ChannelPro-SMB Begins 2015 Four-City Tour of Events for IT Professionals

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Attendees of the ChannelPro SMB Forum will learn to fuel their companies’ growth in today’s challenging marketplace and profit from the latest in IT solutions for small and midsize businesses.

ChannelPro-SMB, the premier source of business and technology insights for channel partners serving the small and midsize business market, will hold four live events in 2015: March 3rd in Baltimore; May 5th in San Jose, Calif.; September 2nd in Chicago; and November 3rd in the NY Metro area.

Affectionately dubbed the Channel Therapy Tour, the events promise to cure what ails attendees and send them home with all the expert sales, marketing, product, and operations advice needed to put their business on the path to a healthier bottom line.

The full-day, live events for channel resellers, integrators, consultants, and managed service providers offers interactive, in-depth conversations with some of the industry’s top channel pros who have pioneered profitable businesses from cloud computing and managed services. A showcase of SMB vendor solutions provides additional learning opportunities and enables channel pros to get one-on-one advice on employing new technologies and services to better serve their customers.

Vendor support for the 2015 events is strong: Platinum sponsor Hewlett-Packard, Pre-day and Gold sponsor MAXfocus, as well as additional Gold sponsors Datto, Eaton, F-Secure, Ingram Micro, StorageCraft, and ViewSonic are on board.

Silver sponsors include APC by Schneider Electric, ASCII Group, ASI, BeachHead Solutions, Cargill Consulting, Channel Eyes, CloudConnect, CompTIA, Equilibrium Consulting, ICN Group, Infrascale, Intel, OKI Data, Small Biz Thoughts, SMB Nation, SMB TechFest, SPC International, SYNNEX SMB Connect, Tigerpaw, and Vertical Axion. Product sponsors are Bass Computers, Griffin Technology, Intel, OKI Data, Western Digital, and ViewSonic, which is also sponsoring the Tech Trends session. Channel Partners and ITEX join us as Media sponsors.

Interactive discussion topics for the 2015 events are:

  • Pricing and Bundling Your Services
  • Improving Sales and Marketing Tactics
  • Processes to Streamline Your Business
  • Today's Hottest Trends in Hardware
  • And more!

All sessions are led by industry experts. Complete details for sessions, speakers, and panelists can be found at http://www.ChannelProForum.com.

“By participating in the ChannelPro SMB Forum, channel partners have a unique opportunity to learn about today’s top IT trends from colleagues who have learned by doing and paved the way for their success,” says Cecilia Galvin, executive editor of ChannelPro-SMB and an event host. “They can also take advantage of the showcase of vendor solutions that will enable them to meet the growing IT needs of their SMB customer base.”

To ensure that everyone at the ChannelPro SMB Forum can freely participate in the conversation, seating at each event has been limited. A few open seats remain; interested parties should register immediately at http://www.ChannelProForum.com.

Interested sponsors should contact Joel Zaidspiner at 561-422-5119 or Lisa Sherman at 917-388-9531. More sponsorship info can be found at: http://ChannelProForum.com/sponsors/how-to-sponsor.

The ChannelPro SMB Forum is part of the ChannelPro Network. Our network includes websites, events, research, and the monthly magazine ChannelPro-SMB.

The ChannelPro Network provides targeted business and technology information for IT channel partners who serve small and midsize businesses. The network delivers expert opinion, analysis, news, product reviews, and advice vital to a channel partner’s business success.

No other media company focuses on the small and midsize marketplace like The ChannelPro Network. http://www.ChannelProNetwork.com

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