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CompTIA AMM Sets Industry Standards and Agenda for 2016

Mar 29, 2016

Technology Industry Influencers Meet in Chicago

Downers Grove, Ill. – CompTIA today reflected on the highlights and happenings of its 2016 Annual Member Meeting (#AMM16), which took place this month in Chicago.

With more than 300 Premier Members, channel chiefs, guest speakers, influencers and press including @bcisaidiwould @channele2e @channelprosmb @davidrcrob @gtdc_org @mspmentor @searchITchannel @The2112Group @talkin_cloud and @thevarguy, the annual gathering quickly became the association’s most engaged and successful member meeting to date.

“This year’s meeting was inspired and electric! More than 70 percent of our attendees were actively sharing their views and experiences on social media under the hashtag #AMM16. The collaboration, creativity and goodwill throughout our communities was beyond impressive and generated a contagious energy that will fuel our member activities in the year ahead,” said Nancy Hammervik, senior vice president, industry relations, CompTIA.

With the help of its members and partners, CompTIA:

Detailed recaps from meeting keynotes and community meetings can be found on the CompTIA blog.

“Collectively we are moving this industry forward by expanding our reach, advocating the business relevance of IT and taking on greater responsibility as leaders within our respective practices to educate and inspire past, present and future generations to realize all that technology has to offer both personally and professionally,” concluded Hammervik. “AMM 16 was an exceptional working event that challenged our members to dream more, learn more, do more and embrace the influential role they play within our industry.”

During the meeting CompTIA celebrated the association’s inaugural Member of the Year winner John Tippett, vice president and general manager of Aisle8. The honor, voted on and presented to Tippett by his peers, reflects the instrumental role he played in spearheading the growth of CompTIA’s Managed Services Community, and the continued leadership and guidance he provides.

Highlights from this year’s event are found on Twitter at #AMM16 and online at

About CompTIA
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a non-profit trade association serving as the voice of the information technology industry. With approximately 2,000 member companies, 3,000 academic and training partners, 75,000 registered users and more than two million IT certifications issued, CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications and public policy advocacy. To learn more, visit CompTIA online, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Marie Rourke
WhiteFox Marketing (For CompTIA)
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