1,000 Reseller Attendees Expected At D&H's Mid-Atlantic Summer 2012 Tech Show 6/21
— The Event Will Feature a Microsoft Windows 8 “Device Bar,” Emerging Tech such as Intel’s E5 Servers and Ultrabook Innovations, Plus Seminar Content from Acer, Cisco, HP, and Intel —
HARRISBURG, PA – D&H Distributing, the leading North American computer products and consumer electronics distributor, announces it will host its Mid-Atlantic Summer 2012 Technology Show on Thursday, June 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, Hershey, PA. This year’s event is expected to attract nearly 1,000 attendees from resellers in this region, who will visit exhibits from more than 130 participating manufacturers.
The show is full-up with attractions, such as a “Microsoft Device Bar” located at the Microsoft booth. This exhibit will demonstrate how different devices run on a preview version of the highly anticipated Windows 8 operating system. At press time, models that are scheduled to be part of the Device Bar include: the ASUS UX31E Zenbook notebook, the Samsung NP900X3B Series 9 notebook, the Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook, the Toshiba Portege Z835 ultraportable laptop, the slim Lenovo U300 IdeaPad notebook, the Samsung Series 7 notebook, and the ASUS Eee Slate B121.
The event will also include the east coast debut of the “D&H Solutions Booth” featuring turn-key solutions, and an emerging tech pavilion with a brand new set of vendors. The educational agenda will touch on some of the industry’s most intriguing developments, including presentations by Microsoft (Windows 8), Cisco (small business video solutions), HP (ProLiant Gen8 servers) Intel (Ultrabooks), Acer (business solutions), SMB Nation (“Learn to Earn”), and D&H’s Server Specialists (Intel’s E5 Series).
Participating vendors in addition to the above include Antec, Belkin, D-Link, Kensington, Linksys, Lenovo, Plantronics, Samsung, SanDisk, Seagate, Targus, Toshiba, WatchGuard, Western Digital, Zoom Telephonics and a roster of others. Vendors who are making a first appearance at the show include Dynatron (cooling systems), Fractal Design (cases, power supply), Keebox (wireless products), Monster Digital (extreme SD cards), Snow Lizard Products (cases, accessories), Socket Mobile (handheld data capture), TP-Link (networking), Audyssey Laboratories Inc (audio docks), CODi (laptop cases), Gunnar Optks (gaming eyewear), Tely Labs (Skype video calling). This the largest amount of debut vendors in the recent history of D&H’s trade show schedule.
As always, customers who attend the event will be able to benefit from special, show-day-only pricing to help make these new technologies more accessible. Door prizes will be plentiful as well, including a Logitech Bluetooth mini boom box for one winner present in each of the seven seminars. One Grand Prize winner will be awarded a Samsung 51-inch Plasma HDTV.
“With the amount of new technologies and paradigms that are emerging this year, there’s an awful lot to tout at this show. We’re offering first-hand insights into everything from tablet innovations, to thin and lite models, to Intel’s new E5 Series, to a Windows 8 preview,” noted Mary Campbell, vice president of marketing at D&H. “It’s a very opportune moment to give resellers face-to-face access to the vendor community, so they can learn about the solutions that are positioned to revolutionize the industry. We’re proud to be able to gather such a collection of game-changing partners and products at this pivotal moment.”
D&H customers can contact their account representatives, (800) 340-1001, or log-in and register online at dandh.com.
The Agenda for the D&H Mid-Atlantic Summer 2012 Technology Show:
- 11:00 a.m.: Registration opens
- 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.: D&H Server Specialists seminar: The All-New E5 Series Server Line: More Choices, More Opportunities, More Profits
- 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.: HP seminar: HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers with HP MS ROK: The Next Generation of Innovation
- 2:00 – 2:45 p.m.: Cisco seminar: Cisco Small Business Video Solutions
- 3:00 p.m.: Exhibits open
- 3:00 – 3:45 p.m.: Microsoft seminar: Windows 8: Enabling Flexible Workstyles
- 4:00 – 4:45 p.m.: Intel seminar: Ultrabook: Reinventing the Mobile Experience
- 5:00 – 5:45 p.m.: Acer seminar: Acer Means Business
- 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.: SMB Nation seminar: Learn to Earn!
- 8:30 p.m.: Exhibits close
About D&H Distributing
As the nation’s leading technology distributor, D&H provides a wealth of resources to empower solution providers and consultants, delivering a broad selection of SMB categories, products and applications. The company’s offerings span server and infrastructure, SOHO and mobile applications, consumer electronics and gaming. D&H’s multi-market expertise, account-dedicated sales teams, sterling service and flexible financing options are unmatched in the industry.
With an impressive 94-year history serving as a trusted advisor to the reseller channel, D&H has been able to consistently reinvent itself based upon changing market conditions. The company prides itself on creating business partnerships with an astute focus on ease-of-doing-business, relationships, value, performance and service.
D&H was named Cisco’s Worldwide Small Business Distributor of the Year for 2010, won the Microsoft Licensing Operational Excellence Award seven years running and was named Microsoft’s OEM Distributor of the Year. The company ships out of five separate locations in North America, including its US headquarters in Harrisburg and its Canadian headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario. Additional US warehouses are located in Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; and Fresno, CA. Call D&H toll-free at (800) 340-1001 or visit www.dandh.com.
SOURCE: D&H Distributing