Penton Technology Channel Brands
The VAR Guy | MSPmentor | Talkin' Cloud
More than 250 attendees
Over 140 Partners (MSP/CSP/Vars)
3 impactful days
— T.C. Doyle, Senior Content Director of Channel brands at Penton Technology
Not only are there new solutions to sell and new ways to deliver value to customers…
but the structure of the channel value chain is changing, along with the core business models for the individual players.
designed FOR PARTNERS to address the changing business dynamics of the IT channel head on. Leaders from across the channel will come together to tackle the tough business challenges of today and map out the future direction of the industry. The high-energy agenda for the event will address:
affecting the IT channel that require whole new strategies
for vendors, distributors, and solution providers
in new solutions: cloud, mobile, big data and many more
— and working — with peers, industry experts and partners to build valuable new relationships
At CDL 2015, Penton Senior Content Director T.C. Doyle recognizes VIP executives from leading solution provider companies from the MSPmentor 501 and Talkin’ Cloud 100 lists, including Penton Technology’s 2015 Maverick Award honoree, Cloudnexa, whose CEO Joel Davne, was on hand in Tampa to accept his company’s award.
Thought-leader, entrepreneur and New York Times best-selling author Josh Linkner (Disciplined Dreaming and The Road to Reinvention) delights the crowd at the 2015 Channel Directions Live event with an inspirational, provoative message of industry transformation through innovation.
Thought leadership in action: CompTIA’s senior directors of technology and business research and analysis Seth Robinson and Caroyln April debut results from their “2016 State of the Channel” reseach project, a CDL2015 exclusive. Robinson and April reveal surprising findings that both engage and challenge the crowd, and look ahead to what is shaping up to be […]
Dave Sobel is responsible for fostering the growth and success of MAXfocus Partners at LogicNow. As Director of Partner Community, he helps promote collaboration, education and innovation among MAXfocus Partners and among the industry as a whole. He has been in the channel business on both the service provider and vendor sides for about the […]
In the last podcast with Ryan Morris, Principal Consultant with Morris Management Partners we discussed improving business agility. He gives practical advice for building a low-risk and rapid results approach to evaluating new solutions and opportunities without a businesses current business model being disrupted. Listen to the first interview with Ryan to find out how […]
Whether you’re a Solution Provider, VAR, MSP or CSP, you’ll find this event to be unlike any other channel event. For once, it’s not just a series of product pitches, vendor keynotes and PowerPoint decks – it’s a hands-on working event focused on understanding the new way of doing business in the channel, with specific working groups for every type of provider.
Attendees will participate in dynamic idea exchange sessions with industry experts, work side-by-side with Penton’s editors and experts, and walk away with specific strategies for overcoming their business challenges.