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The ASCII Group Announces Cities for its 2014 IT SMB Success Summit Series

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Bethesda, Maryland – January 16, 2014 — The ASCII Group, a membership-based community of independent MSPs, VARs and Solution Providers, is pleased to announce the upcoming dates and locations for its 2014 IT SMB Success Summit Series.  The eight city conference tour is expected to draw more than 1,600 solution providers, leading technology vendors, and industry experts.

Debuting in 2000, the Success Summits have become the premier event for IT Solution Providers because The ASCII Group has successfully created a model that balances education and industry presentations with fruitful networking opportunities.  For 30 years, The ASCII Group has leveraged the power of community to benefit its members. 

A major highlight of the 2014 series is the list of contemporary speakers that are scheduled for the educational sessions, including CEO’s Anurag Agrawal and Gordon Tan, and Forbes Contributor Roger Dooley.  Full session descriptions can be found on the 2014 ASCII IT SMB Success Summit website.

“We have an exciting year ahead planned for the ASCII IT SMB Success Summits,”  said Jerry Koutavas, President, The ASCII Group.  “With new cities, research and content, the 2014 series features fresh, modern Keynote presentations and education, an energized solutions pavilion and extensive networking opportunities.”

“The ASCII Success Summits are a great opportunity for peer networking as well as learning about the latest industry trends and cutting-edge technology,” said Matt Adkins, Vanguard Technologies, ASCII member since 2009.  “More than just a regional event, the Summits provide real education and partnership building that I can take back to my office – and start utilizing immediately.”  

Designed for qualified industry IT professionals, this complimentary event is targeted towards those looking to enhance their current business model.  ASCII members receive free admission and qualify for a free hotel room.

ASCII Success Summit 2014 Cities:

Newport Beach                  February 19-20                       Newport Beach Marriott

Austin                               March 19-20                            DoubleTree by Hilton Austin

Chicago                             April 16-17                               Chicago Marriott O’Hare

Columbus                          May 28-29                               Renaissance Columbus Downtown

Atlanta                               June 18-19                              The Lodge & Spa at Callaway Gardens

Providence                        July 30-31                                Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick

Phoenix                             September 17-18                     Sheraton Crescent Hotel

Atlantic City                       October 22-23                          Bally’s Atlantic City


To learn more about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jessica Schroder, Director of Marketing and Events, at

Online registration is now open for the eight 2014 ASCII Success Summits at

About The ASCII Group, Inc:

The ASCII Group is a vibrant reseller community of independent MSPs, VARs, and other solution providers.  Formed in 1984, ASCII has more than 70 programs that provide turnkey cost-cutting strategies, innovative business building programs, and extensive peer interaction.  ASCII members enjoy benefits such as marketing support; educational information; group purchasing power; increased leverage in the marketplace; and multiple networking opportunities. These programs enable ASCII members to increase revenue, lower operating costs, and grow service opportunities.  You can learn more at or by calling 800-394-2724.


Press Contact
Alysia Vetter
Director of Communications
Tel: 800-394-2724 x 131