Last week I attended two events out of the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. The first, held on Thursday 12th May, was the CRN Partner Connect Exhibition - which many of you may know better by its previous name, the UK Channel Expo. The event saw hundreds of Vendors, Distributors and Resellers got together for an expo, networking, and a series of educational presentations.It’s fair to say that I'm somewhat of a veteran of IT Conferences by now, so whilst the line-up of presentations looked good, I've long since realised that the value of these events is the meetings in the Corridors and Coffee Shops of the venue – spending time with my peers, catching-up with old faces and meeting new ones.The evening saw a number of Vendors and Resellers get together with CompTIA UK for a drinks reception and meal in the G Casino, part of the Ricoh Arena. As I alluded to above, I know from experience Read more [...]
Courtesy of Dom Gill, here’s details of a Microsoft Partner Training Event taking place in Coventry next week. Places are still available at time of writing, but hurry, they’re going quickly!To register or for more information, please go to then the EVENTS tab (bottom right hand of page).How Microsoft Technologies can deliver ‘Simple Savvy Savings’Date: 30th March 2009Venue: Trinity Expert Systems, The Oaks, Westwood Way, Westwood Business Park, Coventry CV4 8JB (http://www.tesl.com/TESL/About+us/Locations.htm)Timings: 09:00 for 09:30 start to 12:30Synopsis: Aimed at Sales People, this session will equip Partners in demonstrating how a resource focused on specific projects, and in some cases select incremental investments in IT can help your customers drive business Read more [...]
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