DMS Companies Gears Up to Host Technology Reception in Alberta with Zebra and BlueStar

April 12 event at Nisku Holiday Inn Conference Center poised to help attendees streamline manufacturing, distribution and logistics with tracking technology; DMS to showcase deep expertise in ERP, optimizing manufacturing/distribution processes and IT.

Edmonton, Alberta - February 8, 2018 - Being billed as an event geared exclusively towards Alberta-based businesses, the Technology Reception for Manufacturing, Distribution and Logistics is gearing up to hit the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Nisku on Thursday, April 12 at 4 pm - with Alberta's own DMS Companies taking on hosting duties along with Zebra and BlueStar. As a primary sponsor of the event, DMS Companies will be showcasing its deep expertise in ERP, optimizing manufacturing/distribution processes and IT.

For businesses whose primary focus is on manufacturing, distribution or logistics, the Technology Reception will focus on how the megatrends of IoT, Cloud Computing, Mobility and IT Infrastructures are enabling innovation within these companies' industries.

"The Technology Reception is going to be the place to join industry leaders and peers over refreshments while getting hands-on with the latest mobile computers, barcode scanners, printers and other gear on display," explains Brian Neufeld, Director of Marketing for DMS Companies. "Attendees will be able to take in the 40-minute presentation, where experts will discuss how data analytics, artificial intelligence and augmented reality is used to drive preferred outcomes that allow Alberta-based businesses to remain competitive.

"For our part, DMS Companies is very much looking forward to showing off our seasoned expertise in the areas of ERP, optimization of manufacturing and distribution processes and IT."

In addition to complimentary drinks and refreshments for attendees browsing the different technology exhibits, the Technology Reception will feature a presentation about the importance of a reliable IT foundation for mobile computing. "With users expecting anytime, anywhere access from any device, the demand for reliable wireless networking is skyrocketing in the enterprise," says Marc Driessen, VP of DMS iTech. "Attendees of the Technology Reception can join in the discussions regarding industry best practices and the importance of planning their WLAN/Wi-Fi deployment properly."

For its part at the Technology Reception, Zebra - builders of tracking technology solutions for a variety of industries including healthcare, retail and manufacturing - will be presenting the 2018 Product Showcase, offering attendees a chance to see some of the latest industrial technology gear for the new year. On display will be rugged scanners, mobile computers, industrial printers, logistic solutions, inventory tracking hardware and more.

"For those looking to positively impact their businesses with mobile technology, the Technology Reception while be real eye-opener," adds Chris Dollinger, Regional Sales Manager for BlueStar Canada, the leading global distributor of solutions-based ADC, Mobility, Point-of-Sale, RFID, Digital Signage and ID/Security technology. "Attendees will be able to handle the latest ultra-rugged barcode scanners designed for superior performance and unrivaled manageability, see the latest in mobile and handheld computers for improved efficiency and productivity, take in the latest in industrial printers that combine rugged durability and exceptional performance and join in short presentation sessions that will cover the Internet of Things, data analytics, calculating technology ROI, augmented reality and wireless IT infrastructures."

All in all, the 2018 Technology Reception for Manufacturing, Distribution and Logistics is ideal for business owners, operations managers, inventory managers, supervisors, lead hands, material handlers, shippers and IT professionals.

The Holiday Inn Conference Center of Nisku is located at 1100 4 Street, and registration for the event can be completed at

About DMS Companies

The DMS Group of Companies provides ERP solutions, managed IT services, data acquisition solutions and software solutions for manufacturers and distributors. The group's divisions include DMS, providing expert Dynamics NAV ERP implementation, consulting and support for a wide range of industries; Insight Works, providing add-ons for ERP systems for shop floor data collection, warehouse management and more; and DMS iTech, providing complete IT solutions and services for small- and medium-sized businesses.