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May 23, 2019
Salina, KS

 
 
Tech Edge is a one-day business IT and marketing conference aimed at educating individuals of the new and upcoming technologies available for businesses.
 
Tech Edge opens at 7:00 a.m. and concludes at 4:00 p.m. with Prize-A-Palooza!*
 
For only $75* you get all this:
  • A full day of leading edge technology and marketing information and access to industry experts!
  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks!
  • Prize-A-Palooza! And more!
 
 
OPENING KEYNOTE
Dave Kinsey, President, Total Networks
 
"Decrypting the Future of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency"
 
Have you invested or thought about investing in Bitcoin? Will Blockchain revolutionize the way the world works? Or is this all just a fad or a scam?

The creators of Bitcoin and Blockchain have big plans for the world and you may or may not be happy with what this means for you. Dave Kinsey cuts through all of the jargon and presents what cryptocurrency and Blockchain is, what it is not, and what you need to do about it.
 
Dave Kinsey
 
ATG
 
 
LUNCH KEYNOTE
Mark Matthews, CEO, ATG
 
"How a crisp Potato Chip packet transformed my business and my life….”
 
Have you ever wished your employees would just do something without needing your input? Are you constantly finding your expectations unmet? Are you working too many hours? Have you had enough?

If so, then this is one Keynote you can’t afford to miss.
 
Mark Matthews
 
Total Networks
 
 
 
 
EVERYONE gets a copy of Dave's book and a Wireless Charging Pad!
Book and Charger
 
 
EVENT SCHEDULE
 
 
Event Schedule
  • 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Vendor Marketplace
  • 7:00 a.m.-8:25 a.m. Check-In
  • 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
  • 8:15 a.m.-9:25 a.m. Welcome to Tech Edge!
  • 8:25 a.m.-9:25 a.m. Opening Keynote
  • 9:35 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Session 1
  • 10:25 a.m.-11:05 a.m. Session 2
  • 11:15 a.m.-11:55 a.m. Session 3
  • 12:00 p.m.-1:20 p.m. Lunch
  • 12:20 p.m.-1:20 p.m. Lunch Keynote
  • 1:30 p.m.-2:10 p.m. Session 4
  • 2:20 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Session 5
  • 3:10 p.m.-3:50 p.m. Session 6
  • 4:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Prize-A-Palooza!
 
Session Topics
 
Are you wondering what’s up with Facebook Live popping up on your newsfeed? Or maybe you’re already broadcasting live and are looking for the next step? This session explores what Facebook Live is, how to use it to boost your business and why it’s the new way to engage on social media! We’ll give you some practical How-To’s and finish off with a real Facebook Live demo!
This presentation includes a crash course on Google SEO, explaining how Google’s algorithm understands your website and ranks it on search results pages. We’ll also talk about how to optimize your website for user experience with cutting-edge tools like Heatmapping.
Gaining and managing online reviews for your business is one of the most important things you can do to gain new customers and increase revenue. In this session, you will learn why reviews are important and where your business needs them from. Strategy for responding to reviews, positive and negative, will also be discussed and you will learn methods to ask for reviews that get real results.
This session will cover economic development funding programs used to help startup businesses, existing businesses and diversify and expand manufacturing and health care industries; as well as showcase emerging youth development programs that are helping train our future workforce by providing career development, entrepreneurship and internship opportunities.
Now that you have a fully functional virtual environment, we will be reviewing setup, update, and maintenance tips to maximize your uptime.
Join in the round-table discussion about today's technology and marketing trends that affect your business.
In this session we'll talk about the components that make up a Cloud Phone system: Phones, User software, Admin software, Conferencing systems and the network it lives on.
Take a deeper dive into your Cloud Phone and the Admin Portal to explore what more it has to offer to your business.
Sit before a panel of experts and have all of your technology questions answered.
The NIST Framework is a risk-based approach that organizations can use to manage cybersecurity risk. This session will provide a high-level overview of the NIST Framework.
In this session, you will experience the possibilities of Virtual Reality utilizing an educational package designed by Lenovo and Google. You will travel all over the world, to outer space, and into the human body.
The cyber threat landscape is never static. The rules keep being changed by cybercriminals and the cyberattacks they use to exploit your organization or business. What happens when you’re Cyber Security defense isn’t ready? Join our session and find out what threats are lurking and what to look for so you can prevent being the next headline. To ensure you’re armed with the latest cyber intelligence, attendees will receive the 2019 Threat Research Report.
Interested in merging security technologies to bring integration to your business? This session is for you. Join the technical experts from Salto, Axis Communications, and Nex-tech in a demo session showing the power of integration. Bring your questions for the experts as we will provide an opportunity to discuss current trends and challenges with integration.
Every organization, no matter the size, is effected by change in leadership at some point. Whether that’s due to retirement, turn-over, or an unexpected departure, it can impact company culture. We will discuss ways of developing talent and succession planning to help strengthen productivity and culture.
Get one-on-one feedback from Mark Matthews following his lunch break keynote presentation.
Small business to multi-site corporate systems, Axis has you covered. That’s right, surveillance is more affordable than you think for your small business too. Learn about solutions designed for monitoring your small business while onsite and on the go. Ready to take the next step in your surveillance solution? Axis's All-In-One appliances featuring Axis Camera Station, Health Monitoring, Secure Remote Login, paired with Nex-Tech's Pro-active monitoring agent keep your systems operating at peak performance when it matters most.
If you're a business owner or executive who is concerned about losing your company data (or your reputation) because of a cyber-attack, this training will be extremely beneficial to you. We'll explain why your network is vulnerable and share concrete steps you can take immediately to increase your security.
A discussion defining culture and the key elements that GreatAmerica has leveraged to influence behavior and ultimately keep employees engaged.
"We will be providing a visual, hands-on session to inform attendees on infrastructure standards, best practices, and future technologies that will utilize a twisted-pair infrastructure, as well as a fusion splicing demonstration and fiber optic applications. "
A look at todays Wireless mobility technology landscape including VoLTE, VoWiFi and IMS as well as a glimpse into where the industry is going (5G and beyond
Join Nex-Tech and Salto Systems to learn about one of the fastest growing technology trends in the security market, electronic access control.  Salto Systems is the leader in providing electronic locking solutions for your business, join us to see why!  Electronically managed locks, Wireless Locks, Smart Credentials, Mobile Apps, and more
 
 
Get the full session schedule and details in the app!
 
FEATURED EVENTS
 
Vendor Marketplace
 
National vendors will team up with Nex-Tech to host hands-on labs for the technically savvy, as well as educational breakout sessions with live demonstrations. The Vendor Marketplace will be available throughout the day for questions from the experts.

 

Prize-A-Palooza
 
Tech Edge wraps up with $15,000 in prizes to be given away from Nex-Tech and our technology vendors!

Check out what we're giving away at Prize-A-Palooza!

 
SPONSORS & EXIBITORS
 
Total Networks
Aruba
Storagecraft
SonicWALL
SMC
Salto
NTW
Hubbell
GAF
Continuum
Axis
SumnerOne
EVENT APP
 
 
 
 
Connect and Collaborate in the Tech Edge App.
 
Get the Attendify App, then join the Tech Edge Event!
 
  1. Install the Attendify App.
  2. Then search for Tech Edge by Nex-Tech.
  3. Join the event and create your profile!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PRIZE-A-PALOOZA
 
Check out this Prize-A-Palooza List! With even more to come!
 
Sonos Play:1
iRobot Roomba 690
Honeywell Wi-Fi Thermostat
GoPro HERO6
Ring Video Doorbell 2
Infinity Orb Magnetic Levitating Speaker Bluetooth
 
Singsation All-In-One Karaoke System & Party Machine
Holy Stone Racing Drone with HD Camera/Live Video
Amazon Echo Spot
Amazon Echo Plus with built-in Smart Home hub
R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid
Sphero SPRK+ STEAM Educational Robot
 
Chamberlain Smart Garage Door Opener
AcuRite 01535M 5-in-1 Weather Station with HD Display
AmazonBasics 12-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper Credit Card Shredder
Smart Wifi Instant Pot
Apple Watch Series 4 Space Gray
AirPods with Wireless Charging Case
 
1PH92UT#ABA HP INC.SBUY 1012 i5-7200U 12-3 8GB 256GB Notebook
H1D24AA  HP Essential Backpack
4LB42UT HP INC SBUY PB645G4 R7-2700U 14 8GB 256GB Notebook
T6L04AA HP Slim Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
H2L63AA HP Comfort Grip Wireless Mouse
W3K09AA HP UC Wireless Duo Headset
 
5YN09UT SBUY ESSEN 250 G7 I5-8265U 15-6 8GB 256 Notebook
Samsung SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit
81DJ000AUS Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 520 Tablet
Google Daydream View - Charcoal
RCA 55 inch Class 4K Ultra HD (2160P) HDR Roku Smart LED TV
Vantrue N2 Pro Uber Dual Dash Cam
 
*Must be present to win.
 
THE VENUE
We've moved!
 
Tech Edge will be held this year at Tony's Pizza Events Center in Salina Kansas.