IEG 2017
34th Annual Sponsorship Conference

“Amazing platform to network, connect and learn from your peers and from industry leaders.”
Kristen Sofge, Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival

“Come to learn what the top marketers in the world are doing, find out what trends are emerging, and meet the crème-de-la-crème of the event and sponsorship marketing world.”
Michael Nolan, Accenture

Learn from World-class Speakers

Scott O’Neil Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center
Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center
Scott O’Neil, Chief Executive Officer
Afdhel Aziz Pernod Ricard
Pernod Ricard
Afdhel Aziz, Director, Absolut Labs
Brian Wong Kiip
Kiip
Brian Wong, Founder & CEO
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Attend the Sponsorship Industry’s Can’t-Miss Event

Join
1,200 forward-thinking leaders in Chicago to find the new and emerging practices, insights and analytics for succeeding in an industry where the only certainty is change
Experience
Eureka moments, profitable exchanges and game-changing opportunities created by the convergence of the industry’s most innovative practitioners and most potent network
Discover
Ground-breaking partnerships big and small, noble and novel, that are punching above their weight and measurably building businesses, brands and communities

“The conference is a great place to learn from those making the decisions on what they are looking for in the way of sponsorship and partnership. It is also a good place to get ideas from colleagues on how they develop sponsorship and partnership opportunities for their clients.”
Trevor Foreman, Houston First Corporation

“A MUST for all rightsholders and sponsors — not only were new and innovative ideas represented, but current trends and models were highlighted, so I can come back knowing what to expect from my partners and how to deliver!”
Laura Zimbrick, Fox Theatre

Rich Networking Opportunities

Unite with 1,200 of the industry’s most connected practitioners from around the globe

Special Interest Groups let you network before, during and after the conference

Mix and mingle with newfound colleagues and friends at the evening receptions

Set up meetings and stay in touch through the private attendee-only online dashboard

“It is the perfect blend of sponsorship and wider market insight required to help you move your thinking into tomorrow, today.”
John Trainor, ONSIDE

“An educational experience to learn and share new innovative sponsorship and marketing ideas, and network with other industry professionals. ”
Susan Simmons, Kentucky State Fair Board

Showcase Your Company at the Most Respected Event in Sponsorship

 

The conference is the single-best opportunity for properties to showcase their unique assets to new sponsors and for agencies and industry suppliers to demonstrate their capabilities to new partners.