In conversations with ChannelPro at CompTIA’s Annual Member Meeting this week, senior leaders offered the inside scoop on the technology association’s policy priorities for the coming year, which include getting more young people interested in IT careers.
CompTIA’s Annual Member Meeting (or AMM, as it’s better known) brings some of the Downers Grove, Ill.-based technology association’s most active participants together for several days of planning, strategizing, and knowledge sharing. This year’s edition in Chicago, which concluded Thursday, was also a perfect opportunity for ChannelPro to catch up on what’s new and up next for CompTIA. Here are some highlights of what we learned.
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According to executive vice president for industry relations Nancy Hammervik, CompTIA beat its revenue projections by $5 million last year.
“In the past 5 years, we’ve gone from $40 million to $65 million,” she says. “All of those extra dollars allow us to do more for the industry.”
And for members too. One small example is a new magazine for them called CompTIA World, which debuted at AMM this week.
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