#1 Source for the Channel
For 25+ years, Channel Partners has been the leader in delivering the best events in the channel.
Its annual shows bring together ICT professionals to build relationships, showcase top solutions & stay up-to-date on the latest trends.
Explore our broad portfolio of channel events, media, research and awards.
At Channel Futures, the main goal is to keep you informed and armed with the most important channel news and trends.
Our media brands provide 360° coverage of the content you want, the way you want it. Explore webinars, white papers, photo galleries, reports, daily news reports and more. Consume stories catered towards you, as our site is broken down by interest: agents, cloud service providers, MSPs, VARs / SIs.
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Research & Consulting
Channel Partners Events are powered by our world-class research team, Omdia.
Omdia, part of Informa Tech, is a technology research and advisory group whose deep knowledge of tech markets combined with actionable insights empower organizations to make smart growth decisions. Omdia serves many markets, including the channel.
Our Omdia Channel Research and Consulting practice helps companies successfully navigate the agent and MSP channel by leveraging expert research and consulting services. Utilizing Channel Futures’ legacy of proprietary channel research (MSP 501), this data and analysis provides vendors and suppliers with insights into the future of the broad partner community which spans the communications and IT markets. Explore the full spectrum of data-driven insights and assessment of the channel partner ecosystem – it's all at omdia.com/channel.
Expanding the Omdia research offering, Canalys delivers high-quality data and insights to help the most outstanding tech companies change the world.
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Each year Channel Futures presents a number of awards to companies and individuals throughout the technology and communications channel.
Channel Influencers honors 50 top-performing channel executives for strategic thinking/innovation.
Circle of Excellence recognizes channel leaders who strategically invest in channels.
MSP 501 is the world’s first, largest and most comprehensive survey and ranking of managed service providers in the technology channel.
NextGen 101, an MSP 501 derivative, represents managed service and IT technology providers who are building tech businesses that will reshape the industry.
DE&I 101 spotlights individuals from diverse and multicultural backgrounds who are driving diversity, equity and inclusion.
Technology Advisor 101 identifies the top-performing direct sellers and agents in the connectivity and communications channel.
Channel Futures, Channel Partners Conference & Expo and Channel Futures MSP Summit are part of Informa Tech, a market-leading B2B information provider with depth and specialization in the Information and Communications (ICT) Technology sector. We help drive the future by inspiring the Technology community to design, build and run a better digital world through our market-leading research, media, training and event brands. Every year, we welcome 7,400+ subscribers to our research, more than 3.8 million unique visitors a month to our digital communities, 18,200+ students to our training programs and 225,000 attendees to our events.