MILAN, August 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
On the 12th to t he 14th of November 2012, a selection of 65 of Europe's leading executives from across the telecoms sector will head to the Meliá Milano Hotel, Milan, Italy, for two days as they attend GDS International's highly anticipated eleventh Next Generation Telecom Europe summit.
The NG Telecoms Europe summit combines cutting edge topics with focused, peer-led discussions to provide the forward-thinking executive with a client-focused platform from which to assess emerging trends and strategies that are proving critical to organisational effectiveness in 2012. The summit's programme combines high-level roundtable discussions with next generation technology solutions that have been carefully selected to address core challenges faced by decision makers in the sector. Main topics to be discussed at this year's summit include customer experience and multi-channel engagement, innovation, LTE/4G, big data, broadband infrastructure, and security.
Attended by the most senior executives from across the Europe, NG Telecoms Europe is an invitation-only event. This year's senior delegation comprises: Coskun Sahin, CTO for Avea; Pascal Viginier, EVP & Group CIO for France Telecom (Orange); Eric Kuisch, GM Networks & Services for KPN; Oscar Cicchetti, CSO for Telecom Italia; and Ed Candy, Global Technology Director (Global CTO) for Hutchinson 3G UK. There will also be a dynamic range of sponsors in attendance, including PeerApp, Empirix, Mobinets, Symbox and Tekelec.
Gary Quinn, Director of Sales for PeerApp, was an attendee at last year's event, and found real value for money in the two-day summit. In his own words: "I have been in telecommunications for 25 years and been to all sorts of trade shows, conferences and exhibitions. This is by far the best event I have been to and I haven't had five minutes to myself due to meeting all the relevant delegates onsite.... It's been fantastic." In agreement, James Besley - VP and GM EMEA for Dialogic (UK) Limited, said the event was: "Well organized and well attended, providing a great opportunity to exchange ideas with peers."
Attendees will be given the opportunity to network and participate in a variety of comprehensive workshops and peer-led panel discussions that cover key industry issues. In attendance will be a selection of the industry's most prominent thought leaders who will contribute to the direction of the summit through a series of focused panel discussions.
Steve Shah, Summit Director for GDS International - the global events company behind NG Telecoms Europe - says: "The NG Telecoms Europe event is set to exceed everyone's expectations once again. With two days of peer-led, high level discussions on some of the most pressing issues impacting the telecoms industry in the European region, the event boasts attendance from some of the most well respected executives in the EMEA telecommunications industry, highly skilled workshops and a pioneering roundtable program."
For more information, please visit http://www.ngtsummit.com
About GDS International
GDS International is one of the most innovative events and media companies worldwide - and a globally renowned producer of business-to-business summits, conferences, online information and advisory group gatherings. Founded in 1993, GDS International specialises in meeting the B2B marketing needs of our clients. Having a strong presence in mature industrial sectors but a finger on the pulse of emerging markets - as well as up-and-coming B2B business verticals - means we are perfectly placed to capitalise on the exciting developments brought about by the advent of a globalised economy. Our value proposition is simple: we deliver tangible business results from world-class events.
SOURCE GDS International