WESTBOROUGH, Mass., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Channel Company today announced that it will bring the largest gathering of midmarket CIOs together at the XChange Events 2015 Midsize Enterprise Summit (MES) East. The conference will take place April 26, 27 & 28 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, with the goal of advancing IT in the midmarket by connecting over 200 CIOs and IT leaders with technology vendors and solution providers. The event's theme "It's Decision Time," developed in collaboration with the MES CIO Advisory Board, will focus on the tough calls IT leaders must make today to lead their organizations into the digital future. Platinum sponsors of the event include HP | Intel, IBM and Ruckus Wireless.
The MES East event will feature presentations delivered by leading midmarket experts, providing game-changing tactics and strategies. The content-rich agenda ensures that attendees and vendors will leave the event with new business contacts and a comprehensive understanding of the midmarket. Keynote presentations will be delivered by Ray Wang, Principal Analyst & Founder, Constellation Research, Inc., Steve McClatchy, Owner & Founder, Alleer Training & Consulting, Nate Walkingshaw, Chief Product Officer, Pluralsight and Gartner Analysts Andrew Lerner and Greg Young.
Additionally, the event will once again offer its Professional Development Workshop, helping CIOs and senior IT leaders transform their roles to be viewed as strategic members of the C-suite. MES is the only midmarket event to provide this high level of professional training. Led by Niel Nickolaisen, CIO, Author and a founder of Accelinnova, an organization dedicated to improving organizational and IT agility, this year's workshop will focus on the tools of transformational leadership.
"We are excited to be celebrating the 15th anniversary of our MES events, dedicated to IT in the midmarket," said Lisa MacKenzie, Senior Vice President, XChange Events. "Today's midsize enterprise CIO executives face tremendous pressures. For them it's always "Decision Time." This event will support these decision-makers with the market insights, best practices and networking opportunities they need to move their businesses forward."
The 2015 Midsize Enterprise Summit (MES) West event will be held on September 20, 21 & 22 at the Hyatt Century Plaza in Los Angeles. To learn more, register or become a sponsor, please visithttps://www.xchange-events.com/mesw15.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED and SharedVue, is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation. 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 www.thechannelco.com.
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