Seventh Annual ConnectWise IT Nation Event Attracts Largest Crowd Yet

More than 1,600 attendees expected at IT Nation 2011

Oct 18, 2011, 11:00 ET from ConnectWise

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectWise, developer of the leading business management solution designed exclusively for IT service providers, VARS, ISVs and MSPs, today announced that this year's IT Nation event will be the largest ever held with more than 1,600 attendees registered. This marks the seventh straight year that the event has sold out.

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Held November 9-11 in Orlando, IT Nation provides IT solution providers and the entire channel ecosystem the opportunity to learn, collaborate with peers, and sharpen their business through 88 targeted breakout sessions and 8 hands-on labs and five town hall meetings. Microsoft, Google, HP, Cisco are among the 60+ vendors who will be in the IT Nation Solutions Pavilion to showcase the future of IT.

"We have a great group of vendors, but IT Nation is the ONLY event that focuses 100% of the agenda on IT solution providers," said Arnie Bellini, ConnectWise CEO. "If you are an IT solution provider, IT Nation is a MUST attend. It's the best two day sabbatical for your IT business. You'll walk away with a whole new vision for your business, valuable peer relationships, and a perfect business plan for 2012."

The gravitational pull of the event has attracted nine additional IT events orbiting around IT Nation 2011. Taking advantage of the 1600 attendee draw of IT Nation are:

HTG Peer Groups Q4 Meetings (500+ expected)

LabTech's Automation Nation (310 expected)

LPI's Next Level Summit (100 expected)

Quosal's Quotation Nation (100 expected)

QuoteWerks Boot Camp (80 expected)

Paul Dippel's Service Leadership Workshops (60 expected)

ChannelCloud Boot Camp (60 expected)

CharTec's Unherd of Conference (50 expected)

TruMethods' Schnizz Rally (40 expected)



Futurist Daniel Burrus, one of the world's leading technology forecasters and business strategists, will deliver a keynote speech. Burrus is a strategic advisor to Fortune 500 company executives and the author of six books, including The New York Times and Wall Street Journal best seller Flash Foresight. Other speakers at the event include industry icons Paul Dippell, Gary Pica, Steven S. Little and Arnie Bellini.

Platinum sponsors featured in this year's Solutions Pavilion include Axcient, CharTec, Cisco, HP, LabTech Software, Level Platforms, Quosal, SonicWALL, Symantec and Zenith Infotech. IT Nation 2011 features the second IT Nation Golf Tournament at the Waldorf Astoria Golf Club. For more information visit http://www.theitnation.com.

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About ConnectWise

Designed exclusively for the IT Channel, ConnectWise is the leading business management solution for service providers, MSPs, technology consultants, integrators, and developers. Today more than 59,000 IT professionals rely on ConnectWise to achieve greater accountability, operational efficiency and profitability. ConnectWise fully integrates CRM, sales, help desk ticket and tracking, project tracking, IT service management, SLAs, dispatch scheduling, mobile IT services, time and expenses into a singular IT management software to dramatically streamline IT companies. Over the last 29 years, ConnectWise has become the premier business operating system for IT solution providers. ConnectWise APIs are accessed by over 300 organizations, including ConnectWise partners and industry leaders of the IT Nation. For more information visit www.ConnectWise.com or call 800-671-6898.

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