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about Vendor summit

Please join Tech Data Agency at Vendor Summit 2017 on Dec. 12. This year brings even more excitement! As the newly combined Tech Data organization, our partners can take advantage of unique opportunities, enhanced capabilities and extended global reach.

Focused on the future of your business, Vendor Summit is a full-day event dedicated to discussing the many ways Tech Data Agency can help accelerate your growth. From our innovative results-driven campaigns and award-winning creative strategies to analytics-based business intelligence and unforgettable events, let's devise a winning formula to make 2018 better than ever.

Experience a new equation. Maximize your marketing.




Agenda

Vendor Summit 2017 Tentative Event Agenda



  • 7-9 p.m.

    Early Vendor Summit Registration

    Tampa Convention Center

  • 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Vendor Summit Registration Open

    Tampa Convention Center

    7-8:15 a.m.

    Breakfast Available

    Tampa Convention Center

    8:30-11:00 a.m.

    General Session

    Tampa Convention Center

    11 a.m.-2 p.m.

    Lunch Available During Sessions

    Tampa Convention Center

    11 a.m.-4:50 p.m.

    Program Breakout Sessions

    Tampa Convention Center

    Download - Vendor Summit Breakout document.
    5-7 p.m.

    Closing Party - Tampa Convention Center

    Celebrate and close out the day at our special Vendor Summit reception. Mix, mingle and network with your Tech Data team over appetizers and beverages before you depart for the evening.

  • 9.30 AM

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    Danielle Grant
    10.30 AM

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    Danielle Grant
    12.00 PM

    Lunch

    01.30 PM

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 Hotel and Travel Info

How to Get to the Conference

Venue


Tampa Convention Center
333 South Franklin St.
Tampa, FL 33602
813-274-8511

Directions From Tampa International Airport:


Via I-275 Heading North: Take Downtown West exit #44. Merge onto Tampa Street. Turn right onto Franklin Street. The Convention Center will be on your right just past Channelside Drive.

Via I-275 Heading South: Take Downtown exit #45A. Merge onto Tampa Street. Turn right onto Franklin Street. The Convention Center will be on your right just past Channelside Drive.

Via Tampa International Airport: Take I-275 N to Downtown West exit #44. Merge onto Tampa Street. Turn right on to Franklin Street. The Convention Center will be on your right just past Channelside Drive.

Hotel


Booking:
Vendor partners are responsible for their own travel and hotel arrangements. To ensure you receive the Tech Data group rates, please make reservations by deadline dates listed below. Rooms are available at the nearby The Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center and The Westin Tampa Waterside.

The Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center
513 South Florida Ave.
Tampa, FL 33602
813-769-8300

Check-in:
4 p.m. Checkout: 11 a.m. Smoking: Non-Smoking Parking: Self-Parking is $10, Valet is $18

Reserve your room by phone or online.
By phone: Call 813-769-8300, request the Tech Data group rate of $185 plus tax. Reservations must be made by Nov. 27. Online:Click here.

Directions From Tampa International Airport
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Exit the airport. Merge onto I-275 North (towards Tampa). Exit onto North Ashley Drive. Turn left onto E. Whiting Street. Turn right onto S. Franklin Street. Turn left onto Channelside Drive. Turn right onto S. Florida Avenue. Distance from Hotel: 7 miles

The Westin Tampa Waterside
725 South Harbour Island Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602
888-627-8158

Check-in:
3 p.m. Checkout: Noon Smoking: Non-Smoking Parking: Self-Parking: $10, Valet: $18

Reserve your room by phone or online.
By phone: Call 888-627-8158, request the Tech Data group rate of $159 plus tax.
Reservations must be made by November 10. Online:Click here

Transportation


Taxi and Super Shuttles service is available at Tampa International Airport's Commercial Ground Transportation Quadrants located in all four corners of the Baggage Claim level. Pricing is as follows:

Taxi:
Yellow Cab and United Taxi service is priced the same at: $2.50 plus $2.40 per mile Minimum fee from the airport: Approximately $15 - fee no longer applies once meter exceeds $15. Maximum flat rate fee: $25 to Downtown Tampa and Port Tampa Bay

Super Shuttle:
Group discounts are available for additional passengers going to the same address. Rates include up to three pieces of luggage. For Super Shuttle information or to schedule transportation, call 800-282-6817 or 727-572-1111.

Uber:
Uber is the most economical option for transportation to and from TPA and hotel. Please be sure to download the free Uber app in order to make your reservation.

Rental Cars:
Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar Car Rental, Enterprise, Hertz, National Car Rental and Thrifty rental car counters are located across the walkway in both the Red and Blue Baggage Claim areas.

If you have any accessibility (ADA) needs, please contactjamie.morton@techdata.com to make arrangements.

 

Things to Do


Just a short walk from the Tampa Convention Center.

Tampa Riverwalk
Stroll along this two and a half-mile, pedestrian-friendly path and enjoy some of the most popular destinations in the city. Gorgeous waterfront views along with a mix of museums, restaurants, parks and a vibrant nightlife make the Riverwalk a must-do activity.

Channelside Bay Plaza
This outdoor entertainment complex offers popular restaurants and a variety of shopping experiences. Watch as popular cruise ships depart from Channelside every week.

The Florida Aquarium
Located in the nearby Channelside Bay Plaza, the Florida Aquarium is home to 20,000 sea creatures. Discover the coral reef tank or splash in the water park. Interested in a close-up encounter? Jump on the Bay Spirit II tour boat for a dolphin-spotting expedition in Tampa Bay.

International Plaza and Bay Street
This upscale, distinctive shopping mall features three high-end department stores, over 200 specialty shops, and an open-air village hosting fine restaurants and small boutiques.

Ybor City
Historic Ybor City offers an eclectic collection of boutiques, shops, restaurants and nightclubs. Visit well-known craft breweries and cigar-making factories, all just a 15-minute streetcar ride away.


 

Register

Ready to amp up your marketing? Don't miss Tech Data Agency's event of the year! Sign up now to save your spot at Vendor Summit 2017.

Note: Your registration is not valid until you have successfully completed the entire process and received a printable confirmation page and an email confirmation.



Contact Us

Vendor Summit Event Questions:

Shannon Secord, senior event planner
Jamie Morton, event planner
Jessica Casamento, event planner

Annual Marketing Programs and Offerings Questions:
Ashley Rhattigan, manager, project specialists
Kelly Bock, supervisor, project specialists

venue

Tampa Convention Center

333 South Franklin St.
Tampa, FL 33602
813-274-8511