NEWTON, MA, January 24, 2013 – Recognized as the industry’s premier event, ITEX National Expo & Conference is excited to announce new features for the 2013 event, including new sponsors, dozens of new exhibitors, new technology zones on the Expo Floor, as well as expanded industry partnerships. ITEX 2013 will take place at The Rio Las Vegas Hotel & Casino from April 17-18, 2013, with Pre-Conference Workshops held on April 16, 2013.
“ITEX showcases all aspects of the evolving office market and the growing influence of IT services as will be evident in our education program and technology zones on the Expo Floor showcasing the latest products and services for Managed Services and Document Management and Workflow Solutions,” said Wendy Loew, Event Director, Questex Media Group, producers of the Show. “The Show Floor will offer hundreds of best in class exhibitors including dozens of industry leading companies who will be exhibiting for the first time. We invite past attendees and those new to the industry to register today.”
One of the features on the Expo Floor is the Managed Services Zone, which will feature ITEX’s Diamond Sponsor, Continuum, as well as ConnectWise, LabTech Software, N-able Technologies and Tigerpaw Software. Continuum provides a leading SaaS-based managed services platform that managed services providers (MSPs) use to efficiently backup, monitor, troubleshoot, and maintain desktops, servers and other endpoints for small and medium-sized businesses. In addition to the Zone on the show floor, the Managed Services Strategy Forum will offer education sessions on ways to expand a company’s services portfolio to optimize today’s technologies including managed network services, cloud services, and ease of use of digitized documents.
According to Michael George, CEO, Continuum, “the gold rush has begun as many firms want to capture the $118 billion opportunity in the underserved SMB IT market. Office equipment companies are in the best position to capture new revenue streams and gain exponential market share by delivering on the promise of efficient, reliable and cost-effective managed IT services. The key is finding a true technology and service delivery partner with the right combination of experience, scalability and support to drive rapid adoption. Continuum is the market leader in IT Managed Services and has created a white-labeled, fully integrated service delivery platform designed specifically for office equipment providers. We are excited to be on the center stage at ITEX 2013 and help these providers seize this transformational opportunity.”
The other Technology Zone on the show floor will focus on Document Management & Workflow Solutions. Zone Sponsor Fierce Content Management, will be joined by several other document management and workflow solutions focused companies including, Cima Software, DocuWare, Kodak Document Imaging, Nuance Communications, PSIGEN Software, and WebbStone.
Complementing this area on the Show floor is the education track Automate, focused on document management and workflow solutions. Power Hour sessions in this year’s program include:
Utilizing CRM and ECM Integrated Technology as a Sales Tool and Profit Center
On-Premise and Cloud: Best Market Strategies for Document Management
Case Study: Process Trumps Paper: How Ventura County Automates to Digital Services
The Show floor will feature several new exhibiting companies including Breezy, Continuum, Cima Software, Fellowes, Innovolt, IPM – Imaging Products Manufacturing, Kodak Document Imaging, Kuroki Industrial Co. Ltd., Laser Line, Nuance Communications, PHSI, PNC Equipment Finance, Static Control Components, Tigerpaw Software, as well as Crexendo, a telecom hosted services provider. These new exhibitors will join hundreds of vendors offering the products, solutions and technologies to serve ITEX attendees best.
During the 2013 event, ITEX has partnered with several industry groups, who will be co-locating their annual meetings and receptions. International Business Products, Inc (IBPI) will hold its Annual Dealer Meeting at The Rio on Wednesday, April 17 from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, open only to IBPI members. IBPI is the largest buying group in the industry, representing the interests of over 330 independent commercial copier and print dealers. The National Printer Repair Network (NPRN) will be holding its Annual Member Meeting on Tuesday, April 16 at The Rio.
For the first time, GreatAmerica Financial Services, is excited to hold its “Managed IT Navigator: Best Practices User Group Meeting” in conjunction with ITEX 2013. Sessions will focus on the lessons learned in selling Managed IT Services, and solutions selling practices used when performing consultative selling. This user group meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 16 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.
About ITEX National Expo & Conference
ITEX National Expo & Conference is presented by imageSource magazine. ITEX is produced and managed by Questex Media Group LLC, a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media and information provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. For information on attending, visit www.itexshow.com or call 800-624-3248. The early bird registration discount deadline is Friday, February 8. Click here to register today and save up to 30%. For information on exhibiting or sponsoring, contact [email protected].
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For further information, contact:
Amy Riemer, Media Relations