IT conferences allow attendees to share innovation and insight, stories and opinions, cocktails and coffee. No matter what show you attend show, the decibel level around the big tech trends is apparent and the line for the men’s restroom is longer than the women’s line 🙂
There are vast number of ever-expanding IT conferences every year, but how do you know which to attend? Which ones are thought provoking? Which ones have in-demand keynote speakers? And which ones are in alluring locations?
Attending one of these conferences is an excellent opportunity for both personal and professional growth, but it can put a strain on your time and energy to find the correct one. Whether you are looking to stay up-to-date with emerging trends in the industry, wanting to stay on top of the newest technologies or are actively looking to network for customers or vendors, there is a conference (or two!) for you.
Las Vegas & Beyond
The team from Galileo has seen their fair share of conferences! In 2018, you could find us all over the place. In addition to sales kick-offs and quarterly business reviews with our channel partners, we spent a lot of time in the IT conference Mecca of Las Vegas. In 2018, we attended:
- Philadelphia Tech Summit (Philadelphia, PA)
- IBM Think (Las Vegas, NV)
- IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference (Las Vegas, NV)
- Dell Technologies World (Las Vegas, NV)
- IBM Systems Technical University (Orlando, FL)
- VMworld (Las Vegas, NV)
- IBM Power Systems and IBM Storage Technical University (Hollywood, FL)
- Women of the Channel Leadership Summit (New York, NY)
Looking ahead to 2019!
2019 won’t be much different. We’d love to tell you how Galileo can support your upcoming infrastructure initiatives live and in person at one of the upcoming conferences. No matter what path you’re on, you’ll discover the technology, learn the trends and meet the people that are shaping the future of business at these shows.
Our teams from both Galileo and ATS Group are always excited to meet with our partners and clients whose organizations are embarking on infrastructure initiatives such as AI infrastructure and capacity planning, cloud migrations, high performance computing and server consolidation. We’d love to show you live and in-person how Galileo’s deep, predictive analytics and access to unlimited historical data can help your organization innovate and accurately align diverse infrastructure assets with capacity needs.
We’re still in the planning stages of our comprehensive calendar, but as of post date, you can find us at the following:
IBM Think 2019 (San Francisco, CA)
IBM Think is the premier conference for cloud, mobile and security… and this year, they are moving from Las Vegas to the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The event is for anyone interested in transforming industries and creating better solutions, whether you are a developer, designer, architect, security executive, or analyst. The conference includes top keynotes, over 200 sessions, and plenty of opportunities for networking. Some of the expert speakers at the 2019 conference will include: Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO of IBM; Joe Montana, Legendary NFL Quarterback; Dr. John E. Kelly III, Senior Vice President of Cognitive Solutions and IBM Research; Michelle Peluso, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer of IBM; and Tony Hawk, Legendary Skateboarder & Entrepreneur.
IBM Systems Technical University (Atlanta, GA)
Systems Technical Training University (TechU) is the premier place for deep technical learning on IBM Systems products and solutions anywhere. TechU Atlanta is the ultimate tech training conference designed for IT Professionals working on our systems.Get the latest insights and skills from technology leaders and practitioners shaping the future of Z, Power and Storage. With over 500 sessions, immerse yourself with the latest tools, tech, and experiences that matter, and hear the latest updates and ideas directly from the experts.
VMworld 2019 (San Francisco, CA)
VMworld 2019 is scheduled for August 25-29 in San Francisco also at the Moscone Center. VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger, and the executive team provide updates on the company’s various business strategies, including multi-cloud management, VMware Cloud for AWS, end user productivity, security, mobile and other efforts. Wondering why you should attend VMworld 2019?
- Hear Expert Perspectives: Learn from top VMware and industry experts about what matters most today in IT and what’s coming next.
- Advance Your Career: Build your skills and expertise to solve tomorrow’s challenges today with VMware certifications and hands-on labs.
- Connect and Collaborate: Catch up with colleagues, meet new friends, and explore ideas with 21,000+ fellow attendees.
- Have Serious Fun: Relax and let loose with games, recreation events, sponsored get-togethers, and VMworld Fest—our can’t-miss party.
IBM Systems Technical University (Las Vegas, NV)
IBM events offer a variety of ways to learn, grow, and connect. Ready to jumpstart your education? For over two decades, the IBM Systems Technical University (TechU) events have delivered technical training for IT professionals on IBM innovations. Each year, IBM works with vendors, partners and clients to improve the content to meet the evolving needs of our IT community. These events are always jam-packed with sessions to help attendees understand how next-gen cloud and cognitive technologies impact their IT infrastructure, while helping them build the skills they need to implement server and storage solutions that address today’s challenges and future needs.
Women of the Channel Leadership Summit East 2019 (New York, NY)
Women of the Channel Leadership Summit includes the most prominent and rising women across the spectrum of builders, buyers and sellers. This one-of-a-kind event empowers and cultivates the next generation of female leaders; and offers female channel and IT executives an opportunity to advance their skills, network with peers and be inspired by the women making a significant impact on the IT channel and industry today. Attendees benefit from interactive workshops, peer panels, motivational speakers, networking time and engaging sessions – all focused on the challenges, trends and opportunities in the today’s technology sector.
Will we see you there?
We love to network! Are you headed to any of the conferences above? Drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll be sure to connect!