FRAMINGHAM, Mass., February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The ChannelPro Network is pleased to announce the all-new ChannelPro SBM Forum Tour 2022 which will take place in person across six cities across the United States. The two-day event series opens on March 8-9 in Newark, New Jerseyand offers workshops and training sessions presented by leading experts and distribution professionals, designed to provide practical guidance and business development for integrators and managed IT service providers.
New this year, practical workshops for participants. On the prep day for all six locations, Titanium sponsor Dell Expert Network will host a sales and marketing workshop which will include a presentation of Dell solutions on the latest technologies and a $1,000 cash gift, and gold sponsor Trend Micro will provide a safety workshop at the Chicago, dallasand Charlotte, North Carolinaevents.
The main day of the year will include a social media workshop led by experts from the JS group of channel legend Janet Schijn. Attendees will learn proven, hands-on techniques used by the masters of social selling and have free access to an extensive suite of online follow-up lessons.
The range of training sessions address the top issues that concern MSPs: recruiting and hiring, security, growth strategies and revenue with Microsoft Azure. Sessions will be delivered in interactive, informative and fun formats that attendees won’t find at any other industry event.
ChannelPro SMB Forum speakers include a group of MSP business owners and channel advisors sharing ideas and best practices. Speakers for the next newark the event includes:
Mike Bloomfieldgeeky president of Tekie Geek; Seana Fippin, CEO of Red Box Business Solutions; and Charles Henson, managing partner of Nashville Computer, who will take the stage in a “Dating Game” format. In ChannelPro’s version of The Employee Recruitment Dating Game, the three panelists will see if they have what it takes to find, woo and win top tech talent.
Azure Experts Stephen MonkCEO of Noverus Innovations, and Carl Mazzantichairman and president of eMazzanti Technologies, will share their advice in a peer-to-peer session on how to build and grow a services business based on Microsoft’s public cloud platform.
Security professionals Diana KelleyCTO of SecurityCurve; James Carroll, Director at Hacket Cyber; and Lawrence Cruciana, president of Corporate Information Technologies, will delight attendees with their true stories of incredible hacks, unforgivable customer mistakes, and high-stakes incident responses. In this “security slam” session, the consultant Jayson Ferron will determine which panelist will tell the most insightful story that will help participants more effectively protect their clients.
Finally, in a “Survivor-style” format, top managed services consultants Rayanne Buchianicoowner of ABC Solutions, and Reed Warren, Founder and CEO of IT Valuations, will answer tough questions from attendees about the M&A strategy, product strategy, and growth strategy that today’s MSPs need to survive in a changing market. They will then choose the only survivor among the participants!
In newark and at each event throughout the year, attendees will be able to browse the vendor exhibit and network with their peers. All events begin with an evening reception following the pre-day workshop.
“As always, we’ve organized this year’s events around the biggest and most important issues in the SMB channel, and brought together an outstanding lineup of MSPs, solution providers and industry experts to talk about them.” , declares Michael Sigins, president and publisher of ChannelPro. “Our audience will certainly have plenty of new business building ideas at their disposal when they return to the office.”
Sponsors for the newark event includes Titanium sponsor Dell Technologies/Dell Expert Network; Diamond sponsors Cisco and Gradient MSP; IT Glue, Platinum sponsor; First Gold Hunter Sponsor; Gold Sponsors Aparavi, Axcient, Caab, ConnectWise, Cytracom, Dark Cubed, Egnyte, Ingram Micro, MyCloudIT, Rick Jordan/Reachout, Sophos, ThreatLocker, Trend Micro and Webroot; and Silver sponsors Choice CyberSecurity, Impartner, Perimeter 81, Quickpass, QNAP, SuperOps.ai, US Signal and Zyxel.
The preview sponsors are Dell Technologies/Dell Expert Network and Trend Micro; the cocktail host is Cisco; and the lunch sponsor is Gradient MSP.
If you are an IT integrator, managed service provider, consultant or VAR, this event is for you! To register for the ChannelPro SMB Forum Northeast at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel at Newark, New Jerseygo here: https://web.cvent.com/event/18881901-285f-4a2c-97b1-7197686d0f1f/regProcessStep1
The dates and locations for the remainder of the ChannelPro SMB Forum tour are:
- Midwest (Chicago) – May 4-5
- South West (dallas) – June 6-7
- South East (Charlotte, North Carolina) – August 8-9
- Environment-Atlantic (CC/Dulles, Va.) – September 7-8
- West (Los Angeles) – November 2-3.
For more information and to register, go to http://www.ChannelProEvents.com
Michael SiginsChannelPro, +1 3392252352, [email protected]
SOURCE Channel Pro