From networking opportunities to interactive community meetings to insightful presentations and best practices discussions, there are plenty of reasons to attend ChannelCon 2022, Aug. 2-4, in Chicago.
Learn how to incorporate the latest sales and marketing strategies, attend education sessions on topics such as business building tactics, cybersecurity, and IT workforce strategies, and hear from industry experts on how to grow your business. And it’s all live, in-person, for the first time since 2019. If you haven’t registered yet—or even if you have—here’s a playlist of 10 reasons to attend ChannelCon and what to look for when you’re there:
The long-awaited return of in-person events is finally here! Join us LIVE for ChannelCon 2022.
1. Network with CompTIA Members to Build Important Connections.
After two years of online events, ChannelCon is back to what it does best—providing a great opportunity to learn and network—in person. Catch up with peers, make new connections, and join other tech innovators and thought leaders live for three days of learning, collaborating and skill development.
2. Hear Scott Galloway Talk About What’s Next for Tech
Scott Galloway, professor of marketing at NYU’s Stern School of Business, serial entrepreneur, and New York Times bestselling author, will present a keynote session, highlighting the products he believes get too much or too little attention and investment. Learn how to cut through the noise when it comes to developing creative solutions that will shape the future.
3. Register for the Next MSP Profit Builder Course
The MSP Profit Builder Course will provide you with a growth strategy to unlock your business’s revenue potential. This seven-month hybrid course will help you reach new levels of growth. The first session will be held in-person at ChannelCon. Space is limited! You must register before ChannelCon to participate.
4. Celebrate the 2022 CompTIA Member of the Year
Join us to congratulate CompTIA’s 2022 Member of the Year, which will be announced at ChannelCon. The award recognizes a single member who, in the prior 12 months, demonstrated outstanding service and impact through his/her commitment, passion, professionalism and leadership in assisting CompTIA as it advances the IT industry. It is the most prestigious acknowledgment that the CompTIA membership can bestow on one of its own. Attend the CompTIA Member of the year Lunch and Annual Member Meeting to be a part of the celebration!
5. Learn About the Latest Cybersecurity Insights and Trends
Everyone’s talking cybersecurity and it’s time to join the conversation. There’s plenty of cyber content and sessions at ChannelCon, providing you the opportunity to learn how to identify the latest threats and respond proactively. Don’t miss sessions like Importance of People and Processes in Cybersecurity, Making Cyber Threat Intelligence Part of Your Organization’s Muscle Memory, and I’ve Been Compromised! Now What?
6. Attend the first North America Community meeting
CompTIA’s North America Community will host its first meeting at ChannelCon, with a “Strategy is Not a ‘Nice to Have’” theme. This meeting is open to all attendees, who will hear industry experts about how the right strategy can impact your revenue, profit and valuation. Plus how an unclear strategy can lead to higher costs, missed opportunities, and poor sales and marketing execution. In addition, learn more about CompTIA’s four committees—Cybersecurity, Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity, Emerging Technology and Managed Services, and how you can get involved.
7. See the Latest Solutions at the Technology Vendor Fair
Are you looking to bring the best and newest technologies to your customers to help them be more efficient and profitable? Visit the Technology Vendor Fair to interact with experts, ask questions, and get all the information you need! Take a look at the list of vendors planning to showcase their goods in Chicago.
8. Get Free Business Advice from an Industry Expert
CompTIA’s popular Genius Café is back at ChannelCon, offering one-on-one consulting sessions with leaders in cybersecurity, marketing and sales. Book a time slot now and get answers about pressing problems challenging your business. Email [email protected] to get more information and reserve your spot.
9. Pick Up the Latest Issue of CompTIA World Magazine
The Fall 2022 issue of CompTIA World will be available at ChannelCon, featuring articles on our 2022 Member of the Year and how the power of the CompTIA community is helping members grow their business. Read the digital issue or grab a printed copy in Chicago! In the meantime, if you haven’t seen it yet, take a look at the Spring 2022 issue.
10. Wear your ChannelCon Pride and Support a Great Cause!
Don’t for get to purchase a CompTIA ChannelCon 2022 t-shirt to wear in Chicago. Plenty of colors and styles to choose from and the best part is that all proceeds will be donated to Creating IT Futures!
MJ Shoer, Chief Community Officer, CompTIA, shared a little more about what you can expect at ChannelCon 2022 on Episode 149 of CompTIA Volley. Check it out here:
Register here and stay tuned-in for more information about the event!