Tech Talk 2017 Sponsorship Packages

Want to be a part of Tech Talk 6.0? Becoming a sponsor is easy: 

1. Email TechTalk6@cmegroup.com and indicate your preferred sponsorship package.

2. Complete and sign the sponsorship agreement form by August 14.

3. Send your completed form, logo, and company information to TechTalk6@cmegroup.com by September 1. 

Event Overview

Launched in 2012, the CME Group Tech Talk series aims to provide insightful and thought provoking content related to emerging and disruptive financial markets technology. This annual event brings together industry leaders and experts who are pushing the boundaries of technology in areas such as cultivated big data, virtual/augmented reality, machine learning and much more. This year, Tech Talk 6.0 will be returning to Chicago and the Museum of Broadcast Communications on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

This Year’s Agenda

3:30 – 4:00 Registration

4:00 – 4:15 Welcome

CME Group

4:20 – 4:40 Special Guest Speaker – Julie Armstrong Hosts a Discussion with Jed Hoyer

Jed HoyerExecutive Vice President and General Manager, Chicago Cubs
Julie Armstrong - Executive Director, Global Head of Market Technology Services, CME Group

4:45 – 5:05 Economic Outlook

Blu Putnam – Chief Economist, CME Group

5:10 – 5:20 A word from our Sponsor

5:25 – 5:55 Alternative Data Panel

John Han - Director of Financial Analysis, Orbital Insight
David Potere - CEO and Co-Founder, Tellus Labs
Moderator: David Gresky – Senior Director, Market Technology Sales, CME Group

6:00 – 6:20 Presentation by Filament

Allison Clift-JenningsCo-Founder and CEO

6:25 – 6:55 Keynote Presentation by Google

Corrie Elston – Chief Technology Officer, Financial Services, Google Cloud

7:00 – 8:30 Networking Reception

*Schedule is subject to change.

2017 Event Themes

Alternative Data

For the past few years, big data has been a big topic. With real-time access to unprecedented amounts of data, the focus has shifted to cultivating, visualizing and using it. Tech Talk 6.0 will look at how the financial community harnesses non-traditional data sets and recent advancements in derived data and analytic tools.

 

Trending in FinTech

New technology is constantly on the horizon. From digital assets to true automation, 2017 looks to usher in plenty of opportunities for FinTech start-ups and consumers. Take a closer look at what is new in FinTech and learn about use cases currently being implemented in the financial markets.

Innovation in the Cloud

With wide spread adoption of cloud technologies, quantitative finance has started leveraging the cloud for storing, studying and transferring data. As this area continues to develop, it is important to understand how using the cloud can potentially revolutionize the way we access and work with financial information.

Analytics: From Sports to Finance

After a century, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series! Through analyzing player data, the Cubs’ management team was finally able to create a winning lineup to capture the Championship. Learn more about the Cubs’ winning data strategy and how these same techniques can be incorporated into financial business development.

Please note that event themes may be subject to change

Attendee Profile

This year, Tech Talk 6.0 is expected to attract 200 attendees from the technology and financial space.

By Firm Type

  • Banks
  • Clearing Members and Intermediaries
  • Hedge Funds
  • Proprietary Trading Firms
  • Service Providers 

By Role Type

  • C-Suite: CTO, CIO, COO, CEO 
  • Heads of Trading Infrastructure 
  • Heads of Desk 

Sponsor Guidelines

All sponsorship elements are digital – no booths are allowed.

All logos, graphics, seat collateral and company information must be sent to the Tech Talk team prior to the event.

Please do not bring:

  • Signage
  • Banner stands
  • Booth graphics
  • Additional AV
  • Sell sheets or other handouts

Entering into a sponsorship agreement grants CME Group permission to use the sponsor’s name and logo in marketing materials for TechTalk 6.0. 


Questions? Contact the CME Tech Talk Team.

2017 Sponsorship Opportunities

Global Sponsor

Tech Talk Chicago and Tech Talk Singapore (Dec. 7) Sponsor

The Global Sponsorship package offers a great opportunity to be a premier event partner, not only for Tech Talk Chicago, but for Tech Talk Singapore, which is being held on December 7. With promotion before, during and after the conference at both events, the Global Sponsor will have extensive branding and visibility across major attendee touch points. 

Cost

$10,000

Number Available

1

Package Details 

Company logo included on:

  • Welcome signage at both events
  • Event registration pages
  • Event programs
  • Digital signage throughout both events
  • Sponsor slide in both presentations

10 min speaking slot at Tech Talk Singapore on December 7

CME Tech Talk Podcast featuring your company

Seat collateral of your choosing at both events

Verbal acknowledgment of sponsorship during both events

Attendance for three colleagues at both events

Attendance for three prospective clients at both events

Cocktail Sponsor

The Cocktail Sponsorship offers a great opportunity to be a premier event partner. With promotion before, during and after the conference, the Cocktail Sponsor will have extensive branding and visibility across major attendee touch points with an emphasis around the reception bar.

Cost

$10,000

Number Available

Package Details 

Company logo included on:
  • Welcome signage
  • Event registration page
  • Event program
  • Digital signage throughout event
  • Sponsor slide in presentation
  • Digital Bar signage

10 minute speaking slot

CME Tech Talk Podcast featuring your company

Seat collateral of your choosing

Verbal acknowledgment of sponsorship during the event

Attendance for five colleagues

Attendance for five prospective clients

Wifi Sponsor

The Wifi Sponsor offers a first-class digital branding opportunity. The wifi access point within the venue will be branded with your company name. With promotion before, during and after the conference, the Wifi Sponsor will have extensive branding and visibility across major attendee touch points.

Cost

$5,000

Number Available

1

Package Details

Company logo included on:
  • Wifi access point
  • Welcome signage
  • Event registration page
  • Event program
  • Digital signage throughout event
  • Sponsor slide in presentation

CME Tech Talk Podcast featuring your company

Seat collateral of your choosing

Verbal acknowledgment of sponsorship during the event.

Attendance for three colleagues

Attendance for three prospective clients

Charging Station Sponsor

The Charging Station Sponsor offers a premium digital branding opportunity. The 34” X 22.5” X 71.5” charging station charges up to 17 attendee devices and will be branded with your company logo and colors. With promotion before, during and after the conference, the Charging Station Sponsor will have extensive branding and visibility across major attendee touch points.

Cost

$10,000

Number Available

2

Package Details 

Company logo included on:
  • Charging Station
  • Welcome signage
  • Event registration page
  • Event program
  • Digital signage throughout event
  • Sponsor slide in presentation

CME Tech Talk Podcast featuring your company

Seat collateral of your choosing

Verbal acknowledgment of sponsorship during the event

Attendance for three colleagues

Attendance for three prospective clients

General Sponsor

The Event Sponsor offers a prime branding opportunity. With promotion before, during and after the conference, the Event Sponsor will have extensive branding and visibility across major attendee touch points.

Cost

$1,000

Number Available

10

Package Details 

Company logo included on:
  • Welcome signage
  • Event registration page
  • Event program
  • Digital signage throughout event
  • Sponsor slide in presentation

Seat collateral of your choosing

Verbal acknowledgment of sponsorship during the event

Attendance for two colleagues

Attendance for two prospective clients