BlueStar, the global distributor of ADC, Mobility, Point-of-Sale, RFID, Digital Signage, and Security technology solutions, is making final preparations for its upcoming Vartech UK 2012 educational and tradeshow event at the British National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham on Wednesday, 21 March. A wide variety of sponsors from across the region and internationally have signed on to sponsor the event, which combines educational workshops with traditional tradeshow networking.
"Vartech is the ideal event to introduce BlueStar to the region, and inform our partners about BlueStar's unique value-added services," said Mark Fraker, BlueStar's Vice President of Marketing This one-day tradeshow will feature all the elements vendors and VARs have come to expect from Vartech: networking and business development on the CodeZone show floor, premiere educational and training opportunities, and the potential to drive incremental new business throughout the year.
"Vartech UK is an ideal venue to nurture relationships among UK vendor and VAR partners," said Sally Holdcroft, General Manager of BlueStar UK. "We are so excited to be hosting this event for the first time in the United Kingdom, and we encourage all UK resellers to attend and find out what a difference BlueStar and our sponsor partners can make in growing their business."
Together with previously announced sponsors, BlueStar is proud to have the support of the following sponsors for Vartech UK 2012:
M3 Mobile M3 Mobile is a global manufacturer of Rugged PDAs, handheld and RFID mobile computers. M3 developed its own handheld mobile computer in 2000 and has distributed to qualified manufacturers in USA, Europe, Australia, Asia and more.
ELO TouchSystems - Elo TouchSystems, a global leader in touch technology, is a Tyco Electronics Corporation business. Elo develops, manufactures and markets a complete line of touch products that simplify the interface between people and computers in public-access and employee-activated applications. Elo offers the broadest range of touch solutions in the industry.
Unitech - Unitech was founded in 1979 in Taipei, Taiwan, to provide the local market with customized microprocessor-based automation systems. To meet the demands of a growing industry, Unitech created a business segment to focus solely on data collection technology in 1985. Unitech has since grown to be a successful global corporation with over 500 employees worldwide and manufactures a wide range of AIDC products including bar code scanners, mobile computers, magnetic stripe readers, fixed mount terminals, and keyboards.
Wavelink - Wavelink is a leading provider of multi-vendor mobile device management, wireless infrastructure management, terminal emulation, voice enabling, and mobile application development software. More than 15,000 companies in retail, manufacturing, healthcare, government, public safety and logistics industries rely on Wavelink to accelerate application delivery, reduce device management and support costs, and tighten network security.
APG Cash Drawer APG manufactures a broad range of high-quality cash drawers and other related products for thousands of customers throughout the world. During its 30+ year history, APG has built a reputation as the supplier of choice for highly durable and dependable cash drawers.
Armor - Armor designs and manufactures inked films used in Thermal Transfer technology. This technology is for marking barcodes, logos, use-by dates or other batch information on labels or flexible packaging. Since its founding in 1922 in Nantes, France, Armor has been a pioneer in printing inks. Armor was one of the first companies to manufacture carbon film, then to launch ribbon cassettes for typewriters and subsequently printers, and finally to introduce Thermal Transfer technology into Europe in the early 1980s.
Baracoda - Baracoda is a leading manufacturer of Bluetooth wireless barcode readers and RFID solutions. The company promotes the development of data capture solutions for both Mobile (Field force automation, Asset Management) and Logistics (Inventory management, Order preparation) applications in the retail, healthcare, transportation and logistics industries as well as for all real-time traceability applications.
Citizen Citizen's world-class printing solutions include receipt printers, POS printers, mobile printers, kiosk printers and barcode label printers. Over the past four decades, Citizen has worked to establish its global reputation as a leader in printing with its high-quality, feature-rich printing solutions designed and engineered with practicality, reliability and top-notch customer satisfaction always in mind.
Qcom - Qcom was founded 30 years ago as a manufacturer of electronic communications equipment. After expanding into IT solutions and personal computers, including computer training and operating as a reseller, the company's focus was gradually switched to the provision of technical support. Qcom now provides multi-technology outsourced technical functions and consultancy to businesses across the UK and Europe.
Red Beam - RedBeam, Inc. is a leading provider of complete barcode-based software solutions with one goal to make your organisation more productive. With decades of experience with barcode technology, the designers of the RedBeam product line have built the RedBeam systems to be intuitive, affordable and complete.
Retail Pro - Retail Pro International, LLC is a global leader in Point of Sale, Store Operations, Merchandising, Planning, Business Intelligence, and Payment Processing software applications for the specialty retail industry. Retail Pro is used by more than 52,000 retail stores globally in markets such as fashion, luggage, footwear, collectibles, gifts, home furnishings, sporting goods, and accessories. With unparalleled functionality, flexibility and ease-of-use, Retail Pro has established itself as a trusted solution for today's specialty retailers worldwide.
Seagull Scientific - Seagull Scientific has been a trend-setting innovator of label software and barcode generator software since 1985. Seagull developed the world's first Windows software for industrial label printers, including the very first Windows printer drivers. Today, their BarTender design and print software for label, barcode, RFID, and card printing is an essential tool for hundreds of thousands of users in more than 150 countries.
signagelive - Based in Saffron Walden, UK, signagelive is a private company and a world leader in cloud-powered media delivery solutions, providing a platform that runs even the largest retail networks reliably, efficiently and cost effectively. signagelive leads the sector in the adoption of new technologies and standards like SMIL, HTML5, Media RSS, social media and mobile, and extending the medium to corporate desktops and IPTV.
Systemslink Two - Systemslink is a leading UK supplier of leather and fabric cases for mobile, industrial computers, handheld scanners and portable printers.
Vartech UK 2012 Registration is still available for a limited time at http://eu.bluestarinc.com/vartech12