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May 12, 2014


MEDIA ALERT: Industry Leaders and Analysts to Address Emerging Technologies and Solutions at CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference

Three-day executive conference in San Francisco, May 13-15, focuses on the connected consumer and Internet of Things

International research firm Parks Associates will bring together more than 350 industry leaders for the 18th annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference, May 13-15, at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront. The three-day executive conference focuses on innovative technology and business solutions for the connected consumer, with analyst presentations featuring Parks Associates' new 1Q 2014 consumer research and panel discussions with high-level executives from start-ups, Fortune 500, venture capitalist, public relations, and media companies. Press are invited to attend.

“The Internet of Things, adoption of connected devices, and use of online video have had ripple effects throughout the connected home, impacting companies throughout the ecosystem and expanding the number of companies participating at CONNECTIONS™," said Stuart Sikes, president, Parks Associates. “CONNECTIONS™ provides a complete view of today’s connected home with panel discussions on everything from streaming media, mobile apps, and advertising to smart home controls and wearable fitness devices in one event.”

CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference

Where:             San Francisco Airport Marriott Hotel - Grand Ballroom

1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, CA 94010

When:              May 13-15, 2014

Website:          www.ConnectionsConference.com

Registration:    http://www.parksassociates.com/events/connections-us/register

Press passes: http://www.parksassociates.com/events/connections-us/media/presspass

Blog:                 www.connectionsindustryinsights.com

Twitter:             @CONNECTIONS_US, #CONNUS14

Facebook:        https://www.facebook.com/ParksAssociates?ref=br_tf

LinkedIn:           http://www.linkedin.com/groups/CONNECTIONS-148358/about

"With speakers and sponsors including ADT, iControl Networks, Honeywell, and more, CONNECTIONS™ is unique in bringing together all leaders in the smart home at one event," said Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates. "Parks Associates research shows growing and diverse consumer interest in smart home solutions, which opens new competitive and partnership opportunities. The market insight and networking opportunities at CONNECTIONS™ cover all aspects of this expanding ecosystem."CONNECTIONS™ Sponsors are Association Sponsor CEA®; Platinum Sponsor Cisco; Reception Sponsor iControl Networks; Silver Sponsors Amdocs, Lowe’s, Qualcomm, and Support.com; Bronze Sponsors ADT, Affinegy, Arrayent, HDMI, INSTEON, Logitech Harmony, NETGEAR, PlanetEcosystems, Silicon Image, and Z-Wave; Program Guide Sponsor NAGRA; Breakfast Sponsors Ayla Networks and GreenWave Reality; and Break Sponsors AlertMe, Honeywell, Linear, and SmartRG.

For more information, please visit www.connectionsconference.com. Press registration is open. Please contact Holly Sprague at hsprague@gmail.com to inquire about a meeting with a speaker or request specific research. Press passes are available at http://www.parksassociates.com/connections-presspass. 

About CONNECTIONS™

Parks Associates' 22nd-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference will take place May 22-24, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in San Francisco. CONNECTIONS™ is the premier connected home event hosting 600 executives from the connected entertainment, IoT, and smart home industries. The event provides a day of pre-show research workshops highlighting Parks Associates’ consumer data and analysis and two days of conference sessions focused on technology adoption and trends, forecasts for new products and services, evaluation of new business strategies, and recommendations about technology innovations, strategic partnerships, monetization opportunities, and value-added services.

The event provides executive networking opportunities and insights from industry leaders on entertainment, mobile, and smart home market segments. Throughout the event, sponsors offer tabletop demos during networking events, spotlighting new technology innovations and services.

For more information, contact sales@parksassociates.com, call 972-490-1113, visit www.connectionsconference.com.