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Ingram Micro NZ Showcase On The Road is full steam ahead
Tue, 16th Aug 2022
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After a year of COVID-19-related disruptions, the Ingram Micro Showcase On The Road 2022 is finally going ahead, with registrations now open to interested parties.

The roadshow will visit eight towns and cities across Aotearoa from 18 October until 24 November, with a packed program that includes 50 vendors, educational keynote presentations and concurrent vendor sessions.

"The last two years have highlighted the value of getting together in an industry that is just as much about the people as it is about technology," the Ingram Micro event page states.

"Accordingly, we are looking forward to hosting you as we share insights to emerging technology and trends, and innovation and, of course, provide you with an opportunity to network with your peers and colleagues from around the industry."

Starting on 18 October in Auckland, the roadshow will travel to Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington, Christchurch, New Plymouth, Palmerston North and Napier.

Ingram Micro says on their site that the objective of the roadshow is to connect key players across the IT ecosystem, offering an essential opportunity to drive business development and network with the people who make the New Zealand IT industry work.

The offering will aim to provide access to industry partners, as well as a platform to share emerging trends and new insights in the channel community in Aotearoa and beyond.

There will also be a presentation by New Zealand Olympic Gold Medalist  Rob Waddell, among other networking and presentation opportunities.

The dates for the event are:

  • 18 October, Auckland, Ellerslie Events Centre
  • 19 October, Hamilton, Claudelands Event Centre    
  • 20 October, Tauranga, Trustpower Baypark    
  • 2 November, Wellington, Shed 6    
  • 4 November, Christchurch, Air Force Museum of New Zealand
  • 22 November, New Plymouth, The Devon Hotel
  • 23 November, Palmerston North, Palmerston North Convention Centre    
  • 24 November, Napier, Napier Convention Centre

Those wishing to register for the event and find out more information can do so here.

The event comes after a big year for Ingram Micro'sMicro's NZ arm. The company's revenue from contracts with customers increased by almost $74 million in 2021, and there were also a number of new job appointments announced.

Ingram Micro NZ also bolstered its MSI product range with new exclusive offerings, with the inclusion of MSI Mobile Workstation and Business - Productivity laptops in their portfolio.

On a global scale, Paul Bay was also named the new global chief executive, and replaced CEO Alain Monié who transitioned to the role of executive chairman.