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Parks Associates to co-locate Connected Health Summit and CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference, May 23-25 at the Frisco Omni Hotel

Duke Energy, Electronic Caregiver, and Rapid Response Monitoring to Keynote Executive Conference focused on the Connected Home

Parks Associates today announced the co-location of the tenth annual Connected Health Summit and the 27th annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference on May 23-25, 2023, at the Omni Frisco Hotel in Frisco, Texas. The conferences, with keynote speakers from Duke Energy, Electronic Caregiver, and Rapid Response Monitoring, will feature the firm’s latest research showing growth and new opportunities in multiple sectors of the connected home.

CONNECTIONS™ sponsors are Cox Communications, Nice, Ubiety Technologies,, Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA), Johnson Controls, Rapid Response Monitoring, Schneider Electric, Xailient, Ivani, Nimbio, Becklar, Bitdefender, and Origin.

Connected Health Summit is sponsored by, Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA), Electronic Caregiver, Independa, Origin, and Rapid Response Monitoring.

Parks Associates surveys thousands of US internet households every quarter, revealing that consumers are grappling with high inflation and increased rates for current services, driving them to weigh the value of broadband, streaming video, home security, mobile phone, and other recurring services. Currently Parks Associates research finds consumers are continuing to embrace technology:

  • 55% of US internet households have a connected health device
  • 50%+ of households have at least one value-added service from their broadband provider
  • 40% of households have some kind of security solution

“Consumers are looking for applications that can provide cost savings, more information about their home, and more conveniences, including delivery services, automation for energy management, and improved quality of water and air in the home,” said Elizabeth Parks, President and CMO, Parks Associates. “We are excited to bring our Connected Health Summit together with CONNECTIONS™ to address a huge area of crossover between health and smart home.”

Early keynote speakers include Anthony Dohrmann, CEO of Electronic Caregiver; Morgan Hertel, VP, Technology and Innovation, Rapid Response Monitoring; and Lon Huber, SVP, Pricing & Customer Solutions, Duke Energy Corporation.


Parks Associates' 28th annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference is hosted May 7-9, 2024, in Plano, Texas, and brings industry leaders together to provide insights and business forecasting about the adoption of technology including broadband, smart home, security, connected health, energy, and home automation.

CONNECTIONS™ provides ongoing insights throughout the year with virtual and in-person conference sessions. Parks Associates' analyst team leads the conference sessions, which are focused on technology innovations, consumer adoption and trends, product and service forecasts, and the evaluation of new business strategies, partnerships, monetization opportunities, and value-added service design.

CONNECTIONS™ is a pivotal platform for partnerships and exploring the future of technology adoption and its impact on consumers and businesses.

About Connected Health Summit: Consumer Engagement and Innovation

Connected Health Summit: Consumer Engagement and Innovation is a virtual executive conference focused on the impact of connected devices and IoT healthcare solutions on consumers at home.

Connected Health Summit provides insights on new business models, IoT technologies, consumer behaviors, and deployments relevant to consumer healthcare solutions. The conference addresses opportunities for new solutions, including smart home platforms, on-demand services, voice assistants, and wearables, to empower consumers, caregivers, and providers and to meet the growing demand for services in independent living, chronic care management, remote access to care, and wellness and fitness.