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Channel Transitions conferences are one-of-a-kind education and networking events that give you the opportunity to engage with both established and up-and-coming solutions providers. In 2014, 86.2% of attendees reported that they planned on following up with at least one sponsor after the conference.

Sponsorships are limited, so contact Business Solutions Publisher Tim Ulrich at (814) 897-9000, ext. 245, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to guarantee access to your next generation of partners.


Sponsors & Partners


2016 Gold Sponsors

CayanTM makes businesses more successful by connecting them to payment technologies that give them a competitive advantage. From simple, intuitive and reliable credit card processing, to fully integrated, multi-channel customer engagement platforms such as CayanGenius®, we are continuously developing new ways for businesses to unlock the power of payments.

A pioneer of the POS-as-a-service business model, Harbortouch is a leading national supplier of point of sale systems, serving tens of thousands of businesses across the nation. The company's unparalleled free program enables its reseller partners to provide full-featured POS systems to restaurants and retail businesses with no up-front costs, while earning up-front commissions and lucrative residual revenue. Harbortouch’s Certified Reseller program offers the opportunity for VARs to earn even greater commissions.
Vantiv Integrated Payments, formerly known as Mercury, makes payments smarter, faster and easier by partnering with developers and technology firms to embed payment processing in point-of-sale systems for businesses of all sizes. We provide developers and service providers with secure, feature rich integration solutions to enhance their POS and payment acceptance systems. By integrating to our payment processing platform, your POS, ecommerce solution or business management software becomes a one-stop merchant solution. Our solutions are designed to meet specific requirements from different industry verticals, making us the only payment processing partner you will ever need. Visit us at www.vantiv.com.

Designed with MSPs, resellers, and distributors in mind, the Webroot® Channel Edge® Program offers competitive margins, recurring revenue, lower operational costs, improved productivity, and innovative enablement tools. Through its web-based management console and integration with RMM and PSA platforms, Webroot offers intelligent, easy-to-deploy protection for endpoint, mobile, and web.

Partnering with businesses of all sizes, Webroot secures your clients against sophisticated threats—no matter how or where users connect.

For more information, visit www.webroot.com/us/en/partners


2016 Networking Sponsors


SimplySecureTM is the first cloud-based MSP platform to remotely enforce encryption and access control (including kill or quarantine) on a customer’s Windows & Mac PCs, Phones & Tablets and USB as a pay-as-you-go monthly service. The multi-tenanted console is easy to deploy/manage and is congruent with other remotely managed services.


No one does VoIP more simply than Cytracom. With a unique platform built on our cloud-based technology, we give small businesses the quality and features of big business VoIP. Cytracom is sold exclusively through our nationwide partner network. We offer evergreen commissions, support, and training to fuel revenue growth.

Givex operates in over 55 countries, having processed more than 16 billion transactions since 1999, across a wide array of industries. The Givex Platform provides the tools that drive customer engagement while also accelerating operational efficiency, through a merchant’s physical, online and mobile sales channels.

Interwork Technologies is the leading specialty IT Security Distributor in North America that prides itself on providing reseller partners with a boutique experience. Interwork offers a diverse portfolio of Cyber Security solutions and enables their channel partner network with world-class customer service/support (1HR Responses), product expertise/advice, and training.

Acronis is a leading backup software, cloud, disaster recovery, and secure data access vendor for service providers, small-medium businesses and enterprises. For more information, visit www.acronis.com.

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cyber security solutions, helps to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. For more information, visit www.trendmicro.com.

Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS) is an IaaS managed services provider of cloud computing solutions for IBM Power Systems including IBM i, AIX, Linux, OpenStack and x86.  With 25+ years of experience, SIAS supports production, storage, and HA/DR workloads.  Our partner programs provide industry leading compensation rates, funded marketing launch, and end-to-end sales-support.


SOCSoter, Inc. specializes in network monitoring and compliance tools to help small and midsized businesses detect cyber attacks.  As a fully managed provider of monitored security services SOCSoter uniquely partners with MSP’s to provide a best in breed solution that has no up-front capital expense and no costly maintenance, all for a low monthly service fee.

Tigerpaw’s comprehensive tool empowers more than 40,000 users to manage, automate and integrate business functions all within one, easy-to-use system. Tigerpaw offers a comprehensive/ business automation solution for companies in industries as varied as A/V, IT, telephony, security and POS to medical equipment and ATM machines.


2016 Industry Association Partners


The ASCII Group is a vibrant community of independent MSPs, VARs and other solution providers.  Founded in 1984, ASCII offers members leveraged purchasing programs, education and training, knowledge sharing among peers, discounts on business services, and an automated marketing service to increase exposure and sales opportunities.  For more information, visit www.ascii.com


CompTIA is a not-for-profit global trade association committed to growing IT businesses and careers.  With over 30+ years’ experience, today we serve approximately 90,000 premier members, registered users and have issued more than 2 million IT certifications. IT channel companies can join as premier members and individuals can sign up as registered users and gain access to limited online content and communities. Go to www.CompTIA.org to explore unlimited resources.

HTG is an international community of experienced Managed Service Providers focused on business and personal growth, execution and accountability. HTG provides peer groups, coaching and consulting.  Join over 450 peer group members who meet face-to-face or online to share, benchmark, learn and set goals. Learn more and apply at www.htgpeergroups.com/apply


RSPA accelerates the success of our members in the point of sale technology ecosystem by providing knowledge and connections. We annually host two signature events, RetailNOW® and INSPIRE® to provide live, face to face education and networking. Other member benefits include professional development & certification programming, a legal hotline, webinars, discounted shipping and event access, industry advocacy, as well as  several publications. Learn more by going to http://www.GoRSPA.org.

SMB TechFest, regarded as “California's Largest Quarterly Technology Conference,” is a combination of business and technical topics to provide you the highest value. This two-day event is packed with a unique combination of today's in-demand speakers and the latest technology topics. www.smbtechfest.com



Become a Channel Transitions Sponsor and receive:

  • All-day access to VAR/MSP executives looking to expand their business and transition from break/fix toward the as-a-Service model
  • Prominent thought leadership speaker position during general session (platinum sponsors only)
  • Host your own educational breakout session – interact with VARs, MSPs, and ISVs
  • Showcase your products during 3+ hours of dedicated exhibit time
  • Promote your company through pre-show and post-show marketing by BSM – magazine advertisements, email newsletters, email blasts
  • … and more!

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