Succeeding In SLED: The Critical Factors 


August 17-18, 2020
JW Marriott Dessert Ridge, Phoenix AZ

Mark your calendars for XChange SLED 2020! Check back soon for the registration, agenda, speaker and sponsor details. To learn more about how to you can be part of this event, contact Carolyn Herr at

The SLED technology landscape continues to evolve and so does the need for solution providers to transform their go-to-market strategies. The digital opportunity remains vast when it comes to serving the IT services and solution needs of state, local and education markets. Public sector IT leadership may be in state of flux, but the market constant continues to be the focus of SLED solution providers on helping customers achieve their technology goals. Customers need partners to derive the maximum value from their SLED tech investments.   

XChange SLED is the premier independent gathering of ISVs, integrators, consultants, contractors, suppliers, customers and vendors in the public sector IT channel. Its evolving agenda enables IT professionals to keep pace with new advancements in the fast-growing SLED market. These industry professionals converge to learn about emerging technologies and burgeoning market opportunities from leading vendors, industry experts and peers looking to make new connections.  

For more information on being part of XChange SLED, please contact Cody Savoie

What to Expect


XChange SLED events is the best event for any MSP looking to become a major vendor in the SLED market.
-Network Solutions Provider
XChange provides some of the best opportunities to really connect with partners in the industry.
- CRC Data Technologies
Attending SLED was absolutely the best time investment I have made this year. The ability to learn, collaborate, and network, with industry leaders on IT trends, products, and solutions, generated immediate opportunities and thoughts that will translate to revenue and growth for our company.

- Signature Technology Group

The insight into the SLED markets from the vendors was fantastic and the panel sessions were excellent. - Computer Design Center

XChange SLED Past Speakers

Chris Dixon
Chris Dixon
Sr. Manager, State and Local Industry Analysis, Deltek
Doug Robinson
Doug Robinson
Executive Director, NASCIO
Al Gordon
CEO, National Strategies, NSI
Vennard Wright, WSSC
Vennard Wright
CIO, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC)
Commander Kirk Lippold, USS Cole
Kirk Lippold
Commander, US Navy (Retired)

2019 XChange SLED Sponsors









XChange SLED Advisory Board

Chad Hodges
VP, Business Development, Enterprise Networking Solutions, Inc
George Pashardis
George Pashardis
RVP Sales, ePlus Technology, Inc
Manuel Villa
Manuel Villa
President, VIA Technology


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