Welcome to the Ask the Expert Sponsor Kit

We are thrilled that you will be joining us in New Orleans for Future Forward on May 16-18, 2023! This digital Sponsor Manual contains all of the necessary information that you will need to successfully prepare for the event. 

We highly recommend you bookmark this page for future reference.

This kit includes:

  • Must Know Info
  • Step-by-Step Guide
    • Sponsor information form
    • Registration information
    • Thought leadership deliverables
  • Key Contacts

Questions? Email Meredith Carli - Show Producer

Must-Know Info


Sheraton New Orleans

500 Canal Street

New Orleans, LA


We have negotiated a special rate of $195/night + Applicable Taxes and Fees. Please use this link to make your reservation or call 1-504-525-2500. 

Reservation cut-off is April 24, 2023. 

Health & Safety

The show follows local guidelines regarding Covid-19 and requires all registrants to complete a waiver during registration in order to participate at the event.

Step-By-Step Guide

To make sure your company is properly listed, please fill out the Company Profile Information form below to provide your company information. It will take 2-3 minutes of your time.

If you need to update this information after submitting, please use the link in the welcome email sent to you.

Final updates for the digital app can be made until Wednesday, May 10, 2023.

As an Ask the Expert Sponsor, you are allotted two (2) registrations for representatives from your company which includes speakers. Please register all of your staff and speakers using the Registration Link that was sent in your welcome email.

If you cannot find that email, please email your sales representative and Meredith Carli.

Your sponsorship includes one 30-minute session that is primarily in Q&A format. TV screen and microphone are provided. Lori Pugh Marcum, Events Content Director, will reach out to you to discuss content direction and deliverables. 

After you have discussed the above with Lori, the Content Team will need the following:

  • Session Title
  • Session description
  • Speakers
    • Name, job title, company
    • Short bio
    • Headshot (in color)
    • Email and cell phone number

Please send the above deliverables to Lori Pugh Marcum

Key Contacts

General and Registration Inquiries

Speaker and Content Inquiries

Event Operations

Eric Savitch
Vice President, Brand Director

[email protected]

Lori Pugh Marcum
Event Content Director

[email protected]

Mayuri Patel
Event Director

[email protected]

Jennifer Miller
Audience Development Specialist

[email protected]

Melanie Mason
Events and Education Content Coordinator  

[email protected]

Meredith Carli
Event Producer

[email protected]