Business Strategy
Channel Insights
Stay Connected
Acer America
Acer America Corp. is a computer manufacturer of business and consumer PCs, notebooks, ultrabooks, projectors, servers, and storage products.


333 West San Carlos Street
San Jose, California 95110
United States


ChannelPro Network Awards

hello 2
hello 3


April 22, 2015 |

TechSelect Partner Conference Kicks Off in the Big Easy

Tech Data’s spring conference aims to provide partners with enriching information and best practices from industry leaders as well as the most industry-recognized trainings.

The TechSelect Spring Partner Conference, an event for Tech Data’s premier partner community of IT resellers, kicked off yesterday at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans. The three-day partner conference offers the opportunity for TechSelect community members to engage with their peers and vendor sponsors with the goal to help foster member’s growth and success.

Before a crowd of 400 attenders, Marty Bauerlein, SVP, U.S. sales, Tech Data, opened the general session of the conference thanking the audience for their attendance and introducing some of the TechSelect members and the Tech Data team. Bauerlein stated that there are over 400 partners in the Tech Select community and that it has experienced 11.41 percent year over year growth. He then announced a new partner loyalty program.

Also during the opening session, Frank Vitagliano, VP, Worldwide Channel Strategy Programs, Dell, expressed Dell’s strong partnership with Tech Data and its commitment to the channel as well as how members can capitalize on the alliance.

Wrapping up the first day of the partner conference, Bauerlein had three of the Tech Select Advisory Council members for a forum session to talk more about the Tech Select partner community and the benefits of membership. He also announced that TechSelect is supporting Covenant House New Orleans as its host-city charity.

The conference continues today and will conclude with a finale dinner on April 23 at Mardi Gras World. Some of the sessions offered at the conference include:

  • The 3 C’s of Accounting – Cash, Costs and Controls withTracy Veillette, VP, Controller US, Tech Data — Need to ensure that your business is financially sound? Interested in keeping your business in control? Want to ensure you are focused on the 3 C’s: managing cash, containing costs and maintaining controls? Join Tracy for an engaging discussion on managing the “3Cs.”
  • The eBusiness Advantage with David Spindler, director, E-Business, Tech Data — Join the eBusiness Team as they share new opportunities, future enhancements, and strategic initiatives designed to elevate your business to the next level. Take a “deeper dive” with David Spindler, Director of eBusiness as he reviews our portfolio of eBusiness solutions and what to expect in 2015.
  • The Perfect Credit Hurricane with Scott Tillesen, VP, Credit, Tech Data — Join Scott as he shares his secret recipe for the Perfect Credit Hurricane. Similar to the famous New Orleans beverage found at Pat O’Brien’s, this Hurricane requires specific ingredients that are blended and measured in a certain way to yield a great credit concoction.
  • Your EMC Business with Tech Data & the Future of the Data Center with Michael Edwall, Tech Data’s AIS Solution ConsultantA sneak peek Tech Data’s developing partner program, designed by the company and built to transform your EMC practice. Receive an inside look at VSPEX Blue, EMC’s Hyper Converged Infrastructure Appliance, which is positioned to take over the HCI space in the data center market.
  • Building a Focused Go-to-Market Approach with Frank Albi, A&G Advisory Services — Join Frank as he helps you clearly define your true “sweet spot” in the market and align this focus to the consumption behaviors of the target market and your company’s solutions model. Learn some immediate actions you can take that’ll pave the way for success.

The TechSelect Partner Conferences are held semi-annually and are exclusive to TechSelect members. For more information, visit

Editor’s Choice

Midwest MSPs Treated to Personal Stories, Compelling Demos, and More at ChannelPro LIVE: Columbus Show

June 7, 2024 |

Ohio technology professionals joined ChannelPro to share business best practices at the area’s first-of-its-kind event.

Asigra Makes a Splash with New SaaS App Data Backup Platform

June 3, 2024 |

Asigra’s new SaaSAssure platform offers MSPs comprehensive, secure, and easy-to-use backup solutions for SaaS apps, addressing a critical market need and providing an unparalleled opportunity for revenue.

Peer to Peer: John Kampas on Why EMPIST Thrives — Plus, 1 Mistake Too Many MSPs Make

May 31, 2024 | John Kampas

How prioritizing customer protection and technological empowerment helped EMPIST evolve into a “managed technology provider” with an international presence.

MSPs React to Comprehensive, Aggressively Priced Kaseya 365

May 1, 2024 |

Hear from MSP peers on the launch of the new Kaseya 365 program — designed to provide a crucial package of tech services at an affordable monthly price.

Related News

Growing the MSP

Explore ChannelPro


Reach Our Audience