For Immediate Release

CONTACT:          Tom Coughlin                                      CONTACT            Andy Marken

Coughlin Associates                                                            Marken Communications

(408) 202-5098                                                                    (408) 986-0100                 



Save the Dates for the 2017 Creative StorageSM and 2017 Storage Visions ™ Conferences



San Jose, CA, September 15, 2016—Dates, locations and themes have been set for the 2017 Creative StorageSM and Storage VisionsTM Conferences.  Sponsors and exhibitors are being sought for both conferences, the call for papers are open and early registration is open as well.


The 2017 Creative Storage ConferenceSM, now in its 11th year, will be May 25, 2017 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Culver City, CA.  The theme of this conference, which focuses on digital storage for professional media and entertainment is “The Next Act of Storage:  Digital Storage Makes Art Happen.”  General conference information is at:


The preliminary agenda for the Creative Storage ConferenceSM is at:  The speaking submission link is: and the speaker submission deadline is April 1, 2017.  Information on sponsorships and exhibits is at:


The 2017 Storage Visions ConferenceTM (SV 2017), now in its 16th year, is at a new location and a new time.   The conference will be a one-day event on October 16, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Milpitas, CA.  Our 2017 conference theme is:   “New Visions for Digital Storage” and we looking to have several sessions that explore digital storage technology and applications for unstructured data.  This includes data from the growing Internet of Things (industrial as well as consumer), connected and driver-assisted vehicles, video surveillance and related applications.  These will be big drivers of digital storage locally and in the cloud over the next several years.  The general Storage Visions Conference website is:


The preliminary agenda for SV 2017 is at:   The call for speakers will open on May 1, 2017 and end on July 15, 2017.  Information on sponsorships and exhibits is at:


For additional information on the conferences, call 408-202-5098 or email


The Creative Storage Conference and the Storage Visions Conference are put on by the Entertainment Storage Alliance ( and Coughlin Associates (


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