Interesting Industry Booming: Provides 1.7 Million Jobs

Industry Booming
Industry Booming

It may not be the first industry that comes to mind when you think of a recovering U.S. economy, but it's certainly one of the more diverse. The U.S. convention, conference and meeting industry is thriving, directly supporting 1.7 million jobs and contributing $106 billion to the GDP, $60 billion in labor revenue, $14.3 billion in federal tax revenue and $11.3 billion in state and local tax revenue.