10 Reasons to Attend NY Tech Summit 2016

10 Reasons to Attend NY Tech Summit 2016

Posted on 04/20/2016

1. Network with Top IT Professionals

NY Tech Summit provides a great opportunity to meet new people and chat with other IT professionals about new technology and the latest business innovations. This business-driven technology conference offers a unique atmosphere to mix and meet people in your field in similar business situations where you can learn new and inventive ways of approaching conflicts and solutions.

2. Hands-On Demonstrations from Industry-Leading Exhibitors

Our technology sandbox isn’t the only place you can get your hands dirty! NY Tech Summit provide attendees with myriad valuable networking opportunities with some of the top IT manufacturers in the industry – as you explore the tradeshow floor, you will experience hands-on interaction with showcased products of the latest and greatest technologies provided by the experts themselves. See and compare new products, equipment, technology and services from some of the best IT vendors in the industry like Cisco, Time Warner Business Class, Juniper Networks, Plantronics, and more!

For a listing of the 2016 NY Tech Summit exhibitors and sponsors, click here.

3. Our Own Tech Sandbox!

During exhibit hours, the Tech Sandbox is the perfect place for igniting curiosity and participation with ideas, trends and of course, technologies! The NYTS Sandbox will feature a playground of devices and/or tools. This will be a great hands-on way to exchange insights and network with fellow IT pros in your industry.

Learn how to solve new business problems and reduce operating costs with the Cisco Meraki portfolio or streamline IT asset management and bring value to your organization by leveraging the Microsoft’s cutting-edge platforms. This year’s featured demos will include the best in tech with Cisco, Time Warner Cable Business Class, Juniper, Plantronics, Innovative Solutions, and Schneider Electric.

4. Pre-Conference Workshops, Roundtables & Panel Discussions

NY Tech Summit provides the opportunity to engage in roundtable discussions to allow attendees to further explore issues and trends in the technology industry. You can exchange external viewpoints on subjects ranging from security to vendor relationships, while establishing and expanding your network.

To further your learning experience, we have also included pre-conference workshops and a panel discussion available to attendees.

5. Informative Classroom Sessions

The event features more than 25 sessions focused on information technology driving business success, with tracks based on hot topics in navigating "IT", transformational leadership, cultivating the team, strategic relationships and leveraging the cloud.

A variety of speakers from all industries and a variety of end user environments, OEMs and technology solution providers. To read course descriptions and speaker bios, view the full agenda here.

6. Rockin' Keynote Presentation

We are excited to announce this year’s NY Tech Summit keynote speaker is Mark Schulman, world-class drummer for top artists and entertainers, including P!nk, Foreigner, Sheryl Crow, Stevie Nicks, Billy Idol, Cher, and Destiny’s Child. He was voted as one of the Top 3 Pop-Rock Drummers in the “Modern Drummer” Readers Poll in 2014. He is a motivational speaker, inspiring people to reach beyond their limits to perform at your peak level of performance.

Mark’s keynote address, Conquering Life's Stage Fright: Three Steps to Top Performance, will encourage, challenge and inspire attendees to step beyond their perceived limitations. He will share three core concepts that provide the blueprint to confident peak performance by incorporating live entertainment, audience participation, and video to create the ultimate learning environment.

7. World-Class Accommodations

NY Tech Summit is held at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, one of the top tourist destinations in New York. Stay close to the conference and enjoy all that that Turning Stone has to offer. More info here.

8. Cocktail Reception & Encore at the Gig Attendee Party

As the first day of NY Tech Summit concludes, take some time to visit some of the exhibitor booths you may have missed during the cocktail reception held in the exhibit space, Thursday evening from 4:45 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Since its inception in 2014, Encore at the Gig has been a huge hit and a fun way to engage in different networking opportunities. Encore takes place at Turning Stone’s new Exit 33 venue, immediately following the networking reception held on the NY Tech Summit exhibit floor, Thursday, June 9th, from 7:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.

Enjoy some appetizers and beverages, and great live music, thanks to our Encore at the Gig sponsors: Cisco, Time Warner Cable Business Class, Fortinet and Plantronics.

9. Content Guided by the NY Tech Summit Advisory Committee

Industry trends, feedback from past attendees and expertise from the 2016 NY Tech Summit advisory committee has helped guide the content of the conference to ensure that it provides great value for all attendees. The committee is made up of some of the top IT professionals in the industry. Find out more here.

10. Come Back to Your Organization with a Better Idea on How IT can Drive Business Success

Staying up to date on the latest technology and trends will promote growth and drive business value for your organization. NY Tech Summit provides many ways to engage in a variety of learning and networking opportunities, allowing attendees to further explore trends and issues in the technology industry. Bring back new ideas on subjects ranging from transformational leadership to leveraging cloud technology, while establishing and expanding your network.

Not convinced just yet? See for yourself & find out what NY Tech Summit has to offer.


To attend NY Tech Summit click here to Register Now! Get the most value out of your 2016 NY Tech Summit conference pass by registering today for just $395 by using promo code NYTS16EARLY now through 4/30.

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This is a great time to network. It’s a great time to come out and see what the new products are… I find this very informative.

- James
Manager, IT Services