Listing for Events

VARTrends UK
Event Dates: June 28, 2017
Tired of the same old channel conferences loaded with sales pitches and basic information? Looking for a more intermediate to advance learning experience? Welcome to the VARTrends and MSPTrends Conferences. It is a 100% Channel Business, educational conference exclusively developed for MSPs and VARs, who are looking to improve their best practices and build a sustainable recurring revenue. TechnoPlanet has been producing the best channel conferences in North America for over 15 years. This will be our 3rd year in the UK as we help one channel partner at a time! 2017 Conference Theme: "Building a Better Best-Practice Business and Sustainable Recurring Revenue!” Our content is broken down into 3 parts. Part 1: Best Business Practices Sessions Best Business Practice Assessment: Customer Satisfaction and Retention Social Selling Digital Marketing Leadership/Management Human Resources Business Operations Customer Relationship Management Financial Management Part 2: Current State of the Market, Channel and Market Research e-ChannelNEWS and ecnTV: Trends in the North American IT Channel and when they will spill over into the UK TechnoPlane: Top trends driving the IT Channel’s future GFI: Latest market trends in technology CompTIA: Trends in Cloud and Managed Services WestCoast: Trends in Distribution and Channel and more Part 3: Best Recurring Revenue Solutions and Vendors (Cloud and SaaS) Disaster Recovery Leveraging Data Centres and SaaS RMM and Managed Services Automation tools IT Security Network Operations Centre for Managed Services IT Assessment tools

Celebrate Canada’s 150 Birthday at the Pride of Canada Carousel
Event Dates: July 1st, 12:00pm to 5:00pm
What can be more Canadian than spending the 150th Birthday of Canada on the Pride of Canada Carousel which has 44 unique characters portraying Canadian animals, culture and history. Join in on the fun happening in downtown Markham including free face painting and balloon twisting activities.

Microsoft Inspire
Event Dates: July 9-13, 2017
WPC17, short for Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2017, is set for July 9-13 in Washington, D.C. The conference was renamed Microsoft Inspire in December 2016. This is Microsoft’s largest annual gathering of channel partners — including VARs, MSPs, cloud solutions providers, and plenty more.

CompTIA ChannelCon 2017
Event Dates: July 31 - August 2, 2017

Intel Developer Forum 2017
Event Dates: August 15 - 17, 2017

VMWorld 2017
Event Dates: Aug. 27-31, 2017

ChannelNext Solution Provider Canada West
Event Dates: Oct. 16-17, 2017
Learn the latest best practices to build your business profitably and sustainably, well into the future! These days it is all about building a recurring revenue business model. Get the inside scoop on the latest channel trends and learn how to exploit them! Cloud, Managed Services, BYOD/Mobility, Internet Of Things and Big Data are fueling the future of IT. Meet leading vendors and distributors face-to-face to develop stronger relationships and profitable partnerships! Learn from business experts and "pick their brains" to help you improve your company and team! VAR Office Suite is a powerful resource for you to find everything you need to streamline, manage and market your business. Network with other leading VARs to get ideas and collaborate! Out-smart and out-play your local competition by staying in the forefront of the leading trends and skills. It is FREE for qualified VARs! We pay all food, drink, social events and entertainment. Accomodation available at a special rate!

Event Dates: Fall 2017
VARTrends has three objectives:  1. Explore the key trends that are causing the channel to change the way it does business in the future  2. Show VARs, (including MSPs, Solution Providers or IT Consulting businesses) now to evolve their business model to meet the challenges and exploit the latest trends to grow their business  3. Help VARs to streamline, manage and market their entire business to become more successful well into the future Our ultimate goal is to educate VARs how to develop a profitable recurring revenue business model with sustainable growth.

ECi Connect Conference 2018
Event Dates: Nov. 5-7, 2018
Conference details: ECi Connect Conference 2018 November 5–7 New Orleans Marriott 555 Canal Street New Orleans, LA ECi Connect Conference 2018 will feature an inspirational keynote speaker, the Vendor Expo displaying the latest in technology and services for businesses, presentation of the Everyday Hero Award and over 150 educational sessions. Registration will open in the spring of 2018.