The Greater Chicago Data Center Summit

June 7 2012 – Chicago, IL

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The National Data Center Summit Series (TM), the fastest-growing conference series for data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives, will be held on June 7 in Chicago.

 

This full-day summit will bring together 40+ speakers, experts in data center real estate and technology infrastructure, to discuss the myriad of opportunities in today’s climate related to new development, acquisition strategies, financing, technology solutions and more. More than 300 are expected to attend.
 
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    **UPDATE JUNE 6: 320 executives from 195 firms have made plans to attend; 325+ are expected to attend. On-site registration will be available beginning June 7 at 7:30am**

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** GREATER CHICAGO’S PREMIER DATA CENTER CONFERENCE** As of June 1, 305 senior-level executives from 160 firms in 20 states have already made plans to attend. 375+ are Expected on June 7.


 

The Greater Chicago Data Center Summit will bring special focus to emerging industry trends, including: Custom-Built Data Center Solutions, Connectivity Opportunities and Challenges and Energy Efficiency.
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The National Data Center Summit Series combines market intelligence and networking in a one-day platform. Anyone in the industry, or with an interest in exploring the many opportunities in data center real estate and technology infrastructure, should attend.”
Mitch Kralis, Vice President of Real Estate, Server Farm Realty
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The Fastest-Growing Data Center Event Series:

The Greater Chicago Data Center Summit follows The Greater New York Data Center Summit, held on November 29, and The Northern California Data Center Summit, held on April 12. 265 executives attended the New York Summit, while 375 attended the Northern California Summit.

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If your firm is active in data center real estate or technology infrastructure, make plans to attend the inaugural Greater Chicago Data Center Summit on June 7.

Keywords & Conference Themes: Data Center Real Estate | Data Center Infrastructure | Private Equity & Technology | Debt Financing | Latency Requirements | The Cloud | Business Data Requirements

Greater Chicago Data Center Summit agenda coverage will include:

  • Who are the most active investors in the rapidly-rising data center real estate asset class today?
  • Are capitalization rates competitive for all data center assets, or only those in certain geographic regions and property types?
  • Key Data: Analysis and review of market fundamentals, cap rates and investment sales volume
  • Is Greater Chicago data center supply keeping pace with demand?
  • What types of financing are available for wholesale data center acquisitions, and how is the data center deal different from the traditional CRE acquisition?
  • Is Chicago the next big data center real estate market following New York, Washington D.C. and San Francisco?
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    Who Should Attend and Participate?

    • Investors, including: private equity funds, new investment funds, high-net worth, institutional
    • Data center owners and operators
    • Power and energy efficiency firms
    • Commercial real estate executives including brokers and developers
    • Data center service providers
    • Attorneys
    • Debt sources including banks