RSNA 2017 News

RSNA attendance slips slightly in 2017

By staff writers
January 9, 2018

Attendance at RSNA 2017 dipped 2.5% in comparison with the 2016 meeting, but it was still higher than at the 2015 edition of the conference.

A total of 52,657 people attended RSNA 2017, compared with 54,037 at RSNA 2016. Total professional registration reached 26,966, which included 2,013 who attended only the RSNA's virtual meeting. In comparison, there were 26,988 professional attendees at RSNA 2016, including 1,813 online-only attendees.

In all, 6,025 people attended the RSNA 2017 virtual meeting, where they received on-demand access to 134 live-streamed and on-demand courses, as well as plenary session and other meeting content, according to the RSNA. The virtual meeting is still available for on-demand access through February 28.

Official RSNA attendance, 2012-2017
Attendee type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Total 53,778 54,008 56,026 51,922 54,037 52,657
Professional 26,154 26,569 28,807 26,778* 26,988* 26,966*
*Includes online-only attendees

There was an increase in vendor activity at the meeting, however.

Vendor attendance at RSNA 2017
  RSNA 2016 RSNA 2017
Technical exhibition area 412,000 sq ft 422,175 sq ft
Exhibitors 663 692
First-time exhibitors 104 141

The RSNA estimated that the meeting brought $130 million to the city of Chicago. RSNA 2018 will be held November 25-30 in Chicago, and the meeting's theme will be "Tomorrow's Radiology Today."

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