The Distributor Will Conduct its Popular Trade Show Offering for a New Region’s Worth of VARs, Extending its Value-added Training and Exhibits to Customers in the Mid-western US
D&H Distributing, the leading North American computer products and consumer electronics distributor, announces it will conduct its first trade show in the Chicago area, the “D&H Mid-West Technology Show,” to be held on August 15 at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Lombard, IL. D&H expects approximately 400 attendees at the event, which will feature more than 60 manufacturers, plus exhibits including its well-received Gaming Experience booth. Registration begins at 11:00 a.m.; seminars are scheduled from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. and run for 30 to 45 minutes each. The exhibit floor is open from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m.
D&H is proud to bring a roster of seminar sessions to this new venue, presented by Brother, Cisco, HP, Intel, Lenovo, Logitech, and Microsoft. Other participating vendors at the show will include APC, Aruba, HPE, ASUS, Acer, Buffalo, D-Link, Epson, CyberPower, Linksys, TRENDnet, Sennheiser, and WD; plus accessory and component manufacturers such as Case Logic, Patriot Memory, Targus, Mobile Edge, Otter, and many more. Vendors making their debut at a D&H trade event include DataLocker encryption solutions, Naxa A/V products, and Panasonic Digital Imaging.
D&H’s multi-vendor Gaming Experience exhibit will spotlight an exciting lineup of the latest high-performance videogaming gear from ASUS, Dell, EVGA, HP, PNY, and Thermaltake. Attendees who drop-off a signed entry form at one of the Gaming Experience booths will vie for a prize of a $100 American Express gift card.
The show will offer additional prize opportunities, including a Grand Prize of a $500 American Express gift card, plus a $100 American Express gift card for one winner per seminar session. Other specialized D&H booths to appear include the distributor’s K12 Sales Opportunity, Partner Services Marketing, Display Solutions, Refurbished Goods, Home & Outdoor, and Home Entertainment booths.
“Interest in this new show is high. Resellers in the mid-west are excited to have access to a D&H event in their area,” confirmed Mary Campbell, vice president of marketing at D&H Distributing. “The hands-on product opportunities and exposure to vendor representatives present a sought-after benefit for our customers, especially when delivered in such an invigorating format. We wanted to make this value proposition readily available to a new geography of customers this year, as we move toward our 100th anniversary.”
The agenda for the D&H Mid-West Technology Show is as follows:
12:00 p.m. Intel’s Game-Changing New Platform
1:00 p.m. Simplify. Innovate. Accelerate – Presented by Cisco
2:00 p.m. Modern Devices & Windows 10/PC Refresh – Presented by Microsoft
2:30 p.m. Exhibits Open
2:45 p.m. HP – Addressing Data Security with the World’s Most Secure and Manageable PCs
3:30 p.m. Transform Your Data Center – Presented by Lenovo
4:15 p.m. Expand Your Opportunities with Brother Solutions & Programs
5:00 p.m. Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Happy. Finally Video Conferencing that Makes your Whole Team Look Good – Presented by Logitech
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Dinner Buffet Open
7:30 p.m. Exhibits Close
About D&H Distributing
D&H Distributing believes the most important element of doing business is developing relationships for mutual success. The company continues to build upon its 99-year-old culture by providing its manufacturers, co-owners, and partners with the utmost customer care, consultative guidance, and multi-market expertise. As one of North America’s leading technology distributors, it delivers a wealth of enablement resources and hands-on support services that empower resellers in the IT channel.
The company engages with solution providers, integrators, and VARs to meet current business challenges, as well as forecast their evolving, real-world needs and prospects for lucrative growth opportunities. D&H maintains a special focus on independent VARs expanding their competencies in areas such as hosted and cloud services, the modern mobile workplace, comprehensive SMB server networks, and cross-market expertise across the small business, education, healthcare, and government verticals, to name a few. The company's value proposition includes professional marketing resources, a new transactional service model, dedicated Solutions Specialists, and a highly-lauded webcast training venue; plus reseller engagement events such as technology trade shows, roundtable opportunities, training “track” sessions, and hands-on "lab" sessions.
The distributor is headquartered in Harrisburg, PA, in the US and in Brampton, Ontario, in Canada. Additional warehouses are located in Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Fresno, CA, and Vancouver, BC, Canada. For more information, visit www.dandh.com.
SOURCE: D&H Distributing