Upcoming Industry Events

Parks Associates is supporting Loyalty Expo.

Loyalty Expo is a true voice of the customer-driven, best practice-focused customer loyalty and reward conference. Presented by Loyalty360 – The Association for Customer Loyalty, Loyalty Expo has earned the reputation of being one of the industry’s premier events, and we are extremely pleased to be able to continue to provide a forum to meet and discuss the challenges facing brands today. Attendees will leave Loyalty Expo with an understanding of new research, technologies and solutions to aid their organizations on the customer loyalty journey.

Use discount code PA20LE17 to receive 20% off registration.

Loyalty Expo
When: May 2-4, 2017
Where: Orlando, Florida

Parks Associates is supporting Broadband Communities Summit.

As the leading conference on broadband technologies for communities, the Broadband Communities Summit attracts broadband system operators, network builders, and deployers of all kinds. Many of the country’s major property owners and real estate developers attend the Summit each year, along with independent telcos and cable companies, municipal and state officials, community leaders, and economic development professionals.

The 2017 Broadband Communities Summit is scheduled for May 1–4, 2017 at the Sheraton Downtown, Dallas, TX. Don’t miss this great event.

Broadband Communities Summit
When: May 1-4
Where: Dallas, TX

 Parks Associates is supporting AUVSI XPONENTIAL.

Technology innovations in unmanned vehicle systems, along with recent policy changes, have ushered in an era of huge growth and opportunity. AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017 brings together more than 650+ manufacturers, the leading innovators in the industry, and more than 7,000 attendees for networking, education sessions and a packed exhibit floor.

Attendees will see all of the latest emerging technology, connect directly with suppliers and establish critical partnerships. XPONENTIAL’s packed education program - featuring more than 200 sessions - features academics, technology leaders, and users across a range of industries, who will discuss the real-world application of drone, robotics and unmanned technologies.

When: May 8-11, 2017
Where: Dallas, TX

Parks Associates is supporting 5G North America.

Formerly known as LTE North America, 5G North America showcases how the market is preparing itself for 5G, what new technologies will shape the industry, and the services which will define the connected future. The show will highlight how carriers are becoming ‘5G ready’ by optimizing their current LTE networks through LTE Advanced Pro, Network Virtualization, and RAN evolution.

With LTE now deployed in nearly every major market, operators, vendors, and consumers are already looking to 5G to help deliver the services expected in 2020 and beyond. 5G NA 2017 brings together telecom carriers, hardware and software network vendors, and IoT specialists, to help evolve networks to achieve the 2020 vision to power the connected future.

5G North America
When: May 15-17, 2017
Where: Austin, TX

Parks Associates is supporting Saudi Smart Cities Conference.

Municipalities all over the world are facing increasing pressures to grow, innovate and transform infrastructure, attract more investment, become more sustainable, and improve the quality of life for all. ICT is used to enhance quality, performance and interactivity of urban services, to reduce costs and resource consumption and to improve contact between citizens and government. With the increasing urbanization putting more pressure on governments to innovate, the smart city is a hugely attractive principle for city officials, citizens and private sector and education is needed now!

The Smart Cities Summit, organized by Dar Al Riyadh and Nispana Innovative Platforms, is scheduled to take place May 16-18 in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The summit will explore how to create successful collaboration between public & private sectors, the monetization opportunities that will help to boost infrastructure, increase investment, make cities sustainable and improve quality of life for all.

Saudi Smart Cities Conference
When: May 16-18, 2017
Where: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Parks Associates is supporting Internet of Things World.

Tom Kerber, Director of IoT Strategy at Parks Associates, is speaking at Internet of Things World.

Internet of Things World returns to the Santa Clara Convention Center in the heart of Silicon Valley, for three days of learning, discovery, partying, and networking. With over 11,000 attendees expected through the doors, 400+ global thought leading speakers and 250+ sponsors and exhibitors, Internet of Things World is THE largest IoT event in the marketplace, with the largest span of IoT vertical and horizontal themes being covered.

Internet of Things World
When: May 16-18, 2017
Where: Santa Clara, CA

 Parks Associates is supporting Connected & Autonomous Vehicles.

Connected & Autonomous Vehicles is a four-day Silicon Valley event that brings together professionals from inside and outside the automotive industry. Dive deep into the challenges driving connected cars and autonomous vehicles to educate consumers, improve public safety, and explore new business models in the implementation of transportation and mobility technology of the future.

Co-located with Internet of Things World, Connected & Autonomous Vehicles will bring over 500 attendees, 35+ Sponsors, and 100+ thought leaders that range from OEMs to startup businesses covering topics such as the legal and liability aspects of autonomous driving, the impact of insurance, OEM strategies to autonomous, and more.

Use promo code park15 for 15% off registration fees.

Connected & Autonomous Vehicles
When: May 15-18, 2017
Where: Santa Clara, CA

Parks Associates is supporting IMS World Forum.

IMS is a cornerstone of MNO strategies for enabling quality services – and its reputation as a technology for network infrastructure and service evolution continues to recommend it as strongly as ever. Recent deployments of VoWiFi and VoLTE have created a burst of IMS purchasing in advanced markets and demand for IMS equipment is forecast to pick up AGAIN in 2017 as operators look to ViLTE.

IMS World Forum
When: May 23-24, 2017
Where: Madrid, Spain

Parks Associates is supporting Future Healthcare Week.

Future Healthcare Week is a leading and large-scale event to explore how the latest wave of digital technology can better improve healthcare institutions and the outcomes for patients across Europe.

As the implementation of new digital technologies gains pace across Europe, it is essential that healthcare providers have a clear and effective health IT strategy that can maximize efficiency, idenitify and prioritize patients' needs, and provide a sound and balanced investment in digital health.

Future Healthcare Week is a pan-European event that unites hundreds of delegates from government, hospitals and health/social/emergency care providers from across Europe; to discuss and share best practice into digital healthcare investment strategies, solutions, and opportunities. 

Future Healthcare Week
When: June 6-8, 2017
Where: Amsterdam

Parks Associates is supporting Women in Technology International Summit.

The Women In Technology International (WITI) Summit, June 11-13 in San Jose, is the annual gathering of tech-savvy women, held in the heart of Silicon Valley. Executive women, entrepreneurs, and technology thought leaders from around the world converge to collaborate on innovative solutions to common business challenges; explore new business opportunities that underscore how technology is powering change; and build and expand strong connections in a welcoming networking environment of women committed to helping each other succeed.

Use promo code WOMEN for a $200 discount off the prevailing cost of a three-day pass.

Women in Technology International Summit
When: June 11-13, 2017
Where: San Jose, CA

Parks Associates is supporting VR & AR World.

VR & AR World is the principal annual meeting place in Europe for the enterprise-focused VR & AR community, now in its second year.

Featuring cutting-edge keynote presentations, demos, and debates from a wide range of leading industry speakers, the award-winning VR & AR World show unites the entire VR and AR ecosystem to meet, network and do business under one roof.

Use promo code PARKASSO20 for a 20% discount off standard registration rates.

VR & AR World
When: June 13-15, 2017
Where: London

Parks Associates is supporting AI & Machine Learning World.

AI & Machine Learning World will be your opportunity to discuss, network, and understand how Artificial Intelligence is fundamentally changing the Enterprise ecosystem. It will be assessing what intelligent machines means for the future of industry; how this is leading to a data driven 4th industrial revolution which will change the way big business works. The show will be bringing global thought leaders who have driven the adoption of machine learning within global enterprises.

AI & Machine Learning World
When: June 13-15, 2017
Where: London

Parks Associates is supporting 5G World.

5G World is now a part of London Tech week’s new festival of technology, TechXLR8.

Join us in June for a unique event focused on shaping and defining the future of mobile networks. Hear from over 150 thought-provoking speakers on hot topics including: 5G in practice, 5G ready networks, Network slicing, Next-gen services and IoT. Enjoy our new enhanced demo zone, networking hub and network security focus day.

5G World
When: June 13-15, 2017
Where: London

Brett Sappington, Senior Director of Research at Parks Associates, will participate in the June 8 webinar at 1 p.m. CT, hosted by FierceCable. The webinar, "The OTT distribution dilemma: Addressing infinite consumer choice" will examine the complexity of being everywhere at once for the consumer in a no-holds-barred discussion among top executives in the space.

FierceCable Webinar
When: June 20, 2017
Where: Virtual

Parks Associates is supporting I AM VR: Future of Entertainment Conference.

The I AM VR: Future of Entertainment Conference is a multicultural platform celebrating the convergence of emerging technology, music, and entertainment. Taking place alongside the BET Experience and BET Awards, I AM VR, is set in the heart of Hollywood at Emerson College with a kick-off party on Thursday, June 22, followed by a day-long conference on June 23. I AM VR provides access to influencers in the Hip-Hop market along with key executives in the music and entertainment industry while also introducing virtual reality to millenials from underrepresented communities in one venue.

The event is open to the public and sponsorship opportunities are available. Tickets will be available on Eventbrite. 

I AM VR: Future of Entertainment Conference
When: June 23, 2017
Where: Los Angeles, California

Parks Associates is supporting Insurance IoT Europe Summit.

The biggest connected insurance conference in Europe, with 350+ attendees, 50+ speakers, and 4 tracks (connected home, connected car, commercial insurance and wearables).

The event addresses how to use connected technology to drive product development, automate claims, reduce losses and – most importantly – create a positive, proactive partnership with customers. And, new for 2017, more emphasis on cyber-risk, AI and partnering with start-ups. Speakers include CXOs and Director/Head of R&D, Innovation and Strategy from companies including: Zurich, Lemonade, Aviva, Ageas, Swiss Re, Société Générale Insurance, Direct Line Group, AXA, Allianz, Mapfre, Munich Re, RSA, Vitality, Generali, Hartford Steam Boiler, AG Insurance, Legal & General, QBE, AIG.

Use promo code 4820PA200 to receive £200 off at registration.

Insurance IoT Europe Summit
When: June 26-27, 2017
Where: London

Parks Associates is supporting AnDevCon.

AnDevCon is the technical conference for software developers building or selling Android apps. It will offer three days of technical classes, and more than 700 software developers, engineers, and entrepreneurs will attend with more than 70 sessions and free exhibits.

Receive a $100 discount off the prevailing rate of the three-day pass by inserting the code ANDROID during registration.

When: July 17-19
Where: Washington D.C.

Parks Associates is supporting InterDrone.

After an impressive show last year (3,518 delegates from 54 nations and rave reviews), InterDrone returns to Las Vegas Sept. 6-8 in a premier location. It will feature 125+ sessions for engineers, software developers, executives, investors, regulators, and commercial drone “buyers and flyers” in more than a dozen vertical market segments. Three distinct tracks define the event in 2017: Drone TechCon for builders; Drone Enterprise for those using drones for commercial activities; and Drone Cinema where image quality and range are paramount. 4,000+ attendees from six continents and 180+ exhibitors. Receive a $100 discount off the prevailing rate of the 3-day pass by inserting the code FLYIT when prompted at www.interdrone.com.

When: September 6-8, 2017
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada

Tom Kerber, Director of IoT Strategy, Parks Associates will speak on the session "The Future of Interoperability: Convergence, Divergence, or Parallel Paths" at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 7. Brad Russell, Research Analyst, Parks Associates will speak on the session "Wireless and Streaming Audio: Growth and Outlook" at 1 p.m. on the same day. Russell will also speak on the session "Voice Controls: Next-Gen User Interfaces" at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, September 8.

Dedicated 100% to residential technology, CEDIA 2017 brings together more than 18,000 home tech pros and over 500 exhibitors, giving you concentrated access to the new products, breakthrough innovations and targeted training you need to drive your company competitively into the future.

CEDIA 2017
When: September 5-9, 2017
Where: San Diego, CA

Parks Associates is supporting ISE Expo 2017.

ISE (ICT Solutions & Education), formerly OSP® magazine, connects network evolution professionals with innovative solutions and concise education across the rapidly changing ICT landscape.

ISE EXPO 2017 is the industry-leading trade show for wireless and wireline network evolution offering live demos, education, keynotes, networking and infrastructure solutions.

ISE Expo 2017
When: September 12-14, 2017
Where: Orlando, Florida

Parks Associates is supporting CSI Awards.

Established in 2003, the CSI awards are among the most prestigious and competitive technology awards in the industry, designed to recognise and reward innovation and excellence in the cable, satellite, broadcast, IPTV, telco, broadband/OTT video, mobile TV, and associated sectors.

Organzied by CSI Magainze, the 15th-annual CSI Awards will celebrate excellence and achievement in the broadcast, video, OTT, and IoT sectors.

Brett Sappington, Senior Director of Research, Parks Associates, will be judging the 2017 CSI Awards.

CSI Awards
When: September 15, 2017
Where: Amsterdam


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