Thank you to session partner, PSAV!


Two economists walk into a room full of exhibition and event c-suite executives…no, this isn’t the start of a joke. Gregory Daco, Chief U.S. Economist of Oxford Economics and Iain Donald, Senior Partner at Control Risks gave us a rundown of the micro and macro factors and their likely impact on our exhibitions and events industry. So, why is this important?

Global Economic Landscape

More than a year into the Trump administration, tumultuous policies and unpredictable, erratic behavior have been the norm in the U.S. While we experience the ups and downs of the administration, the rest of the world has watched and their economies have strengthened.


Oxford Economics’ Forecast Highlights:

  • World GDP growth accelerating to 2.8% in 2017 and predicted to be at 3.0% in 2018.
  • Global surveys point to buoyant activity. Momentum appears to be sustainable from 2017 to…

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Posted by Elizabeth McQuade

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