ECI Honored as Bronze Winner in the 9th Annual Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in Cloud Computing/Software as a Service


Elkhart, IN (PRWEB) June 25, 2014

Electronic Commerce, Inc. (ECI) has been named a bronze winner of the 9th Annual 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in Cloud Computing/Software as a Service (SaaS) by Network Products Guide, an industry-leading technology research and advisory guide. The industry and peer recognitions from Network Products Guide are premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry, world-wide.

ECIs proprietary HR software technology, Empower, is a web-based Human Capital Management (HCM) solution designed to accommodate midsize organizations. Featuring a unique single source cloud-based platform, Empower delivers a unified database and robust capabilities that cover the entire employee lifecycle, including Applicant Recruitment, Onboarding, Self Service, Online Benefit Enrollment, Human Resource Management, Benefits Management, Payroll, Learning Management, Performance Management, and Time and Labor Management. Empowers robust technology offers user-friendly enhanced data management, peripheral system integrations, and third-party interfacing. Available via a SaaS delivery platform, Empower is an exceptionally cost-effective solution that generates virtually no IT footprint while providing anytime, anywhere access to HCM data and technologies.

Hot Companies and Best Products award winners were honored in San Francisco on Tuesday, June 23, 2014 during the 9th annual dinner and presentations. A yearly achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program encompasses the worlds best in organizational performance, products and services, hot technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.

To be recognized by the IT industry for our cloud-based HR software technology is a great honor, said Jeff Lacy, ECI President and CEO. This further validates our position as a company poised to successfully overcome the outdated and inefficient processes HR teams struggle with today, and help them become more strategic, contributing members of their organizations with our unified solution.

About Network Products Guide Awards

As industrys leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. You will discover a wealth of information and tools in this guide including the best products and services, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. To learn more, visit http://www.networkproductsguide.com.

About ECI

Specializing in HCM solutions, ECI

Intronis Jasmine Lombardi Named to CRNs Annual List of the Top Women of the Channel


Chelmsford, MA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014

Intronis, Inc., a provider of world-class backup and data protection solutions for the IT channel, today announced that Jasmine Lombardi, Vice President, Partner Success has been named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel, and recognized as an Up-and-Comer on the list. Annually, CRN highlights the accomplishments of female executives within vendor, distribution, and solution provider organizations, and the impact they are having on the advancement of the IT channel industry as a whole.

As Vice President of Partner Success at Intronis, Lombardi manages all partner-facing functions for the company, leading Intronis new Partner Success team. Among her day-to-day responsibilities are guiding Intronis efforts around partner support and working to provide new tools and services designed to increase channel partners success. Lombardi and the Intronis Partner Success team are also tasked with the partner experience and retention; increasing the voice-of-the-channel within the company; enhancing the onboarding process; and improving the overall communications with Intronis channel partners. Under her leadership, the team has consistently surpassed customer satisfaction goals.

We are very proud of Jasmines accomplishments, and delighted that she has been recognized by CRN for her leadership within the IT channel, says Intronis CEO Rick Faulk. She is a role model to her team, our channel partners, and young women around the globe. We appreciate that Jasmine is always working to empower others to become more successful.

Under Lombardis leadership, the Intronis Partner Success team earlier this month unveiled a new portfolio of business-building resources to further enable Intronis channel partners to seize the market opportunity and proactively protect small businesses from data loss. These resources include a new Intronis Partner Guide, which provides channel partners easy access to business basics such as onboarding instructions, marketing collateral, sales best practices, and technical information. The Intronis Partner Guide also links to a full library of downloadable documents housed in the new Intronis Essentials.

In recognition of the accomplishments of this years list of the top women of the channel, Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company said, These female executives have risen in the ranks of their organizations and are leaving their indelible mark on the technology channel. We celebrate their many contributions and the varied ways in which they help solution providers grow and thrive every day. We congratulate the Women of the Channel, and look forward to their continued success.

The Women of the Channel was featured in the June issue of CRN magazine and online at http://www.crn.com.

About Intronis

Intronis offers world-class data protection solutions to the IT channel. The Intronis ECHOplatform securely protects physical and virtual data with native support for Exchange, SQL, VMware, Hyper-V, and physical system images, all through a re-brandable central management console that integrates with major RMM and PSA tools. Offered with a simple fixed storage price for Unlimited Cloud, Unlimited Local storage, IT service providers are able to rapidly grow revenue and scale profit. In 2014, the company was recognized as a Best Channel Vendor by Business Solutions Magazine and one of the Top 100 Cloud Computing Vendors and Top 20 Coolest Cloud Storage Vendors by CRN magazine. Learn more at http://www.intronis.com.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at http://www.thechannelcompany.com.







Micro Server IC Market Estimated to Reach $3.1 Billion by 2018 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate 67.1% – Report by MarketsandMarkets


(PRWEB) June 17, 2014

According to the latest market research report Micro Server IC Market by Processor (Intel, ARM, AMD), IC’s (Analog, Digital), Applications (Media Storage, Data Center, Cloud Computing, Analytics) & by Geography (N.America, Europe, APAC, ROW) – Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2013 – 2018″, the global market is projected to cross $ 3.1 Billion by 2018, growing at a very high CAGR from 2013 to 2018.

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Micro servers, known for their low-power, energy efficiency, and high density, have a large number of nodes containing low powered processors and shared infrastructure. Micro Servers IC Market has penetrated nearly 2.3% of the servers market in 2012. However, it is forecasted that by 2018, nearly 28% of the servers market will be shared by micro servers. The Micro Servers Market is segmented according to processor type, component, applications, and geography.

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Internet2 CIO to Discuss the Emerging Higher Education Community Cloud at Three Rivers Systems Annual Global Users Conference


St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 09, 2014

Dr. Khalil Yazdi, CIO in Residence at Internet2, will be the keynote speaker on June 10 at the Three Rivers Systems CAMS Connect annual global users conference. His presentation The Emerging Higher Education Community Cloud: What It Portends for the Future of IT in Education will provide an overview of the research and education communitys Internet2 NET+ initiative that aims to leverage advanced networking and community engagement to make cloud services more relevant and accessible.

Internet2, a member-owned advanced technology community founded by the nations leading higher education institutions in 1996, provides a collaborative environment for US research and education organizations to accelerate research discovery, advance national global education, and improve the delivery of public services. Internet2s membership includes U.S. and international leaders in research, academia, industry and government, including Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, MIT, Stanford, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft and the National Institutes of Health.

Universities and colleges are rapidly adopting cloud computing as a way to provide technology services and deliver new applications and services more cost effectively and efficiently. A community cloud is a private cloud that is shared among a group of like-minded organizations with common technology needs.

Our clients are natural fits for the community cloud model, so were excited to bring someone of Dr. Yazdis stature to speak at our Global Users Community Conference, said Amir Tajkarimi, President and Founder of Three Rivers Systems. Our company has made significant R&D investments in its CAMS Cloud offering over the past several years and we believe it is unique in its ability to deliver a true cloud-based solution that reduces the costs, complexity and risks associated with academic ERP projects.

Dr. Yazdi brings more than three decades of practical experience on strategic IT challenges facing higher education executive leaders and is well respected as a cloud computing expert. As CIO in Residence at Internet2, he is responsible for cloud services development, working with service providers and university IT leadership to identify opportunities where strategic engagement will drive value to the Internet2 community.

A record number of Three Rivers Systems customers are expected to attend this years CAMS Connect conference, held June 9-11 in St. Louis for users of its CAMS Enterprise academic enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Other planned activities include a keynote presentation from Christophe Savard, CIO at Canadian University of Dubai, numerous client presentations, topical working sessions hosted by Three Rivers Systems subject matter experts, and updates on recent and future enhancements to the CAMS Enterprise software.

About CAMS Enterprise

CAMS Enterprises disruptive technology makes it a fundamentally different academic ERP unlike all others that were designed for the past and are incapable of operating efficiently in the modern world. CAMS Enterprise is an easy-to-use and implement, totally integrated, Web-native management system with everything in one place admissions; student information; financial aid; student services; fiscal management with HR and payroll; fund-raising; alumni relations; document management, learning management, a full suite of portals, and more for managing the entire student life cycle. With an out-of-the-box configuration and self-service customization, CAMS Enterprise removes all barriers to success seen with conventional systems. CAMS affordable licensing, off-the-shelf configuration and easy implementation translate into the lowest total cost of ownership of any academic ERP while yielding the quickest and highest ROI.

About Three Rivers Systems Inc.

Three Rivers Systems Inc. is the only privately-held, independent, debt-free, one-stop company focused solely on high-quality academic ERP solutions for higher education institutions of all sizes. For more than 25 years from its St. Louis headquarters, the company has focused on innovation and service to its worldwide customers. Always innovating, the company invests significant revenues back into product R&D to improve existing products while developing new ones so users always get the exact functionality, industry experience and accurate project management they need. Its business model and products are designed to ensure institutional effectiveness, more-efficient business processes, student success and satisfaction.

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Cloud-Based Security Services Market Worth $8.71 Billion by 2019 at an Estimated Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 15.7%


(PRWEB) June 08, 2014

The report Cloud Security Market (Cloud IAM/IDAASS, DLP, Web Security, Email Security, Cloud IDS/IPS, SIEM, Encryption Services, BCDR, Network Security, Cloud Database Security, Virtualization Security) – Global Advancements, Forecasts & Analysis (2014-2019) segments the global market into various sub-segments with in-depth analysis and forecasting of revenues. It also identifies the drivers and restraints for this market with insights into trends, opportunities, and challenges.

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Cloud Security Alliance Annual Congress 2012 – November 7-8, 2012


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Precision IT to Sponsor Fourth Annual Big Apple Run for the Warriors


New York, New York (PRWEB) May 19, 2013

Precision IT will sponsor its first non-profit event, Big Apple Run for the Warriors, hosted by Hope for the Warriors, June 8th.

Hope for the Warriors mission is to enhance the quality of life for U.S. services members and their families. The kick-off event to Army Week NYC, Saturday June 8 Friday June 14, 2013, the Big Apple Run will take place in New York Citys financial district, beginning at the Vietnam Veterans Plaza at 8 a.m.

Precision employees will be entering as “Team Precision IT.” Participation is open to veterans, their families, and children too running isnt mandatory.

Weve always been a veteran- friendly company, said Anthony Butler, Precisions VP of sales. As a 1996 West Point graduate and former commander of an infantry in Iraq, what struck me the most about Hope for the Warriors is that they not only provide for the wounded, but they care for the families of the fallen, too.

In the competitive world of choosing the right non-profit to support, Hope for the Warriors stood out in providing hope beyond recovery.

I was impressed by their employees enthusiasm and their track record of doing so much for so many, said Shalane Layugan, Precision ITs marketing coordinator. We are honored to partner with such a dedicated team and look forward to expanding their efforts.

All proceeds from the 2.5-mile run will directly fund the Hope for the Warriors programs to assist wounded service members. Anyone interested in sponsoring Team Precision IT, please visit Precisions fundraising page.

About Precision IT

Recognized as a top 100 MSP in the country and 5 years on the Inc., 5,000s list of fastest growing companies, Precision IT continues to provide a wide range of expertly engineered solutions and technology to SMB and enterprise clients. Precision IT Groups service portfolio includes managed IT services, project management, cloud hosting, backup and disaster recovery solutions, asset management and procurement services. Precision IT is headquartered in New York with a satellite office in Charlottesville, Virginia.

For more information, visit http://www.precisionit.com.

About Hope for the Warriors

The mission of Hope for the Warriors is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope for the Warriors is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

For more information, visit http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/.







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Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of Americas Fastest-Growing Private Companies the Inc.500|5000


Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 24, 2012

Inc. magazine today ranked IP Pathways No. 760 on its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economyAmericas independent entrepreneurs. Unified Payments tops this years list. IP Pathways joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hatmaker Tillys, among other prominent brands featured on this years list.

President of IP Pathways, Joe Shields states, This is a great honor that reflects the hard work and efforts of our team and business partners. It is also a reflection of our customers belief in our ability to stand out and provide unique value to their organizations. IP Pathways was founded on the eve of rocky financial times in 2007 and without a solid understanding of the difficulties our customers faced we would not be here today. I want to personally thank our employees, partners and customers for everything that allowed us to achieve this ranking.

Wade Brower, Co-Founder, adds, We are humbled by our ranking. We have an amazing team of employees who give maximum effort every day and have earned this recognition. When we started IP Pathways in late 2007, Joe and I had a vision of providing engineering excellence as it related to the data center. We feel we deliver an incredible customer experience every day and the cornerstone of that experience is access to data center engineering expertise that is unmatched in the marketplace. Thank you to our employees, customers and partners for your part in this success.

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this years list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $ 299 billion.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at http://www.inc.com/5000.

“Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500|5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is, says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.

CONTACT: Wade Brower, EVP Sales & Marketing, 816.423.8049, wbrower(at)ippathways(dot)com

METHODOLOGY

The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independentnot subsidiaries or divisions of other companiesas of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $ 100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $ 2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/500.

ABOUT INC.

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for todays innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com.

ABOUT THE INC. 500|5000 CONFERENCE

Each year, Inc. and Inc.com celebrate the remarkable achievements of todays entrepreneurial superstarsthe privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. community, both a new class of Inc. 500|5000 honorees and the lists alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. Please join us October 35, 2012, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. For more information about the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony and to register, visit http://www.inc500conference.com or call 866.901.3205.

ABOUT IP PATHWAYS

IP Pathways, Leading the Data Center RevolutionSM, provides solutions that reduce complexity within your IT infrastructures by reducing data center footprints, consolidating data storage and management, simplifying virtualization and optimizing application performance & security. The companys goal is to have happy customers, happy manufacturing partners and happy employees. IP Pathways strategy is to customize internal and hybrid cloud solutions to allow customers to leverage their existing IT infrastructure investments while increasing utilization of human capital & equipment.

IP Pathways lives in the data center and specializes in the following areas of the IT environment: Data Storage, Server & Desktop Virtualization, Core Networking, Servers & Unified Computing Systems and Application Performance & Security.

IP Pathways represents leading Tier 1 manufacturers of IT hardware and software such as VMware, NetApp and Cisco and focuses on FlexPod for VMware cloud infrastructures and is a leading expert in VMware server and desktop virtualization solutions.

These are the core values that IP Pathways lives each day:

1. Do Whatever It Takes For The Customer

2. Be An Engineering Driven Organization

3. Associate With & Represent Only Best-In-Breed Technology Hardware & Software Solutions

4. Be A Leader In Technology Thought and Innovation

5. Become The Technical Expert In Whatever We Do

6. Embrace Face-to-Face Communication With Our Customers, Co-Workers and Vendors

7. Be Creative and Open-Minded

8. Be Passionate and Determined

9. Get In Over Your Head and Love Every Minute Of It

10. Build A Positive Team and Family Spirit

For more information call 515.422.9300 or visit http://www.ippathways.com.

ABOUT IVA

Imagine Virtually Anything is a program combing the strengths of Cisco, NetApp and VMware to offer virtualized dynamic data centers. This shared virtualized data vision is built on a flexible, cost-effective, high-performance framework that provides high-availability, secure multi-tenancy and simplified management with integrated support.

To learn more about the Cisco, NetApp, VMware alliance visit, http://www.imaginevirtuallyanything.com/us.







TeamSupport Named a Finalist in Two Categories in the 5th Annual Golden Bridge Awards


Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 27, 2013

TeamSupport.com, one of the industrys best customer support software solutions, has been selected as a finalist in two categories in the Annual 2013 Golden Bridge Awards, an annual recognition program honoring the best technology innovators and leaders in Silicon Valley and beyond.

TeamSupport was singled out as one of the best software products in the Cloud Computing/SaaS Innovations category. TeamSupport CEO Robert C. Johnson was also selected as a finalist in the Executive of the Year category. Winners will be announced at the 5th annual awards dinner and presentation on Sept. 30, 2013 in San Francisco.

TeamSupport is a SaaS-based customer support suite that facilitates solving customer issues by focusing on communication, collaboration, and knowledge sharing between internal support team members and other constituents within the company. Since TeamSupports debut in 2009, TeamSupport CEO Robert C. Johnson has developed this software-as-a-service (SaaS) into one of the best collaborative help desk software solutions on the market.

We are honored to be named a finalist by Golden Bridge Awards for this esteemed industry recognition, said Robert C. Johnson, CEO of TeamSupport. These awards are a testament to TeamSupports commitment to developing leading-edge, award-winning technologies that allow companies to be more efficient and to serve their customers better.

Learn more about TeamSupport and its many innovative features by visiting http://www.TeamSupport.com.

About TeamSupport

TeamSupport.com, based in Dallas, Texas, is a Web-based help desk and service desk application built specifically for customer-facing support. Built by a team of veteran software company executives, TeamSupport has won many industry awards and is a trusted software provider to prominent business clients around the globe. Learn more about why TeamSupport is one of the best help desk software solutions today by visiting http://www.TeamSupport.com.

About Golden Bridge Awards

Golden Bridge Awards is an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring Best Companies of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best Products, Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at http://www.goldenbridgeawards.com.







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Second Annual LTC LINK Tank Competition to be Held July 22 in Chicago Co-Hosted by LTC LINK Conference and InnovateLTC

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 16, 2013

The field of finalists has been narrowed to six for this years LTC LINK Tank competition, an annual event that aims to identify cutting-edge startups in the aging-care space and help those companies get their innovations to market.

Following its 2012 launch, the LTC LINK Tank continues to gain momentum as a forum for startups focused on long-term care and senior care to introduce their products to top Venture Capitalists, corporate VCs, and healthcare buyers and suppliers.

The competition aims to solve challenges for providers who serve the fast-growing aging population residing in nursing homes and other communal-living environments.

A panel of judges, comprised of provider organizations, technology experts, VCs and angel investors, will listen to presentations from the six finalists, culled from over 60 submissions. The winner will receive a $ 10,000 startup investment and consulting services from InnovateLTC, a business accelerator and market development company focused on the 50+ market.

LTC LINK Tank is co-hosted by InnovateLTC and the LTC LINK Conference (July 22 24, Chicago, IL). Interested journalists are encouraged to attend the competition on Monday, July 22, from 12:30 1:45 p.m., and are invited to continue their conversations with providers and emerging companies at a break immediately following the competition.

To register in advance for LTC LINK Tank please visit http://www.ltclinkconference.com click “Register” and select Venture Capitalist- Half Day under the registration options.

The six finalists for this years LTC LINK Tank are as follows:

Social Code: provides patient engagement and behavior change through social connectivity, remote monitoring, mobile intervention and data analytics.

Liberate Medical, LLC: a medical device company utilizing a platform technology based on surface electrical stimulation to the abdominal muscles in synchrony with a patients voluntary breathing cycle.

WalkJoy Inc.: WalkJoy and Walking Health – offerings represent landmark development in restoration of gait and balance-as well as providing important walking diagnostics for all residents and patients.

ReMinD Technologies LLC: MindRx – an intelligent phone case/software application system that carries and dispenses medication while recording and tracking medication data to prompt self-motivated adherence, becoming a permanent medication companion system to residents and patients and an indispensable tracking tool for caregivers and physicians.

CoPatient: technology-enabled services companies focused on helping consumers manage the finances behind their healthcare. CoPatient audits and appeals medical bills on behalf of individuals and employers on a contingency basis.

BAM Labs: Smart Bed Technology for Every Care Setting – a leader in smart bed innovation has developed an FDA registered touch-free biometric sensor mat placed under any mattress, combined with HIPAA-compliant cloud computing, that turns any bed into a smart bed.

The judges panel for the 2013 LINKTank competition includes: John Reinhart, CEO, InnovateLTC; Jeff Makowka, Senior VP AARP Thought Leadership; Scott Collins, CEO, Link~age Ventures; Rick Barker, Vice President for Information Technology, Silverado Senior Living; Louis Burns, CEO, GE/Intel CareInnovations (moderator).

The 2013 LTC LINK Tank competition was open to individuals, researchers, teams and entrepreneurs that have a product in development that will dramatically improve how LTC and Senior Living providers deliver higher quality care, wellness, life enhancement, and socialization based on emerging technology.

LTC LINKTank is part of Lincoln Healthcare Events LTC LINK 2013 (LTC and Senior Living Conference) being held at the Sheraton Chicago, Monday July 22 through Wednesday July 24, 2012. For more information please visit http://www.ltclinkconference.com.

For more information about the LTC LINKTank competition, please visit http://ltclinktank.com or contact Alicia Heazlitt at (502) 569-0301.

About Lincoln Healthcare Events

Founded in 1998, Lincoln Healthcare Events (LHE) has created a successful formula for bringing together senior level executives. Our conferences provide a private environment where business leaders can meet to discuss current trends, challenges and opportunities facing their industry. Lincolns Strategy and Leadership conferences include LTC 100, Senior Living 100, Community Hospital 100, Home Care 100, in addition to the LTC LINK and Home Care & Hospice LINK conferences. To learn more please visit http://www.lincolnhc.com.

About Innovate LTC

The International Center for Long Term Care Innovation (InnovateLTC) is a business accelerator that works with entrepreneurs, researchers and corporations to develop, package and distribute innovative solutions to the global aging population. With a goal to improve the quality of life and quality of care of the global aging population by accelerating innovation, we utilize a unique platform of research, validate and deliver. This provides a pathway and development plan to engage the care continuum, with testing, consumer feedback through market access. http://www.innovateLTC.com.