March 5 - 9, 2017
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL, USA

Pittcon Demographics.

See why the numbers add up to Pittcon being a MUST-ATTEND event.

Who Attends Pittcon?

Year over year, Pittcon attracts the highest-quality attendees responsible for making purchasing decisions. Consider these numbers from Pittcon 2016:

  • 75% are involved in the purchasing process
  • 50% plan to make a purchase within 6 months
  • 44% are looking for products for multiple departments
  • 41% are first time attendees
  • 39% state the expo as the main reason to attend

(Source: ITN International, 2016 Registration Data)

2016 Registration Numbers

Total Conferee Total Exhibitor Total Other Grand Total
7,374 5,082 385 12,841
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Pittcon 2016 Demographics

Purchasing Role

(Source: ITN International, 2016 Registration Statistics)

Final Decision Maker – 30%
Recommend Products/Brands – 36%
Specify Products/Brands – 9%
Little or No Involvement – 25%

Purchasing Role %
Final Decision Maker 30%
Recommend Products/Brand 36%
Specify Products/Brands 9%
Little or No Involvement 25%

Age Range

(Source: ITN International, 2016 Registration Statistics)

30 yrs and under – 22%
31-40 yrs – 23%
41-50 yrs – 23%
51-60 yrs – 21%
60 yrs and over – 11%

Age Range %
30 yrs and under 22%
31-40 yrs 23%
41-50 yrs 23%
51-60 yrs 21%
60 yrs and over 11%

Field of Employment

(Source: ITN International, 2016 Registration Statistics)

Industry – 23%
Academic/Student – 23%
Distribution/Sales – 21%
Medical/Pharmaceutical – 7%
Testing Lab – 6%
Other – 5%
Consultant – 4%
Government – 5%
Research Institute/Foundation – 3%

Field of Employment %
Industry 23%
Academic/Student 23%
Distribution/Sales 21%
Medical/Pharmaceutical 7%
Testing Lab 6%
Other 5%
Consultant 4%
Government 5%
Research Institute/Foundation 3%

Primary Responsibilty

(Source: ITN International, 2016 Registration Statistics)

Primary Resposibilty %
Administration 5%
Bench Chemist/Scientist/Researcher 19%
Engineer 5%
Group/Section Leader 3%
Instructor/Professor 8%
Lab Manager/Supervisor 8%
Lab Technician/Service 3%
Other 5%
President/VP/GM/Director 13%
Purchasing 2%
Sales/Marketing 18%
Student/Grad Research Asst. 10%
Technical Field Service/Support 2%
Technical Writer/Media 1%

Scientific Specialties

(Source: ITN International, 2016 Registration Statistics)

Scientific Specialties %
Chromatography-Gas 10%
Chromatography-Gas 4%
Chromatography-Liquid 11%
Chromatography-Other 2%
Electrochemistry 4%
Electrophoresis 3%
Lab Automation 5%
LIMS 3%
Microscopy 5%
Other 5%
Particle Analysis 4%
Physical Measurements 4%
Process Control/Monitoring 3%
Sequencing 1%
Spectroscopy-AA/Emission 3%
Spectroscopy-ICP 4%
Spectroscopy-IR/Raman 5%
Spectroscopy-Magn Res 1%
Spectroscopy-Mass 8%
Spectroscopy-Other 2%
Spectroscopy-X-ray 2%
Spectroscopy-UV/Vis 6%
Surface Analysis 3%
Thermal Analysis 3%

Type of Industry

(Source: ITN International, 2016 Registration Statistics)

Type of Industry %
Aerospace 1%
Agriculture 1%
Analytical Chemistry/Equipment/Instruments 17%
Biotechnology/Biochem 4%
Chemicals/Chemical Equipment 5%
Contract Laboratory 1%
Cosmetics/Fragrances/Flavors 1%
Distributor/Import/Export 5%
Education 9%
Electronics/Computer/Semiconductor 1%
Energy/Power 1%
Environmental/Air/Water/Wastewater 5%
Food/Beverage/Consumer Products 3%
Instrument Manufacturing 3%
Lab furniture/Accessories/Equip/Instruments 3%
Life Science/Bio 4%
Manufacturing 8%
Medical/Clinical/Forensics 2%
Metals/Materials/Minerals 1%
Other 6%
Petroleum/Petrochemicals 2%
Pharmaceutical 6%
Surface Analysis 3%
Polymers/Coatings/Rubber 2%
Sales 3%
Transportation 1%

 

 

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