Momentum Building, Record-Setting SharePoint Technology Conference Heads to San Francisco
December 1, 2010
by: BZ Media
After sell-out conference in Boston sets new attendance highs, SPTechCon builds for even larger events in 2011
HUNTINGTON, N.Y., DEC. 1, 2010 — BZ Media LLC today announced that coming off a record-breaking Boston event, SPTechCon™: The SharePoint Technology Conference is heading back to the San Francisco Bay Area next year.

Held from Oct. 20-22, 2010, the blow-out SPTechCon Boston (www.SPTechCon.com) smashed attendance records with 1,174 total registrants. Conference registration had to be cut off fully five weeks before SPTechCon. The event packed the Hyatt Regency Cambridge hotel — whose guest rooms had been sold out for two months.

SPTechCon Boston also set records in its expo hall, with 46 exhibiting companies and sponsors including Microsoft, AvePoint, Quest, FPWeb, Mainsoft, EPC Group, CommVault, ESRI and Hewlett-Packard. Exhibit space had completely sold out 10 weeks before the event.

Highlights of SPTechCon Boston included a standing-room-only keynote by Steve Fox, Microsoft’s Senior Evangelism Manager for the Developer and Platform Group. Noted author and speaker Bill English, founder of Mindsharp, delivered a keynote address that led to a spontaneous follow-up class attended by 50 people.

There were numerous products and services announced at SPTechCon Boston, including SPTechWeb: Your SharePoint Technology Resource (www.SPTechWeb.com), the leading Web portal for SharePoint news, analysis, community, products, service and resources.

Ted Bahr, president of BZ Media, said, “SPTechCon Boston was an incredibly exciting conference for attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors. Completely sold out, filling every nook and cranny of the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, the enthusiasm was tremendous. The excitement that the SharePoint community and industry have for SPTechCon has overwhelmed the Hyatt Cambridge and we’re looking forward to moving to much larger quarters next time we’re in Boston!”

SPTechCon in 2011

BZ Media has announced the 2011 dates and venues for SPTechCon: The SharePoint Technology Conference.

SPTechCon San Francisco will be held February 7-9, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Burlingame. More than 45 exhibitors are already signed up. Both the expo hall and conference registration are expected to again be sold out. The technical program and keynotes are complete, with more than 90 classes and workshops being offered. Seewww.SPTechCon.com for the complete list of speakers and sessions.

For the sponsorship opportunities that remain, please contact Dan Gaiman, +1-646-454-0932,dgaiman@bzmedia.com.

SPTechCon Boston, June 1-3, 2011, expands to the Sheraton Boston in centrally located Copley Square – the city’s largest hotel. More information will be available in early 2011 but exhibiting companies can sign up now.

Learn more at www.sptechcon.com, and follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/sptechcon or #sptechcon.

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