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The Channel Company's NexTI Event: Inspiring Innovators
Oct 25, 2013 (10:10 AM EDT)

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Channel Company today announced the event details for the 2013 NexTI event. Held October 27th – 28th in Las Vegas, Nevada, the event is intended for cloud and MSP solution providers who need to stay on the cutting edge of IT innovations. To learn more about the event visit and follow the live event coverage on Twitter using hashtag #NexTI.

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New this year, the event features a "Recurring Revenue Boot Camp" to help today's managed services providers successfully compete in today's market.   Gary Pica, President & Founder, TruMethods, will spearhead two sessions; the first will provide a unique approach to business planning including the tools to increase sales & profits and the top mistakes most business owners make; the second will focus on packaging services & pricing for success.   The dynamic boot camp will also include a Microsoft keynote, "Transacting with the Microsoft Cloud," and a Tech Briefing with Soonr to explore, "How to Successfully Sell File Sharing & Collaboration to Businesses and Make Money." 

Unlike other technology industry events, NexTI is where solution providers will find the inspiration to innovate and build the channel's next generation of cloud and managed service provider IT solutions. This year's agenda features more case studies and peer sessions than ever before, providing the forum for great debate, exchange of ideas and inspiration for the innovative technology of tomorrow.  By bringing together 100+ solution providers with vendors in an interactive environment, NexTI addresses the intersection of today's integrator requirements and the future of technology solutions.

Sponsors for the event include IBM, Microsoft and Condusiv, among others. For a complete list of sponsors, visit

2013 Event Highlights:

  • CRN Test Center Live – Edward Correia, CRN Managing Editor, will host a live, on-stage session quizzing tech executives about their leading-edge products and offering independent industry insight on the spot.
  • David Rose, MIT Media Lab Researcher will present,"Futurecasting: Four Scenarios for Human Computer Interaction"
  • Earl Dodd, Ideas and Machines will present, "Cloud Computing Tames Big Data to Extract Value"
  • Awards Reception will honor innovation and excellence for both solution providers and vendors including:
    • XChange XCellence Awards: measuring overall perceptions of vendor products, services, programs, and presentations during NexTI as voted on by solution provider attendees.  
    • CRN Tech Innovators Awards: honoring new products or solutions introduced within the last year that drive advances in technology to the channel.
  • The Channel@Work team will be onsite to gather donations to support the Make-A-Wish foundation, helping to grant a child's wish.   To donate, please visit:

"NexTI is THE opportunity for innovators to future-proof their business, gain insight into the technologies, solutions and services that matter most, and find the inspiration to innovate and build the channel's next generation of IT solutions," said Robert C. DeMarzo, SVP Strategic Content, The Channel Company.  "As a new entity, our dedication to the channel is underscored by the commitment of our leaders to design events that make an impact on the audiences we serve.   NexTI continues to evolve as we carve out more opportunities for peer sharing, develop relevant and timely boot camp sessions and feature today's thought leaders to help inspire and excite attendees about the next generation of IT."

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at


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