Given the rise of cloud computing and the decreasing costs of colocation services, the data center industry is experiencing major growth. In fact, according to Stratistics MRC, the global colocation market is expected to reach approximately $76 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 17.0% from 2016 to 2022.

Designed to serve the professionals that contribute to the growth of the data center industry, IMN’s 8th Annual Fall Forum on Data Centers & Cloud Services Infrastructure (Midwest) will take place at the JW Marriott Chicago, November 16-17, 2017. This forum brings together hundreds of data center owners, tenants, investors and service providers to discuss business strategy, ROI, and market supply and demand while focusing on the critical business issues that C-level executives regularly face.

At this year’s forum, participants will explore the latest trends and challenges affecting the data center community as they attend a wide range of educational sessions led by industry thought-leaders and influencers, including Sagi Brody, Chief Technical Officer at Webair, AJ Byers, CEO at ROOT Data Center, Damian Ehrlicher, Vice President Sales and Marketing at ServerFarm Realty, LLC, Peter Feldman, CEO and Principal at DataGryd, James Leach, VP of Marketing at RagingWire Data Centers, and Hunter Newby, Owner of Newby Ventures.

Following last year’s conference, Jeff Burges, President and Founder of DataSite, shared, “IMN attracts the best in the business to their data center forums. IMN’s proven format delivers value to end users, colocation operators, financiers, constructors and consultants alike. DataSite always looks forward to attending and participating.”

Proud sponsors of the 8th Annual Fall Forum on Data Centers & Cloud Services Infrastructure (MIDWEST) include Gold Sponsor, Kansas City Area Development Council; Silver Sponsor, Schneider Electric; and Bronze Sponsors, DataBank, Digital Realty, Dominion Energy, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Invest in Iceland, JLL, The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), Mintz, Levin, Cohn Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., North American Data Centers, Serverfarm Realty, Shark Rack, Stanton Chase International, and Windstream Holdings, Inc.

If you are interested in attending IMN’s 8th Annual Fall Forum on Data Centers & Cloud Services Infrastructure (Midwest), please click here to register.

As an added incentive, IMN is waiving the registration fee at this year’s conference for qualified corporate end users who are exclusively data center tenants. To see if you qualify, email