How large is the event sector actually?

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“The first challenge our new centre of expertise will dig into, as from September, is mapping the magnitude of the event sector. The sector is a large, fragmented and therefore not easy to define branch on which various joint committees are applilcable. On demand of several event federations, the researchers will focus the following months on solving research questions such as: How can the sector be defined and divided? How many companies are active in the sector? How many parties and staff members are directly and indirectly involved? …”