Friday, August 30, 2013

Macau exhibition visitors jump 72% in Q2

News this week: Last week, the Macau Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) announced MICE statistics for the second quarter of 2013. A total of 228 MICE events were held in the quarter, a year-on-year decrease of 6%. There were a total of 219,000 MICE visitors in the quarter, compared with 130,000 recorded last year.

Among the 228 events, 220 were meetings and conferences, which is down slightly from 226 in 2012. A total of 24,000 participants attended the meetings and conferences in the quarter, which is a significant increase over 17,000 in the second quarter last year. The number of exhibitions held remained flat at eight during Q2, while the number of attendees jumped 72% to 194,000, from 113,000 in 2012.

This post is excerpted from BSG's weekly e-newsletter which is part of our subscription research service, BSG Tracker. Visit our website to find out more about this service. You can also follow us on Twitter for all the latest updates.

No comments: