May 5, 2019 to May 7, 2019
Orlando , FL

The Largest Gathering of Midmarket CIOs and Senior IT Executives

The Path to Chief Business Innovator

Senior midmarket IT leaders must do more than just speak the language of business. They must be innovators who advance their organization with persuasion, engagement and trust.  By doing so, they will earn the confidence of both those inside and outside their sphere of authority and be able to exert extreme influence because they have mastered the skills of a business strategist.

With today’s businesses being built around technology, there is no better candidate to lead the organization forward than the innovative CIO who is fostering sales growth, creative marketing and customer intimacy. These individuals possess the ability to capitalize on the latest tech trends, while continually honing their business skills. MES Spring provides the platform for these innovative senior IT leaders to gather the business and technology intelligence that they need to support their companies’ evolving needs with new approaches to IT.


What to Expect From MES Spring 2019

Event Format

Interactive Boardrooms- The heart and soul of MES.  IT executives are matched with technology vendors based on interest level.  The relationships formed with the members of your boardroom group, endure long after the MES event ends.

Solutions Pavilion- Time to explore the latest technologies and solutions in a relaxed atmosphere. Compare products side by side, and build your short list of potential partners.

Inspiring Keynotes- MES assembles a line-up of top notch speakers to help you up your leadership game, better your communication style and drive your organization to new heights.

Solutions Suites- Visit intimate technology showcases featuring live product demos and the opportunity for in-depth conversations with individual vendors ─ mix, mingle and maximize your product knowledge in a fun-themed atmosphere with festive food and drink.

What Our Midmarket Executives Say

 MES is an intense 3 days of networking, vendor solutions demos and excellent speakers. You will spend weeks unpacking the value found at this event. ” 
― Mike Clancy, VP, SIHO Insurance Services
 Hands down,the best IT conference you can attend."
Robert Boone, CIO, Deca Dental Group
"MES is the event of the year for me. I do all my shopping, get informed, and connected. I especially like that everyone stays focused on the midmarket."
Bob Hestand, IT Director, Neil Kelly Company
Great to get feedback from other leaders on their experiences with technologies Good stuff!"
 Monte Pickett, VP of IT, APCO
This was my first MES event...the peer networking in the boardroom as well as networking in general to discuss shared pains amongst others was superb and worth the time to attend."
 John Michael Gross, CIO, Cascade

Highlighted Speakers

Leda Csanka
Independent Technology Consultant & Certified Professional Coach,
Shannon Huffman Polson
Author, & U.S. Army Apache Helicopter Captain, The Grit Project
Mike Cisek
Mike Cisek
Research Director, SMB Infrastructure & Operations, Gartner
Charles Araujo
Founder & CEO, The Institute For Digital Transformation
Joe Mariano
Joe Mariano
Senior Research Analyst, Gartner
Kevin Eastman
Kevin Eastman
Motivational Speaker, Author, Former NBA Executive & Coach,

2019 Premier Sponsors










Mexico IT




Dell Technologies


HP Enterprise/Intel





MES Advisory Board

Derek Christopher, CIO, Hines & Associates
Derek Christopher
CIO, Hines & Associates
Mike Novak
Mike Novak
Global VP of IT, Hakkasan Group
Ed Freed
IT Manager, Summit Polymers
Doug Pontious
BI Analytics Executive, Amerisure Insurance
Tony Moore
Tony Moore
VP, Office of Technology Administration , Xavier University of Louisiana
Aaron Geiger
Aaron Geiger
Chief Technology Officer, Alberici Group
Nick Dell
IT Manager, Midway Products Group
Mitch Hamilton
Mitch Hamilton
Director of IT, Harvard University Health Services
Chance Irvine
Chance Irvine
VP, IT Operations and Infrastructure, Proxibid, Inc
Mary Wyderski
Senior Director of Information Technology, DSC Logistics
John Regula
SVP/CIO, Woods
Jason Mason, SVP, IT, Winsight Media
Jason Mason
SVP, IT, Winsight Media
Tammy Barr
Tammy Barr
VP IS/CIO, Continental Mills
Terry Brown-Walker
Terry Brown-Walker
VP and CTO, Summerwood Corporation
Jeff Lutes
Jeff Lutes
VP of Technology, Orlando Magic
Leslie Cothren, IT Director, Universal Mental Health Services
Leslie Cothren
IT Director, Universal Mental Health Services
Vennard Wright, WSSC
Vennard Wright
CIO, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC)
Sean Patrick
Sean Patrick
Director of IT , Ridgecrest Regional Hospital

Apply to Attend

Are you an IT Leader in a midsized company?  Register for Midsize Enterprise Summit.  There is no cost to apply and no cost to attend, if you qualify.  We host qualified midmarket IT buyers from the U.S. and Canada. Hosted registration includes: 

Giving Back

Join Us for the Midsize Enterprise Summit’s 2nd Annual Channel@Work Charity Project Orlando Day Nursery Sunday, May 5

 Channel@Work is the charitable arm of The Channel Company, producer of the Midsize Enterprise Summit (MES).  The Channel@Work projects in which events’ team and conference attendees participate are designed to bring the IT community together and give back to the local communities where our events take place.

During the morning of Sunday, May 5, the MES Spring 2019 Channel@Work project will bring together 20-25 midmarket IT leaders to help clean, refurbish and refresh the Orlando Day Nursery.  The Orlando Day Nursery (ODN) has provided early childhood care and education for working, low-income families in Central Florida for over 90 years. ODN was founded in 1921 by a group of women who wanted to provide child care for working mothers widowed by World War I.

MES volunteers will help ODN by: cleaning and organizing classrooms, assisting with garden upkeep, painting classrooms and buildings, and cleaning and maintaining playground equipment.

If you are interested in participating in this great initiative, please contact Tracy Fischer at

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