FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything Channel, a UBM company, today announced the conference details of this year's Midsize Enterprise Summit West (MES West). Focused on enabling strategic IT decision-making, the event will kick off on September 11th at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, California. Featuring the latest midmarket research from industry analyst firm Gartner, IT executives will hear about the specific issues, trends and solutions from both horizontal and vertical industry perspectives. To learn more about the event visit http://www.everythingchannelevents.com/mesw11 or follow us on Twitter @ecCIOevents.
During Midsize Enterprise Summit West, attendees will learn how to restructure IT re-investment strategies to solve daily challenges, validate future plans and prime their companies to maximize business capacity and competitive advantage while maintaining tight control over IT spending. The business-intensive format includes analyst-led sessions, vendor keynotes and interactive boardroom appointments, a Solutions Pavilion showcase of exhibits, and networking functions.
Highlights of the event include:
- Peer networking roundtables
- A CIO Bootcamp lead by Niel Nickolaisen, CIO, Author, a Founder of Accelinnova, and current Vice President of Strategy and Innovation at Energy Solutions
- A keynote presentation from Jay Remley, Head of Google Enterprise for the Midmarket, Google
- A presentation from Tom Austin, Vice President & Fellow, Gartner, "Business Gets Social — Internally and Externally — What's IT's role?"
- A presentation from Ray Wang, Principal Analyst & CEO, Constellation Research, "Four Personas Of The Next-Generation CIO"
- Quickfire presentation line-up of 3-minute high energy vendor pitches
- Giving Back initiative clothing drive '500 Challenge' to support Women Helping Women and Men2Work
Platinum sponsors for the event include CommVault, HP | Intel, IBM, MexicoIT, Microsoft, and ShoreTel. For a complete list of sponsors, visit http://www.everythingchannelevents.com/mesw11_sponsors11.
"In our ever-changing technological world and scaled-back economy, it is critical to make informed decisions while driving technology innovation," said Robert C. DeMarzo, Senior Vice President of Strategic Content, Everything Channel. "At MES West, attendees can understand how to build better business value, network with peers to compare notes, and meet with leading and emerging technology providers to see what's new and how their solutions can help bring business to the next level."
To view the full agenda visit: http://www.everythingchannelevents.com/mesw11_agenda.
MES West content will be extended through the MES Regional Series, which takes the event on the road with one day forums in Boston, Dallas, and Toronto.
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/everythingchnl.
UBM plc (www.ubm.com)
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.
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