Norwalk, Conn—February 6, 2014—TMC and Crossfire Media announced today that the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, held January 29-31, 2014, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida, has wrapped up its three days of educational programming, networking events and exhibition. Through an enticing and informative speaker lineup, influential sponsors, Battle of the Platforms competition and new M2M Business Impact Awards program, the event presented attendees with in-depth tools and knowledge for complete M2M and Internet of Things (IoT) immersion.
The M2M Evolution agenda included informative sessions focused on mobile workforce applications, smart home and smart building applications, big data, energy management, display market messaging and more. As noted by Forbes and ProgrammableWeb, attendees gained valuable insight from Oracle and other leading M2M companies that included AT&T, Sprint, Dell, IBM, Ericsson, Cradlepoint, Vodafone, Salesforce.com, Thingworx and many more. ProgrammableWeb also highlighted GE Software’s presentation and announcement on exposing APIs for the Industrial Internet, as well as PubNub’s release of a connected car solution kit.
The conference also brought back an attendee favorite, Battle of the Platforms, where leading companies unveiled their innovative platform solutions. Award-winning participants included Xively, ILS Technology, RACO Wireless and Skypatrol.
An exciting new element to the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo was the inaugural M2M Business Impact Awards, a special awards program focused on recognizing companies and business leaders who have successfully leveraged M2M and the IoT to solve a business issue, launch a new service or create a revenue opportunity. Winners of the M2M Business Impact Awards included Securus GPS, CallPass Technologies LLC , Yesco, Nimbelink and All Traffic Solutions.
“As the M2M space continues to evolve, we are seeing more and more innovative companies embrace the technology, and our M2M Evolution event has grown to address and support this growing market,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, M2M Evolution Conference & Expo. “We are excited that we were able to bring new elements to the show this year and create a dynamic experience for our attendees.”
M2M Evolution is supported by Diamond Sponsors AT&T, Oracle, Sprint; Platinum Sponsor ILS Technology; Gold Sponsors ThingWorx, KORE, RacoWireless, Systech Corporation, Iridium Everywhere and Verizon; and Corporate Sponsors Cradlepoint, SkyWave, Gurtam, MultiTech Systems, Pegasystems, GE Software, Renasas, Arrow and Cycle 30.
M2M Evolution will return to Las Vegas on August 11-14, 2014 at The Rio – Las Vegas, Nevada. The Call for Papers is now open and those interested in speaking should submit their proposal via the online form here: http://www.m2mevolution.com/conference/call-for-papers.aspx. If you are interested in exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities at M2M Miami, please contact Matthew Gleeson at 203.852.6800 ext. 145.
For the latest news, information and updates about the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, follow the event on Twitter at @M2MEvolution.
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About Crossfire Media
Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.
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