Each conference will host a panel discussion and question time in relation to each of the three topics - convergence, networking and the internet.
Now is your chance to submit questions in advance which will be discussed and recorded at the conference for future coverage in PC Dealer. Send your questions to [email protected].
Watch out for vnunet radio, which will be carrying out interviews and covering each panel discussion and debate. You will find the audio content from the channel conferences along with key interviews from around the show at www.vnunet.com or visit vnunet radio on the Network News stand D70, Hall 20. vnunet.com will also feature daily news from Networks telecom '99 in both text and audio.
Channel Lounge, sponsored by Come and discover the exciting business opportunity provided by the IT Network. Launching on 28 June, the IT Network is an independent, comprehensive IT product search and comparison resource. See how teaming with the IT Network will get your company right in front of 100,000 IT professionals.
The IT Network team will be available during the entire event to discuss your sales advantage in the PC Dealer Channel Lounge, Main Concourse, Suite 21, next door to the PC Dealer Channel Conference.
CHANNEL CONFERENCE PROGRAMME AT NETWORKS TELECOM '99
Networking is one the fastest growing opportunities for resellers and PC Dealer will be covering some of the most exciting technologies during the Networks telecom '99 show. As official channel sponsor for the event, PC Dealer has gathered some of the industry's leading vendors and speakers to present the latest research and explain, in real terms, what the technologies have to offer.
CONVERGENCE CONFERENCE: 29 June
Register for the Convergence Conference which will show you how the convergence of voice and data can offer many opportunities from expanded markets and higher margins. Hear from business entrepreneur Bob Jones of Equiinet, who will share his thoughts on the complete converged systems for the SME.
NETWORKING CONFERENCE: 30 June.
Join the Networking Conference programme and learn about generating profit from network documentation. Hear about the increasing complexity of routes to market for network products and services, the change from vendor-efficient to customer-efficient routes to market and methods for optimisation. Be first to find out the latest research results from Compubase identifying this year's networking trends in the channel.
INTERNET CONFERENCE: 1 July
The Internet Conference, Gold at the end of the e-commerce rainbow, will show how the internet provides a different way of increasing efficiencies in normal business practices. E-Business, streaming media, intranets and virtual private networks (VPNs) are all becoming realistic tools to do business with.
To obtain your application form contact Miller Freeman on 01203 426479
MARKETING ON A SHOE STRING WINNER
Congratulations go to Cara Pye from ADM Computing, who has won a fabulous weekend trip to Prague, courtesy of KNS Distribution.
Cara (pictured with Yuri Pasea, director of KNS Distribution) submitted a copy of ADM's new quarterly newsletter following the launch of the PC Dealer Marketing on a Shoestring competition in association with KNS Distribution.
The newsletter, ADM in Focus, was introduced to raise awareness of the company name and services, which generated a 30 per cent increase in sales of the products featured.
What's more, ADM was able to cover its costs from sponsors from larger companies.
KNS Distribution and PC Dealer are launching the second Marketing on a Shoestring competition, so how would you like to win a trip to a European city of your choice? All you have to do is describe a recent marketing campaign/project and why you think you should win the competition. Entry forms are available at the Channel Lounge, Suite 23, Main Concourse at Networks telecom '99 (29 June-1 July) or fill in the online form at www.pcdealer.co.uk.
GRAND PRIX COMPETITION
Paul Carrington from Computer Developments is the lucky winner of a VIP trip to the Silverstone Grand Prix on 11 July with the Jordan Formula One Racing Team, compliments of Imation. Ray Crowther, director of Selven Group, took second prize and will receive a maxi model of a Jordan car. Individual prizes of a racing game CD are on their way to 50 runners-up.
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