Projection Summit will kick off InfoComm for a third consecutive year with a variety of top-level sessions targeting decision makers from the display industry, projection supply chain and ProAV dealer and system integrator communities. In addition, the conference will feature a small exhibition area to showcase technology in an environment that will foster quality interaction.
"Besides the high-value presentation and debate sessions, one of the best parts of the Projection Summit is the exhibition," notes Chris Chinnock, president of Insight Media, the co-organizer of the Summit. "In the past we have had some very cool leading edge technology showcased at the conference. This is a great opportunity to introduce technology to the top industry movers and shakers in an unhurried, informal environment."
Chuck McLaughlin, president of McLaughlin Consulting Group, the other co-organizer of the conference echoed this sentiment. "The exhibition, which is held during an informal reception on June 7 and 8, has been well attended in previous years. I know exhibitors have been very happy with the connections they have made here."
The exhibitor package is a modest $1,000 and includes a 10 x 10 foot booth with basic pipe and drape and a company sign. Exhibitors can also attend the full Projection Summit conference. By becoming an exhibiting company, all attendees from the company can register to attend Projection Summit at a 20% discount.
"Between the new business you might generate with a booth at Projection Summit and the discounted registration (save over $200 per attendee), we think this is a pretty good deal," said Chinnock. "In addition, attendees will receive thousands of dollars worth of market, technology and business intelligence at the Projection Summit conference."
The Summit is organized into two tracks of sessions. The Market/Channel track will focus on opportunities in education, digital signage, AV/IT convergence, crossovers and channel change and big-screen display competition. The Technology/Supply Chain track focuses on the latest improvements and breakthroughs in microdisplays, lamps, electronics, optics and supply chain management.
The keynote speakers will offer an interesting difference in perspectives: Allen Alley, CEO of Pixelworks and Kyle Ranson, current President and COO of InFocus.
Capping the conference is the "Analysts Debate" session, which brings together the top big screen market analysts to present and defend their forecasts for big screen professional and consumer markets. Firms represented here include Pacific Media Associates, iSuppli/Stanford Resources, Techno Systems Research, Decision Tree Consulting, IDC and DisplaySearch.
A preliminary agenda for Projection Summit 04 is viewable at: http://www.insightmedia.info/PS04/ps04preliminaryagenda.htm
Conference Sponsors include Intel, Texas Instruments, InFocus, SCRAM Technologies, and Pixelworks. Event Sponsors include Carl Zeiss, Analog Devices and 3M Optical Systems Division.
Media Sponsors include Cleverdis, AV Magazine, Presentations Magazine, Pro AV Magazine, System Contractor News, ProjectorCentral, Sound & Video Contractor Magazine and Video Systems Magazine.
Discounted registration ($1,095) is open through ICIA at: http://ww4.expocard.com/inf041/summit/registrant.asp
Exhibit Hours: Lunch June 7 and June 8 Evening reception and exhibition 6-8pm, June 7 Evening reception and exhibition 4:30-6pm, June 8
For more information about exhibition, please contact: Annmarie Gabisch, 203-831-9464, Annmarie@insightmedia.info
About Insight Media Insight Media (www.insightmedia.info) is a full-service market research company specializing in microdisplay-based products in the projection and near-to-eye segments. It track the full supply chain, finished products and distribution of these microdisplay-based products through its various newsletters, technology reports, forecasts, conferences and custom consulting activities. Headquartered in Norwalk, CT, Insight Media has a core of 8 analysts and associates to cover the microdisplay industry in a comprehensive manner.
McLaughlin Consulting Group (MCG) McLaughlin Consulting Group (MCG), a team of experienced professions, provides a range of consulting services relating to electronic displays, advanced electro-optical technologies, materials science and nanotechnology. McLaughlin Consulting Group offers market and product studies in select markets, assists start-ups in writing business plans and raising funds, conducts technology searches and business assessments for investors, and undertakes a wide range of support for deal-making and technology licensing.