FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech Channel today unveiled the details for the 2013 XChange Solution Provider event, "Driving Business Forward Through IT". More than 225 pre-qualified solution providers will join industry experts, CRN editors and top technology vendors to discuss the channel's impact and influence on customer innovation at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando, Florida on March 10-12, 2013. Platinum sponsors of the 2013 event include IBM, Microsoft, and Samsung. Follow the event on Twitter at @UBMTechChannel with #xsp13.
Unlike anything else in the industry, the annual three day event provides a unique forum for networking among today's top IT vendors and leading solution providers to help strengthen channel relationships and accelerate the sales cycle. Designed to help established solution providers navigate a continuously changing marketplace and help emerging solution providers find footing, XChange Solution Provider offers today's high tech business leaders the best practices and insights needed to meet the demands of today's market.
Sessions will be delivered by experts and thought leaders in the industry such as:
+ Stephen Baker – Vice President of Industry Analysis, NPD
+ Scott Brown – Chief Economist, SVP Raymond James
+ Keith Lubner – Founder, C3
+ David Rose – Product Designer, Serial Entrepreneur and MIT Media Lab Researcher
+ Tiffani Bova – Vice President at Gartner
The event will kick off with the Channel@Work program, providing attendees and sponsors an opportunity to give back to the local host community. Made possible by the support of Microsoft, the Channel@Work team will participate in a variety of improvement projects at Grandma's House, an intergenerational nursing home. Volunteers will also have the opportunity to spend quality time with the children onsite, engaging in fun-filled activities including a petting zoo and wheelchair walks.
For more information visit http://www.xchange-events.com/xsp13/.
About UBM Tech Channel
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