Top 44 IT Channel Events & Conferences in the US in 2015

Meeting the IT needs of small and medium sized business clients is the goal, and your challenge is to provide the software, infrastructure, mobility, cloud and security solutions to achieve that goal. Helping your customers to gain access and benefit from those IT solutions in order to maximize their usefulness and drive their business is not something you need to figure out on your own. That’s why IT channel events and conferences exist across the US – to bring together the industry’s leading executives, experts, thinkers, and innovators to identify the needs and determine the best solutions for your clients.

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We have painstakingly searched through attendee reviews, past agendas, and event and conference missions and themes to determine our list of the top 44 IT channel events and conferences in the United States. Our top picks include only those events and conferences that feature the top keynote speakers, hands-on and lab opportunities, networking and information sharing sessions, and access to top vendors, service providers, and industry leaders. While some of the 2015 events listed here have already occurred, these leading events are included so that in planning your 2016 conference schedule, you’ll be sure not to miss them next year.

Please note, we have listed our top 44 2015 IT channel events and conferences in no particular order.

1. ASCII Group Success Summits
@asciigroup
Monthly
All Over the US

ASCII Group Success Summit

Comprised of a supporting network of more than 2,000 MSP/VARs worldwide, ASCII provides business-building services and helps businesses “through a national IT knowledge exchange with over 200,000 postings by fellow IT community members.” The ASCII Group IT SMB Success Summits foster this business growth and success, as they are IT channel events that occur all over the US throughout the year, including Ohio in March, Texas in April, Chicago in May, New Jersey in June, and a few others.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

2. HostingCon Global
@hostingcon
July 27-29
San Diego, CA

HostingCon Global

A premier conference and trade show for hosting and cloud providers, HostingCon Global is the perfect place for networking, showing your latest services and ideas, and staying on top of the latest technologies that affect your business. With a focus on the challenges facing the cloud computing and hosting industry and solutions for them, HostingCon Global is one IT channel event to add to your 2015 calendar.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Full Conference
    • Early Bird: $599, through June 12
    • Regular: $699
  • Single Day – Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday
    • Early Bird: $399, through June 12
    • Regular: $499
  • Exhibits Only: $199

3. Channel Link
@Tech_Data
June
Dallas, TX

Channel Link

While details are still being finalized for Channel Link 2015, we know it promises to be an informative and worthwhile event, based on past years’ successes. With hundreds of resellers and vendor partners, Channel Link is an IT channel conference that provides networking and information sharing opportunities that are sure to help you strengthen your business.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

4. Kaseya Connect 2015

@KaseyaCorp
April 14-16
Orlando, FL

Kaseya Connect 2015

The premier IT management conference for MSPs and mid-size enterprises, Kaseya Connect 2015 joins Kaseya users and provides information on best practices. Attendees will engage in learning experiences that will enable them to enhance their IT services and drive their business success. Other opportunities include hearing expert insights from IT management thought leaders and tips and tricks from fellow Kaseya users, as well as attending two days of optional pre-conference training, held April 12 and 13.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

5. Citrix Synergy 2015
@citrix
May 12-14
Orlando, FL

Citrix Synergy 2015

Citrix is known for sharing insights in cloud, mobile, virtualization, collaboration, and networking, and Synergy 2015 follows suit. Held at the Orange County Convention Center, Citrix Synergy 2015 will include breakout sessions, one-on-one discussions, live demonstrations, hands-on training, and interactive environments. Attendees also have the option of attending instructor-led learning labs at a pre-event workshop on Sunday and Monday, making Citrix a truly hands-on, deeply technical IT channel event.

Cost to Attend: Other special offers are available

  • Full Conference Pass for First-timers
    • Early Bird Rate: $1,845 through March 2
    • Regular Rate: $1,995 March 3 – May 9
    • Onsite Rate: $2,195 May 10-14
  • Full Conference Pass for Alumni: $1,545
  • Government Rate: $1,445
  • One Day Pass: $745
  • Solutions Expo Pass: $345
  • Instructor-Led Learning Lab 3 Pack: $99
  • Guess Pass: $250

6. Autotask Community Live
@Autotask
May 17-19
Miami, FL

Autotask Community Live!

A provider of cloud-based IT business management software, Autotask offers Community Live 2015 for networking, socializing, and idea sharing. Attendess learn tactics for better managing their IT businesses, as evidenced by their reported 20% revenue growth after attending Community Live. The IT channel conference features industry keynotes, more than 6 tracks of educational and business-focused sessions, and networking receptions.

Cost to Attend:

  • Full Conference Attendee Pass: $895
  • Spouse/Guess (Receptions Only) $295
  • Accelerator Boot Camp: $495
  • Golf & Networking Event: $295
  • Group Discount – Every registrant after the first two receives $100 off

7. SpiceWorks Unplugged
@Spiceworks
Throughout the Year
All Over the US

SpiceWorks Unplugged

SpiceWorks is nearly synonymous with IT, and their Unplugged IT channel events are considered some of the best in the US. The Unplugged 2015 events include four main topics: Attention Grabbing 101, Purchasing Power, Building Real Relationships, and After… Happily Ever After. Get straight talk, raw feedback, and candid input on your marketing tactics at SpiceWorks Unplugged, in Austin February 25, Atlanta March 4, Phoenix March 24, and Seattle April 21.

Cost to Attend: FREE

8. Citrix Summit
@citrix
January
Las Vegas, NV

Citrix Summit

This IT channel event is over for 2015, but it is one to put on your radar for 2016. Featuring strategic guidance, sales education, and technical deep dives with a slew of new programs to add to the already robust list of resources, Citrix Summit 2015 was packed with networking and collaboration opportunities. Don’t miss out in 2016: mark your calendar now for January 11-12.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

9. National Retail Federation: Retail’s Big Show
@RetailsBIGShow
January
New York, NY

National Retail Federation 2015

The National Retail Federatio’s Annual Convention and EXPO, Retail’s BIG Show provides education, solutions, and networking for retailers everywhere. While The BIG Show 2015 has ended, you can access articles, blogs, full session and quick clip videos to get access to all of the information from this IT channel event. Plan to attend the BIG Show January 17-20, 2016.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

10. ITEXPO West

@ITEXPO
August 18-20
Las Vegas, NV

ITExpo West

You may have missed ITEXPO East in January in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, but you still have the chance to attend ITEXPO West in Las Vegas in August. Highlights include hundreds of exhibitors, sessions for enterprise, mid-market, and SMBs, and specialized training and workshops. ITEXPO is a global business technology event with something for everyone, and, for those interested in attending ITEXPO East in 2016, clear your calendar for January 25-28, 2016.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Diamond Team Plan – Includes access to all ITEXPO conference vents, all 4 days, for up to 5 attendees from the same company
    • Early Adopter: $495 through March 1
    • Early Bird: $995 March 2 – May 1
    • Standard Rate: $1,195 May 2 – August 17
    • On Site: $1,295
  • Conference SuperPass – Includes access to all ITEXPO and collocated conference events, all 4 days
    • Early Adopter: $599 through March 1
    • Early Bird: $799 March 2 – May 1
    • Standard Rate: $899 May 2 – August 17
    • On Site: $999
  • Platinum Conference Pass – Includes access to all ITEXPO conference events, all 4 days
    • Early Adopter: $99 through March 1
    • Early Bird: $199 March 2 – May 1
    • Standard Rate: $399 May 2 – August 17
    • On Site: $499
  • Gold Conference Pass – Includes access to all ITEXPO conference events, any 2 days
    • Early Adopter: $99 through March 1
    • Early Bird: $149 March 2 – May 1
    • Standard Rate: $299 May 2 – August 17
    • On Site: $399

11. Strata + Hadoop World
@strataconf
March 29-31, 2016
2016 Location TBD

Strata + Hadoop World

The Strata + Hadoop World Conference 2015 just wrapped, but we already are looking forward to the 2016 installment of this IT channel event, which is scheduled for March 29-31. Big data is in integral part of IT and business today, and companies must make use of the emerging technologies, including Apache Hadoop, to remain competitive. Visit the website to watch recorded keynotes and interview on demand and then circle the 2016 dates so you can attend Strata + Hadoop World next year.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

12. Datto Partner Conference
@datto
June 15-17
New Orleans, LA

Datto Partner Conference

With nearly two million customers, Datto is a leading provider of comprehensive data backup, recovery, and business continuity. Datto knows a thing or two about the IT channel, and their Partner Conference is considered a premier channel event, making it one you don’t want to miss. The conference features training and education from industry experts and the Datto team, networking opportunities with more than 500 Datto Partners, access to the future of Datto, and more.

Cost to Attend:

  • General Admission Conference & Hotel Package
    • Before March 1 for Elite Partners Only: $699 – General conference (FREE) + 3 nights hotel
    • Before March 1: $899 – General conference + 3 nights hotel
    • March 1 – June 1: $999 – General conference + 3 nights hotel
  • General Admission + Training
    • Before March 1 for Elite Partners Only: $1,199 – 1 Free general conference pass, 4 nights hotel + training
    • Before March 1: $899 – Training only + 2 nights hotel
    • Before March 1: $1,439 – General conference, 4 nights hotel + training
    • March 1 – June 1: $1,599 – General conference, 4 nights hotel + training

13. Tech Data Cloud Summit
@CompTIA
August 25-27, 2015
Tampa, FLA

Tech Data SMB Partner conference ProfitBricks

 

The Tech Data SMB Partner Conference brings together resellers and vendor partners who come to network and acquire knowledge. In 2014, they brought over 350 resellers and 90 vendor partners who worked together and networked, attending speaker discussions and more.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

14. XChange Solution Provider 2015
@TheChannelCo
March 1-3
Dallas, TX

Xchange Solution Provider

XChange Solution Provider is an IT channel event that joins 225 solution provider decision makers to meet face-to-face with technology vendors and industry editors to “focus on the latest and greatest opportunities in the solution provider community.” The conference features content geared toward high-tech business leaders who are looking to change their business models in order to meet the market demands of today.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

15. Atmosphere2015
@ArubaNetworks
March 1-6
Las Vegas, NV

Atmosphere 2015

Aruba Networks is a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for mobile enterprise and is the company behind Atmosphere 2015. The theme “How Tomorrow Moves” is the central focus of this year’s conference, as organizers bring together more than 2,000 leading mobility and Wi-Fi experts from all fields, including resellers, business executives, industry analysts, and media, to strategize, discuss, collaborate, and share knowledge to address the challenges associated with serving today’s generation of mobile device users. There’s still time to register for this important and innovative IT channel event.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

16. Automation Nation
@LabTechSoftware
June 1-3
Orlando, FL

Automation Nation

LabTech has been working to simplify IT by providing IT professionals with a host of IT management tools with one interface. Their IT channel event Automation Nation is just as helpful, because it is the premier event for LabTech partners who want to learn, network, and connect with industry leaders, experts, solutions providers, and technology vendors. Learn practical how-to’s, automation best practices, and business solution trends when you attend Automation Nation 2015.

Cost to Attend: Colleague and guest discounts also available

  • Early Bird: $1,190 through March 15 – Conference Registration plus 2 hotel nights ($220/additional night)
  • Regular Rate: $1,390 beginning March 16 – Conference Registration plus 2 hotel nights ($220/additional night)

17. EMC Global Partner Summit at EMC World
@EMCpartners
May 4-7
Las Vegas, NV

EMC Global Partner Summit at EMC World

For those interested in hearing partner-specific information and meeting with EMC executives from across the glob, the Global Partner Summit (GPS) is the IT channel event for you at EMC World. A partner-exclusive event, GPS affords attendees the opportunity to gain insight on how to be more profitable and the future direction of EMC products, solutions, and partner programs. Strategic, interactive discussions and networking opportunities are the hallmarks of GPS.

Cost to Attend:

  • Early Bird Rate: $2,095 with gift through March 2
  • Discounted Rate: $2,195 March 3 – April 6
  • Standard Rate: $2,395 April 7 – May 7

18. Microsoft Ignite
@MS_Ignite
May 4-8
Chicago, IL

Microsoft Ignite

A conference that is hard to define because it covers nearly every aspect of the tech world, Microsoft Ignite is definitely one to add to your calendar of IT channel events. Industry leaders, experts, and executives will be on hand to discuss cloud infrastructure and management, big data, the internet of things, and so much more. One thing is certain: Innovation will abound at Microsoft Ignite.

Cost to Attend: Full conference pass add-ons and bulk discounts are available

  • Full Conference Pass: $2,220 – Access all sessions, content, and the Expo Hall, plus all conference meals
  • Full Conference Pass + Pre-Day Session: $2,720 – All access, all breakout sessions, all social events, plus one pre-day session on May 3
  • Day Pass: $500 – Access sessions and Expo Hall for selected day only
  • Expo Pass Only: $300
  • Student Discount: $995 – Limited passes available

19. Cloud Summit 2015
@IngramCloud
March 8-10
Phoenix, AZ

Cloud Summit 2015

Gain the insight and inspiration you need to grow your business from the industry insiders and key thought leaders at Cloud Summit 2015. This IT channel event will help attendees to see where cloud computing is heading and how to take advantage of the strategies necessary for building success in the cloud. Please note, Cloud Summit 2015 is intended for IT solution providers that purchase technology through the distribution channel for resale to the end user.

Cost to Attend:

  • Solution provider fees: $599 for a limited time
  • All other attendees: Contact for attendance cost

20. Channel Partners Conference and Expo
@Channel_Expo
March 16-18
Las Vegas, NV

Channel Partners Conference and Expo

Considered a must-attend IT channel event, Channel Partners Conference and Expo is a gathering point for solutions providers, including agents, VARs, SIs, and MSPs. Channel partners from vertical industries such as healthcare, retail, public sector, and others will be in attendance to learn how to access vendors, service providers, and thinkers in order to meet the IT needs of customers. This year’s conference features revamped education tracks and a new keynote programming format, plus The BIG Stage in the middle of the Expo Hall for featured events.

Cost to Attend:

  • Conference & Expo Pass
    • $375 through March 13
    • $400 after March 13
  • Expo Only Pass
    • $175 through March 13
    • $200 after March 13

21. Enterprise Connect
@enterprisecon
March 16-19
Orlando, FL

Enterprise Connect

Enterprise Connect seeks to help you “transform your enterprise communication and collaboration systems and services.” As communication transforms business, Enterprise Connect helps attendees stay up to date with the latest technology trends and learn how they are affecting enterprise IT now, as well as the ways in which they likely will impact the future of connected enterprise. With experts leading the conference program, Enterprise Connect is an IT channel event that will enable attendees to maximize their communications and collaboration systems, software, and services.

Cost to Attend:

  • Entire Event
    • Regular: $2,295 through March 15
    • Onsite: $2,595 March 16-19
  • Tuesday-Thursday Conference
    • Regular: $2,095 through March 15
    • Onsite: $2,395 March 16-19
  • WebRTC Conference-Within-a-Conference
    • Regular: $995 through March 15
    • Onsite: $1,095 March 16-19
  • Expo Plus
    • Regular: FREE through March 15
    • Onsite: $100 March 16-19

22. HP Global Partner Conference
@hpnews
March 16-18
Las Vegas, NV 

HP Global Partner Conference

Taking place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the HP Global Partner Conference looks to deliver insights on getting ahead of the competition by achieving more through strategic sales and marketing. Attendees of this IT channel event also will get the latest news on HP’s move into “two new publicly traded Fortune 50 companies – Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and HP Inc.”

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

23. IWCE Expo
@IWCEexpo
March 16-20
Las Vegas, NV

IWCE Expo

Visit more than 350 exhibitors showcasing their hardware, applications, interoperability, and integration services at International Wireless Communications (IWCE) Expo. Use these latest products and trends to create more effective systems and grow your business. This IT channel event, “the authoritative annual event for communications technology professionals in the working world,” draws more than 7,000 attendees and provides ample opportunities for networking and collaborating.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

24. CompTIA Annual Member Meeting
@CompTIA
March 24-26
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

CompTIA Annual Member Meeting

Everyone in IT recognizes CompTIA as a non-profit association working to advance the global interests of IT professionals and companies. And, everyone realizes the value of attending their Annual Member Meeting, in order to “advance specific technologies, vertical markets and business segments.” Networking dinners, Power Talk sessions, and awards events are just a few of the social highlights of this IT channel event that result in collaborating with old friends and making new business relationships.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

25. Cisco Live
@CiscoLive
June 7-11
San Diego, CA

Cisco Live

The annual Cisco user conference, Cisco Live provides a space for partners and customers to learn new technologies, discuss business trends, share ideas, and network. With five days of education, training, networking, and collaborating, Cisco Live is a premier IT channel event that gives attendees the power to design their own on-site curriculum to get the most out of their visit.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Full Conference – Everything Cisco Live has to offer
    • Early Bird: $2,195 through April 3
    • Regular: $2,395 April 4 – June 5
    • Onsite: $2,595
  • IT Management – Tailored for IT managers and directors
    • Early Bird: $2,195 through April 3
    • Regular: $2,395 April 4 – June 5
    • Onsite: $2,595
  • Explorer – Keynotes and World of Solutions: $49

26. Cloud Connect @ Interop
@cloud_connect
April 27 – May 1
Las Vegas, NV

Cloud Connect

Learn first-hand how enterprises leverage cloud resources and applications “to outmaneuver, out-innovate, and outpace the competition” at Cloud Connect @ Interop. Connect with the IT community at this IT channel event and get insights on how best to utilize the cloud for your IT strategy. In-depth cloud workshops and a feature Cloud Connect Zone on the Interop Expo floor are just two of the highlights of Cloud Connect @ Interop for IT professionals.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Total Access – 5 days
    • Early Bird: $2,899 through March 20
    • Regular: $3,099 March 21 – April 24
    • On-Site: $3,299
  • Conference – 3 days
    • Early Bird: $1,999 through March 20
    • Regular: $2,199 March 21 – April 24
    • On-Site: $2,399
  • Workshop – 2 days
    • Early Bird: $1,799 through March 20
    • Regular: $1,899 March 21 – April 24
    • On-Site: $1,999
  • 1 Day Pass
    • Early Bird: $899 through March 20
    • Regular: $999 March 21 – April 24
    • On-Site: $1,099
  • Expo Plus
    • Early Bird: $199 through March 20
    • Regular: $299 March 21 – April 24
    • On-Site: $350
  • Expo
    • Early Bird: FREE to qualified
    • Regular: FREE to qualified
    • On-Site: $150

27. Channel Visionaries
@Channel_Event
April 7-8
Newport Beach, CA

Channel Visionaries

A must-attend IT channel event, Channel Visionaries 2015 features keynote sessions with Lynn Anderson of Hewlett Packard, Tiffani Bova of Gartner, Surinder Brar of Cisco, and other industry leaders and experts. Join more than 300 “senior savvy and influential channel professionals from the key vendors of the technology and telecom industries” at Channel Visionaries and learn how to grow your business with the innovative and proven strategies you’ll learn about first-hand.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

28. HIMSS15 Annual Conference and Expo
@HIMSS
April 12-16
Chicago, IL

HIMSS

The largest health IT event in the industry, HIMSS Annual Conference draws more than 35,000 attendees, including healthcare professionals, clinicians, and executives who are eager to explore the value of health IT through education, networking, ands solutions. This IT channel event is an ideal place to advance innovation and make a greater impact to grow your business and increase your revenue.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Full Registration, Advance Rate through March 16
    • HIMSS Member: $845
    • Non Member: $1,095
    • Endorser, Government, or Organizational Affiliate: $845
    • Student: $125
  • Full Conference, Standard Rate after March 16
    • HIMSS Member: $1,145
    • Non Member: $1,245
    • Endorser, Government, or Organizational Affiliate: $1,145
    • Student: $125
  • Single Day through March 16: $525
  • Single Day after March 16: $600
  • Wednesday Exhibit Hall Only through March 16: $525
  • Wednesday Exhibit Hall Only after March 16: $425
  • HIMSS15 Online: $49

29. Red Hat Summit
@RedHatSummit
June 23-26
Boston, MA 

Red Hat Summit

Get industry-best knowledge at Red Hat Summit and “learn, network, [and] experience open source” at this premier open source technology event. Attend sessions, panels, labs, demos, and keynotes from industry leaders, plus network and collaborate with “the complete Red Hat ecosystem” to learn about cloud computing, platform, virtualization, middleware, storage, and systems management technologies. Experience four days filled with learning and innovation at this IT channel event.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

30. RSA Conference 2015
@RASConference
April 20-24
San Francisco, CA

RSA Conference USA 2015

Talk security with the industry’s best and brightest in the field while learning about IT security’s most pressing issues and challenges through first-hand interactions. The IT security field is becoming more important than ever, and RSA Conference is the IT channel event that connects security professionals from across the globe to educate them and give them opportunities to network and collaborate with peers, experts, and industry leaders from emerging and established companies.

Cost to Attend: Group discounts and additional passes are available

  • Full Conference Pass
    • Discount: $1,895 through March 20
    • Standard: $2,295 March 21 – April 17
    • On-Site: $2,595
  • Full Conference Academic Pass/Student Pass: $695
  • Full Conference One Day Pass: $995
  • Explorer Expo Plus Pass
    • Discount: $495 through March 20
    • Standard: $595 March 21 – April 17
    • On-Site: $695

31. TechSelect Spring Partner Conference
@TechSelect
April 21-24
New Orleans, LA

TechSelect Spring Partner Conference

Packed with networking and educational opportunities, the TechSelect Spring Partner Conference will guide attendees through growing their businesses. This IT channel event puts you in the driver’s seat as an integral part of the partner community through one-on-one meeting spaces, general sessions, team building opportunities, keynote presentations, community breakout sessions, vendor training sessions, and more.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

32. Interop Las Vegas
@Interop
April 27 – May 1
Las Vegas, NV

INTEROP Las Vegas

A premier conference and expo intended to empower IT professionals to make smarter business decisions, Interop Las Vegas connects the world’s IT community. New programs, networking opportunities, and classes will guide attendees through setting IT action plans for their organizations. Plan to attend this independent IT channel conference and expo and receive world-class IT education and training on the latest infrastructure and networking innovations.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Total Access – 5 days
    • Early Bird: $2,899 through March 20
    • Regular: $3,099 March 21 – April 24
    • On-Site: $3,299
  • Conference – 3 days
    • Early Bird: $1,999 through March 20
    • Regular: $2,199 March 21 – April 24
    • On-Site: $2,399
  • Workshop – 2 days
    • Early Bird: $1,799 through March 20
    • Regular: $1,899 March 21 – April 24
    • On-Site: $1,999
  • 1 Day Pass
    • Early Bird: $899 through March 20
    • Regular: $999 March 21 – April 24
    • On-Site: $1,099
  • Expo Plus
    • Early Bird: $199 through March 20
    • Regular: $299 March 21 – April 24
    • On-Site: $350
  • Expo
    • Early Bird: FREE to qualified
    • Regular: FREE to qualified
    • On-Site: $150

33. Lenovo ACCELERATE 2015
@LenovoChannelNA
April 27-29
Las Vegas, NV

Lenovo ACCELERATE 2015

Experience three days of education, networking, and information surrounding new product innovations and award-winning channel programs with Lenovo at the Channel Partner Forum at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. Featured events include keynotes, industry expert presentations, feedback roundtables, hand-on access to new Lenovo products, networking opportunities with Lenovo’s business partners, and more to help you advance your business strategies and grow your business through education and innovation.

Cost to Attend: Please note, all rates listed here are Early Bird Rates: Contact for Early Bird rate expiration

  • Attendee with hotel at the Luxor: $649
  • Attendee with hotel at Mandalay Bay: $749
  • Attendee with hotel at Delano: $849
  • Attendee without hotel: $549
  • Evening Event Pass: $300 – Bring a guest to the evening event activities only

34. 2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

@msuspartner
July 12-16
Orlando, FL

2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

The 2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) offers a week of networking opportunities, business building, and sessions providing insights from leaders, innovators, and visionaries in the industry. With tracks dedicated to innovation, engagement, business transformation, and leadership, WPC is an IT channel event that features more targeted sessions so that attendees easily can choose the content best suited to driving their profitability.

Cost to Attend: Group discounts and priority hotel offers are available

  • All-access pass
    • $1,995 through April 22
    • $2,195 April 23 – June 30
    • $2,295 beginning July 1

35. HTG Summit
@HTGmembers
See below for dates & Locations

HTG Members Conference ProfitBricks

 

HTG brings together solution providers, looking to bring together new ideas and best practices to share amongst each other for excellent results. “By working with your peers, you can contribute with your experience,” they say, and rely on each other for assistance. With Peer Meetings planned in Phoenix, Arizona (Feb 9-13, 2015), Dallas, Texas (May 4-8, 2015), Minneapolis, Minnesota, (Aug 3-7 2015), and Orlando, Florida (Nov 9-11, 2015), they’re spread across the US and the world.

Cost to Attend: Priority hotel offers are available. Sign-up cutoff 4/10/2015.

36. CompTIA ChannelCon
@CompTIA
August 3-5
Chicago, IL

CompTIA ChannelCon

ChannelCon, “the big-tent event for the IT channel,” features panel discussions with high-level executives and executive certificate training courses for intensive training on the most pertinent industry topics. ChannelCon is the IT channel event that joins solution providers, vendors, distributors, and media to give attendees the opportunity to learn from the leading industry experts and to network with peers. Check back for ChannelCon 2015 information, because this is one IT channel event you don’t want to miss.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

37. VMworld 2015
@VMworld
August 30 – September 3
San Francisco, CA

VMworld 2015

Hosted by VMware, VMworld 2015 is “the #1 cloud and virtualization technology conference.” Those in attendance will have access to the tools and knowledge necessary to transforming their business processes “into seamless, agile solutions.” The focus of this year’s IT channel event is real solutions, with the latest innovations and new technologies.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

38. Dreamforce ’15
@Dreamforce
September 15-18
San Francisco, CA

Dreamforce

Dreamforce, Salesforce’s annual user and developer conference, will take place in San Francisco in September. While event announcements and information are still forthcoming, history has shown us what a powerful IT channel event Dreamforce is. With all-new keynotes from industry leaders and experts, more than 1,400 breakout sessions tailored to attendees’ needs, 350+ partners in the Cloud Expo, and training opportunities, Dreamforce is one of the most popular and valuable events IT professionals can attend.

Cost to Attend: $999 through February 26; Contact for more pricing options

39. Synnex Varnex Conference
@Varnex
Various; see below

Synnex Varnex Secret Sauce Roadshow Conferences ProfitBricks

Varnex uses SYNNEX “Secret Sauce” road shows to travel throughout the country, training over 1250 solution providers representing more than 875 individual companies and participating vendor partners. Read more and see the city schedule here.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

40. Navigate2015
@FollowContinuum
September 27-29
Las Vegas, NV

Navigate2015

Navigate 2015, at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, is a three-day educational and training event that offers three days of enrichment and insight for the industry’s top MSPs and IT resellers. Hear the industry’s best and brightest speakers, including Robin Robins and her highly effective marketing strategies at this premier IT channel event.

Cost to Attend: 

  • Continuum Partner: $599 until August 1
  • Navigate 2015 Speaker: $600
  • Sponsor: $600
  • Media/Analyst: $600
  • Employee: FREE

41. Dell World 2015
@dellevents
October 20-23
Austin, TX

Dell World 2015

Join industry experts and innovators from a variety of backgrounds at Dell World 2015, where the primary purpose is to provide a space for “business leaders, technologists, developers, and designers to share ideas, stories, and best practices that will guide and inspire innovative thinking.” Dell World keynotes feature corporate leaders, researchers, visionaries, and others who consider business, technology, and innovation from daring perspectives. This IT channel event will offer 75 immersive breakout sessions and hand-on labs covering the industry’s latest trends.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

42. SMBNation
@smbnation
Oct 2-4, 2015
Redmond, WA

smb nation conference ProfitBricks

SMB Nation “spreads the knowledge of SMB technology trends through its conferences, books, SMB PC magazine, online services, and worldwide seminars and workshops.” This conference focuses on bringing IT consultants, technologies and vendor sponsors together.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

43. McAfee FOCUS 15
@FOCUSConference
October 26-28
Las Vegas, NV

McAfee FOCUS 15

Details are still in the works for FOCUS 15, but at this point we know it will be held at The Venetian / The Palazzo Congress Center in Las Vegas in October and is sure to be an exciting and educational experience for all who attend. This IT channel event is McAfee’s annual security conference, and it is the place for innovative companies to come together to discuss strategies for staying ahead of even the most creative attacks.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

44. IT Nation

@ConnectWise
November 11-13
Orlando, FL

IT Nation

“The largest technology solution provider event in the industry,” IT Nation is a premier IT channel event for business owners and managers, sales, marketing, HR, and finance professionals, technicians, ConnectWise admins, and others. With more than 100 sessions featuring in-depth product training and thought leadership from renowned industry experts, IT Nation is an event that also features keynotes and networking opportunities. Attendees also have access to the Solutions Pavilion with more than 75 vendors offering innovative technology and services at IT Nation.

Cost to Attend: Contact for attendance cost

 

The ProfitBricks partner team will be attending/exhibiting/speaking/sponsoring events across the country this year.  You can keep track of where will be here on our blog or on our Cloud Computing Events list on our website.