The World’s A Stage!

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On the world stage, let CEP guide your global brand journey

To ensure your success in the global trade fair business, you need a dependable, flexible and responsive partner. CEP International is that partner! CEP International, a division of Chicago Exhibit Productions Inc., is dedicated to servicing international exhibitors here in the U.S. and those who wish to exhibit their brand outside of the U.S. We remove the obstacles of time zones, distance, language, and culture so that your brand image, goals and objectives can be seamlessly transmitted around the world.


How does the process work? CEP International is a member of an elite network that consists of over 150 qualified service parterres located in over 50 countries. With a cornerstone of transparency, CEP works directly with these partners to execute a “designed here built there” methodology in which CEP works with a specifically selected local partner through a continuous communication process that follows a project from concept to completion. Through the entire process, CEP manages every aspect of the project and serves as your main point of contact providing you with one source and one point of contact for turnkey global exhibition services.

CEP’s international strategy ensures that our “no surprises” commitment is transferred worldwide- delivering consistent results that your clients respect and deserve, no matter where their business may take them.

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Consisting of more than 140 qualified exhibition builders in 44 countries Octanorm Service Partners International (OSPI) is the world’s largest exhibition builders network.Our OSPI partners work as an extension CEP, and as an integral part of the team, your needs and goals are what drive the process. From design to fabrication to coordination to installation we implement fail-safe processes at every step of the way to deliver CEP’s no surprises commitment.

The EDPA is THE network for leaders in the customer experience industry. Its members combine marketing, design and production leadership to help organizations create effective face-to-face customer experiences & environments for trade shows, events, corporate environments, museums, retailers, education, and entertainment.


IFES helps its members to better serve their clients who exhibit internationally. In an industry of constant change and development, IFES provides professionals with a network dedicated to helping them face new challenges and acquire new business.

Allison K. Trost

 Director – CEP International

612 Territorial Drive Suite B
Bolingbrook, IL 60440 USA
P: +1.630.378.4848

As the Director of CEP International, I strive to make continuous efforts to work and communicate with our international partners and clients to ensure that CEP International is meeting all needs and expectations of the global exhibition industry and that we are continuously striving to provide our international partners and clients with the highest standards of quality and the most cost-effective solutions.

It is my responsibility to cultivate new international business opportunities and to act with knowledge, elegance and cultural sensitivity to facilitate deals…

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… and transactions that mutually benefit CEP and our international partners and clients. Additionally, I make a conscious and continuous effort to have a keen understanding of industry trends domestically and abroad as well as cultural, political and operational challenges of foreign markets.

As an active member of the OSPI community I am both honored and gratified to hold a position on the OSPI Executive Committee and to be leading the charge for the development of the OSPI Next Generation Group. Having had the opportunity to network and to forge friendships and great partnerships around the world I have witnessed first-hand the many benefits of active involvement in the international exhibition industry and am an advocate and a firm believer in the power of face-to-face connections and establishing credibility