MarketStar Impact Summit
Salt Lake City, UT, September 17, 2013 — Dave Norwood, President of Trusted Network Solutions- a leading value added reseller in the network infrastructure and security markets, will be participating, as part of the MarketStar Impact Summit, in a panel for the MarketStar Partner Breakout Discussion: The Face of the 21st Century Partner.
Dave will be presenting the “Partner View” in a discussion on how the ever-changing landscape of the channel is affecting partners, and what key tactics all manufacturers should be infusing into their programs to better enable new partners and evolve old partners.
The discussion will be led by Dave Forsberg, MarketStar’s Executive Vice President of Business Development & Marketing. The panel will also include: Tim Harmon – Lead Analyst at Forrester (Industry leadership), Beth Vanni – Independent Channel Consultant (IPED data), Michelle Gunter – VP of B2B Client Services, MarketStar (manufacturer view), Peter DiMarco – Earthlink (20-year Ingram Micro veteran).
Key discussion points will be: “The changes brought on by Cloud Services” (helping to change business models for partners), “The Blended Channel” (traditional partner channels and e-commerce/marketing channel), “The consumerization of IT” (shift in buying behavior from selling to IT to separate lines of business), and “Through- and to-partner marketing” (manufacturers’ role in enabling more effective partner marketing). The event takes place September 19, 2013.
About Trusted Network Solutions:
TNS is a leading Value Added Reseller providing secure network systems and solutions to the SMB and enterprise markets. TNS offers best-of-breed technical solutions acquired, installed, secured, and maintained using the most cost effective methods available. www.trustednetworksolutions.com
For the last two decades, MarketStar has been the proven expert in designing measurable, high-performing and innovative retail, partner and direct sales and marketing solutions for leading and emerging companies. www.marketstar.com