Channel Partners Announces New Fall Conference & Expo: Cloud Partners

VIRGO, an information distribution company focused on the most innovative and complex business-to-business markets that fuel the U.S. and world economies, announced that its fall event is being rebranded as Cloud Partners, a Channel Partners event. Cloud Partners will serve as a gathering point for providers and the channel to come together to explore and debut new cloud solutions. The event will take place Sept. 11-13, at McCormick Place in Chicago.

We are excited about the introduction of Cloud Partners, a Channel Partners event,” said John Siefert, CEO of VIRGO. Attendees will be able to find new cloud solutions, discover new architectural approaches to meeting their customers needs and learn from industry thought leaders who are defining the space.”

Cloud Partners will include an exhibit hall featuring cloud providers, distributors and master agents, and IT hardware and software companies that are enabling channel partners to build and/or deliver cloud solutions.

Cloud Partners also will include unique networking events and educational programming from 30-minute primers to multi-hour workshops. Channel Partners will be working closely with its partners CompTIA, Cloud & Technology Transformation Alliance (CTTA) and Cloud Services Community, to develop cloud-focused education sessions for the event.

Based on input from the Channel Partners audience, we believe this is the perfect time to evolve our fall event into Cloud Partners in order to reflect the shifts and momentum around the cloud environment and how it affects our attendees, exhibitors and sponsors,” said Katherine Clements, vice president of VIRGOs Medical and Communications Networks.

Companies that are interested in exhibiting at the event or sponsorship opportunities can click here for more information.

About Channel Partners
Channel Partners magazine is the leading publication for telecom and IT distribution channels. For more than 25 years, Channel Partners has been the undisputed leader in providing news, analysis and education to the indirect sales channels serving the business technology and communications industry. In addition, Channel Partners online ( delivers a constant content stream of unique and breaking industry news, feature articles and premium downloadable content. As official media of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo (, Channel Partners is the market leader that channel professionals turn to first.

About VIRGO Publishing
VIRGO is an information distribution company focused on the most innovative and complex business-to-business markets that fuel U.S. and world economies.  Our mission is to help business professionals break through the hype, ambiguity and information deluge they experience, by offering trustworthy guidance on the decisions they need to make be that early in their decision making process, whilst making a purchase decision, or following the decision when a product, service or ingredient is in use.

We do this in each of our networks by focusing on five key tenets that make their information journey fruitful: Content, Audience, Brands, User Experience and Performance Marketing.

With 19 brands including trade magazines and/or websites, 8 trade shows and regional conferences, training and accreditation programs and an expanding online platform, VIRGO leverages its events, publications, digital and other media to provide integrated solutions for professionals in industries, including healthcare, natural products, telecommunications and self-storage.

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