(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – iNET Interactive has announced today the location and date for the eighth annual HostingCon, the world’s premiere conference and trade show serving the hosted services industry. HostingCon 2012 will be held in Boston, Massachusetts, from July 16-18 at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center located in the heart of the beautiful and historic Back Bay.
HostingCon attracts web hosts, cloud services, data centers, software-as-a-service (SaaS), ISVs and other Internet service providers from across the world. In 2011, HostingCon attendees represented more than 35 countries. Whether traveling from near or far, HostingCon attendees expect a high-class location to conduct business while also enjoying an opportunity to relax and have fun – all of which Boston delivers.
Boston is easily accessible for domestic and international travelers, is home to nearly 300,000 professionals working in the high-tech industry and showcases a vibrant combination of history, culture, dining and entertainment not found anywhere else. In addition, Boston’s renowned educational institutions have helped to make it an international center of learning and intellectualism.
“Boston has earned a worldwide reputation for its wonderful blend of stylish sophistication and historic New England charm,” commented Tanya Applegate, Event Operations Manager for HostingCon. “It attracts over 18 million people annually for work and for play.”
Boston is a major transportation hub for air, rail, and car. The John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center is located just four miles from Boston’s Logan International Airport and less than ½ mile from the Amtrak train station. Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood boasts an unparalleled amount of shops, restaurants, nightlife and unique attractions – all within immediate walking distance of the convention center.
“Surveys of past attendees indicated that many wanted HostingCon to return to the East Coast,” stated Kelly Kleiner, VP Sales of iNET Interactive, the producer of HostingCon. “Boston is home to many high-tech companies, it’s easily accessible both domestically and internationally, and its unique blend of sophistication and culture make it an ideal location for HostingCon 2012.”
HostingCon is the world’s premiere conference and trade show serving the hosted services industry. In its seventh year, HostingCon brings together web hosts, cloud services, data centers, software-as-a-service (SaaS), ISVs and other Internet service providers. HostingCon is an iNET Interactive event. For more details about HostingCon, visit http://www.HostingCon.com. For more information on iNET Interactive, visit http://www.iNETinteractive.com.