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Category: CEIR Predict

By Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE, CEM CEIR CEO The Harris Poll’s John Gerzema, who is the CEO of Harris Insights and Analytics, spoke at last year’s CEIR Predict Conference. His session, Trends Shaping Our Future, was the highest-rated session of the conference. Monitoring trends and being proactive in questioning how emerging trends might impact exhibitions […]

Have you wondered what insights and trends are shared at #CEIRPredict? Read the recap from our CEIR team.

By Danica Tormohlen, Editor-at-large, Trade Show Executive   A SPECIAL SECTION BROUGHT TO YOU BY TRADE SHOW EXECUTIVE CEIR Predict offered six sessions on topics ranging from “Monetizing AI for Events” to “Transforming Brand Experience with Data and Design.” The program also featured research and analysis of economic trends by an economist who is a […]

Thank you to session sponsor, GES! Data has been at the forefront of our industry. Many have advised us on the importance of data and our industry has done a tremendous job of gathering data. However, we are lost when it comes to connecting the dots with the amount of data gathered. Taking on the […]

Read how the macro and micro environment will impact the exhibitions and events industry

Thank you to session sponsor, Freeman! As humans become more involved with the digital age, we fear face-to-face interactions will become obsolete. However, at CEIR Predict, C-suite executives gather to dispel the idea that their industry will slowly disintegrate. Thought-leaders in various areas of expertise proved how human connection is and will continue to be […]

by Bob James Once a year, CEIR turns “seer” when it convenes its national leadership summit, CEIR Predict. At the two-day conference, experts lead in-depth conversations that range across the whole landscape confronting today’s event organizers—from macro-economic and demographic trends, to technology, science, R&D, and geopolitics. Participants enjoy the chance to step back from momentary […]

Facilitator Vinnie Polito, mdg and VPI; Robert Bierman, Principal, Tiny World Media; Kevin Daum, Columnist, Inc.com; Brian Kelly, Assistant Managing Editor, U.S. News & World Report; and Daniel Lippman, Associate Editor for States, Reporter, POLITICO Summarized by Nancy Drapeau, PRC, CEIR Research Director Just before CEIR Predict was held, attendees were polled on who they […]

Summarized by CEIR Research Director, Nancy Drapeau, PRC During a record breaking Predict Conference in Washington, D.C. on September 14-15, 2016 the conference kicked off with a macro view of the global economy followed by a micro view of the exhibitions industry and a panel of two prominent association economists. Updates on Performance of the […]

By Nancy Drapeau, PRC, Research Director, CEIR CEIR Predict was a phenomenal event this year. Presenters challenged attendees to push the boundaries of how they think about their events, what goals they should strive to achieve, and what this means about how the trade show model needs to evolve. Commentary spanned from real world examples […]