January 11, 2016

SCTC Brings Dedicated Communications Collaboration Education to ITEXPO


The Society of Communications Technology Consultants International, Inc., hosts a full day dedicated to Communications and Collaboration Deployments, Strategy and Industry Trends.

Norwalk, CT—January 11, 2016— TMC announced today The Society of Communications Technology Consultants International, Inc (SCTC) will present Communications and Collaboration content  at ITEXPO held January 25-28, 2016 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale.  Industry leaders will share their extensive knowledge and expertise to guide organizations to optimal solutions during the SCTC program on Tuesday January 26th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. ITEXPO is the only event dedicated to exploring communications solutions for the enterprise mid-market, resellers and service providers.

The SCTC has been a recognized force in the information and communications technology industry since 1976. This non-profit society provides a robust network of consultant resources and opportunities for collaboration, a forum for professional development, mentoring of new consultants, and access to a vendor advisory council that offers product, service, and channel information for our consultants and clients.

“The SCTC communications and collaboration education at ITEXPO will give attendees a comprehensive outlook on the latest advancements and best practices,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman. “We are excited to welcome the powerful line-up of speakers hand selected by SCTC and even more eager to learn from their extensive knowledge.”

The conference program presented by SCTC includes:

Developing your Communications and Collaboration Strategy

  • Tom Brannen, Wassaw Consulting
  • Barb Grothe, The BAZ Group
  • Ted Mallires, The BAZ Group
  • Ivan Sindell, GCSRi Corporation

Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid when Deploying a New Communications and Collaboration Platform

  • Byron Battles, The Battles Group, LLC
  • Richard Hathaway, RLH Telecom Solutions, LLC
  • Melissa Swartz, Swartz Consulting, LLC

 Mobility: 6 Things Top Telecom Departments Know and Do Well!

  • Tom Brannen, Wassaw Consulting
  • Larry Treas, The Michael Group

Migrating to UC - Making a Smooth Transition

  • Barb Grothe, The BAZ Group
  • Garrett Myers, Gateway Group, LLP

How Long Can You Tolerate Your Phone/UC System Being Down?

  • Phil Edholm, PKE Consulting LLC & UC Strategies.com

Working with Independent Consultants: Value for the User, the Channel and the Vendor

  • John Blankley, Society of Communications Technology Consultants International
  • Gary Lisbon, GL Voice Solutions
  • Garrett Myers, Gateway Group, LLP
  • Ari Reingowsky, Society of Communications Technology Consultants International

ITEXPO is supported by Diamond Sponsor: Digium; Platinum Sponsors: 888VoIP, Content Boost, Fiber Mountain, Grandstream, NETXUSA, Sangoma, Sansay, Windstream, Yealink; Gold Sponsors: ABP Tech, NetSapiens, Snom, Taqua, Vitelity, Vodia Networks, Voxbone and Work Market.

For more information or to register for ITEXPO, contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131. For media inquiries, contact Jennifer Terentiuk. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for ITEXPO should contact TMC's Joe Fabiano at 203-852-6800 x132 or Maureen Gambino at 203-852-6800 x109.

For the latest ITEXPO news, updates and information follow the event on Twitter at @ITEXPO.

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Media and Analyst Contact:       

Jennifer Terentiuk / jterentiuk@tmcnet.com
Marketing Director for Events
203-852-6800 x 125

Edited by Kyle Piscioniere

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