ChannelCon 2015: Minds In Motion

Experience the Industry at ChannelCon

CompTIA’s premier training and partnering event for the IT channel is coming home to The Windy City this year. ChannelCon 2015 will be held August 3-5 at the Hilton Chicago on Michigan Avenue. ChannelCon features the best cross-section of solution providers, vendors, distributors and media. Learn from each other and hear from the industry’s greatest thought-leaders.

SOLUTION PROVIDERS Fast-track your way to success by attending channel training courses, sourcing new end-to-end solutions, networking with your peers and collaborating with industry leaders. You can earn certificates and gather tools and resources to immediately implement into daily practice. Solution providers will leave ChannelCon with the know-how and connections necessary to increase revenue and win more business.

VENDORS AND DISTRIBUTORS Participating in ChannelCon is about so much more than your booth in the Technology Vendor Fair. As a CompTIA member, you’ll receive an all-star event package with high-impact activities that you’ve already paid for through your annual dues — no additional costs. You can also take advantage of complimentary meeting spaces to host exhibitor events, or participate in conference sessions with specific content to advance your channel business. Our networking activities involve hundreds of motivated solution providers.

Who Attends ChannelCon?

CompTIA ChannelCon is the big-tent event of the IT Channel -- the best cross-section of solution providers, vendors, distributors and media -- giving attendees the chance to learn from one another and the industry’s greatest thought leaders.

What did 2014 ChannelCon attendees say?

  • 94% had a net positive experience at CompTIA ChannelCon
  • 92% are likely to recommend the event
  • 91% were satisfied with their opportunity to network with industry peers and make new business contacts
  • 78% gained insights into a new technology or business opportunity

Attendee Business Classifications

  • 27% Solution Provider (combines various products and services into full IT solutions)
  • 24% Other
  • 20% Managed services provider
  • 15% IT services, support or repair
  • 8% IT or business consulting
  • 6% Reseller/VAR

Top Job Functions

  • 50% Executive Management- CEO, President, Owner
  • 16% Other
  • 11% Middle Management- Business Function-Director, Manager, Team Leader
  • 8% Senior Management- Business Function-CFO, SVP, GM
  • 8% Senior Management – IT function (CIO, CSO, SVP, VP, GM IT-related function)
  • 7% Middle Management – IT function (Director, Manager, Team Leader)

Annual Revenues

  • 37% Less than $1 million
  • 18% NA
  • 18% $1 million- $9.9 million
  • 14% $10 million-$99.9 million
  • 13% $100 million or more