Five years ago we set out to build an event that was a little bit different than the standard turnkey tradeshow and Im pleased to say it is working, says Joel Dunkel, President, EventEvolution Management Inc. Our goal from the beginning was to produce an educationally-driven event that caters to the specific needs of our target attendees and exhibitors while supporting it with a creative exhibit environment that encourages business. We will continue to build on that mission, explains Dunkel.
Below are the just released preliminary attendee demographics from PARCEL Forum 2007.
43% Corporate Management
17% Logistics/Traffic Management
10% Shipping Management
8% Warehouse Management
19% Parcel Shipping Business
15% OEM Manufacturer
9% Catalog/Direct Marketing
34% Final Approval
# of Packages Shipped Per Month
28% 100,000+ Packages
27% 1,000 9,999 Packages
20% Less than 1,000 Packages
11% 10,000 29,999 Packages
7% 30,000 49,999 Packages
6% 70,000 99,999 Packages
Expressed Interest in Learning More About
40% Supply Chain Management
32% Third Party Logistics
28% Material Handling
28% Labeling Systems
In addition to the above, post-show research indicated that 78% of PARCEL Forum attendees do not plan to attend any other industry show. I have recommended this conference to several and have brought four additional colleagues this year. As I have stated to others, this is the only conference geared toward exactly what I do, says Brenda Jackson, Supply Chain Specialist, IRS.
The show was outstanding and we are already reaping some financial benefits, says Albert Burba, Vice President, Sales, DHL. To date, more than 50% of the 2007 exhibitors have exercised their first-right-of-refusal options for PARCEL Forum 2008 scheduled for
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EventEvolution Management Inc. is an event producer/management and consulting firm specializing in professional trade shows and conferences in both the B2C and B2B marketplaces. PARCEL Forum is partnered with RB Publishing, publishers of PARCEL magazine.