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ChannelNext East 2016
Esterel, QC, April 11-12

Voted #1 Independent Channel Conference 5th Year in a Row!

ChannelNext is honoured to have been voted the #1 independent channel event in Canada for 5 years in a row (by The Canadian Reseller Choice Awards). Come experience ChannelNEXT and see yourself!

As you may know, we are on a mission to help VARs, MSPs and ITSPs to build a bigger, better, stronger and smarter business. This conference is one part of what we do to help VARs and MSPs to reach these goals. After 15 years of doing these events, we know that it has helped many VARs and MSPs grow successfully. Some tell us by as much as 30%!

ChannelNEXT is the Channel event, where numerous networking opportunities are provided for vendors, distributors, VARs, MSPs and ITSPs to meet, learn and define their partnerships. You will learn how to build a bigger, better and stronger business! This is how you grow your business and make more profits! We know the investment of your time is extremely valuable, so you must take home significant value. It is what you expect and we promise to deliver!

We will be showcasing a variety of vendors who are offering recurring revenue opportunities including: Cloud/SaaS, Business Continuity, Security, Mobility and just about every type of Managed Service. We will present some best practices for running a Network Operations Centre. You will see the best Remote Monitoring and Management and Service Automation solutions. We are also launching a fully integrated business automation solution for VARs and MSPs. The event will also highlight our latest mission, VAR Office suit, a one-stop resource to better streamline, manage and market your businesses. Some of the leading hardware vendors will also be there. Other channel opportunities for Internet Of Things and Big Data will be discussed.

So, if you are looking for some help to grow your business profitably, then this VIP event may be the perfect fit for you!


Why Attend?

  1. Learn about the latest best-practices to build your business profitably and sustainably. It is all about building a recurring revenue business model!

  2. Out-smart and out-play your competition by staying at the forefront of the leading trends.

  3. Meet leading vendors and distributors face-to-face to develop stronger relationships and profitable partnerships.

  4. Learn from the best business experts and "pick their brains" to help you improve! Explore BestManagedITCompanies, VAR Office Suite, VARCoach and VARMasterMind - powerful resources for you to find everything you need to learn, streamline, manage and market your business better.

  5. Network with other leading VARs, MSPs and ITSPs to get real-world ideas and collaborate!

  6. It is FREE for qualified VARs, MSPs and ITSPs to attend. We pay for your food, drink, social activities and entertainment. All you have to do is make your way to the event!  (Only non-qualified VARs, MSPs or ITSPs are required to pay a conference fee of $295)

Your Role

As a ChannelNext VIP, your attendance and participation is crucial to the success of the event. Only individuals who are willing to commit their time and energy will be considered for attendance:

  • You must be either the President, Owner, Senior Management or Senior Buyer.
  • You must attend and participate in ALL scheduled appointments and special events.
  • You must be punctual and adhere to your schedule.
  • Although not a pre-requisite, you are strongly encouraged to provide feedback, insight, and ask relevant questions. (The more you engage, the more you will get from the event.)

Decision Makers Must Attend

For you to get the most value from attending the ChannelNext event, only the decision makers from your company must attend. To be specific, CEO, President, Owner, Sales Manager, Marketing Manager, and Senior Buyer are expected.



What You Get

Participants are carefully selected and invited to participate based on their business model, experience in the industry, sales and growth potential. If you are selected as a VIP, you will receive the following:

  • Accommodations in one of the resort hotels (if registered by the deadline)
  • Complimentary entrance to all VIP social events, including Reception, Expert Panel Discussion, Breakfast, Lunches and Dinner.
  • Lots of special gifts from participating vendors
  • Conference guide compiled with detailed information about all attending vendors