Parks Associates hosts tenth-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe – IoT: Connected Entertainment and the Smart Home

Executive conference in Amsterdam addresses the Internet of Things and connected consumers in Europe and worldwide

Dallas, Texas, November 9, 2015 - Research firm Parks Associates will host over 200 industry executives this week in Amsterdam at the tenth-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe - IoT: Connected Entertainment and the Smart Home. The executive summit takes place 10-11 November in Amsterdam. Media are invited to attend.


What: CONNECTIONS™ Europe - IoT: Connected Entertainment and the Smart Home
Date: 10-11 November
Where: NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky
Dam 9, 1012 JS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Press registration: http://www.parksassociates.com/events/connections-europe/media/presspass
Agenda: http://www.parksassociates.com/events/connections-europe/agenda

Keynotes:
"The EU vs. U.S. Smart Home Market: Differences and Opportunities," Greg Roberts, VP, Marketing, Icontrol Networks - Tuesday, 10 November, 10:15
"From Connected to Thoughtful: How Technology is Transforming the Future of the Home," François Girodolle, Head, Product Partnerships, Nest Europe, Nest Labs, Inc. - Tuesday, 10 November, 15:30
"TV RE[DEFINED]," Christian Kurz, SVP Research, Insights and Reporting, Viacom International Media Networks - Wednesday, 11 November, 9:15
"Fireside Chat - Understanding Early Adopters: Next Stage of the Connected Home," Holger Knoepke, VP Connected Home, Deutsche Telekom AG, and Mario Moura, GM Home Comfort & Energy Systems EMEA, Honeywell

Parks Associates European research shows:
• Approximately 9% of broadband households in the U.K., Germany, Spain, and France own a smart home device.
• 11% of U.K. broadband households own a home control system, compared to 10% in France and Spain and 8% in Germany.
• 45% of Western European broadband households own a smart TV, with the highest percentage in Germany.
• 8% of U.K. broadband households have a smart watch.
• 15% of Western European broadband households own a streaming media player.

Event sponsors include Icontrol Networks, AirTies, Alcatel-Lucent, Essence, Prodea, ROC-Connect, Tyco, ULE Alliance, UXP Systems, Z-Wave, ZigBee Alliance, Ayla Networks, MivaTek, and Zipato.
For information on CONNECTIONS™ Europe, visit http://www.connectionseurope.com or contact sales@parksassociates.com, 972-490-1113. Follow the event on Twitter at @CONNECTIONS_EU and hashtag #CONNEU15. To schedule a meeting with an analyst, contact Holly Sprague at hsprague@gmail.com, 720.987.6614.

About CONNECTIONS™ Europe
CONNECTIONS™ Europe is the leading annual executive conference on the connected home and IoT ecosystems. The two-day event features consumer research and high-level analysis on connected devices and services, new and innovative business strategies and partnerships, and critical challenges in driving consumer adoption of entertainment, smart home, and IoT solutions.

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