(The Hosting News) – HostingCon, the premier industry conference and trade show for web hosts and cloud service providers, today announced the theme for HostingCon 2013 in Austin, Texas. ‘Raise Your Game’ by transforming ideas into innovation and opportunities.
“Without a doubt, the web hosting and cloud services market is growing at a tremendous rate,” stated Kevin Gold, Vice President of Marketing at iNET Interactive, the producers of HostingCon. “A recent Parallels’ SMB Cloud Insights™ report projected the global cloud services market will continue to grow at 28 percent CAGR through 2015 to a forecasted $95 billion USD.” Now is a time for web hosts and cloud service providers to think broadly about the future of the industry and identify vastly new opportunities to tap into this substantial growth trend.
HostingCon is the only North American event specifically created for the web hosting and cloud community with an unbiased platform for presenting the best networking opportunities, thought leaders, educational opportunities, and solutions. For 2013, the conference has organized its educational program to help web hosts and cloud providers identify and create new business models to drive breakthrough revenue growth. The program is broken into four tracks covering Marketing & Sales, Technology, Business Development and Industry Trends – all focused on sketching a compelling business vision and a robust roadmap for moving forward.
“HostingCon is a highly interactive learning environment designed to drive industry networking, partnerships and relationship building,” stated Philbert Shih of Structure Research and a HostingCon Advisory Board Member. “In 3 days, attendees will learn all they need to know for the coming year through exposure to the best thinking, best practices and best experts in the industry.”
Over 1,900 cloud service providers and web hosts from more than 30 countries are expected to attend HostingCon 2013 from June 17-19 in the Austin Convention Center, home of SXSW.
HostingCon 2013 showcases an exhibit floor with more than 150 companies that support the web hosting and cloud services provider ecosystem including CloudFlare, Data Foundry, Interxion, Jelastic, Neustar, OnRamp, Parallels, SoftLayer, SolidFire, Symantec, VMUnify, and Zadara Storage, Inc. With an environment rich with thought leaders and deep with major industry brands, business executives and entrepreneurs attending HostingCon 2013 will have the opportunity to think broadly about the future, to connect with new business partners and to learn strategic insights to raise their game to a whole new level.
HostingCon is the premiere industry conference and trade show for web hosting and cloud services providers. In its ninth year, HostingCon brings the industry together including cloud providers, web hosts, multi-tenant data centers, colocation providers, infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), ISVs and other infrastructure providers who make the Internet work to network, learn and grow. HostingCon is an iNET Interactive event. For details about HostingCon, visit http://www.HostingCon.com.