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February 20, 2012 |

ChannelPro Announces HP Channel Executive to Deliver Inaugural Keynote at SMB Forum

Director of Americas Channel Marketing for HP to review sales enablement tools and initiatives that increase partner revenues at event in Orlando, Fla., March 14

Director of Americas Channel Marketing for HP to review sales enablement tools and initiatives that increase partner revenues at event in Orlando, Fla., March 14

Raleigh, NC — ChannelPro announced today that Matt Smith, director, Americas Channel Sales Marketing at HP, will present the inaugural keynote address for the ChannelPro SMB Forum event, which is scheduled to be held in Orlando, Fla, on March 14, 2012. As part of his address, Smith will focus on innovative sales enablement tools offered by the IT powerhouse and a number of new initiatives designed to help IT VARs and integrators grow revenues.

“We’re excited to have a leader like HP on board the inaugural SMB Forum as a Platinum Sponsor,” said Michael Siggins, VP, Publisher, The ChannelPro Network. “Now VARs and integrators attending the Forum will get market insights and advice from a vendor that’s always on the cutting edge, in addition to great peer-to-peer and best practices content we’ve pulled together in other parts of the program.”

“HP recognizes the tremendous opportunity in the SMB marketplace as well as the importance of aligning with our partner community to increase their profitability and drive future growth,” said Smith. “Through frequent engagement, as well as new and improved programs, our goal is to provide SMB partners with personalized sales tools, efficient benefit programs, and consistent awareness of our product solutions.”

The ChannelPro SMB Forum will be a full-day, live event and feature presentations from industry experts as well as some of the top SMB resellers and systems integrators in the country. Using an interactive format, presenters and panelists will share their insights on the hottest technology solutions in the SMB marketplace today. All sessions provide in-depth information, best practices advice, and dedicated time for lively discussions among attendees and presenters.

ChannelPro SMB Forum sessions include:

  • Cloud Computing Business Essentials
  • Profiting from the Next Wave of Managed Services
  • Taking on the Mobile Revolution: Tablet & Smartphone Integration
  • Where the Money Is in Vertical Industry Solutions

The one-day SMB Forum is bolted onto the front end of EHX: The Integrators’ Expo, another event produced by EH Publishing Inc. EHX is at the crossroads of systems integration, featuring not only IT and networking technologies, but also audio/video, automation and control, security, and energy management. EHX further covers a broad expanse of applications that include SMB markets such as:

  • Bars, clubs, and restaurants
  • Retail stores
  • Corporate offices and conference rooms
  • Schools, colleges, and churches
  • Healthcare facilities
  • Hotels and resorts

For more information on attending, visit or call Amy Brennan at 508-663-1500 ext. 299.

For more information on sponsoring, contact The ChannelPro Network:

About The ChannelPro Network
The ChannelPro Network provides targeted business and technology information for the IT channel. Via ChannelPro-SMB magazine and various online properties, the network delivers expert opinion, analysis, news, product reviews, and advice vital to a reseller’s business success. Perspectives from VARs, vendors, distributors, and analysts are spotlighted daily. No other media company focuses on the small and midsize marketplace like the ChannelPro Network.

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