DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., June 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CompTIA, the IT industry trade association, today announced eight of its member communities will host interactive presentations and panel discussions at ChannelCon "Minds in Motion" in Chicago August 3-5.
Led by community leaders and guest speakers, business topics range from "Building a 'Born in the Cloud' Business" to "How to be an 'Intrapreneur.'" Additionally, several tech-focused discussions will be in play, including how to avoid becoming an "IT Security House of Horrors" and overcome "The Great Services Clash: Sales Said – Tech Said" debate.
"CompTIA thrives on the power of community and the voice of collective influence," said Jim Hamilton, vice president, member communities, CompTIA. "Our communities have a successful track record for advocating and leading positive change in our industry and on behalf of the IT channel. We're thrilled to turn the spotlight on our members to share their expertise and experiences with attendees."
CompTIA communities featured during ChannelCon include Advancing Women in IT, Cloud, Future Leaders, IT Security, IT Service and Support, Managed Print Services, Managed Services, and Mobility.
Members of CompTIA's international communities including the ANZ IT Channel, Canadian IT Business and UK Channel will also be onsite during the event.
"ChannelCon is uniquely focused on the interests, opportunities and challenges facing the IT channel and the companies it serves," said Kelly Ricker, senior vice president, events and education, CompTIA. "Our community meetings are where IT solution providers, vendors, distributors, consultants and thought leaders come together to talk about issues, trends and opportunities that will shape the future of the IT industry."
To view the complete list of community sessions and all other activities at ChannelCon, visit http://www.comptia.org/channelcon/agenda/daily-agenda.
CompTIA premier members, registered users and non-members can register for the industry event online. Media and IT industry analysts are encouraged to attend. Highlights from CompTIA ChannelCon will be available on Twitter and Facebook with the hashtag #ChannelCon.
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a non-profit trade association serving as the voice of the information technology industry. With approximately 2,000 member companies, 3,000 academic and training partners and more than two million IT certifications issued, CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications and public policy advocacy.