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International research firm Parks Associates announces 2023 Executive Conferences on the Connected Consumer and Smart Building Markets, covering Smart Home, Energy, Health, and Video

Research firm estimates there are more than 700,000 multifamily properties across the US

Parks Associates today announced its 2023 event schedule for its executive conferences, including the inaugural conference Smart Spaces: Apartments, Hospitality, and Community Living on April 17-18. The research firm reports annual home service spending is $340 billion in the United States across home phone, internet, mobile, security, and video services. In addition, the firm estimates there are more than 700,000 multifamily properties in the US, which represents a growing market for broadband, smart solutions, and technology integration and services. Currently 30% of US internet households live in multi-dwelling (MDU) housing.

Parks Associates’ 2023 conferences include a mix of in-person and quarterly virtual sessions, providing ongoing research insights and networking opportunities. “Our events help the industry best understand the next stages of growth,” said Mindi Sue Sternblitz-Rubenstein, VP, Marketing, Parks Associates. “We are so excited about our 2023 plans, spotlighting all areas of our research work.”

Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer 

  • February 13-15  Smart Energy Summit, In-Person | Omni Hotel Austin, Texas
  • June 15                 Solar Power: Transformation of Home Energy
  • August 17            State of the Home Energy Management Market
  • November 9       Distributed Energy Management

2022 Smart Energy Summit sponsors were Schneider Electric, SmartThings, Rapid Response Monitoring, Zen Ecosystems, and Particle.

Smart Spaces: Apartments, Hospitality, and Community Living

  • April 17-18           Smart Spaces, In-Person | Granite Hotel, Plano Texas
  • July 20                   PropTech Market Evolution: Senior and Student Housing
  • October 5            Hospitality Market: Tech Driving New Value
  • November 30     Investment and Expansion in Smart Spaces

Sponsors for Smart Spaces include Vantiva, ADT Multifamly, Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA), Cox Communities, Nice Group, Rapid Response Monitoring, Homebase, and Cooktop Safety.

CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference 

  • March 2                New Market Segments: Consumers and the Smart Home
  • May 23-25           CONNECTIONS™, In-Person | Omni Hotel Frisco, Frisco TX
  • July 20                   New Era of Home Services
  • October 5            State of the Home Security Market

CONNECTIONS™ 2022 sponsors included, Calix, Cox Communities, F-Secure, Homebase, Plume, Airties, Bitdefender, Johnson Controls, Nice, Notion, Rapid Response Monitoring, Resideo, Schneider Electric, STRATIS®, a RealPage Company, AmTrust Specialty Risk, Gadgeon, Ivani, Midea, Cooktop Safety, Iris® Powered by Generali, and Assurant.

Connected Health Summit: Independent Living and Wellness 

  • January 26           Connected Health Innovation: Devices and Services
  • March 30             Virtual Care: Current and Future Demand
  • August                  Connected Health Summit, In-Person | San Diego, California
  • November 9       Health and Home: Modern Lifestyles

2022 Connected Health Summit sponsors included ADT Medical Alert,, EarlySense, Johnson Controls, Rapid Response Monitoring, Becklar, and Independa.

Future of Video: OTT, Pay TV, and Digital Media 

  • January 26          Explosion of Activity: the OTT Streaming Market
  • June 15                Advertising and Live Content: Measurements and Investments
  • October 5            Consumer Engagement and Data Analytics
  • December           Future of Video, In-Person| Marina del Rey Marriott, Marina del Rey, CA

2022 Future of Video sponsors include Adeia, FPT Software, Quickplay, SymphonyAI Media, Comcast Technology Solutions, Metrological, MediaKind, and Friend MTS.

About Parks Associates

Parks Associates, a woman-founded and certified business, is an internationally recognized market research and consulting company specializing in emerging consumer technology products and services. Founded in 1986, Parks Associates provides business intelligence and research services through its proprietary methodologies developed over decades, including quarterly surveys of 10,000 internet households.

The company's expertise crosses many industries: home security and smart home, streaming video, broadband and pay-TV services, digital media and platforms, gaming, Wi-Fi and home networks, connected health, support, consumer electronics, home control systems, energy management, and tech solutions for the multi-dwelling (MDU), small-to-medium business (SMB), and commercial building markets.

Each year, Parks Associates brings thousands of leaders together for its webinars and annual events. The firm hosts the annual executive research and strategy conferences CONNECTIONS™, Connected Health Summit, Smart Energy Summit, Smart Spaces, and Future of Video.

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