CEIR Announces Predict Conference Speakers

Industry Leaders and Business Futurists to Convene in September

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The Center for Exhibition Research (CEIR) announces the speaker lineup for Predict, CEIR’s Annual Exhibition Industry Outlook Conference to be held 12-13 September 2024 at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md.

The Predict program is laser-focused on ensuring the business-to-business (B2B) exhibitions industry remains viable and resilient in the face of evolving market dynamics. By tapping into a diverse array of expert insights that transcend industry boundaries, as well as leveraging the collective wisdom of industry peers, Predict catalyzes thought-provoking discussions and introduces fresh perspectives.

“Predict delivers a well-rounded approach, looking to the future and the global dynamics that may impact the business-to-business exhibitions industry,” said CEIR CEO Cathy Breden, CMP-F, CAE, CEM. “Predict is meant to synthesize the information, helping Predict attendees to strategically position their exhibitions for success in our fast-changing business environment.”

Predict speakers represent leading futurists who will provide forward-thinking content and strategies applicable to B2B events and beyond. They are:

  • Dane Chamorro
    Partner, Control Risks and Head of Global Risk Analysis and Business Intelligence, Americas
  • Dr. Sam Potolicchio
    President, Preparing Global Leaders Forum and Founding Executive Director, Center For Global Leadership at American Councils
  • Noelle Russell
    Leading AI Innovator & Practitioner, Founder & Chief AI Officer at AI Leadership Institute
  • Adam Sacks
    President, Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics Company
  • Sean Watson
    Futurist, Senior Vice President of Special Projects at Trend Hunter
  • Clifford Young, Ph.D.
    President, U.S. Public Affairs, IPSOS

Read their complete bios here. Find out more information about Predict here.

About CEIR
The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) serves to advance the growth, awareness and value of exhibitions and other face-to-face marketing events by producing and delivering knowledge-based research tools that enable stakeholder organizations to enhance their ability to meet current and emerging customer needs, improve their business performance and strengthen their competitive position. For additional information, visit www.ceir.org.


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