The Channel is gathering for Comms Solutions 2008

The Channel is gathering for Comms Solutions 2008

Alcatel Lucent – Cisco - Aurora Kendrick James - Gamma Telecom - Griffin Internet - Hugh Symons Communications - Hugh Symons Telecom – Mitel - MTV Telecom – Murphx - Neowave – Oak - Opal Telecom – Portix – Sphinx - UK Telco and Vangent... amongst exhibitors

London - BPL Business Media and 360 Events have announced a rapidly growing line-up of exhibitors for Comms Solutions 2008 which will be staged in London at the New Wembley Stadium on the 16th & 17th April 2008. Comms Solutions will gather together the entire channel community in one spectacular venue to showcase and address some of the key issues impacting the development of the Industry.

Comms Solutions 2008 will feature a Solutions Expo combined with ‘independent’ presentation sessions which will address issues facing the channel presented by a strong line up of speakers: Subjects to be debated will include:

• SOLUTION SELLING: Why and How to transform your business model
• THE GREEN AGENDA: Translating it into opportunity
• SECURING COMMS: New challenges, Proven strategies
• GROWTH STRATEGIES: What are your options?
• BT and 21CN: What does it mean to your business?
• MICROSOFT IN UC: Why it matters to you and your customers
• MOBILITY: Who will be the winners and losers in the race to true business mobility?
• HOSTED AND MANAGED: Is there a future for the on-site PBX?
• SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS: Build, Buy, Partner, Ignore?
• VERTICAL MARKETS: Is a vertical market strategy essential?

A Mobility Zone has been added to the event this year dedicated to channel players offering the resellers new margin opportunities in the provision of mobility solutions.

A Sports Quiz evening hosted by Sky Sports’ Matthew Lorenzo is scheduled for the evening of April 16th giving delegates and sponsors the opportunity to relax and make new contacts in a fun environment.

The increasing importance of the channel in driving sales is reflected by the number of major organisations that are backing Comms Solutions 2008. Exhibitors include Oak, UK Telco, Gamma Telecom, Hugh Symons Communications, Hugh Symons Telecom, Neowave, Griffin Internet, Vangent, Opal Telecom, Portix, Aurora Kendrick James, Murphx, MTV Telecom, Mitel, Sphinx, Alcatel Lucent, along with official media partner Comms Dealer magazine.

“Comms Solutions 2008 is the single most important event spanning two days in the channel’s business calendar. A unique event for key decision makers in the industry to come together with leading Vendors and Solution and Service providers to discuss the key issues affecting their businesses and the development of the Channel,” said Nigel Sergent, Event Director, Comms Solutions 2008. “Attendees can expect strong presentations mixed with lively debate and the opportunity to meet exhibitors and their peers in the community.”

Clive Sawkins, Director Unified Communications Europe for Cisco said “after the success of last year, Cisco had no hesitation in confirming their presence as a Golden Boot sponsor for the 2008 event. Cisco see’s the event as an integral part in the development of our channel.”

Resellers wishing to attend the event can find further information and register to attend at