Dallas, Texas, May 14, 2015 – Parks Associates today confirmed the keynote lineup for the 19th-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference. Executives from Comcast’s Xfinity Home, Nest, Samsung, and Verizon will address the impact of the Internet of Things on the industries developing products and services for the connected consumer.
“These influential companies are driving the industry’s agenda,” said Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates. “The connected entertainment and smart home industries need to ensure that the consumer side of the IoT works seamlessly, securely, and with a flexible design capable of integrating future innovations. CONNECTIONS™ has extraordinary speakers from all players of the ecosystem this year, from smart home and connected entertainment to digital health and tech support.”
Over 500 executives from the telecom, security, cable, utility, and retail markets will attend the event at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel, May 19-21. Parks Associates analysts will moderate all sessions and present new consumer research. The keynote schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, May 19
Wednesday, May 20
Thursday, May 21
CONNECTIONS™ Sponsors include Icontrol Networks, CEL, Assurant Solutions, Asurion, HP, Lowe’s, Qualcomm, Resolution Products, ROC-Connect, Support.com, Affinegy, Alarm.com, Ayla Networks, EVRYTHNG, INSTEON, PlanetEcosystems, PlumChoice, Prodea, Tyco, ULE Alliance, WeatherBug Home, Z-Wave, Greenwave Systems, Radialpoint, Zipato, AirTies, Amdocs, MivaTek, and Nortek Security & Control.
Media and organizations supporting the event include CEDIA, TWICE, AE Ventures, Appliance DESIGN Magazine, Best Web Design Agencies, BestSEOs.com, Bluetooth SIG, BoogarLists, Cablefax, Conference Guru, Connected Home World, CTIA, Digital Trends, Entertainment Merchants Association, FierceCable, FierceMobileIT, FierceOnlineVideo, FierceTelecom, FierceWireless, HDTV Magazine, Home Energy Magazine, Home Gateway Initiative, HomePlug Alliance, HomeToys.com, Innovation & Tech Today, IOT Insights, IoT Perspectives, Light Reading, Mobile Monday, MoCA, NexTV Latam, NFC Forum, Online Payments Market Guide, OSP Magazine, TelcoProfessionals, The Paypers, Thread Group, topSEOs.com, U-SNAP Alliance, UMTS Forum, Visibility Magazine, and Women Who Code.
For information about CONNECTIONS™, visit www.connectionsus.com. Follow the conference on Twitter at @CONNECTIONS_US, #CONNUS15, and on the CONNECTIONS™ Industry Insights Blog.To schedule a meeting with an analyst or speaker, contact Holly Sprague at firstname.lastname@example.org, 720.987.6614.
The 19th-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference will take place May 19-21 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in San Francisco. CONNECTIONS™ hosts over 400 executives in the connected entertainment, IoT, and smart home industries in an intimate networking environment.
The event provides networking opportunities and insights from industry players on entertainment, mobile, and smart home market segments. Parks Associates research analysts moderate each session, which feature consumer research on adoption and trends, forecasts of new products and services, evaluation of new business strategies, and concrete recommendations about technology innovations, strategic partnerships, monetization opportunities, and value-added services. Throughout the three-day event, sponsors offer tabletop demos during networking events, spotlighting new technology innovations and services.