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November 2, 2016 - November 3, 2016


What is CONNECTIONS Europe?

CONNECTIONS Europe is part of the CONNECTIONS Conference Series, hosted by international market research firm Parks Associates. These interactive events host 200 executives in an intimate setting to learn, network, and address key issues relevant to digital products and services for consumers.

The CONNECTIONS Europe Summit Series features high-level discussions and analysis on best practices for growing revenues now and in the future. Topics include:

  • The building blocks – video, digital media, home networking, home control, and access and support services
  • Growth strategies for smart home and Internet of Things markets
  • Trends, data, and predictions for areas of significant growth
  • Strategies for service providers to compete on services and innovation
  • Case studies for digital home customer support
  • The role of service and applications providers and equipment vendors in saving support costs
  • A global look at consumers habits and expectations

Attendee Demographics – 2015

2015 Advisory Board

British Gas
Seb Chakraborty, Director of Technology, Connected Homes

Deutsche Telekom
Holger Knoepke, Vice President

Mario Moura, General Manager, Home Comfort & Energy Systems EMEA

Liberty Global
Mark Giesbers, VP Video Products

Patrice Slupowski, VP, Digital Innovation & Communities

QIVICON, Deutsche Telecom
Jean-Claude Kiessling, Head of International Business Development, Smart Home Platform QIVICON, Digital Business Unit

Sky Deutschland
Oliver Lewis, Senior Vice President Sky Integration, Product Management

Sutherland Global
Ratul Sengupta, Vice President, Client Engagement, Global Head SmartLeap Practice

Telecom Italia
Gian Paolo Balboni, Strategy & Innovation, Head, Future Centre

Alfredo Serret, Global Director Digital Home Services

David Sandford, Vice President, General Manager, International

Conference Host

International research firm Parks Associates hosts CONNECTIONS Europe each year.

Parks Associates is an internationally recognized market research and consulting company specializing in emerging consumer technology products and services. Founded in 1986, Parks Associates creates research capital for companies ranging from Fortune 500 to small start-ups through market reports, primary studies, consumer research, custom research, workshops, executive conferences, and annual service subscriptions.

The company’s expertise includes new media, digital entertainment and gaming, home networks, Internet and television services, digital health, mobile applications and services, consumer electronics, energy management, and home control systems and security.

Each year, Parks Associates hosts the CONNECTIONS conference series, industry webcasts, Smart Energy Summit, and Connected Health Summit.


November 2, 2016
November 3, 2016
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