Advance. Expand. Evolve. ITEX Has the Playbook.1 Feb, 2013 By: Sand Sinclair, ITEX Conference Director imageSource
ITEX 2013 NATIONAL CONFERENCE AND EXPO
They say “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” - but not at ITEX. Innovative ideas followed by concrete solutions are meant to take back home and immediately implement. Dealers, Resellers, MSPs, VARs and multiple business providers in the office markets can expect to learn just what to do to advance, expand and evolve their business organizations. ITEX 2013 showcases all aspects of the evolving office market and the growing influence of IT services. The best new tools for the taking are here, with focused education tracks to help you tackle today’s critical challenges. Yes, ITEX has the latest playbook to prosper.
Thousands of attendees can expect credible information on new methodologies, inventive technologies, strategic drivers of managed services and solutions, led by mind sharing leaders in the industry. Dealers adapting to change brought on by technology and a shift in consumer attitude will learn what it takes to adopt new platforms and programs, examine new product and processes while networking with peers. ITEX has the tools to shift your business to a profit bearing model that bears real fruit.
Outside the Box
Of course you can “read all about it” in detail at www.itexshow.com and in the well-crafted brochure, but let me sum up what’s in store for you at the upcoming show. Each year, ITEX goes outside the box to help you to:
Where you’ll discover the latest products and innovative technologies that can move you beyond your core capabilities, driving your business down new paths.
Where you’ll gain knowledge of processes and new strategies to reposition your business, generate new revenue streams, continuously improve and stay ahead of the competition.
A great way to connect with market-leading vendors and peers to grow your dealership, increase sales, decrease expenses and build profitable solutions.
With more than one hundred best-in-class exhibitors, pre-conference workshops, essential education tracks, comprehensive MPS and managed services forums, a new technology and workflow zone, and multiple networking opportunities, ITEX, in its 13th year, continues to provide a strong and reliable venue for providers to find the latest tools to help them secure their future - today.
Learning Curve – MPS/MS
Year after year, ITEX delivers a well-established Managed Print Services Strategy Forum that crystallizes key information to benefit those seeking to evolve their MPS business; targeting the maximum level of profitability. Industry thought leaders and providers will share best practices and essential and comprehensive new information in a series of strategic presentations. Here’s where dealers will learn to identify and apply the best resources to accelerate and reinforce their initiatives, as well as identify more ways to sell, monitor, measure, train, service, finance and leverage MPS using the latest methodology.
The industry is clamoring for information in the services sector and the Managed Services Strategy Forum won’t disappoint. For those dealers, MSPs, and business providers that want to expand or broaden their services portfolio to optimize today’s technologies, leaders in this space will share their knowledge on the steps needed to initiate, implement, and succeed in adopting and providing Managed Services. You must understand the new technologies today and how they impact your business overall and ITEX shines the light on leading experts who’ll provide the essential strategies needed to build, manage, operate, support & prosper in Managed Services.
Power Hours Prevail
Each year at ITEX, in five dedicated “power hour” tracks, an array of leadership experts teach you the latest methods and strategies to converge and emerge powerful. Dealer post-show surveys each year give rave reviews to the information gleaned in education sessions that look at the most important aspects and trends in the industry. ITEX is where you’ll learn the latest in hybrid solutions, service & supplies, document solutions, intelligent IT, cloud, mobility, business process automation, workflow and so much more. Besides what to sell, how to implement; you’ll learn what to market, how to service what your customers now expect. You’ll hear a variety of perspectives through lively discussions and panels on how the latest technologies and ongoing services are affecting consumers and yes, providers today – and how you can capitalize on them!
2013 tracks will teach how to:
- Automate: Document & Workflow Solutions
- Deliver: Competitive Service & Supplies
- Engage: Sales & Marketing
- Evolve: Hybrid & Beyond
- Interact: Intelligent IT
- Packed-full Preconference
For those that want to deep dive in key markets for evolving their portfolios, ITEX has two powerful, full day preconference workshops held the day prior the general show.
A New Portfolio & Enhanced Business Model: Next Step Actions in IT, Cloud, Mobility, Unified Communications
Without question, as the convergence of the imaging channel continues to move at rapid speed, office technology and solution providers must implement new methodologies that will sustain and grow their business. This interactive workshop teaches you how to develop a business technology plan, and a path, to your future business profits. This full day strategy, sales and implementation “steps workshop” is a deep dive intended for providers who are ready to identify the best processes to move their business forward. Led by Growth Achievement Partners, these dynamic experts and scheduled co-presenters will provide the best techniques and strategies available today. Get ready for an interactive workshop that will send you back to your organization with an intelligent, actionable plan to immediately execute for optimal results.
Entering the Vertical Markets Through IT & Business Process Automation for Healthcare, Legal and Security IT
As the office channel continues to experience a transformation that requires exploring a variety of markets to enter for providers to profit from, ITEX spotlights the paper intensive vertical markets (Legal, Healthcare, Education, etc.). Opportunities in these markets that are now transitioning to digital methods for efficient workflow is increasing if you will learn to understand what influences these type of providers’ business habits in regard to creating the right mix of hardware, software and services for specific business processes; the necessary IT technology. As new technologies and the sharing of documents across multiple devices become more prevalent, so does the need and opportunity of providing business process automation and networking services and IT security. CompTIA and InfoTrends, leaders in information technology and business research and consulting, provide actionable information for solution providers to learn how to engage; the type of strategies needed and the IT channel intelligence per chosen market.
ITEX always makes a statement. Think dedicated forums, learning sessions, live theater and full day workshops, a new technology & document management solutions zone on the expo floor. Think high profile dealer award presentations, an array of networking opportunities and concurrent events. Think vendors, manufacturers, and thousands of dealers and industry providers seeking next generation document and imaging solutions, services and
new technologies. Learn what to do today, and where future growth and the direction of the industry are
More influential than ever in the office space, as offerings become more revolutionary, find the product gems stashed amongst the vendor offerings; grab exceptional education in plain sight. Innovative and informative, ITEX is still the best show in town to see new product, fill your mind with new ideas, find new methods for improving profit margins; bottom line.
Get beyond the brick and mortar, casino chips and neon, to find the winning opportunities that will advance, expand and evolve your business. ITEX 2013.
In Vegas. Mark it down.