Tech Data Corporation announced that it will host its fall Channel Link conference on September 19-21, 2012 at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla. 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. Miami Heat president and Hall of Fame coach Pat Riley will deliver the keynote address at the conference, while entertainment will be provided by Starship featuring Mickey Thomas.
With its theme of “Bringing You Together. Better.,” the Fall 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:
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, visit the Channel Link website.
- Fast-Track Business Development Courses: designed to help resellers become versed in the industry’s most in-demand technologies and markets, these courses offer resellers the opportunity to learn directly from leading training organizations how to find new opportunities, selling points, and how to overcome potential objections and challenges.
- Business Connection Workshops: designed to give resellers the tools, knowledge and understanding to apply the information presented at Channel Link to their business immediately.
- Tech Data Business Enablement Sessions: presented by Tech Data executives, these sessions help resellers discover everything they need to help leverage Tech Data support and services to grow their business.
- Celebrating Diversity Luncheon - Women in the Channel: now in its second year, this power-packed, capacity-filled event offers the wisdom of an experienced panel of successful and influential women in leadership.