SOURCE: Edgell Communications

Edgell Communications

December 14, 2015 14:51 ET

Edgell Communications Launches New Event to Address Impact of IoT Across Consumer Goods, Hospitality and Retail

Operational and Customer Impact Stand to Be Transformational in These Industries

RANDOLPH, NJ--(Marketwired - December 14, 2015) - Edgell Communications announced today that it will launch a new event to provide retailers, restaurants, hotels, and consumer goods manufacturers answers on the impact that connected devices/IoT will have on their businesses in the next 3-5 years. 

Being held in October of 2016, IoT Consumer Markets Summit is the forum for retail, hospitality and consumer good executives across all functional areas including management, operations, marketing, and IT to learn from each other on how they should be adapting their organizations to deliver on the promise of IoT. The conference will be the first of its kind to leverage the leading brands across multiple industries to drive content, community and promotion. Apparel, CGT, EKN, HT, and RIS News will all play a role in this unique event. 

"Connected Devices/IoT is going to have a huge impact from an operational and customer engagement perspective across these industries," said David Weinand, SVP/Group Publisher of Edgell. "What this event will provide that is unique from other IoT events is practical use cases for the consumer markets and where connected devices will have the quickest ROI."

The program will overarch on the four key pillars of a successful foundation of an enterprise IoT strategy: Security, Interoperability, Platform/Gateway and Data Analysis. It will combine these cross-functional messages with highly focused track sessions for each of the industries listed above, giving both strategic insight and tactical tips.

About Edgell Communications
Edgell Communications ( is a business-to-business media company with market-leading information products that serve the information technology and seasonal merchandising markets. Edgell's Technology Group consists of 4 magazine franchises (RIS News, Consumer Goods Technology, Hospitality Technology, Apparel,) that produce executive conferences, benchmark industry research, online media channels, custom digital content, and custom publishing. Edgell Communications also produces EKN Research, a market-research division that delivers industry research and market insights to global retail professionals.

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    Mike Johnson
    Director - IoT/International
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