Some great news about TMC's ITEXPO that I wanted to share. ITEXPO has experienced phenomenal growth year-over-year. Vendor participation for ITEXPO West increased almost 50 percent, and 216 exhibitors issued almost 400 news announcements from the show floor, detailing new products, services and alliances that were announced at ITEXPO. Additionally, more than 215 exhibiting companies, 366 speakers, 5,800 conference and expo attendees, and almost 100 members of the media participated in the event at the Los Angeles Convention Center. See, I told you VoIP is showing no signs of slowing down! Slow, stagnant economy be damned!
Full news release after the jump...
ITEXPO West 2010 in Los Angeles Sets New Standard for Conference and Exhibit Attendees, Speakers, Vendors and Media
Collocated Events 4GWE, Smart Grid Summit, M2M Evolution, StartupCamp, MSPAlliance MSPWorld, SocialCRM Expo, Channel Vision Expo and others Elevate ITEXPO to a New Level
Norwalk, CT, October 19, 2010—TMC announced today that ITEXPO West 2010 in Los Angeles broke every previous attendance record for the West Coast version of ITEXPO. More than 215 exhibiting companies, 366 speakers, 5,800 conference and expo attendees, and almost 100 members of the media participated in the event at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
ITEXPO West featured 12 collocated conferences. Cornerstones of the program, such as:
4GWE; Smart Grid Summit; M2M Evolution; Cloud Communications Summit; SIP Tutorial; and StartupCamp continued to increase in attendance - while new events at ITEXPO, such as: MSPAlliance MSPWorld; Voice Interconnect and Peering Conference (VIPeering); CVx ChannelVision Expo; SocialCRM Expo; App Time; and Lightwave ONE attracted new audiences and added value to the overall program.
Vendor participation for ITEXPO West increased almost 50 percent, and 216 exhibitors issued almost 400 news announcements from the show floor, detailing new products, services and alliances that were announced at ITEXPO.
“We’re thrilled with the continued growth of ITEXPO, and we feel as though this year’s event set a new standard with respect to content, education, and networking opportunities for all in attendance,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO and group editor-in-chief of TMC. “We’ll continue to expand ITEXPO with new and relevant content areas that interest our community, and we’re looking forward to bringing things to an even higher level this coming February in Miami.”
For more information about ITEXPO West 2010, visit www.itexpo.com and check out photos from the show floor, conference sessions, and more!
ITEXPO East will take place February 2-4, 2011, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Event information, including registration (attendee, exhibitor and speaker), and speaker Call for Papers is now available on the ITEXPO website. Hotel accommodations for ITEXPO East 2011 are expected to fill up quickly, as all reserved hotel blocks sold out prior to the Los Angeles event. For additional details, please visit: www.itexpo.com
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN magazines. TMCnet, TMC's website, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two million unique visitors each month on average worldwide, according to Webtrends. TMCnet has ranked within the top 3,500 in Quantcast's Top U.S. sites, placing TMCnet in the nation’s top .03% most visited websites. In addition, TMC produces ITEXPO; 4GWE Conference and M2M Evolution (in conjunction with Crossfire Media); Digium|Asterisk World (in conjunction with Digium); and Smart Grid Summit (in conjunction with Intelligent Communication Partners). TMC serves other communications market segments with the Cloud Communications Summit (in conjunction with Light and Electric); CVx ChannelVision Expo (in conjunction with Beka Publishing); and MSPWorld™ (in conjunction with the MSP Alliance).
TMC also serves technology professionals with industry-specific Web sites: InfoTech Spotlight, 4GWE, M2M Evolution.com, Smart-Grid.TMCnet.com, Smart Products Ecosystem, Robotics.TMCnet.com, Cable.TMCnet.com, Satellite Spotlight, Green.TMCnet.com, Healthcare.TMCnet.com, and Education.TMCnet.com.