Current Sponsors

Thank you to the following organizations for their generous support. Please consider utilizing their products and/or services.

Sponsorship Levels:

Platinum Sponsors
Trade Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

 

Choose Chicago

Choose Chicago® is the official destination marketing organization for Chicago, Illinois.

Our mission is to bring regional, national and international business and leisure visitors to Chicago for the economic benefit of the City, the community and our membership.


website
www.choosechicago.com

Freeman
Freeman is the world’s leading provider of integrated services for face-to-face marketing events, including expositions, conventions, corporate events and exhibits. Clients engage Freeman for strategic counsel, creative development and on-site logistics execution for face-to-face events of all sizes. With 40 offices in North America, Freeman produces more than 4,300 expositions annually, including 102 of the 200 largest U.S. trade shows, and more than 11,000 other events worldwide. The company has received numerous awards recognizing outstanding efforts in industry leadership, creative design, community service, innovation and customer-driven partnerships.

website: www.freemanco.com

Global Experience Specialists, GES
Global Experience Specialists, GES, produces the world’s most visible and influential exhibitions and events.

Global Experience Specialists, GES, provides exhibition and event services in every major market across North America and the United Kingdom. We are proud to produce many of the world’s most recognized exhibitions including IMTS, CONEXPO - CONAGG & IFPE, International Consumer Electronics Show, MAGIC, The WSA Show and the National Restaurant Association. With decades of experience, GES will create your most successful exhibition or event ever.

 

website: www.ges.com

 


Trade Sponsors

Convention Data Services (CDS)

Convention Data Services is dedicated to delivering the gold standard in state-of-the-art Registration, Lead Retrieval, Database Management and Event Promotion to the tradeshow industry.  Convention Data Services’ years of setting the industry standard has made us the partner of choice among leading associations and top trade show management companies.  Our clients represent many of the major events in their industries including:  high tech, medical, healthcare, hospitality, communications, insurance, and transportation.

At CDS we take a unique approach to your event. We listen to you, the client, and learn your business, goals, and needs. Then, our experienced team goes to work providing you with the services that will fulfill those needs.  We support your entire event cycle with web development, a customer service call center, data entry, badge production and mailing, exhibitor services, and onsite services and management —all to ensure the success of your event.


website: www.cdsreg.com

 Oscar & Associates

Oscar Einzig provides photography and video production and post-production services to the tradeshow, convention, corporate event and conference industry throughout the United States. Considered the nation’s industry leader, the company covers over 300 events annually.  Oscar Einzig offers photography, on-site data management, videography, aerial-videography, post-production and other imaging services to clients in all 50 states.  Based in Chicago the company has crews and project managers to oversee every event and an in house editorial and design department to provide complete turnkey media production.

website: www.oscarandassociates.com


Gold Sponsors

 

Fern 

Fern is a leading national service contractor that provides unmatched customer service, best-in-class creativity and innovative solutions for events held throughout the U.S. and Canada.

With offices and personnel located from coast to coast, we are among the top three service contractors in North America serving more than 1,100 expositions and events annually. Fern is an experienced partner with market insight, venue knowledge and nationwide relationships to help you navigate any city.

While we are one of the largest service contractors in North America, Fern is best known for its personalized approach to service. Fern is dedicated to first understanding our client’s objectives, specific to each event, and the broader goals of the client organization. This attitude toward understanding, and then serving, extends to how we engage and serve exhibitors, sponsors, and other event participants. As a result of our personalized approach to service, we deliver the event experience and results that are the most important to each client and participant.

website: www.fernexpo.com 

Valley Expo & Displays
TO REALLY BE THE SHOW, you need precise execution of planning, people and materials – not to mention the success of your show will depend greatly on the success of your exhibitors. As your general service contractor, we will supply you with virtually anything and everything needed to ensure their success. From planning to execution, to tear-down and storage, we provide insightful recommendations, creative ideas and in-house design capabilities to make this show come together. After all, it's our integration and coordination of many different people and teams that make Valley the ideal general service contractor.

website: www.valleyexpodisplays.com

 

 

Silver Sponsors

 

 

 

EXPOCAD®
A.C.T. Inc. produces the EXPOCAD® family of event management & marketing software specifically designed for show organizers & contractors in the trade, consumer & corporate event industries. 

websitewww.expocad.com

Schaumburg Convention Center/ MEET Chicago Northwest

Chicago Northwest, the premier Chicago edge market, offers over sixty affordably-sophisticated hotels, including the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel.  Our Convention Center features 97,000 square feet of trade show space with an additional 50,000 square feet of ballroom and break-out space.  Enjoy all the benefits of a big city in a relaxed, hassle-free setting just minutes from O'Hare.  And free parking everywhere.

Contact the Meet Chicago Northwest sales team, the area experts who will assist you with your meeting details.

Website: chicagonorthwest.com

 

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals provides a unique range of rental products and services under the overall brand “Total Technology.”  With 21 full-service locations throughout the US, SmartSource Rentals offers a complete range of cost effective solutions from PCs, Laptops, Office Equipment, AV, Audience Response Systems, Digital Document Libraries, Digital Signage, Lead Retrieval Systems, Mobile Device Charging Stations, Directional Sound Speaker Technology (“Sound Showers”), iPad Solutions, Touch Screens, Glasses-Free 3D Displays, Video Walls, WiFi Solutions, and more to help you drive maximum attendee engagement.  We help you to seamlessly integrate high-performance IT, AV, and the latest interactive technologies for all of your meetings and events. 

website: www.smartsourcerentals.com