Summit IT Solutions’ CEO Todd Lewis and Director of Business Development Rick Palumbo attended the Varnex Spring 2012 Conference held in New Orleans, Louisiana from April 15-18, 2012.
Varnex is a peer-to-peer community of Synnex, a leading distributor of SMB resellers, united in a spirit of collaboration to drive growth and achieve success in the channel.
In addition to a message from Synnex executives, including Synnex Senior Vice President of Marketing, Bob Stegner, attendees heard from the Varnex Council President, Mike Brogan, and a variety of other industry speakers, as well as an executive panel of top vendors such as HP, Microsoft, and Lenovo.
Dozens of IT Vendors showed off their latest offerings and met with Varnex members at the Vendor Pavilion.
The event’s keynote speaker was Archie Manning, former quarterback for the New Orleans Saints and father of Eli and Peyton Manning. Manning offered his insight on what leadership means to him and discussed his life as a professional quarterback and a father and husband.
After attending the event Rick Palumbo noted “As always, the Varnex conferences are excellent opportunities to meet with vendors and peers to discuss opportunities and challenges in the IT industry. We greatly value the relationship that we have with Synnex and look forward to continuing to grow our business with them.”