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Founded in 1994, Conference ConCepts (a California Corporation) is a full-service professional conference and association management company that produces technical events focused on cutting-edge technologies. It develops events both on its own and in partnership with associations, corporations, and publishers. Recent events created by CCI and its principals include the: PCI Annual Conference, Storage Area Networks Conference, Embedded Internet Conference, Appliance Server Workshop, Fibre Channel Technologies Conference, Gigabit Ethernet Conference, Network Processors Conference, Network Systems Design Conference, Server Blade Summit, Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) Summit, AdvancedTCA Summit, Data Protection Summit, MicroTCA Conference, Flash Memory Summit and AdvancedTCA Europe
The Conference ConCepts team has focused on events with high growth potential that meet the needs of their industry contacts, sponsors, and exhibitor prospects.
Recognizing industry demand for high-quality technical events designed for engineers, programmers, technical managers, and IT/IS managers, Conference ConCepts’ staff members have developed a full menu of event services. We base our efforts on an entrepreneurial spirit, extensive knowledge of emerging technologies in computing and communications, strong background in the technical industry, and more than 60 years’ experience between the company’s two principals.
Each member of the Conference ConCepts’ team has at least 15 years experience in helping coordinate successful conferences ranging in size from 250 to 3,000 registrants at locations throughout the world. We believe our organizational abilities, close attention to detail, emphasis on service, and proven model for financial and technical value has served us and our clients well.
Conference ConCepts provides full-service capabilities in all aspects of technical conference management. The skill sets of the company’s employees and contractors, representing over 200 man-years of experience, enables us to offer clients a choice of services, ranging from assistance with a single aspect of a conference to the complete development and administration of a full-fledged “turnkey” event. Our expertise covers the following areas:
Technical Program Development and Management
Conference Planning and Management
Pre-conference and on-site conference planning and management, including publicity and media negotiations
Exhibit sales, servicing, and on-site management, including sponsorships, promotional giveaways, signage, lead retrieval, and other special arrangements. Development of trade show floor plans and exhibit layouts, as well as contractor negotiations
Website and Online Marketing
Website design, creation, and management. Newsletter production and management
Registration, including both pre- and on-site facilities, badging, pricing, accounting, and on-site staffing
Hotel and Convention Center Management
All hotel and conference center issues, including site selection, contract negotiation, signing, food and beverage management, contract tracking, and on-site arrangements and logistics (insurance, staffing, special needs, decorations, security, and special events and receptions)
Preparation and design of collateral materials, including proceedings, newsletters, e-mails, advertisements, preview and final programs, evaluation forms, and surveys
Focus on End-User Attendance
Financial management including budget preparation, cash flow management, financial reporting, and creation of final statements
Long-term planning, including list maintenance, forecasting, and event lifecycle management