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The Predict Conference provides tremendous exposure for sponsors to a wide range of show organizers from numerous market segments. Contact Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE, CEIR CEO for more information about sponsorship opportunities.

View/download the 2017 CEIR Predict sponsorship brochure. Sponsor Overview.pdf




Global Experience Specialists (GES)

GES is a leading global provider for live events, offering a comprehensive range of services, including creative design, strategy, audio visual, show production, and event accommodations – all with an unrivaled global reach. Clients depend on their 3,800 passionate employees and 89 locations throughout the world for unparalleled service and consistent execution of breakthrough experiences that excite and engage. With award-winning services and innovative technology GES is committed to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible so that you and your brand succeed.




Freeman creates brand experiences that deliver results. A design-driven company, Freeman uses the power of integrated digital and live brand experiences to move markets, connect people, support growth and generate revenues for the world’s leading organizations. Freeman is a values-driven company with a strong and purpose-built culture that is dedicated to connecting people in meaningful ways.


International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)

Organized in 1928 as the National Association of Exposition Managers to represent the interests of trade show and exposition managers, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ is the leading association for the global exhibition industry. Today IAEE represents over 10,000 individuals in 52 countries who conduct and support exhibitions around the world.



a2z, Inc.

a2z, Inc. provides event planners and organizers with powerful cloud-based solutions that help increase and accelerate booth sales. Our clients also realize improved productivity in back office processes; increased connectivity with their membership, CRM and financial databases; and an improved web presence for their attendees and exhibitors.

McCormick Place/SMG

Located just minutes from downtown Chicago, McCormick Place attracts close to 3 million visitors each year. McCormick Place is comprised of four state-of-the-art buildings: the North and South Buildings, the West Building and Lakeside Center. Together, they form what many consider to be the economic engine that powers the entire convention and tradeshow industry. McCormick Place is committed to creating a great experience for every person, every time!




Providing the highest level of transportation services to the meeting and trade show industry is what we do and what we know. Customizing a plan for your unique event is our specialty. CMAC has been the trusted industry resource for 35 years and counting.


Our mission at CORT is to be an indispensable resource to people and companies who are looking to make a house a home, an office a great place to work, and an event a memorable celebration.
We accomplish this by listening, learning, and providing exceptional value to our customers.
We empower our team to deliver an extraordinary customer experience, every time.


CNTV started with a simple premise: bring the excitement, immediacy and authority of TV news coverage to the meetings and events industry. That vision became our signature product: a day’s worth of “headlines” brought to life in a 5-7 minute video, delivered the same day as the event.


Experient, a Maritz Global Events Company, provides strategic custom solutions, deploys the most advanced technologies, and engineers extraordinary experiences. Mitigating risk, securing cost savings, generating revenue, growing attendance, leveraging business intelligence, and enhancing experiences are the result of what we do for event organizers worldwide.


Fern is an exhibition and event marketing support provider that empowers organizations to grow relationships between their audiences and brands.

Fern is best known for its personalized approach to service. Our experienced team is dedicated to first understanding our client's objectives, specific to each event, and the broader goals of the client organization.

Messe Frankfurt USA

As the sole subsidiary for Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH in North America, we maintain our commitment and dedication to provide new investment opportunities to our US clients that are ready to showcase their innovations on a global scale and to offer the same level of service to our customers that exhibit and attend our portfolio of events in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau

The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau and its members influence thousands of decision-makers and millions of visitors to choose New Orleans through direct sales, marketing, public relations, branding and visitor services at our New Orleans headquarters and offices in Washington, D.C., Chicago and four foreign countries.

Orange County Convention Center

The award-winning Orange County Convention Center is the second largest convention facility in the United States. Each year the OCCC attracts more than 230 events to the Central Florida area. As a result, roughly 1.4 million attendees contribute approximately $2.4 billion to the area's economy each year.

The Expo Group

The Expo Group is a trusted exposition, exhibits and events partner that invests in clients to help them grow attendee, sponsorship and exhibits revenue by creating compelling experiences from ideas to design to execution to results.