The future of technology distribution has its roots in a history of dynamic evolution — transformation that began well before the industry’s fast-paced innovations of today. In his latest LinkedIn Pulse column, GTDC CEO Tim Curran discusses how distributor service models continue to fuel a vibrant shift that’s gaining strong momentum worldwide. The column touches on a new GTDC report specific to related developments in Europe, following the organization’s recent highly successful Summit EMEA conference (see recap below).

GTDC CONFERENCE NEWS
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Register Now: GTDC Summit in San Francisco, September 6-7

Join distribution CEOs and other leaders as well as your peers and top industry analysts at technology distribution’s premier annual event – GTDC Summit. The event drew a record-breaking 300+ attendees last year. You can again expect a packed house and agenda this year, including:

  • Compelling keynotes such as best-selling author, Global Futurist Rich Karlgaard from Forbes and “CX Factor” panel hosted by Global, Customer Growth, Sales and Innovation Evangelist Tiffani Bova from Salesforce
  • Structured networking opportunities with leading distributors as well as channel peers and top analysts
  • Latest information regarding sales trends, high-growth opportunities and market dynamics
  • Breakout sessions designed to deliver real value, with key takeaways relative to emerging market segments and corresponding channel connections

Learn what it takes to thrive in an era of disruption and register now for Summit 2017.

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Auf Wiedersehen, Austria!
Thanks to all who attended the 2017 GTDC Summit EMEA, June 13-14 in Vienna. The conference showcased technology distribution in motion, delivering invaluable regional insight through keynotes from visionaries such as Gerd Leonhard, as well as a broad range of high-impact panels and breakout sessions. Highlights included honoring the region’s 2017 Rising Stars award winners with exceptional sales growth over the past year. Watch the Summit EMEA recap video.
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2017 U.S. Demand Trends YTD – What’s Hot & Not

The GTDC recently launched its “Inside Tech Distribution” quarterly webinar series to touch on the latest channel trends, new services, and more that’s happening on a global basis. The first installment covers our Insights into 2017 report while touching on Europe’s strong start to the year. Stay tuned for our next webinar, which will delve into enterprise market trends and more.
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RESEARCH REPORTS
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New Report: Services Capabilities Transform IT Distribution in Europe

Distributors are accelerating their services capabilities to help vendors and solution providers thrive in today’s era of disruption. The GTDC’s latest research report examines how EMEA distributors stay ahead of the curve, adding a wide range of services increasingly valued by partners up and down the supply chain.
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GTDC IN THE NEWS
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Q2 Media Coverage Includes Summit EMEA Highlights, Rising Star Recipients and More