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Delivering the Future of Office Solutions ITEX 2011

4 Jan, 2011 By: Sand Sinclair imageSource

Delivering the Future of Office Solutions ITEX 2011

Collaborative technologies, streamlined business
intelligence, mission-critical information and so much more are strategically in
place as ITEX 2011 gets set to deliver the latest state of the art products &
workflow solutions to successfully effect the ways, means and future of your
business – right now, right methods.

In its 11th year and true to form, ITEX is geared to
deliver real VALUE – from  instructive education tracks on critical topics
needing to be addressed (and are) by experts in their fields, to a huge exhibit
floor with the newest technologies and professional services offered, to
concurrent events, special workshops and forums for attendees to network at and
learn from. ITEX, once again, is ideal to find viable and actionable solutions
in the channel - and in a short period of time.

Getting beside or beyond the hybrid dealer mind set today
in order to grow your business takes commitment. It means sidestepping today’s
economic uncertainty in favor of learning new means that will alter the course
of your business. All providers want to deliver products, programs and services
to stimulate customer interest, let alone profit margins. Yet in order to do
this it requires critical thinking, planning, new training & education, and a
willingness to transition to superior or “redefined” methodologies for real

Mix this with grit and perseverance and you’ll find that smart
providers are fighting back and winning new business from having restructured
their overall business model. Common sense dictates that shaping the future of our
business takes clear vision and a dedicated plan. But where do you start? How
does it work? What’s needed first?  This is where ITEX shines.  The 2011 Expo
will provide clear direction and a path to follow, exposing a well-crafted
roadmap whose final destination is a profit center filled with opportunities for
providers to take advantage of.

One Event Captures It All

If you need evidence that a well-planned channel event can
pay big dividends, look no further than ITEX. This is the show that continues to
provide the best direction to the channel that will lead to increased business
growth. You will learn firsthand where the latest technology is taking our
industry & how to profit from it! ITEX captures it all. Without question you
will get the latest state-of-the-art office solutions, technology innovations
and product from the industry’s best thought leaders. You will find superb
strategies to grow your business in 35 top-grade Power Hour sessions in 5
essential tracks.

Finally, you can get to the bottom of how to make your MPS and
Managed Services programs successful, from the most experienced experts who show
you how.  Yes, ITEX exhibits the latest product innovations along with
education meant to move your business forward. It’s all here in DC this year:
the unmatched networking opportunities, partnerships leading to profit,
education galore, along with peer support of the dealer Perfect Image Awards.
Yep. It’s all about product, people, education, support and value. Let’s break
it down.   

Power Hour Education

Within the ITEX Power Hour education tracks you will find
the most current information to translate to tactical strategies and methods to
adopt. From comprehensive to essential solutions, these tracks provide the
ammunition that’s needed today to effectively compete in the marketplace. Each
session is presented by an industry leader who is an expert in their field and
has taken significant measures to develop and deliver the most credible
information available to change the course of your business. Review the
education tracks online at www.itexshow.com

Learn how to reposition your
company’s operations and why your offerings need to become “tactical” to compete
in today’s marketplace. Find software programs that offer innovative document
management and processes for enhanced workflow solutions, the technologies and
products that support them, the latest growth available with managed services,
MPS, outsourcing and more. Learn how social networking will ramp up your
marketing efforts, and what the next generation is in MNS. Do you really know
what to do differently to demonstrate the value of your offerings and services?
Today, it lies with how you strategically supercharge your company’s services in
order to retain customers or lead prospects to your business. The type of
business you promote and the components you offer in a revised business model
all form the process you will ultimately implement and profit from.

MPS Strategy Forum

Launching or reinforcing a successful MPS program requires
commitment and training to identify the best resources to excel in that will
provide growth. There are correct MPS paths to walk down, new benchmarks to
execute, lease accounting rules to know, challenges to overcome, managing
contracts from sales to post contract, even driving MPS success through “green”
printing solutions. These topics and more will help lead the push for market
share on quality managed print.  The highly specialized MPS Strategy Forum that
includes multiple sessions over the two days of the show will cover the
essentials needed for an effective, profitable MPS program.  Leading experts
presenting powerful presentations on MPS include notable manufacturers,
association executives, consultants and dealers.  For a line up of specific
topics and presenters visit the ITEX website.

Special Pre-Conference Workshops

ITEX kicks off their overall agenda with two special event
half day workshops the day before the general show, for those professionals
looking to focus on specific in depth information. Two distinct workshops
capture managed services and service operations, respectively. The “Transforming
Your Business - Moving Beyond Hybrid forum is presented by leading analyst firm
InfoTrends and management consulting firm Strategy Development, Inc. This
interactive workshop shows you how to move beyond equipment to managed services
for huge revenue potential, and includes strategies and opportunities for
expanding this initiative. Additionally, a separate workshop on “Enhancing Your
Service Operations” led by key service professionals from U.S. Fleet Tracking,
Pros Elite Group (BEI Pros), Digital Gateway, and multiple Dealers who will
present hands-on information, make this a must attend workshop. Depending on
your needs, don’t miss the opportunity for in depth education from one or both
of these top quality workshops!

Opening Keynote Session

We live in the age of technology and of any industry
affected, it’s office technology where new innovations are dramatically shifting
the way we do business. Automation, mobility, remote devices and instant
accessing 24/7, 365 days a year is rapidly changing the marketplace and commands
adoption in order to stay competitive. Providers must learn how to identify the
essential trends and programs and what technologies will move organizations
forward. The ITEX keynote address presented by leading visionary Mike Stramaglio,
CEO of MWA Intelligence, and a senior executive from Intel, will enthrall you
with a discussion on “Innovation Impact - How Technology Will Transform Your
Business” to help prepare your company for the future. Don’t miss this opening
address that’s loaded with new strategies to put in to place now!

As the ongoing message indicates, ITEX 2011 is set to
deliver the future of office solutions. As companies face the challenges of
maintaining profit levels, seeking new technologies and programs to invigorate
and revive revenue, it is clear that ongoing investigation and perpetual
information to stay current is needed yearly. For more than a decade the
industry has trusted ITEX to deliver the best tools available to keep traction
on the upcoming curves ahead. It’s this and more for ITEX 2011, March 22-23,
Washington, DC.  *March 21 for pre-conference workshops. Please review the
brochure or visit
for detailed information. See you in DC!

Learn how to reposition your company’s operations and why
your offerings need to become “tactical” to compete. Getting beside or beyond
the hybrid dealer mind set in order to grow your business takes commitment.

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