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Tech + Education + Baseball

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Join us for an unforgettable day of innovation and excitement at Guaranteed Rate Field, home of the White Sox! Our hardware and software technology event is the perfect opportunity to discover the latest advancements in the B2B IT channel.

If you are a VAR, SI or MSP
- You'll have the chance to connect with leading experts, experience live demonstrations, and explore cutting-edge products and solutions.

If you're an ISV or a hybrid VAR/ISV, you get all that PLUS an early afternoon education session sponsored by Intel® and DevPro to learn how to grow your Channel business. Then, we'll also settle into our seats for a thrilling game between the Sox and the Texas Rangers.

Don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind event that combines the best of technology and sports!


Wednesday, June 21st

Guaranteed Rate Field • Chicago, IL

What to expect:

  • POS, ADC, and Digital Signage Solutions on Display
  • ISV-specific education and learning sessions
  • Networking with hardware/software vendors and your peers
  • Food and drinks
  • A relaxing night at the ballpark taking in the White Sox vs. Rangers (a game ticket is included in your free registration)



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What is the 2U Tour?

For the past few years, BlueStar has been touring the United States and Canada to meet up with current customers and introduce our team and our vendor partners to new solutions providers in the area.

In mid June, BlueStar is swinging through Chicago with some of our top vendor partners for a day of education, inspiration, networking, and baseball.

Register for this free event to come see the latest and greatest in POS, Digital Signage, Auto Data Capture and beyond before watching the Sox and the Rangers go head-to-head!

Register Today

Featured Speakers


Rob Risany

A high energy, growth focused executive with more than 20 years experience across a variety of technologies and industry sectors. Broad leadership experience in management, sales, marketing, consulting, and product management. Multinational P&L responsibility. Staff management in matrixed organizations.


Jay McCall & Mike Monocello

Jay McCall is an editor and journalist with 20 years of writing experience for B2B IT solution providers. Jay is co-founder of XaaS Journal and DevPro Journal.

Mike Monocello is former owner of a software development company and having more than a decade of experience writing for B2B IT solution providers, Mike is co-founder of XaaS Journal and DevPro Journal.


Harold Baines

One of the most durable, consistent and respected hitters of his era, Baines batted over .300 eight times and hit .324 in 31 career postseason games, topping the .350 mark in five separate series. Upon his retirement he ranked seventh in AL history in games played (2,830) and tenth in RBI (1,628).  Baines was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Today's Game Era Committee as part of the Class of 2019.

Event Schedule

Noon - 1PM

ISV Reception Lunch

We'll start the day with a soft landing that includes name tags, lunch, and some quick introduction before we get the start kicked off.


ISV Education Session #1

LikedIn Pro Tips - How to Leverage the Professional Network for Personal + Company Gain - presented by James Korte



ISV Education Session #2

Join Intel's Director or Edge AI Solutions, Rob Risany for a session that explores Trends in Edge Computing and the ISV opportunity with the Intel® Partner Alliance program.



ISV Education Session #3

Building a Successful and Sustainable Reseller Channel



Vendor Product Expo

Get your hands on the latest and greatest POS, ADC, Digital Signage, and Software solutions from BlueStar's vendor partners.



Q&A with Harold Banes

A moderated Q & A session with Hall of Fame White Sox right field, Harold Baines.


Pictures with Harold Baines

Say hello and snap a photo for social media.


Live MLB Action between the Chicago White Sox and Texas Rangers.

Register to Attend

Join us at Guaranteed Rate Field for a great day of learning, networking, and baseball. We can't wait to see you!