CompTIA ChannelCon 2013 Program Expanded

IT channel power panels, how-to sessions highlight conference agenda

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., May 22, 2013 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — CompTIA, the non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, today unveiled new additions to the conference agenda for ChannelCon 2013, the IT channel’s premier annual partnering and training event.

Registration is now open for the conference, scheduled for July 29-31 at the Peabody Orlando Hotel, Orlando, Fla.

Two Power Panels – featuring top executives from IT distributors and vendors highlight the latest additions to the ChannelCon agenda.

The Distributor Power Panel, examining “The Cloud Evolution” is set for 11:45 a.m. on July 30. Executives from CompuCom Systems, Inc., Microsoft, Tech Data and other companies are scheduled to participate.

The Channel Chiefs take center stage at 9 a.m. on July 31 for a candid discussion on the latest opportunities and challenges facing the IT channel. They’ll share perspectives on everything from cloud and partner business transformation to mobility and convergence; and how they see the channel evolving. Executives from Dell, Xerox Corp. and other top vendors are scheduled to participate.

Sessions on Market Opportunities
“Best Practices in Selling Telecom” is the subject of a session powered by Channel Partners and the CompTIA Telecom Advisory Council at 10:45 a.m. on July 30. Attendees will hear the unique perspectives of a telecom master agent, a solution provider offering telecom directly to customers, and a solution provider having success partnering with a telecom agent.

Conference attendees interested in the healthcare IT market can participate in the “CompTIA Quick Start to Marketing Healthcare IT” at 10:45 a.m. and the “Healthcare IT Playbook Workshop” at 1:30 p.m. on July 30.

“Business Transformation in Managed Services” will examine opportunities and challenges in the managed services market from the perspectives of both managed service providers and vendors, The session, powered by the CompTIA Managed Services Community, is set for 11:15 a.m. on July 31.

All CompTIA members receive free unlimited registration to ChannelCon 2013. Non-members IT solution providers can attend the conference for just $150, which includes a one-year CompTIA membership. Visit ChannelCon 2013 for more information.

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