CompTIA ChannelCon 2013 Program Expanded

                   CompTIA ChannelCon 2013 Program Expanded

IT channel power panels, how-to sessions highlight conference agenda

PR Newswire

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., May 22, 2013

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CompTIA, the
non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, today
unveiled new additions to the conference agenda for ChannelCon 2013, the IT
channel's premier annual partnering and training event.


Registration is now open for the conference, scheduled for July 29-31 at the
Peabody Orlando Hotel, Orlando, Fla.

Two Power Panels – featuring top executives from IT distributors and vendors
highlight the latest additions to the ChannelCon agenda.

The Distributor Power Panel, examining "The Cloud Evolution" is set for 11:45
a.m. on July 30. Executives from CompuCom Systems, Inc., Microsoft, Tech Data
and other companies are scheduled to participate.

The Channel Chiefs take center stage at 9 a.m. on July 31 for a candid
discussion on the latest opportunities and challenges facing the IT channel.
They'll share perspectives on everything from cloud and partner business
transformation to mobility and convergence; and how they see the channel
evolving. Executives from Dell, Xerox Corp. and other top vendors are
scheduled to participate.

Sessions on Market Opportunities

"Best Practices in Selling Telecom" is the subject of a session powered by
Channel Partners and the CompTIA Telecom Advisory Council at 10:45 a.m. on
July 30. Attendees will hear the unique perspectives of a telecom master
agent, a solution provider offering telecom directly to customers, and a
solution provider having success partnering with a telecom agent.

Conference attendees interested in the healthcare IT market can participate in
the "CompTIA Quick Start to Marketing Healthcare IT" at 10:45 a.m. and the
"Healthcare IT Playbook Workshop" at 1:30 p.m. on July 30.

"Business Transformation in Managed Services" will examine opportunities and
challenges in the managed services market from the perspectives of both
managed service providers and vendors, The session, powered by the CompTIA
Managed Services Community, is set for 11:15 a.m. on July 31.

All CompTIA members receive free unlimited registration to ChannelCon 2013.
Non-members IT solution providers can attend the conference for just $150,
which includes a one-year CompTIA membership. Visit ChannelCon 2013 for more

About CompTIA
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members are the companies at the forefront of innovation; and the
professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive
from their investments in technology. CompTIA is dedicated to advancing
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