IT and Business Insights for SMB Solution Providers

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4-Profit is a technology focused advisory services company working exclusively with channel-centric solution providers, manufacturers, and distributors. Over the past 25 years 4-Profit's principals have worked with thousands of business owners, channel executives, account managers, and industry associations. We understand what makes these companies tick, and with the resources and services we provide, we can help you become more profitable.


Acumen Management

Acumen Management Group Ltd. builds successful organizations and accelerates revenue growth through tactical execution and strategic business and sales management. We jump start early-stage companies. We turn struggling companies around. We help global corporations grow market share. Our programs, systems, processes, and metrics illuminate, motivate, and rejuvenate and enhance the performance of the entire organization.



The ASCII Group helps solution providers by providing more efficiency, knowledge and benefits from economies of scale. ASCII staff is responsible for supporting their business in sales and marketing, vendor management and operations. That means more of your time is spent on building your business not administrating it. Learn more about why MSPs, VARs and Solution Providers are doing more with less with ASCII at


Association of Computer Repair Business Owners

The Association of Computer Repair Business Owners (ACRBO) was founded in 2009 to support the growing network of Computer Repair business Owners worldwide. The Association is a 501(c)(6) trade association. The ACRBO is dedicated to promoting industry education and improving consumer relations with professionalism and integrity.


Business Technology Association (BTA)

The Business Technology Association (BTA) is an international not-for-profit trade association serving independent dealers, value-added resellers, systems integrators, manufacturers and distributors in the office technology industry. BTA helps its members profit through a wide variety of services, including free legal advice and guidance; business benchmarking studies and reports; information on the latest news, trends and products in the industry; strong educational offerings; and industry-specific publications: Office Technology and BTA Hotline Online.



CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry. As a non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies, we focus our programs on four main areas: education, certification, advocacy and philanthropy.


HTG Peer Groups

An HTG peer group is a group of 10 to 12 like-minded IT company leaders who meet quarterly in a non-competitive environment to network and discuss issues specific to each member's concerns as a company owner, president, or manager. The HTG peer group experience is a unique forum for technology industry resellers who are serious about implementing a model for success in their own businesses through sharing and collaboration of best practices.



For 19+ years, imageSource has led the industry as the definitive resource for the office channel, reaching tens of thousands of dealers, resellers, VARs, MSP, service/sales managers, and IT professionals that provide document technology products, solutions and strategies. Savvy professionals rely on imageSource to provide a clear and understandable path to assist them in making informed business decisions in the rapidly changing marketplace. To learn more, visit



Recognized as the industry's premier event, ITEX showcases all aspects of the evolving office market and the growing influence of IT services. ITEX brings together dealers, resellers, distributors, VARs, vendors, OEMs and associations to network, learn, and partner. It's where exhibitors turn to reach thousands of buying professionals eager to invest in and improve tools, technologies and processes. The 2016 event will be taking place March 7-9 at the Broward County Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Register with code CHANNELPRO50 for a special discount.


SMB Nation

SMB Nation is a publishing and events company targeted at the small and midsize business (SMB) channel partner/reseller/consulting/VAR community. SMB Nation spreads the knowledge of SMB technology trends through its conferences, books, SMB PC magazine, online services, and worldwide seminars. As an active participant in the technology community, SMB Nation has a long history of enthusiastic advocacy and evangelism.


SPC International Online

SPC is the largest IT business improvement and IT training resource and independent community for IT Solution, Cloud Services Providers and Managed Services Providers (MSP) that wish to increase their efficiencies, effectiveness and net profits. We provide IT business operations, IT sales and marketing and technical service delivery improvement education, training, fulfillment and consulting services to over 30,000 independent IT Solution Providers worldwide. Staffed by industry experts, SPC works with IT Solution Providers to realize measurable operations, marketing, sales and service delivery improvement in their businesses. These improvements are achieved by leveraging unique IT, Cloud and Managed IT Services training tools, platforms, methodologies and techniques to increase IT service efficiencies, reduce operational costs, improve lead generation outcomes, accelerate sales velocity and shorten sales cycles. In addition, SPC delivers focused IT training, processes and tools to help IT Solution Providers adopt additional service practices such as Managed IT Services, Cloud, Mobility, Security, Unified Communications, Virtualization and more to increase top and bottom-line revenues.

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