ConExpo Deemed a "Resounding Success" Despite Drop in Attendance

Visitor numbers were down 12% on the last Conexpo in 2008, with approximately 120,000 registered attendees, but the proportion of international visitors rose to 24%, up from 19% in 2008.

The 21% decline in domestic US visitors from 116,000 to 91,000 reflects continuing difficult market conditions in the U.S. construction industry. In general, manufacturers all reported an upturn in sales driven by demand in Asia, India and Latin America.

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