March 17 - 21, 2019
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Pittcon Demographics.

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

(Source: Experient, 2018 Registration Data) Previous attendance totals available upon request.
WHO ATTENDS?

Anyone who identifies, quantifies, analyzes or tests the chemical or biological properties of compounds or molecules, or who manages these laboratory scientists.

Year over year, Pittcon attracts the highest-quality attendees responsible for making purchasing decisions. Consider these numbers from Pittcon 2018:

  • 71% are involved in the purchasing process
  • 48% plan to make a purchase within 6 months
  • 44% are first time attendees
  • 44% are looking for products for multiple departments
  • 41% state the expo as the main reason to attend

Pittcon 2018 Demographics

Purchasing Role

(Source: Experient, 2018 Registration Statistics)

Recommend Products/Brands – 38%
Little or No Involvement – 24%
Final Decision Maker – 29%
Specify Products/Brands – 9%

Purchasing Role %
Final Decision Maker 29%
Recommend Products/Brand 38%
Specify Products/Brands 9%
Little or No Involvement 24%

Age Range

(Source: Experient, 2018 Registration Statistics)

30 yrs and under – 23%
31-40 yrs – 22%
41-50 yrs – 23%
51-60 yrs – 22%
60 yrs and over – 10%

Age Range %
30 yrs and under 23%
31-40 yrs 22%
41-50 yrs 23%
51-60 yrs 22%
60 yrs and over 10%

Field of Employment

(Source: Experient, 2018 Registration Statistics)

Industry – 28%
Academic/Student – 23%
Distribution/Sales – 21%
Medical/Pharmaceutical – 6%
Testing Lab – 7%
Other – 0%
Government – 6%
Consultant – 3%
Research Institute/Foundation – 2%

Field of Employment %
Industry 28%
Academic/Student 23%
Distribution/Sales 21%
Medical/Pharmaceutical 6%
Testing Lab 7%
Other 0%
Consultant 3%
Government 6%
Research Institute/Foundation 2%

Primary Responsibilty

(Source: Experient, 2018 Registration Statistics)

Primary Resposibilty %
Administration 4%
Bench Chemist/Scientist/Researcher 17%
Engineer 5%
Group/Section Leader 3%
Instructor/Professor 5%
Lab Manager/Supervisor 10%
Lab Technician/Service 3%
Other 4%
President/VP/GM/Director 15%
Purchasing 1%
Sales/Marketing 17%
Student/Grad Research Asst. 14%
Technical Field Service/Support 2%
Technical Writer/Media <1%

Scientific Specialties

(Source: Experient, 2018 Registration Statistics)

Scientific Specialties %
Chromatography-Gas 10%
Chromatography-Ion 4%
Chromatography-Liquid 11%
Chromatography-Other 2%
Electrochemistry 4%
Electrophoresis 2%
Lab Automation 6%
LIMS 3%
Microscopy 5%
Other 6%
Particle Analysis 4%
Physical Measurements 4%
Process Control/Monitoring 3%
Sequencing 1%
Spectroscopy-AA/Emission 2%
Spectroscopy-ICP 5%
Spectroscopy-IR/Raman 4%
Spectroscopy-Magn Res <1%
Spectroscopy-Mass 7%
Spectroscopy-Other 2%
Spectroscopy-X-ray 2%
Spectroscopy-UV/Vis 7%
Surface Analysis 2%
Thermal Analysis 3%

Type of Industry

(Source: Experient, 2018 Registration Statistics)

Type of Industry %
Aerospace 1%
Agriculture 1%
Analytical Chemistry/Equipment/Instruments 18%
Biotechnology/Biochem 5%
Chemicals/Chemical Equipment 4%
Contract Laboratory 1%
Cosmetics/Fragrances/Flavors <1%
Distributor/Import/Export 5%
Education 6%
Electronics/Computer/Semiconductor 2%
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 5%
Manufacturing 7%
Medical/Clinical/Forensics 2%
Metals/Materials/Minerals 2%
Other 5%
Petroleum/Petrochemicals 2%
Pharmaceutical 2%
Research/Laboratories/Testing/Government Agency 6%
Polymers/Coatings/Rubber 2%
Sales 3%
Transportation <1%

 

 

 

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