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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 2018 CEIR Predict sponsorship brochure. 2018 CEIR Predict Activations.pdf





GES is a global, full-service provider for live events, producing exhibitions, conferences, congresses, exhibits, corporate events and entertainment experiences. GES provides a wide-range of services including official show services, strategy, marketing and measurement services, creative and design, audio visual with ON Services, a GES company, event accommodations with onPeak, a GES company, registration with Visit by GES and event lead generation and engagement with Poken by GES – all with an unrivaled global reach. GES partners with leading shows and brands, including MAGIC, CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE, Mary Kay, Spring Fair Birmingham, and Toronto Boat Show. For more information, visit




Freeman is the world’s largest brand experience company. We help our clients design, plan, and deliver immersive experiences for their most important audiences. Through comprehensive solutions including strategy, creative, logistics, digital solutions, and event technology, Freeman helps increase engagement and drive business results. What makes us different is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective and personalized approach, gained from our 90 years as an industry leader. Freeman is a family-owned company with 90+ locations worldwide, and over 7,000 employees, 2,000 of which are located outside of the US.


International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)

Trusted since 1928, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) provides quality and value to its members through leadership, service, education and strong relationships. IAEE is the largest association of the exhibitions and events industry in the world, with a membership of more than 1,300 show organizers, exhibitors and exhibition supplier companies and over 10,000 individual members in 52 countries. Organizers of more than 20,000 exhibitions and buyer-seller events around the world are members of IAEE, and the organization advocates and promotes the awareness of face-to-face exhibitions and events as the primary medium for business development and growth.

IAEE provides relevant, timely and innovation education to its members and the industry. Along with the globally recognized Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM) learning program and designation, IAEE has a strong focus on advocacy initiatives including activities with the Exhibitions Mean Business and Meetings Mean Business coalitions, US Travel Association, US Department of Labor, Department of Commerce and Department of Homeland Security. Visit for more information.


Through understanding your goals, PSAV works in lockstep with you to ensure your unique event blends creativity and innovative technology for an inspiring experience. We deliver 1.5 million meetings and events per year and understand how to orchestrate a successful event. Whether planning an impactful exhibitor display or large-scale production, we bring events to life. We’re ready for anything, and we’ve got your back every step of the way. Over 8,500 highly skilled, passionate team members join forces with more than 40 production branches, and using our unique property knowledge, develop innovative, research-based solutions and experiences to ensure your success.



a2z, Inc.

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

McCormick Place/SMG

Located just minutes from downtown Chicago, McCormick Place attracts close to 3 million visitors each year. McCormick Place is comprised of five state-of-the-art buildings: the North and South Buildings, the West Building, Lakeside Center and the new 10,000-seat Wintrust Arena. Together, along with the Hyatt Regency and New Marriott Marquis, they form what many consider to be the economic engine that powers the entire convention and tradeshow industry. Professionally managed by SMG, the global leader in convention center services, McCormick Place is committed to creating a great experience for every person, every time!


Synchronicities unites the vibrant cities of Anaheim, San Antonio and Baltimore to provide an unparalleled solution for meeting professionals looking to maximize ROI. These three premier destinations work together for a seamless year-to-year knowledge transfer and partnership. Synchronicities is designed to give professionals consistent service and customized attendee engagement. Our coast-to-coast locations are committed to making your meetings successful as well as memorable.




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.


CNTV helps event pros create television style video while generating new revenue. Our team brings your event to all screens with year-round content – and we make the process fast and easy for you. CNTV offers attendance building video marketing, same day on-site TV style videos including Facebook Live, and more. We currently partner with more than 50 business event clients each year.


From your largest shows to premier clients, CORT Events is your trusted partner for high quality stylish rental furnishings, 3-D product renderings, and seamless delivery. Our experienced professionals will help turn your next show into an event that engages, excites and brings your vision to life.  Style & Service, Delivered.


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. Visit for more information.


Fern is an exhibition and event marketing support provider that empowers organizations to grow relationships between their audiences and brands. We deliver unmatched customer service, best-in-class creativity and innovation solutions for events throughout the U.S. and Canada. Among the top three service contractors in North America, we serve more than 1,100 expositions and events annually.

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

Orange County Convention Center

The award-winning Orange County Convention Center, located in the heart of the Convention District, provides a multitude of flexible meeting possibilities in two beautiful buildings – the West and the North/South. The convention center is located only fifteen minutes from Orlando International Airport and area attractions.

The Expo Group

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