Emily Matzelle's Posts

Freelance Writer

Emily Matzelle is a freelance writer based in the Chicagoland area. She’s spent 20+ years writing for a variety of industries including technology, health care, B2B and B2C. Emily has worked with CompTIA since 2011.

  • Three Companies Voted Best of ChannelCon

    Aug 8, 2013, 22:26 PM by Emily Matzelle
    ChannelCon 2013 started with 850-plus business owners, executives and thought-leaders – including more than 130 vendor and distributor companies taking part in the Technology Vendor Fair – and concluded with three companies coming out on top as the Best of ChannelCon award winners. StorageCraft Technology Corporation, a provider of backup, disaster recovery, system migration, data protection and cloud services solutions, took home the Best Software award. Lenovo, the world’s l ...
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  • Big Tent Event Draws Vendors with Big News to Share

    Jul 22, 2013, 21:27 PM by Emily Matzelle
    CompTIA ChannelCon is referred to as the “big tent” event because it’s the only place where solution providers, vendors, distributors, analysts, media, tech associations and other channel organizations come together in one place to learn from each other and take the IT industry to the next level. A large part of ChannelCon is the Technology Vendor Fair – where more than 130 vendors are expected to exhibit this year. Many ChannelCon vendors are launching new products and d ...
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  • Make Your Voice Heard on Capitol Hill at CompTIA ChannelCon

    Jul 18, 2013, 22:23 PM by Emily Matzelle
    What’s the single, most important component of our advocacy efforts? You! You are the tech creators and entrepreneurs that form a critical backbone to support our economy and job creation. Yet despite that essential role, many SMBs find themselves searching for strategies that lead to growth and success in an environment of lessened resources and challenging policy and regulatory efforts. You need a voice. The first step to finding that voice is soaking up all you can at ChannelCon, July 2 ...
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  • Let’s Crunch the Numbers on ChannelCon

    Jun 27, 2013, 21:55 PM by Emily Matzelle
    If you still haven’t registered for CompTIA ChannelCon, let’s talk numbers. With your registration, you’ll have access to over 3,300 minutes of educational content, 26 intensive courses, six CompTIA Executive Certificate programs, four hot topic panels, two exciting keynote sessions and over 50 expert speakers. And, did we mention that it’s all happening at the luxurious Peabody Hotel in gorgeous Orlando? Warm weather and refreshing pool aside, we know that you’re r ...
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  • Compugen Defines its Value with CompTIA Trustmark

    Jun 25, 2013, 20:15 PM by Emily Matzelle
    If you’ve ever taken a business class, you’re likely familiar with the term “value proposition.” Simply stated, the phrase means a promise of value to the customer. While that promise is likely paramount to a company’s mission, oftentimes a promise just isn’t enough to pull new customers in the front door. That’s why managed print services (MPS) providers across North America are pursuing the CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark – a recognized, third-pa ...
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  • Plug in with myChannelCon

    Jun 18, 2013, 21:24 PM by Emily Matzelle
    These days everything is customized to your unique preferences. You get coupons at the grocery store based on what you usually purchase, advertisements pop up online based on the websites you frequent and even social media sites are making recommendations on what they think you might like. So it should be no surprise that CompTIA ChannelCon – taking place July 29 to 31 in Orlando, FL – is now customizable to both your business and personal needs via myChannelCon. As a unique benefit ...
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  • ChannelCon Provides Insights for Vendors and Distributors

    Jun 10, 2013, 16:00 PM by Emily Matzelle
    The better you understand your customers, the more successful your business. That’s why CompTIA is encouraging its vendor and distributor members to attend training courses at ChannelCon – July 29 to 31 in Orlando, FL. The three-day conference will be packed with attendees representing a variety of IT channels. They’ll be participating in networking activities, meetings and training sessions including Executive Certificates, live channel training and Quick Start Sessions. Vendo ...
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  • Unconference Lunch Sure to be Unbelievable

    May 29, 2013, 21:02 PM by Emily Matzelle
    CompTIA is taking an uncommon approach to the Wednesday, July 31, lunch session at ChannelCon in Orlando, FL. It’s called the Unconference Lunch and is sure to be an unmatched event – featuring content driven by you! This fun, cutting-edge education and networking opportunity allows exhibitors even more exposure to the ChannelCon solution provider audience. During lunch, CompTIA will provide open meeting spaces and let you guide the agenda – some might call it ungoverned! What ...
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  • CompTIA IT Business Trustmark Holders Testify to its Value

    May 21, 2013, 22:36 PM by Emily Matzelle
    If you were offered a chance to internally audit your company’s procedures while demonstrating sound business practices to potential clients, would you do it? The CompTIA IT Business Trustmark is designed to do just that. Multiple organisations have taken advantage of the opportunity to differentiate their businesses with this exclusive credential. Organisations best suited for the IT Business Trustmark can be engaged in any type of value-add IT service, as long as they’re based in ...
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  • Tout Your Business Skills! Earn an Executive Certificate at ChannelCon

    May 15, 2013, 19:33 PM by Emily Matzelle
    Since CompTIA introduced its executive certificate program at last year’s annual meeting, nearly 150 executive certificates have been earned. You can join this exclusive club by registering to earn an executive certificate on-site at ChannelCon – July 29 to 31 in Orlando, FL. ChannelCon attendees will be able to participate in executive certificate courses in cloud (both foundations and intermediate), mobility, data recovery and business continuity, and optimizing vendor relationship ...
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