Anxiety thick, exhibitors fewer at builders show

February 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);2/2/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 5, pP13
The article reports that economic anxiety, bankruptcy fears, and credit markets resulted in the low attendance during the International Builders Show held in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 20-23, 2009. Event organizers have expected a 40% drop from last year's 100,000 attendees due to the deepening recession and shifting market. It was also noted that booths were smaller and the offerings were fewer. The number of press conferences and product announcements also declined.


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