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10 Truths About Virtual Events

By Julian Lee We have been doing virtual events every month for the past 6 months. We learned a few things along the way that I would like to share to help make all virtual events better. 10 truths that our ChannelNEXT team found in doing virtual events (so far): Don’t Do Boring Content: Virtual events can quickly become boring ... Read More »

What happened at the 2020 Channel Manager Summit?

Every channel leader wants to stay on top of their game. At our recent annual 2020 Channel Manager Summit, vendors got a solid variety of thought-provoking 7-part content to help them do exactly this. It’s one of those things that you simply had to be there to get it all. 1. Just the facts: Tim Brunt, IDC Device growth is ... Read More »

Extreme Channel Manager Business Building

For the past eight years we have been hosting a Channel Manager Summit to share insights and exchange ideas to help Channel Managers and Channel Chiefs to improve their channel game in the new year. Usually, we bolted this activity to our annual Reseller Choice and Best Managed IT Companies Awards Gala. However this year, we have spun it off ... Read More »

Food4Thought, Think Tanks, and Masterminds… oh my!

If you’re looking to connect with like-minded professionals, source innovative solutions to common and uncommon problems, and increase performance, maybe it’s time to consider starting or joining a Mastermind. Here are some tips to ensure success. What is a Mastermind? They can be called different things (I call mine one of mine a ‘Think Tank’ and my She-Suite one, ‘Food4Thought’).  It’s any opportunity ... Read More »

What do channel partners and vendors really want from channel conferences?

Vendors will probably say “recruit new partners”. Partners will probably say “find ways to grow business”. There is overlap between these two goals but they are not the same. Of course, there are many other reasons why people attend conferences such as networking, learning, scoping out the competition, partying and so on. We decided to dig deeper and wider to ... Read More »

Anatomy of Extreme Channel Partner Business Building

Experiencing this extreme business building live at ChannelNEXT19 is the best way to truly understand how it works, but hopefully this play-by-play summary may give you a good idea… The pre-event meet and greet started at 9 AM as everyone arrived and registered. Based on their interests, delegates are assigned to a peer-group to work the Mastermind sessions over the ... Read More »

So… What happened at ChannelNEXT19 East back on April 8-9?

Things did not look good on the day before the show! The ominous weather announcements called for ice rain mixed with about 20 CM of snow and high winds. Well, it was much worse. About 300,000 people lost electricity in the region including a few intermittent black-outs at the Esterel Resort (where we held our event). Fully expecting a high ... Read More »

The 2018 Reseller Choice Award Winners For Canada are…

What a fantastic evening! The industry’s best of the best in the Canadian Channel gathered at the fabulous Eglinton Grand in Toronto to celebrate their award wins at the 12th Annual Reseller Choice Awards and Canada’s 50 Best Managed IT Companies awards!  This year was exceptional as we literally went over the venue’s capacity. We apologize to those who could ... Read More »

Canada’s 50 Best Managed IT Companies Awards Is Off The Charts!

This award is gaining huge traction each year. The primary goal is simply to help all VARs, MSPs, ITSPs, MSSPs and ISVs to benchmark their best business practices and hopefully improve. It is always free to take the online assessment at www.bestmanageditcompanies.com. Our big mission is to help the entire channel to become bigger, better, stronger and smarter so it ... Read More »