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CEIR announces predict conference speakers


CEIR’s Predict Conference, set for September 2024, features futurists and experts discussing strategies to keep the B2B exhibitions industry resilient amid changing market dynamics.

DALLAS – 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
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