An economic impact analysis of the Korean exhibition industry

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This study estimates the multiplier effect of the exhibition industry. In order to calculate the exhibition industry's total expenditure, consideration is made of three major sources of expenditure including hosts, exhibitors and foreign attendees. According to the summary of the economic impact analysis, the total exhibition receipts of US$645.7 million produced US$1.2 billion in output; 21 692 full-time equivalent jobs, US$260 million in personal income for residents, US$577.4 million in value-added, US$54.2 million in indirect tax and US$104.3 million in imports.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)311-318
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Tourism Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jul 2009


  • Economic impact, expenditure, multiplier
  • Exhibition industry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Transportation
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management
  • Nature and Landscape Conservation


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