Customer Since: 2009

    IHS Markit is the leading source of information and insight in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Their dynamic team includes more than 5,000 analysts, data scientists, financial experts and industry specialists. IHS Markit’s global information expertise spans numerous industries, including leading positions in finance, energy and transportation.


    • Deliver an expanded digital experience.
    • Integrated branding and services through a cohesive communication channel across four floors of their Houston venue as well as beyond for those not able to attend the event.
    • Keep the environment secure, cost efficient and engaging for internal stakeholders, industry sponsors and executive level delegates.

    The Event

    CERAWeek is the premier annual international gathering of energy industry leaders, experts, government officials and policymakers and leaders from the technology and financial communities. 2019 marks the 38th anniversary of this influential event, ranked among the top five “corporate leader” conferences in the world. CERAWeek provides new insights on the future of energy and an unparalleled opportunity to engage on the most urgent issues with decision-makers from around the world.

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    different venues

    OVATION’s Solution

    Year after year, OVATION collaborates with both the IHS operations and creative teams to brand the venue lobby in a unique way while also expanding on the digital signage used throughout the experience. Using our proprietary content management platform, OVATION provides seamless communication with attendees, media partners, and those watching from home via mobile apps, webcasting, and live streaming. OVATION works with IHS to brand all components of this system as well as all signage (both digital and non-digital) throughout the venue.

    OVATION’s presentation management technology, MARQUEE, is instrumental in giving over 300 C-level speakers peace of mind with a smooth presenter experience and the knowledge that last minute changes are effectively communicated, manual errors are eliminated, and version control is maintained.

    The full scope of this relationship includes: Creative Brand Integration, Digital Signage, Event Production, Meeting Planning, Mobile Application Integration, Presentation Management, Stage Design, Webcasting, and Vendor Management.

    “The speakers list represents
    the world oil industry’s who’s who.”
    – NBC News
    “One of the most important
    energy conferences in the world, IHS CERAWeek.”
    – Bloomberg Television