CONNECTIONS™ Europe: IoT and the Connected Consumer to feature keynotes from Deutsche Telekom and Centrica

CONNECTIONS™ Europe: IoT and the Connected Consumer | #TpromoCom #Parks #Connections #Event | to feature keynotes from Deutsche Telekom and Centrica.  Parks Associates estimates approximately 7 million European households will have professionally monitored security by 2021  READ ON: Click Here

July 4, 2017

Parks Associates estimates approximately 7 million European households will have professionally monitored security by 2021

International IoT research firm Parks Associates announced today Deutsche Telekom AG and Centrica will be the keynote speakers at the 12th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe: IoT and the Connected Consumer, 1-2 November 2017 at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel. The event, with early sponsorship support from Homematic IP, Qorvo, Amazon, Ayla Networks, mnubo, ROC-Connect, ULE Alliance, and Z-Wave, addresses deployment and consumer engagement strategies to secure recurring revenue with smart home and IoT solutions.

The research firm’s NUMBERS™ service forecasts that more than 4.3 million households in Western Europe and nearly 2.8 million in Eastern/Central Europe will have professionally monitored security by 2021. That same year, Western Europe will have more than 30 million unit sales of smart TVs.

CONNECTIONS™ Europe focuses on disruptions from innovative technologies and new business models and their impact on the converging smart home ecosystems. Keynote presenters include:

Sudeep Maitra, Global VP, Strategy and Development, Centrica

Matthias Mieves, Head, New Business, Sales & Marketing Connected Home, Deutsche Telekom AG

“The smart home concept is expanding across Europe as consumers explore innovative use cases with connected devices and services,” said Elizabeth Parks, SVP, Parks Associates. “At CONNECTIONS™ Europe, we will discuss positive trials and successful use cases in the smart home, plus strategies to tie together a variety of connected solutions to create a personalized user experience, which will lead positive revenue growth for companies in the IoT.”

Parks Associates is accepting speaker submissions; conference topics include:

Data Analytics: Unlocking Value in the Smart Home

Privacy and Security: Challenges and Opportunities

Voice: The Leading Smart Home Interface

Smart Home & Interoperability: Simplifying a Complex Environment

Supporting End-to-End Consumer Experiences

New Smart Home Business Models: Transition to the API Economy

Channel and Ecosystem Strategies: What’s Driving Smart Home Adoption

Platforms: Unlocking Value for the Smart Home

Energy Management & IoT: Engaging Consumers

Insurance and IoT: Strategies for Incoming Market Players

Smart Home and Connected Health: Personalization through IoT Innovation

Residential Safety and Security: Fulfilling Unmet Needs

Converging Ecosystems: Connected Car, Entertainment, Smart Home

Conference supporters include Antenna, B2 Group, BayPay Forum, Bedrock Learning, Best Web Design Agencies,, Bluetooth SIG, BoogarLists, CABA, CIOReview, CoPE, Conference Guru, Cord Cutters News, Council,, Digital Entertainment Group, Digital Trends, Entertainment Merchants Association, FierceCable, FierceOnlineVideo, FierceTelecom, FierceWireless, FierceWireless Tech, Finpro, GeoMarketing, HomeGrid Forum, Hometoys, Innovation & Tech Today, Intergetic Forum, IoT Consortium, IoT Weekly News, ISE Magazine, KNXtoday, LonMark International, MoCA, oneM2M, Open Connectivity Foundation, Payments & Cards Network, PharmaVoice, Smart Grid Spain, TelcoProfessionals, Telecompaper,, TWICE, Visibility Magazine, and Wi-Fi Alliance.

For more information on CONNECTIONS™ Europe, visit or contact, 972-490-1113. To schedule a meeting with an analyst or to request specific research data, contact Elizabeth Parks at, 972-996-0202.


Produced by Parks Associates, the 12th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe is a two-day executive conference focused on the impact of IoT on the consumer. The event explores innovative business strategies, new crossover industry partnerships, and advancements in IoT (Internet of Things) solutions that are creating more consumer engagement and business opportunities for smart home, cloud services, and connected entertainment solutions. Parks Associates industry analysts moderate all sessions, with discussion, insights, and networking with leading executives representing all IoT ecosystems.

CONNECTIONS™ Europe will take place 1-2 November 2017 in Amsterdam at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel.

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