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Powerhouse tech leaders commit support for the largest mobile industry forum in the Western Hemisphere
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2015 – CTIA–The Wireless Association today announced new strategic partnerships with Microsoft Corp., Media Technology Summit and InterDrone. These organizations, led by visionaries at the forefront of mobile technology, are supporting the year’s most important mobile event, CTIA Super Mobility 2015 , September 9, 10 & 11 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, USA. Together with 20-plus co-located and partner events, CTIA Super Mobility 2015 will provide mobile professionals with a comprehensive, cutting-edge look into what’s ahead for the connected business, home, networks, retail, health, auto, media and money.
The new partners bolster CTIA Super Mobility 2015 in IT hardware/software, drone technology and new media. In addition to hosting specialized conferences at the event, these partners will lend their support to a new show feature area, Startup City, a trend-spotting showcase that will connect next-gen inventors, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.
“The strength and convergence of these new partnerships help CTIA Super Mobility 2015 offer leadership in all sectors of the mobile ecosystem. As the industry evolves, so does our event. These partnerships are a natural next step for us as the powerhouse event for the mobile industry,” said CTIA Vice President and Show Director Robert Mesirow.
Microsoft: Microsoft will lead the CTIA Open Innovation Summit, an exclusive, high-level forum for top mobile IT and innovation executives, and host startup companies in the new Startup City area on the show floor.
“We see tremendous value in well-organized events like CTIA Super Mobility 2015 that bring together mobile IT leaders from companies and startups of all types and sizes,” said Steven Guggenheimer, corporate vice president for Microsoft.“Bringing the right people together in one place is an ideal way to accelerate cross pollination of ideas across sectors. In this pursuit, we look forward to leading the Open Innovation Summit and creating opportunities for entrepreneurs in Startup City at CTIA Super Mobility 2015.”
Media Technology Summit (MTS): Landmark Ventures and ShellyPalmer join forces to produce the Media Technology Summit, bringing together their exclusive global networks of 1,000+ Fortune 500 executives, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and luminaries to do business at the nexus of content, hardware, software and brands.
Shelly Palmer, managing director of the Digital Media Group at Landmark|ShellyPalmer said, “The pace and trajectory of technological change makes CTIA a perfect partner. We could not be more excited about the remarkable list of industry leaders who will join us at MTS at CTIA Super Mobility 2015 in Las Vegas."
InterDrone: The market for commercial drones is red hot, and the co-location of InterDrone—The International Drone Conference and Exposition—contributes a two-day technical conference for engineers and software developers building drones, along with an overlapping conference for commercial drone buyers and flyers. As the first global-scale commercial drone conference, InterDrone is an ideal partner for CTIA Super Mobility 2015. Express shuttles will run between the two Las Vegas event sites September 10-11.
InterDrone’s Ted Bahr, president of BZ Media, said, “This strategic partnership is a perfect marriage of minds and technology. CTIA Super Mobility 2015 complements InterDrone by giving our attendees the opportunity to discover new, synergistic technology advancing today’s mobile landscape.”
For more information about CTIA Super Mobility 2015, visit www.CTIAsupermobility2015.com.
About CTIA Super Mobility 2015
CTIA Super Mobility 2015 (ctiasupermobility2015.com) is the largest forum in the Western Hemisphere for the mobile innovations that power our connected life. More than 35,000 mobile professionals and executives and 1,100+ exhibitors from around the globe gather for this powerhouse technology event for its unrivaled networking opportunities and to share leading-edge trends, discoveries and knowledge. CTIA Super Mobility 2015 is held September 9, 10 & 11, 2015, at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, USA.
CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) represents the U.S. wireless communications industry. With members from wireless carriers and their suppliers to providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products, the association brings together a dynamic group of companies that enable consumers to lead a 21st century connected life. CTIA members benefit from its vigorous advocacy at all levels of government for policies that foster the continued innovation, investment and economic impact of America’s competitive and world-leading mobile ecosystem. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices and initiatives and convenes the industry’s leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.
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