Harrisburg, Pa. - D&H Distributing will host its Mid-Atlantic Summer 2012 Technology Show on Thursday, June 21, from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pa.
This year's event is expected to attract nearly 1,000 attendees from retailers, e-tailers, dealers and resellers in the region, who will visit exhibits from more than 130 participating manufacturers.
The show will feature a Microsoft Device Bar located at the Microsoft booth. This exhibit will demonstrate how different mobile devices run on a preview version of the highly anticipated Windows 8 operating system.
At press time, models that are scheduled to be part of the Device Bar include the Asus UX31E Zenbook notebook, the Samsung NP900X3B Series 9 notebook, the Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook, the Toshiba Portege Z835 ultraportable laptop, the slim Lenovo U300 IdeaPad notebook, the Samsung Series 7 notebook and the Asus Eee Slate B121.
The event will also include the east coast debut of the D&H Solutions Booth featuring turnkey solutions, and an emerging tech pavilion with a brand-new set of vendors. The educational agenda will touch on Windows 8, video solutions, Ultrabooks and more.
Participating vendors in addition to the above include Antec, Belkin, Canon, D-Link, Kensington, Lenovo, LG, Panasonic, Plantronics, Samsung, SanDisk, Targus, Toshiba, Zoom Telephonics and a roster of others, D&H said.
Vendors that are making a first appearance at the show include Dynatron (cooling systems), Fractal Design (cases, power supply), Monster Digital (SD cards), Snow Lizard Products (cases, accessories), Socket Mobile (handheld data capture), Audyssey Laboratories (audio docks), CODi (laptop cases), Gunnar Optks (gaming eyewear), and Tely Labs (Skype video calling). This the largest number of debut vendors in the recent history of D&H's trade show schedule.
As always, customers who attend the event will be able to benefit from special, show-day-only pricing to help make these new technologies more accessible. Door prizes will be plentiful as well, including a Logitech Bluetooth mini boom box for one winner present in each of the seven seminars. One grand-prize winner will be awarded a Samsung 51-inch plasma HDTV.
"With the amount of new technologies and paradigms that are emerging this year, there's an awful lot to tout at this show. We're offering first-hand insights into everything from tablet innovations, to thin and light models, to Windows 8 preview material," noted Mary Campbell, marketing VP at D&H. "It's a very opportune moment to give D&H customers face-to-face access to the vendor community, so they can learn about the products that are positioned to revolutionize the industry. We're proud to be able to gather such a collection of game-changing partners and technologies at this pivotal moment."
D&H customers can contact their account representatives, (800) 340-1007, or log in and register online at Dandh.com.