Chico, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2009
The MSPAlliance (MSPA) the International Association of Managed Service Providers (http://www.mspalliance.com), today announced the call for speakers and awards for the upcoming MSPWorld™ 2009, the only event with a single focus of supporting Managed Service Providers and their partners. MSPWorld will take place at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel, in Orlando, FL, from April 30 2009 - May 1, 2009.
Details regarding speaker abstract submissions, in addition to other event information, can be found on the MSPAlliance Web site (http://www.mspalliance.com/news/mspa-news-releases/mspworld-orlando-call...). Sessions must be vendor-neutral and should consist of both educational and instructional content that addresses key industry issues. The MSPWorld 2009 conference agenda will focus on the following topics:
- Managed Services Leadership Course for Executives
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Financial Workshop
- Managed Services Professionalism & Ethics
- Strategies for Evaluating Vendors
- Managed Security Workshop
- Managed Services NOC & Help Desk Practices
- Effective Marketing & Sales Practices for MSPs
- Managed Services Pricing Models
In addition, the MSPAlliance will also announce the following awards at MSPWorld 2009 in Orlando: Leadership, Green IT, Community Service, and Innovation. One winner from both the MSP and vendor community will be chosen for each award. If you are interested in submitting nominees for any of the awards, please visit http://www.MSPAlliance.com to review application guidelines.
The deadline for both award and speaker submissions is Friday, February 20, 2009. Speaker abstracts and award nominations should be sent events(at)mspalliance.com.
The MSPAlliance is a professional association of 7,000 managed service providers and service enabling technology vendors, who work in a collaborative effort to define, promote and educate the Managed Services Industry and the end-user consumer on the adoption and successful use of technology through Managed Services. The MSPAlliance is committed to increasing reliability and dependability in the industry surrounding the value and benefit of using Managed Service Providers to provide a wide range of mission-critical services. In addition, the MSPAlliance collects data on the practice of managed services on behalf of its members, to help them increase the value delivery of IT to the organizations they serve. For more information about the MSPAlliance please visit http://www.mspalliance.com
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