Global Tech Titans chart the future of the IT channel at GTDC North America Summit 2024
Global technology giants gather at GTDC North America Summit 2024: Charting the course for the future of the IT channel
In the heart of California, the cradle of technological innovation, a pivotal meeting took place. The 22nd GTDC North America Summit, organized by the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC), united prominent figures from the technology and distribution fields. the purpose? To trade and determine the course of the ever-evolving IT channel.
Frank Vitaliano, CEO of GTDC, eloquently emphasized the role of resellers as catalysts for productivity and innovation within the IT industry. These silent heroes, who are often overlooked, play an essential role in launching and scaling new technologies. They offer a range of multi-vendor solutions and a wide range of support services.
The pivotal role of distributors
Distributors have emerged as a foundation for empowering partners and enhancing customer satisfaction. A recent study conducted by Channelnomics in partnership with GTDC confirms this view. The research, which included nearly 500 resellers and solution providers across North America and Europe, revealed an impressive level of satisfaction and effectiveness associated with distribution.
The annual GTDC Summit, held in California, provided study findings and other invaluable insights into distribution to a select group of supplier CFOs. This gathering marks the inaugural Distribution Finance Forum, organized by Channelnomics and GTDC. Consensus among CFOs and channel heads reflected the survey results, recognizing the important and fruitful relationship that resellers share with their distributors.
Key Sessions: Symphony of Ideas
The summit included a series of enlightening sessions. The leadership panel and discussions on the global economic impacts on the IT community, the current state of the industry and the transformative role of AI in sales were among the highlights.
The leadership committee, which includes industry giants, discussed the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in the IT channel. The discourse on global economic impacts provided a comprehensive understanding of the IT community’s vulnerabilities and resilience to economic fluctuations.
GTDC: Technology Leaders Consortium
GTDC, an association of the world’s leading technology distributors, plays a crucial role in the global technology sales landscape. Members of the organization are responsible for a significant portion of global technology sales through various business channels.
The next event on the horizon is the EMEA GTDC Summit, scheduled for June 2024. While the world eagerly awaits this gathering, the echoes of the 22nd GTDC North America Summit continue to reverberate, reminding us of the indispensable role of distributors in Shaping the future. From the IT channel.
In the great tapestry of technological progress, GTDC North America 2024 stands as a vibrant thread, weaving together visions, innovations and an indomitable spirit of collaboration. As we move forward, the lessons and decisions learned from this summit will undoubtedly illuminate our path, guiding us toward a future in which technology is a beacon of progress and empowerment for all.