Five Industries That Are Still Doing Work If you're as tired as we are with all the bad news in the events industry, here's something that might cheer you up. Fresh from our Corporate Production newsletter comes a slide show of five industries that are still going strong when it comes to live events. Check it out!
Technology Many businesses may be struggling these days, but technology will be holding strong. As web-based applications and virtual commerce continues to replace brick & mortar operations, look to these forward-thinking tech companies as potential clients.
Pharmaceuticals The pharma industry is likely to be one of the clear winners in 2009. According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers 12th Annual CEO Survey, execs expect an increase in revenues in the next 12 months which means more opportunities for you to be part of some big conferences and corporate events.
Infrastructure We will always need roads, electricity, and fuel – no matter the economy. Look to this sector for steady business this year, in particular: utilities, municipal construction, oil & refining, and the sciences.
Media & Entertainment Hollywood never sleeps! Big budgets and big events are most definitely on the horizon for the film and television industries. Also, don't forget to consider the marketing and promotion agencies that support entertainment – they will be hosting countless events throughout the year.
Worship Houses of worship are largely turning to the evangelistic design aesthetic these days. That means bold lighting, state-of-the-art sound design, and new scenic technologies. Be part of this growing market as it continues to see unprecedented growth in 2009.