter the exhibit hall. 

The following 5-year events summary provides verified attendance data for PRINT 13:

PRINT 13 & CPP EXPO VERIFIED

GRAPH EXPO
12

VERIFIED

GRAPH EXPO
11

VERIFIED

GRAPH EXPO
10

VERIFIED

PRINT 09
VERIFIED

Co-Located Events

67

48

34

22

3

Unique Buyers

16,728

13,694

13,426

12,552

18,141

Buyer Companies

9,489

8,252

8,026

7,171

10,512

Educators/Students

783

720

301

792

587

Press

202

165

192

208

271

Total Attendees

17,713

14,579

13,919

13,552

18,999

Exhibitors

6,982

6,443

6,532

6,409

9,679

GRAND TOTAL

24,695

21,022

20,451

19,961

28,678

 

PRINT 13 featured a comprehensive exhibition of the very latest profit-enhancing technologies and applications for a diverse spectrum of industry attendees.  This year’s show was enhanced by a record 67 co-located conferences, meetings, user groups and activities that afforded attendees a host of new and expanded networking and education opportunities.

For more information visit: www.print2013.com.