Top 10 Reasons to Attend NY Tech Summit 2017

Top 10 Reasons to Attend NY Tech Summit 2017

Posted on 04/25/2017

1. A Cyber Security Panel Discussion That is Critical to Your Business’ Defense

Integrating technology awareness into a company’s cyber defense plan can be a challenge for most organizations. Panel members will address how they have successfully engaged their organizations and clients to join the cyber defense/security culture. Lessons learned and organizational development opportunities, such as “Using Common Sense” for non-IT partners, will also be covered and open for discussion. Learn more here.


2. Hot Topics for 2017: Corporate Awareness; Cloud Strategies; IT Evolution; Transformational Leadership

The NY Tech Summit conference will focus on a variety of hot topics: corporate awareness, cloud strategies, IT evolution and transformational leadership. We have aggregated feedback from industry trends, our advisors and past attendees to be the guiding force behind this agenda. These hot topics are a snapshot of just that, as they will help guide your organization in the right direction as it works to face common challenges in the IT world. Learn more about this year’s important hot topics here.


3. Networking, Networking, and More Networking

There will be several opportunities to network with hundreds of IT professionals at this year’s conference. What could that mean for you? According to Peter Belyea, president of the event’s presenting sponsors, TERACAI and CXtec:

“Our attendees get the opportunity to take part in one-on-one interactions with industry-leading IT manufacturers and solution providers. These face-to-face networking and relationship-building opportunities have proven to deliver valuable connections for IT professionals within our industry.”


4. Explore, Play, and Learn in the Tech Sandbox

Time to get your hands dirty again this year in the Tech Sandbox. Attendees will have the chance to explore, play and learn about the latest products and newest technology from the market’s leading manufacturers. During exhibit hours, the Tech Sandbox is the perfect place for igniting curiosity and participation with ideas, trends and of course, technologies!


5. Industry-Leading Exhibits Are Just That… And More

The Tech Sandbox isn’t the only place you can get your hands dirty! Some of the top IT leaders in the industry, like Cisco, Spectrum Business Class, Juniper Networks, Plantronics, and more, will be on the tradeshow floor enabling you to experience hands-on interaction with showcased products of the latest and greatest technologies provided by the experts themselves. For a listing of the 2017 NY Tech Summit exhibitors and sponsors, click here.


6. A Keynote Speaker That Will Make You Think and Laugh!

Jeff Havens, corporate comedian and trainer, will deliver the keynote address on June 7. Havens’ hilarious and powerful keynote address, Uncrapify Your Life!, will help attendees achieve success in leadership, customer service, communication, and corporate culture. He will share the three-step process, which innovation throughout all of human history has inevitably followed, as well as other high-quality educational lessons in an undeniably entertaining way.


7. Educational Sessions That Will Make You Think and Maybe Even Laugh!

The event will feature more than 30 educational sessions about current and emerging technologies, case studies and industry trends presented by practicing IT professionals, industry experts and thought leaders. Join industry-leading speakers from a variety of end user environments, OEMs and technology solution providers, such as Cisco, BlueRock Energy, APC by Schneider Electric, SUNY Cortland and Kalki Consulting. To read course descriptions and speaker bios, view the full agenda here.


8. A NY Tech Summit App to Keep You Organized!

The NY Tech Summit app allows attendees to connect with colleagues and peers on the NY Tech Summit LinkedIn group. Attendees can also exchange their “digital business cards” and any new contacts made can be housed within the “My Contacts” section of the app. But wait, there’s more! Use the NY Tech Summit app to:

  • Manage your personal event agenda
  • Search the entire conference schedule
  • Take, save, and share notes and photos
  • Locate exhibitors and sponsors on the exhibit floor
  • Scan any codes and download the matching data with the QR scanner feature


9. After Hours at The Turquoise Tiger, a Guaranteed Grrreat Time!

New year, new venue for our attendee party! After Hours at The Turquoise Tiger will take place at Turning Stone's Exit 33 venue, immediately following the networking reception held on the NY Tech Summit exhibit floor. This year's party will feature a live music performance, hors d'oeuvres and cocktails. Don't miss out on all the fun and the chance to network one-on-one with everyone!


10. Choice Accommodations That Are Truly World-Class!

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 Turning Stone has to offer. More info here.

Still not convinced? See for yourself what to expect at NY Tech Summit 2017 


Join us June 7-9, 2017 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino. Register for NY Tech Summit for just $595 – a $1,295 value:

Don't forget to connect with us on social media for the latest updates on trending technologies, industry leaders, and all things NY Tech Summit 2017!




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