Announcing Partner-Driven Navigate 2015 Agenda, Complete with 5 Panels!

Posted June 2, 2015by Mary McCoy


Ground control to Major Tom! With our second annual user conference just 116 days away, we're announcing the Navigate 2015 agenda so you can plan ahead. If you haven't registered yet, we're sure the sheer amount of high-quality breakout sessions led by your own MSP peers will convince you to pack your bags for Las Vegas. With five panels, four of which to be led by some of our top partners, you'll be able to learn actionable insights from the experts who leverage our fully managed managed IT services platform, helping you to grow and scale your businesses long-after attending our "edutaining" event.

Keep reading for the full list of breakouts from the Navigate 2015 agenda, and get ready to blast off into higher margins!


Partner-Centric Breakout Presentations and Panels

When: Monday, 9/28 | 1:00 pm - 5:45 pm

1:00 - 1:45 pm

Cybersecurity Partner Panel
Moderated by Dima Kumets, OpenDNS

Panelists: Jason Holbrook, Empower Infomations Systems; Mark Wadnizak, Voice Smart Networks; Matthew Hahn, SWK Technologies; & Raj Goel, Brainlink International

"Strategies to Sell the NOC & Help Desk to your Customers" 
Presented by Charles Love, Big Sur Technologies

Scorecard Best Practices 
Presented by Dee Zepf, Continuum & Gary Harlam, Technology Advisory Group

Continuity247 Technical Deep Dive 
Presented by Randy Bowie, R1Soft

2:00 - 2:45 pm

MSP Trends & Insights  
Presented by Carolyn April, CompTIA

"Build a Profitable SaaS Business Leveraging Desktop as a Service (DaaS)"
Presented by Jim Lippie, CEO Clarity Channel Advisors

Patching Policies in Action
Presented by Shauna Peters, Continuum & Continuum Partner

Presented by Webroot & Continuum

3:00 - 3:45 pm

M&A Discussion
Presented by Mitch Morgan & Chris Ryne, GAP

"Public Relations on a Shoestring Budget"
Presented by Tracy Wemett, BroadPR

Client Engagement Best Practices
Presented by Ray Vrabel, Continuum; Tim Lasonde, NSK Inc.; & Joy Beland, LA-IT Girl

Presented by Malwarebytes & Continuum

4:00 - 4:45 pm

Telecom Success Panel

"Customizing Managed Services to Create Profitable Packages"
Presented by Chris Johnson, CEO Untangled Solutions

Ask the Product Managers Anything!
Presented by Dee Zepf, Continuum & Continuum Product Team

RapidFire Tools:
Presented by RapidFire Tools & Continuum


5:00 - 5:45 pm

Industry Analytics Deep Dive

How Do I Price That? Partner Panel  
Moderated by Ted Roller, CEO Get Channeled
Panelists: Paul Rouse, Paul Rouse Consulting & Joy Beland, LA-IT Girl

Continuity247 Best Practices  
Presented by Amory Wakefield, Continuum; Zeshan Raja, Continuum; & Continuum Partner

Intel Vpro Integration:
Presented by Intel & Continuum

When: Tuesday, 9/29 | 12:30 am - 2:15 pm

12:30 - 1:15 pm

Best Practices for Vertical Market Success Partner Panel 
Moderated by Dan McCoy, CEO Micro enterprises LLC
Panelists: Don Viar, Epic Technologies; Marc Silverman, Vertical Solutions; Carlos Miyares, South Florida computer & Technology; & Kim Kiernan, SurfCT

"Selling Reality: Four Principles to Sell Long-Term Success"
Presented by Peter Melby, Greystone Technology Group

Getting the Most out of the NOC 
Presented by Ray Vrabel, Continuum & Devi Mazumdar, CMIT of San Antonio NE

"Always On Isn't Always Productive: Work-Life Balance for Successful MSPs" 
Presented by Scott Spiro, Computer Solutions Group


1:30 - 2:15 pm

Creating a Stellar Company Culture Partner Panel
Moderated by Arlin Sorensen, HTG Peer Groups
Panelists: Mike Gardner, Recombo, Inc. & Joy Beland, LA-IT Girl

"5 Steps to MSP Marketing Success"
Presented by Jay Ryerse, CEO Digitel Corporation & Jeanne Hopkins, Continuum

Efficient Ways to Use Scripting
Presented by Dave Boulos, Continuum & Continuum Partner

Getting the Most out of the Help Desk 
Presented by Jacque Rowden, Continuum; Justin Hayden, Securus; & Heath Hefely, Securus

Keep up with the full Navigate 2015 agenda here!

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Register for Navigate 2015 today!




Meet Mary! Mary McCoy is a Senior Demand Generation Programs Manager at Continuum, where she's worked for over two years. Mary has consulted with hundreds of partners, lending website, blog and social media support. Before that, she graduated from the University of Virginia (Wahoowa!) with a BA in Economics and served as digital marketing intern for Citi Performing Arts Center (Citi Center), spearheading the nonprofit’s #GivingTuesday social media campaign. Like her school’s founder, Thomas Jefferson, Mary believes learning never ends. She considers herself a passionate, lifelong student of content creation and inbound marketing.

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