Macau’s MICE Delegates Up 41% in 2015 Q3

December 9, 2015

Macau’s Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) has released the city’s MICE statistics for the third quarter of 2015. The city hosted 29 exhibitions and 184 conferences – an increase of 12% and 19% year-on-year respectively. The total number of participants and attendees at Macau’s MICE events increased by an impressive 41% to reach 1,009,794.

Large-scale exhibition led the growth for the quarter recording an attendee increase of nearly 43% year-on-year to 993,848. Among the 29 exhibitions, 17 of them reported 20,000 participants or more. A total of 1,842 exhibitors attended these events with over 42% coming from Macau, while Hong Kong accorded for an additional 25% at the exhibitions in Macau.

Macau’s meetings and conferences accounted for the majority of MICE events in the market with 184 events. Meetings and conference growth was strong – up 29% year-on-year in the third quarter. The number of participants at these events decreased 27% compared to the same quarter last year.

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