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Date
August 13, 2017 to August 15, 2017
Location
Kissimmee, FL

The largest, independent gathering of the IT channel’s premier solution providers and technology vendors

XChange's ever-evolving and unmatched agenda has kept thousands of top executives from leading organizations coming back for the past two decades. These decision makers converge to learn and grow from peers, thought leaders and analysts. The actionable agenda focuses on the products, programs and business models making the biggest impact on the channel today.

 

The Evolution Revolution
Leading In a Time of Extreme Business Model Transformation

For solution provider leaders who have already met the challenge of transforming their business, this is not the time to rest on one’s laurels.  These top executives have embraced cloud, new IT services and leading-edge technologies as quickly as possible to remain competitive. But the pace of extreme innovation is putting everyone to the test almost daily. This means today’s leaders must remain in a constant state of evolution when it comes to their value proposition, customer engagement, and the magic mix of marketing and sales strategies. They must be bold enough to push the boundaries of solution-selling and master disruption as the key driver of business change. This is the new normal—a time of revolution when it comes to business model evolution. XChange 2017 is focused on helping leaders make transformation a core competency, drive business performance and create a dynamic organization.
XChange 2017 is built on a framework of strategic and tactical priorities to help solution provider leaders better understand leadership, technology and business strategy.
·         Master Leadership
·         Understand key technology trends
·         Transform the business model
·         Plan for the future
·         Engage with best of breed peers
·         Identify strategic partners
·         Embrace the latest marketing & sales strategies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top Reasons to Attend

 

Network. Strengthen relationships with your peers, technology vendors and respected industry analysts.

Discover. Hear about the latest technology solutions and services available.

Be Informed. Learn the latest industry trends and predictions directly from the experts.

Close More Business. Make the connections and get the competitive intelligence you need to drive revenue.

 

Testimonials

"The vendors are very responsive to the resellers that attend XChange. They are more than willing to meet each reseller at whatever level they are."

-Dynamic Computer Solutions of Topeka, Inc

"A great opportunity to meet a large number of manufacturers and vendors, learn about new technologies, get a glimpse of the future and build long-term mutually beneficial relationships."

-Simpatico Systems

“By far the best channel-event out there.”

-PCPC Direct

2017 Premium Sponsors

Gold

Brasil IT

Gold

Gold

Gold

Samsung

Silver

APC by Schneider Electric

Silver

LogicMonitor

Silver

Pax8

Silver

Silver

Silver

Premier

CompTIA

Platinum

Fortinet

Platinum

Platinum

Lenovo

Autotask
Brother International Corporation
Carbonite
Global Convergence, Inc.
Jenne

The Format

Demonstration of New Products, Services, and Solutions

Solution Providers attend XChange to see the newest products and services available to increase their productivity and maximize their ROI.

Tech Directions

Hear the latest technologies and solutions for your business.

Solutions Pavilion

The Solutions Pavilion show floor is an exciting, interactive setting for live product demonstrations, face-to-face meetings, and networking.  Talk directly to vendors and learn about their new products, programs and solutions that can help grow your business.

Boardrooms

Learn about new products and services during interactive closed door boardroom sessions. Gain unparalleled perspective through discussion and debate with a group of 12 - 15 peers with similar competencies.

Demo Rooms

This unique experience provides an opportunity to meet with the channel executives from select vendors in an informal and private atmosphere. Spend time asking questions, discussing strategies, viewing product demonstrations or just building relationships.

XChange Advisory Board

Alvarez
Luis Alvarez
President & CEO, Alvarez Technology Group, Inc.
Jennifer Brown
Jennifer Brown
President, Brown Pear Solutions
David DeCamillis
David DeCamillis
VP of Sales & Marketing, Platte River Networks
Michael Knight
Michael Knight
CTO, Encore Technology Group
Lomonaco
Michael Lomonaco
Director of Marketing & Communications, Open Systems Technologies
Jeremy MacBean
Jeremy MacBean
Director, Business Development, IT Weapons Inc.
Darcy McLane
Darcy McLane
Vice President, Lexcom Systems Group
George Pashardis
George Pashardis
RVP Sales, ePlus Technology, Inc
Ken Patterson
Ken Patterson
Executive Vice President, Techevolution
Rook
Jason Rook
Vice President of Alliances, 10th Magnitude
Valavanis
Stel Valavanis
Founder & President, onShore Security
Lawrence Van Deusen
Lawrence Van Deusen
Director, Network Integration, Dimension Data
Scott Ward
Scott Ward
Vice President, US Sales, Zones, Inc.
Wright
Jason Wright
Managing Director, All Covered

2016 Event Speakers

Alvarez
Luis Alvarez
President & CEO, Alvarez Technology Group, Inc.
Ayoub
Robert Ayoub
Research Director, IDC
Boeh
Kim Boeh
Director, Mobility Software & Services Product Marketing, Hewlett-Packard Company
Conkle
Tim Conkle
President & CEO, Roland Technology Group
Robert DeMarzo
Robert DeMarzo
SVP, Event Content and Strategy, The Channel Company
Diamond
Michael Diamond
Director, Industry Analysis, Commercial Technology, NPD
Facemire
Michael Facemire
Principal Analyst, Forrester
Robert Faletra
Robert Faletra
CEO, The Channel Company
Tracy Fischer
Tracy Fischer
Event Audience Recruitment Director, The Channel Company
Fisher
Jonathan Fisher
Chairman & Founding Partner, BrandExtract
Gallina
Jim Gallina
Director, Cloud Platform Partner Enablement, CenturyLink
James
Lance James
Chief Scientist, Flashpoint and, Consulting Detective, Unit 221b
Johnson
Matt Johnson
CEO, Phalanx Secure Solutions
Kane
James Kane
Renowned Loyalty Expert, Author and Speaker
Lee
Chun Lee
Director of T2 VAR Sales of US, Central America & Caribbean, Lenovo
MacKenzie
Lisa MacKenzie
Partner, Senior Vice President, The Channel Company
Niel Nickolaisen
Niel Nickolaisen
Chief Technology Officer, OC Tanner
Raddon
Blaine Raddon
Director, Worldwide Partner Development, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Frank Rauch, VMware
Frank Rauch
Vice President, Americas Partner Organization, VMware
Rook
Jason Rook
Vice President of Alliances, 10th Magnitude
Russell
David Russell
CEO, MANAGEtoWIN
Melanie Spring, Sisarina
Melanie Spring
Chief Inspirational Officer, Sisarina
Studley
Kevin Studley
President & CEO, The Network Pro LLC
Valavanis
Stel Valavanis
Founder & President, onShore Security
Lawrence Van Deusen
Lawrence Van Deusen
Director, Network Integration, Dimension Data
Waldrop
Jason Waldrop
Chief Executive Officer, CWPS
Westervelt
Robert Westervelt
Research Manager, Security Products, IDC
Wheeler
Jeff Wheeler
Managing Partner & vCIO, Intelinet Systems
Wright
Jason Wright
Managing Director, All Covered

Channel@Work

Our Channel@Work program is the charitable component of our XChange Events. Channel@Work is designed to bring channel and end-user communities together to connect and give back to the local communities that host our events throughout the year. Project information for XChange 2017 is coming soon!

For information on becoming a sponsor or volunteer, please contact Allison Cohen, Event Director at acohen@thechannelcompany.com

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