InfoComm 2018 attendance down on 2017 figures, but up on last Las Vegas show

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The official attendance figures for InfoComm 2018 have been announced. Visitor numbers fell below last year's total by more than 1,000 attendees. InfoComm 2017 had 44,077 visitors, with this year's numbers given as 'nearly 43,000'. However the attendance was 10% more than the last time InfoComm was held in Las Vegas, in 2016 where the attendance was 38,833. .However InfoComm 2018 did enjoy record numbers for its (third) TIDE Conference, and also for the number of net square feet sold to exhibitors - 550,000.

The attendance figures had been growing steadily from 39,105 in 2015, to 38,833 in 2016 to 44,077 in 2018.

Visitors to the show came from 108 countries, with 20% of attendees from outside the U.S.

94% of this year's exhibit space has been rebooked for InfoComm 2019, also a new record.

AVIXA CEO David Labuskes said: "AVIXA thanks all the exhibitors, attendees, and media who made InfoComm 2018 a success. I hope that nothing that happened this week in Vegas stays in Vegas. I encourage all our attendees to take home what they learned and experienced and share it with their colleagues and customers. It's a great and important time to be in AV, connecting people and changing the way they experience the world around them."

InfoComm 2019 will be held June 8-14, 2019, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.