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ITEX National Conference and Expo 2013 Receives High Marks from the Exhibitors and Attendees Representing the Entire Channel

1 May, 2013


Las Vegas, NV - April 30, 2013 - Thousands of office dealers, VARs, system integrators, IT professionals and resellers, looking to invest and improve tools, technologies and processes gathered at The Rio in Las Vegas, Nevada for the 13th annual ITEX National Expo & Conference, recognized as the industry's premier event for the Channel. The feedback from attendees and exhibitors was overwhelmingly positive for the Expo, Conference Program, and Networking Opportunities.  
 
"We had several new features for this year's event including additions to our Conference program, new Tech Zones on the Expo floor, as well as an exciting Welcome Reception hosted by our Diamond Sponsor Continuum, all of which were enjoyed by attendees and exhibitors alike," said Wendy Loew, ITEX Event Director. "The conference sessions, exhibit floor, and reception were all buzzing with industry-leading vendors interacting with some of the channel's top dealers, resellers, and VARs. We thank all of our sponsors, speakers, exhibitors and attendees for making the event so successful."
 
The 2013 ITEX Conference opened on Tuesday, April 16th with two Tutorials providing a deep dive into topics such as IT, Cloud, Mobility, Managed Services, Business Process Automation, and Vertical Markets including Healthcare, Legal, and Security IT. Spanning across Wednesday, April 17 and Thursday, April 18, the Conference continued with comprehensive education tracks focused on Automate: Document & Workflow Solutions; Deliver: Competitive Service & Supplies; Engage: Sales & Marketing Strategies; Evolve: Hybrid & Beyond Tactics; and Interact: Intelligent IT Services.
 
The ITEX Expo Floor opened on Wednesday, April 17th with over 140 exhibits, and several featured areas, including Tech Zones, Resource Center (sponsored by Memjet), and an imageSource Live Theater offering free education to Expo attendees. The Managed Services Zone showcased the industry's leading managed services vendors including Autotask, Breezy, CompTIA, Continuum, Crexendo, N-Able Technologies, OKI Data Americas, Inc., Tech Data, ModernOffice Suite, Tigerpaw Software, and Xanté.The Document Management & Workflow Solutions Zone showcased leading vendors including DocuClass, DocuWare, ELO Digital Office, Fujitsu, Ingram Micro, Kodak, Lexmark, LSSP Corporation, Nuance Communications, PSIGEN Software, and Webbstone.
 
In addition to the exhibits, imageSource Magazine awarded nine businesses with the magazine's 2013 Perfect Image Award for outstanding achievement. The national awards were presented by imageSource Editor-in-Chief and ITEX Conference Director, Sand Sinclair. Dealer of the Year was presented to Impact Networking; Other winners included Flo-Tech; Stratix Systems; Marco, Inc.; CVI Digital Solutions; Modern Office Methods; Coordinated Business Systems; PERRY proTech; and Advance - The Document Specialists.
                                                                                                                               
"We are extremely pleased with the well-deserved recognition that these dealers and resellers receive from being a recipient of an imageSource Perfect Image Award," said Sinclair. "The fact is there are multiple business professionals doing good business today, and those that are recognized as being outstanding in creating valuable programs, processes and services, is something to be highly acknowledged."
 
Since 2000, ITEX has been the event that unites the industry-delivering solid education through Power Hour sessions, Strategy Forums, showcasing products, awarding dealers, partnering with concurrent events, and providing networking opportunities. The tangible tools that ITEX delivers affect businesses today-along with its future tomorrow.  ITEX is co-presented by imageSource, the definitive resource for the office channel. To see a recap of the 2013 event, visit the ITEX 2013 Highlights Reel.
 
Heard from attendees and exhibitors:
 
"ITEX 2013 set a new standard of excellence.  The organizing team did a great job of offering relevant, forward-looking education sessions that not only informed, but energized attendees.  The benefits of ITEX 2013 will--literally--be felt around the world.  I look forward to being a part of it again next year." - Dave Westlake, President, Print Command LLC
 
"Content was excellent." - Dan Larkin, Managed Services Sales Manager, Marco
 
"This seminar took some of the fear away from approaching Managed IT." - Kevin Horner, President, PTS Office Systems, Inc.
 
"I thought the ITEX program this year was excellent and well attended." - Frank Topinka, NPRN
 

"I really liked this year's ITEX. The traffic was consistent throughout the event." - Susan Neimes, ENX Magazine
 
"We had a really great experience at ITEX this year. ITEX is always a very well executed and hosted event." - Michelle Speranza, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, LEAF
 
"We are always looking for new shows and opportunities. We find that the ITEX show is really a nice return on investment. For this current year, we've had not only decent volume as far as number of leads, but the quality has been really high with succinct action items that need to be addressed when we get back to the office. We really endorse the ITEX show and look forward to being at ITEX 2014."  - Rob Turner, Fujitsu
 
"We've been coming to ITEX for many many years. This is my sixth ITEX. It's been a very valuable event for us. We'll be back next year!" - Debbie Sheldon, Smart Power Systems
 

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Be sure to mark your calendar for ITEX 2014 National Expo & Conference scheduled for March 11-13, 2014 at the Rio Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. ITEX National Expo & Conference is produced and managed by Questex Media Group LLC, a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media and information provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. www.itexshow.com




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