DEMO Traction

August 14, 2015 08:00 ET

DEMO Traction Enterprise Gives 30 of the Country's Hottest Growth-Stage Startups a Platform to Pitch

Conference Showcases Rapidly Expanding Early-Stage Companies in Front of Hundreds of Prospective Customers, Investors and Partners

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Aug 14, 2015) - DEMO, IDG's global conference focused on emerging technologies and new product innovations, will host its newest event, DEMO Traction Enterprise, on September 16 at the Westin Waterfront Hotel in Boston. DEMO Traction is the place for IT executives, line of business professionals, technology buyers, analysts and investors to see the hottest emerging business-to-business technologies in one place.

Founders and CEOs from 30 of the region's most promising, fastest-growing startups -- representing products across Enterprise, Marketing, Big Data, Cloud, Mobile and Machine Learning -- will pitch their vision and innovations. In addition, exhibitors and attendees will have the opportunity to hear from some of the most influential executives, writers and thinkers in the innovation economy, including:

  • Venture capitalist Bijan Sabet (Twitter, Foursquare, Tumblr, StackExchange)
  • Serial entrepreneur Jeremy Allaire (Brightcove, Circle)
  • Co-Founder Grace Woo
  • Fortune journalist Dan Primack
  • Boston Globe innovation columnist Scott Kirsner
  • BDP International CIO Angela Yochem
  • Hadoop Founder and Cloudera Chief Architect Scott Cutting
  • Endeca Founder Steve Papa
  • McDonalds Global Digital Officer Atif Rafiq
  • IDC Chief Research Officer Crawford del Prete
  • IDG Communications U.S. Senior Vice President and Chief Content Officer John Gallant

For more than two decades, IT executives, startups and growth companies alike have attended DEMO events to get a jump on technology trends -- and network with some of the most influential innovators and decision makers from around the world. There's no place quite like DEMO Traction Enterprise for getting a clear view of where to steer businesses, while exploring the technologies that can help extend a company's competitive advantage. From panel discussions to product launches and networking, DEMO Traction Enterprise provides unmatched opportunities to connect with insight, information and innovation.

"DEMO Traction Enterprise is hyper-focused on growth. Our speakers are folks who have learned from experience what it takes to succeed in today's market; our topics are at the leading edge of how to do business in the digital age; and our format is all about connecting companies on the cusp of explosive growth with the investors that matter the most to them: customers," said Erick Schoenfeld, executive producer, DEMO.

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Major underwriters and partners of DEMO Traction Enterprise include HP and American Airlines, CIO Council, CMO Council, and Stafford & Associates.

Members of the media who would like more information or to attend can register here: Those interested in interviewing keynoters and executives from participating companies prior to or at the event can contact Shannon Todesca (; 781.672.3147) or Mike Spinney (; 781-672-3112) at CHEN PR.

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