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09 NOV 2015

Parks Associates hosts tenth-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe – IoT: Connected Entertainment and the Smart Home

Executive conference in Amsterdam addresses the Internet of Things and connected consumers in Europe and worldwide

Research firm Parks Associates will host over 200 industry executives this week in Amsterdam at the tenth-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe – IoT: Connected Entertainment and the Smart Home. The executive summit takes place 10-11 November in Amsterdam. Media are invited to attend.

What:        CONNECTIONS™ Europe – IoT: Connected Entertainment and the Smart Home

Date:         10-11 November

Where:      NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky
                  Dam 9, 1012 JS Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Press registration: http://www.parksassociates.com/events/connections-europe/media/presspass

Agenda: http://www.parksassociates.com/events/connections-europe/agenda


“The EU vs. U.S. Smart Home Market: Differences and Opportunities,” Greg Roberts, VP, Marketing, Icontrol Networks – Tuesday, 10 November, 10:15

“From Connected to Thoughtful: How Technology is Transforming the Future of the Home,” François Girodolle, Head, Product Partnerships, Nest Europe, Nest Labs, Inc. – Tuesday, 10 November, 15:30

“TV RE[DEFINED],” Christian Kurz, SVP Research, Insights and Reporting, Viacom International Media Networks – Wednesday, 11 November, 9:15

“Fireside Chat – Understanding Early Adopters: Next Stage of the Connected Home,” Holger Knoepke, VP Connected Home, Deutsche Telekom AG, and Mario Moura, GM Home Comfort & Energy Systems EMEA, Honeywell

Parks Associates European research shows:

  • Approximately 9% of broadband households in the U.K., Germany, Spain, and France own a smart home device.
  • 11% of U.K. broadband households own a home control system, compared to 10% in France and Spain and 8% in Germany.
  • 45% of Western European broadband households own a smart TV, with the highest percentage in Germany.
  • 8% of U.K. broadband households have a smart watch.
  • 15% of Western European broadband households own a streaming media player.

Event sponsors include Icontrol Networks, AirTies, Alcatel-Lucent, Essence, Prodea, ROC-Connect, Tyco, ULE Alliance, UXP Systems, Z-Wave, ZigBee Alliance, Ayla Networks, MivaTek, and Zipato.

For information on CONNECTIONS™ Europe, visit http://www.connectionseurope.com or contact sales@parksassociates.com, 972-490-1113. Follow the event on Twitter at @CONNECTIONS_EU and hashtag #CONNEU15. To schedule a meeting with an analyst, contact Holly Sprague at hsprague@gmail.com, 720.987.6614.


Produced by Parks Associates, the 13th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe is a two-day executive conference focused on the impact of IoT on the consumer. The event explores innovative business strategies, new crossover industry partnerships, and advancements in IoT (Internet of Things) solutions that are creating more consumer engagement and business opportunities for smart home, cloud services, and connected entertainment solutions. Parks Associates industry analysts moderate all sessions, with discussion, insights, and networking with leading executives representing all IoT ecosystems. 

CONNECTIONS™ Europe: Strategies for the Smart Home and Consumer IoT will take place 13-14 November 2018 in Amsterdam at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel in Amsterdam. http://www.connectionseurope.com