Progressive Channels Association of Information Technology (PCAIT) hosted a grand event in New Delhi, which proved to be a resounding success in boosting the collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and networking within the IT industry. The event witnessed an impressive gathering of over 250 attendees, including esteemed top channel partners and CIOs making it a truly memorable event.
The event brought together prominent industry leaders, creating an unparalleled platform for insightful discussions. With the theme "Growing Together: Bringing Technology and Opportunities Together," the event aimed to empower the IT fraternity with invaluable insights into emerging trends and opportunities, thereby strengthening the IT community's collective growth.
More than 125 channel partners and over 100 CIOs were able to leverage the insights shared during the event to accelerate their growth. During the event, PCAIT also hosted two extremely insightful panel discussions with Channel Partners and CIOs to strengthen the mutual relationship between stakeholder in the IT industry.
This 1st panel discussion was themed at ‘Navigating Partnership Frontiers: Unravelling Channel Ecosystem Expectations from CIOs”. The panellists for this discussion were Alok Gupta, President, PCAIT, Devendra Taneja, Founder & CEO, PC Solutions, Gurpreet Singh, Founder & MD, Arrow PC Network, Rajiv Kumar, CEO, Proactive Data Systems, and Kavita Singhal, Director, Kamtron Systems. The panel discussed the key challenges faced by channel partners in the industry. The thought provoking session enabled the channel partners to further accelerate their business.
The 2nd panel discussion themed on "CIO Channel Connect: Harnessing Synergies to Bridge the Gap" provided a great opportunity to partners to form strong alliances and drive further best business ecosystem. The panellists for the panel discussion were Vinod Bhat, CIO, Vistara, Vinay Kumar, CIO, McDonalds, Sanjiv Kumar Jain, Group CIO, Krishna Maruti Group, Piyush Srivastava, Head of IT, Muthoot Group, Del Monte Foods, GD Pandey, Corporate Head-Information Technology, Poly Medicure, and Sujoy Brahmachari, CIO and CISO, Rosmerta Technologies. The panel brought fruitful discussion with CIOs to further streamline the relationship between channel partners and the CIOs.
There were huge networking opportunities, as channel partners and top industry professionals were able to connect, exchange ideas, and establish meaningful professional relationships. All participants expressed their pleasure over this fruitful event and appreciated the efforts taken by PCAIT in bringing such an informative event through their distributors.
In addition to that, leading tech brands also exhibited their products and solutions on their stalls at the venue. Also, there were 25 leading tech brands showcased their products/solutions in the demo area which was a center of attraction. The presence of renowned brands added further significance, as it allowed attendees to witness and experience cutting-edge technologies, and solutions. With its successful event in New Delhi, PCAIT further solidifies its position as a leading association dedicated to empowering the IT community.
While exclusively talking with DT, Mr. Alok Gupta, President, PCAIT said, “As the motto of PCAIT is ‘Jodo Jodo Aage Badho’, so this event was aligned with that. We tried to connect the channel partners with OEMs and customers. This was our first event with the partners to connect with the customers and we see great success between partners and CIOs. We will see more such events like this and I believe that for the success of the Digital India, we all have to work as a team.”
Mr. Saket Kapur, General Secretary, PCAIT shared his happiness with DT. He said, “We have been successful in bringing the channel partners, CIOs and CISOs on a single platform. Our motto is ‘Jodo Jodo Aage Badho’ which with grow with synergy. Synergy could be amongst the channel partners or in the ecosystem. So, in future, we want to take the businesses of our partners to twice of their value.”
Mr. Sewak Nautiyal, Vice President, PCAIT also interacted with DT and expressed his views on the success of the event. He said, “We tried our best and this is our first event where we called more than 125 CIOs. It was a big responsibility to make this event a great success and we want to thank everybody as this event became very successful. Everyone is really happy and asking when is our next event so it is really amazing experience.”