CompTIA Issues Call for Speakers, Opens Registration for ChannelCon 2013

Mar 25, 2013, 09:45 ET from CompTIA

Registration is now open for IT channel's premier partnering and training event July 29-31 in Orlando

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CompTIA, the non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, today issued a call for speakers for ChannelCon 2013, the IT channel's premier annual partnering and training event.

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

"ChannelCon is unique in the industry because it provides a 'big tent' where the full spectrum of the IT channel – solution providers, vendors, distributors, analysts and media – gather to learn from one another," said Kelly Ricker, senior vice president, events and education, CompTIA.

The conference will include keynotes, panels, working groups, networking opportunities and educational sessions on the markets, solutions and technologies most important to IT channel businesses today. Speaker submissions for ChannelCon 2013 are being accepted in the following categories:

  • AV Integration/Digital Signage
  • Business Strategy Planning
  • Channel Account Management
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Security
  • Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity
  • Healthcare IT
  • IT Security
  • Managed Print Services
  • Managed IT Services
  • Marketing (digital, interactive, mobile)
  • Mobility Trends
  • Mobile Security 
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Recruiting the Ideal Workforce
  • Social Business
  • Solution Selling
  • Strategic Partnering
  • Strategies for Entering a New Vertical
  • Unified Communications

ChannelCon attendees can also sign up for training courses and walk away with CompTIA Executive Certificates on the spot. At ChannelCon, live Executive Certificate sessions will be offered in cloud computing (foundations and intermediate), mobility, data recovery and business continuity and optimizing vendor relationships.

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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