Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2018
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida, 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 2017:

(Source: Experient, 2017 Registration Data)

  • 73% are involved in the purchasing process
  • 50% plan to make a purchase within 6 months
  • 45% are first time attendees
  • 44% are looking for products for multiple departments
  • 40% state the expo as the main reason to attend
Pittcon 2017 Demographics

Purchasing Role

(Source: Experient, 2017 Registration Statistics)

Recommend Products/Brands – 38%
Little or No Involvement – 27%
Final Decision Maker – 26%
Specify Products/Brands – 9%

Purchasing Role %
Final Decision Maker 26%
Recommend Products/Brand 38%
Specify Products/Brands 9%
Little or No Involvement 27%

Age Range

(Source: Experient, 2017 Registration Statistics)

30 yrs and under – 26%
31-40 yrs – 23%
41-50 yrs – 21%
51-60 yrs – 21%
60 yrs and over – 9%

Age Range %
30 yrs and under 26%
31-40 yrs 23%
41-50 yrs 21%
51-60 yrs 21%
60 yrs and over 9%

Field of Employment

(Source: Experient, 2017 Registration Statistics)

Industry – 29%
Academic/Student – 22%
Distribution/Sales – 17%
Medical/Pharmaceutical – 9%
Testing Lab – 7%
Other – 7%
Government – 5%
Consultant – 3%
Research Institute/Foundation – 2%

Field of Employment %
Industry 29%
Academic/Student 22%
Distribution/Sales 17%
Medical/Pharmaceutical 9%
Testing Lab 7%
Other 7%
Consultant 3%
Government 5%
Research Institute/Foundation 2%

Primary Responsibilty

(Source: Experient, 2017 Registration Statistics)

Primary Resposibilty %
Administration 4%
Bench Chemist/Scientist/Researcher 23%
Engineer 4%
Group/Section Leader 3%
Instructor/Professor 5%
Lab Manager/Supervisor 10%
Lab Technician/Service 3%
Other 4%
President/VP/GM/Director 13%
Purchasing 2%
Sales/Marketing 16%
Student/Grad Research Asst. 13%
Technical Field Service/Support 2%
Technical Writer/Media <1%

Scientific Specialties

(Source: Experient, 2017 Registration Statistics)

Scientific Specialties %
Chromatography-Gas 11%
Chromatography-Ion 4%
Chromatography-Liquid 12%
Chromatography-Other 3%
Electrochemistry 3%
Electrophoresis 2%
Lab Automation 5%
LIMS 3%
Microscopy 5%
Other 5%
Particle Analysis 3%
Physical Measurements 5%
Process Control/Monitoring 3%
Sequencing <1%
Spectroscopy-AA/Emission 2%
Spectroscopy-ICP 4%
Spectroscopy-IR/Raman 5%
Spectroscopy-Magn Res <1%
Spectroscopy-Mass 7%
Spectroscopy-Other 2%
Spectroscopy-X-ray 2%
Spectroscopy-UV/Vis 7%
Surface Analysis 3%
Thermal Analysis 3%

Type of Industry

(Source: Experient, 2017 Registration Statistics)

Type of Industry %
Aerospace <1%
Agriculture 2%
Analytical Chemistry/Equipment/Instruments 19%
Biotechnology/Biochem 4%
Chemicals/Chemical Equipment 6%
Contract Laboratory 1%
Cosmetics/Fragrances/Flavors 1%
Distributor/Import/Export 4%
Education 6%
Electronics/Computer/Semiconductor 1%
Energy/Power 1%
Environmental/Air/Water/Wastewater 5%
Food/Beverage/Consumer Products 4%
Instrument Manufacturing 3%
Lab furniture/Accessories/Equip/Instruments 2%
Life Science/Bio 4%
Manufacturing 6%
Medical/Clinical/Forensics 2%
Metals/Materials/Minerals 2%
Other 5%
Petroleum/Petrochemicals 2%
Pharmaceutical 9%
Research/Laboratories/Testing/Government Agency 5%
Polymers/Coatings/Rubber 2%
Sales 3%
Transportation 1%

 

 

 

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