Global Attendee/Delegate Profile
The conference attracts a broad range of attendees, such as Architects, Structural Engineers, Mechanical, Electrical and Hydraulic Engineers, Civil Engineers, BIM and CAD Managers, Design Technology Managers, IT Managers, Design Managers, Construction Managers, Project Managers, Quantity Surveyors, Technologists, Thought Leaders and Academics. The conference also attracts a significant proportion of senior representatives, such as Owners, Directors, Partners and Associate Directors. The important statistic to note here is that 88% of attendees are listed as either key influencers or decision makers, and this is borne out through feedback received from sponsors and exhibitors from past events, who have noted that the typical RTC delegate is their ideal target audience – technically knowledgeable, business savvy, and able to make decisions.
The 2017 event series had an overwhelmingly positive response from attendee feedback, which included 63.5% of attendees indicating that they would attend an RTC event in the future. Attendee levels (2017) of influence are indicated below:
Since our inception event, RTC has enjoyed significant growth in attendance. At the 2017 events, 1,705 people attended the conferences, representing 736 companies, including many of the largest firms in their regions (upwards of 100,000 staff).
- 2007 saw a larger number of attendees as it was run as a roadshow – a series of one day events across 5 cities.
- 2011 saw a large jump due to both a strong surge in attendee numbers to the Australasian event (50%) as well as the introduction of the first international event, in North America.
- 2016 saw a drop in numbers as there was no Asian event for the year.
- 2017 saw an increase in attendance due to all events taking place.
43 countries were represented in 2017, with attendees coming from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA and Vietnam.
Note: those countries bolded are where previous events have been held.