NextMarket Insights Debuts the Industry's First Smart Kitchen Summit

The Smart Kitchen Summit will bring together visionaries from the worlds of culinary, smart home, appliance, commerce and fitness to discuss the future of the most important room in the house.

Seattle, WA - June 4, 2015 - NextMarket Insights, a respected strategy and research firm focused on emerging technologies is launching the first and only connected kitchen event to tackle the technology and design convergence that's changing how we eat, buy, store and interact with our food. The Smart Kitchen Summit will bring together start-ups, leaders and innovators for a day-long event on November 5, 2015 in Seattle's SODO district.


The first of its kind, the Smart Kitchen Summit is still accepting proposals from speakers and sponsors to be involved.

The Smart Kitchen Summit is the premiere event from NextMarket Insights, founded by Michael Wolf, former VP of Research for GigaOM, Forbes writer and one of the industry's most well-known IoT and smart home analysts and advisors. As NextMarket's chief analyst and host of the popular Smart Home Show podcast, Wolf has focused on the "quiet technology revolution" in kitchens across the U.S. and the ways in which smart home devices and services will impact the most popular room in the home: the kitchen. By 2020, NextMarket predicts the smart kitchen industry will grow to a $10 billion market.

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About NextMarket Insights
Founded by Michael Wolf, NextMarket Insights is a strategy and research firm focused on emerging technologies, advising clients in the area of smart and connected home and emerging personal technologies such as wearables, digital entertainment and distribution. NextMarket specializes in product strategy, mergers & acquisitions, marketing and syndicated and custom research in these areas. Nextmarket Insights is also home to Technology.FM, the podcast network for such shows as The Smart Home Show, Home: On and HomeTech.FM.

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