XChange Events' Midsize Enterprise Summit West to Highlight IT Re-Investment Strategies

Event will focus on innovation and growth opportunities for the midmarket

Sep 6, 2012

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Channel today announced the conference details of this year's Midsize Enterprise Summit (MES) West. Held September 12th through the 15th at the JW Marriott in San Antonio, Texas the event will provide IT executives with an opportunity to learn about the latest Gartner midmarket research, network with peers to share best practices, and meet with technology providers to understand how the latest innovations can help transform their business in today's dynamic marketplace. To learn more about the event visit http://www.xchange-events.com/mesw12.

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With an agenda designed to address IT re-investment strategies, MES West 2012 will bring together industry experts and practitioners to discuss the specific needs of the midmarket and how to best drive IT innovation in an environment of tight cost control. Through thought provoking keynote sessions, interactive boardroom appointments, and a solutions pavilion featuring exhibitors from both emerging and established vendors, IT executives can see first-hand the innovations driving midmarket business opportunity.

Event highlights include:

  • Keynote presentations from distinguished Gartner analysts
  • A popular CIO Bootcamp session lead by Niel Nickolaisen, CIO for Western Governors Universityand Author
  • Demonstrations of new products, services, and solutions through the Solutions Pavilion, three minute Quick Fire presentations and Boardroom appointments
  • CIO Perspectives Panel moderated by Robert DeMarzo, SVP Strategic Content for UBM Channel
  • Nearly 50 technology exhibitors and partners
  • MES XCellence Awards

"Economic data indicates that we could finally be at the tipping point towards growth, and that the midsized enterprise is the engine for that growth," said Robert C. DeMarzo, Senior Vice President of Strategic Content, UBM Channel. "CIOs and technology vendors have a unique opportunity to be part of that momentum. MES West brings together these two audiences to facilitate broader industry discussion about technology innovation, best practices, and achieving better business value across the midmarket."

The full agenda is available at http://www.xchange-events.com/mesw12/agenda. Follow highlights from the event on Twitter at @ITExecXChange #MES12.

Platinum sponsors include: Commvault, HP | Intel, Mexico IT, Microsoft, and Shoretel. For a complete list of sponsors, please visit http://www.xchange-events.com/mesw12/sponsors.

About UBM Channel
UBM Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With more than 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives, managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. UBM Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about UBM Channel, visit us at http://www.ubmchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ubmchannel.

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