CONNECTIONS™ to focus on business strategies, new connectivity solutions in Digital Living Markets

Research firm Parks Associates announces Call For Papers for CONNECTIONS™ 2010

Parks Associates today announced the Call For Papers for the upcoming CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Living Conference and Showcase. The 2010 conference will take place June 8 -10 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.


The main topic areas for the event are Entertainment Platforms & Value -Added Services, New Media and Digital Content, Consumer Electronics, and Home Systems & Controls.

"Emerging technologies continue to change the digital living landscape," said Stuart Sikes, president, Parks Associates. "Mobile applications are increasing the role of service providers, who are adding home controls, energy management, and entertainment offerings to their platforms. Online video is radically transforming the roles of the TV and the game console, while Blu -ray and video kiosks are reshaping the distribution channel for physical media. At this point, we don't know which business models will ultimately prevail. "

CONNECTIONS™ will address the opportunities and challenges in connected CE, 3D TV, smart grid and energy management solutions, consumer and technical support, smartphones and mobile services, social media, and content management.

For fourteen years, CONNECTIONS™ has been the premier event for research and analysis of connected home technologies and digital living solutions. The executive conference features consumer research and presentations from international research firm Parks Associates and a comprehensive agenda with over 80 speakers. Past conferences featured keynotes from AT&T, Verizon, Sony, Intel, and Microsoft.

CONNECTIONS™ attracts companies with market -leading digital living initiatives and senior executives from industries associated with the digital home, new media and content distribution, and mobile applications and services.

Early sponsors include Premier Sponsors ActiveVideo Networks, PacketVideo, and RedMere.

To submit to speak at CONNECTIONS™, visit www.connectionsconference.com. Submission Deadline is January 30, 2010.

About CONNECTIONS™

CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Living Conference and Showcase, hosted by leading research firm Parks Associates with support from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA®), is the premier executive event focused on the market developments and growth factors for advanced digital lifestyle solutions.

This unique, research -driven executive conference and showcase delivers insight and recommendations for new business models and opportunities in digital media/content, connected consumer electronics, broadband and value -added services, and home systems.
For information about CONNECTIONS™, visit www.connectionsconference.com or contact sales@parksassociates.com, 972 -490 -1113 972 -490 -1113.


Media Contact:
Mindi Sue Sternblitz -Rubenstein
Parks Associates
972 -490 -1113
Email: mindi.sue@parksassociates.com

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