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What is CONNECTIONS™?


Parks Associates will host the 18th-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference on May 13-15, 2014, at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront.

CONNECTIONS™ focuses on innovative technology and business solutions for the connected consumer. The event features consumer research and market strategies to monetize digital content, mobile applications and services, value-added services, connected consumer electronics, and home systems.

See what past speakers and attendees are saying about CONNECTIONS™events.

The executive research conference includes presentations from Parks Associates' leading analysts and visionary sessions featuring executives in the connected entertainment and digital home technology industries. CONNECTIONS™ addresses critical business issues pertaining to the converging entertainment, media, and service markets for consumers. The audience is top executives, media, and thought leaders in the digital living markets. Presentations include information and analysis on the following subjects:

  • New Business Models
  • Challenges/Opportunities
  • Standards/Interoperability Issues
  • Technology Trends
  • Case Studies
  • Consumer Trends and Research

For information about CONNECTIONS™, contact sales@parksassociates.com or call 972-490-1113.

Who attends CONNECTIONS™?


CONNECTIONS™ attracts high-level executives from start-ups, Fortune 500, venture capitalists, public relations, and media companies.

2010 Attendees
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Attendee Demographics
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Attendee Lists
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Over 500 executives attend from the following industries:


  • New media
  • Digital entertainment and gaming
  • Home networks
  • Internet and television services
  • Software and middleware
  • Digital health
  • Mobile applications and services
  • Consumer electronics
  • Home control systems and security
  • Energy management

What types of products are exhibited?
Software, hardware, middleware, services, and corollary products for Digital Entertainment, Home Networking, Home Systems, Broadband Access, Residential Gateways, Energy Management, and Mobile Entertainment.

Session Information


CONNECTIONS™ sessions offer a mix of market research, analysis, and industry insight. This approach is unique among conferences and necessary to capture the complexity of the Digital Living space and to see the opportunities in these interconnected markets.

The CONNECTIONS™ agenda is composed of three different types of sessions, with Parks Associates' expert analyst moderating all sessions:

Keynotes
CONNECTIONS™
will feature multiple keynote presentations. Keynote Speakers address overarching market issues and developments. Submissions are welcome. CEO-level executives typically present the event Keynotes.

Plenary Sessions
CONNECTIONS™
will have at least three whole audience sessions. These presentations address concepts and strategies important to the industry sectors under discussion. These speaking opportunities are reserved for big ideas and cross-industry topics. Sr. VP-level speakers or higher participate in these sessions.

Concurrent/Panel Sessions
CONNECTIONS™ runs multiple tracks during the conference focused on targeted topics so that the event maintains its unique perspective on current Digital Living areas while looking forward to the next wave of innovation and consumer adoption. Expert analysts moderate concurrent sessions, which feature corporate executives, journalists and editors, and Parks Associates analysts and executives.

Past Agendas

Past topic tracks included Content & Services, Home Controls, Connected CE, and Support & Management.  The agenda provides a sharp focus on specific topics while maintaining a broad overview of the Digital Living space, so attendees can see the opportunities in the linkages.

CONNECTIONS™ has a rich history of top-notch speaker, robust sessions, and high-level discourse.

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