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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.


CONNECTIONS™ Europe: Strategies for Security and Smart Home will be a virtual conference taking place 10-12 November 2020, as part of the CONNECTIONS™ Community. This virtual conference and networking experience will host multiple webinars leading up to the November event, with analyst insights, interactive panels, roundtable discussions, and special networking, taking place July 15, July 29, Aug 19, Sept 16, Oct 7, and Oct 28.

Produced by Parks Associates, the 14th annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe is an executive conference focused on innovative business models, industry partnerships, and technology advancements for smart home solutions, cloud services, and value-added services, including energy management and connected health services.

CONNECTIONS™ Europe combines networking opportunities with visionary keynotes and conference sessions focused on technology adoption and trends, product and service forecasts, evaluation of new business strategies, and recommendations for strategic partnerships and monetization opportunities. http://www.connectionseurope.com