Tech Data to Host Spring Channel Link April 10-12 in Orlando

Tech Data to Host Spring Channel Link April 10-12 in Orlando

Super Bowl Winning Head Coach Jon Gruden to Deliver Keynote Address

CLEARWATER, Fla., March 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Focused on bringing
channel partners together, Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced
it will host its spring Channel Link conference on April 10-12, 2013 at the
Peabody Hotel in Orlando, Florida. The semiannual event, expected to attract
over 500 channel partners, provides IT resellers with the opportunity to
network and build relationships with top industry vendors while learning
practical new business-building skills. Super Bowl-winning head coach and
current Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden will deliver the keynote
address at the conference.

"This year's spring Channel Link provides our resellers with an incredible
opportunity to find the solutions they need to successfully enhance their
business in the channel," said Derrek Hallock, vice president, TDAgency at
Tech Data. "From our extraordinary education sessions, to our exciting keynote
speaker and entertainment, we look forward to presenting another outstanding
event for our channel partners."

With its theme "Bringing You Together. Better.," the spring Channel Link
conference will address key areas to help resellers grow their businesses,
including Cloud, consumer technology, digital signage, healthcare IT, mobility
and SMB. Technology Zones, Tech Data Pavilions, and a high-energy Technology
Expo will also be featured, as well as breakout discussions featuring some of
the industry's top vendors. Highlights will include:

  *Business Development Courses: designed to help resellers become versed in
    the industry's most in-demand technologies and markets by learning from
    leading training organizations.
  *Business Connection Workshops: designed to give resellers the tools,
    knowledge and understanding to apply the information to your business the
    moment you leave the event.
  *Tech Data Business Enablement Sessions: presented by Tech Data executives,
    these discovery sessions enable resellers to learn how to leverage Tech
    Data support and services to grow their business. Topics include Mobility,
    Cloud, the Data Center, and more.
  *Women in the Channel: now in its third year, this amazing event features
    an experienced panel of successful and influential women in leadership.
    This year's guest speaker is Heidi Dethloff, vice president, Business
    Partner and Mid-Market Marketing, IBM North America.

"I look forward to the knowledge and networking I get at Tech Data's Channel
Link," said Carol Pendlum, director, Product Sales at Bell Techlogix. "The
conference always has a mix of great vendors and offers education and
information I need to be successful."

To enhance the overall Channel Link experience, all registered attendees will
again have access to the Channel Link Community, an online social media tool
to network with fellow attendees and speakers. For registration, a schedule of
events and more information, please visit the Channel Link website at

About Tech Data

Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) is one of the world's largest wholesale
distributors of technology products. Its advanced logistics capabilities and
value added services enable 120,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to
efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end
users. To learn more, visit

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