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VARTrends Live Webinar : What does Managed Services mean for Office 365?
Event Dates: May 30th, 2017 1pm EDT
Remember the days when a Managed Service Provider like you could make a decent living simply by deploying projects and running a help desk for your clients? Those days are gone. The introduction of Office 365 and Microsoft’s CSP program have forced MSPs like you to change the way they do business. You have to add the right services to your portfolio so you can meet market demands and earn good profits. Wondering where to start? Join us to learn about the best practices in Managed Services and how to adapt them for the cloud.  Here's what you'll learn: ·         Cloud trends and opportunities for MSPs ·         Building a successful MSP practice with the cloud         o   Key steps to ensure repeatable business from customers         o   3 dangerous mistakes to avoid in the process ·         What are the most valuable services you can sell with Office 365 ·         How to increase profitability through the CSP delivery model​ Speakers - Simon Langlois​ Marketing Strategist, Office 365, SherWeb Simon is the Office 365 Marketing Strategist at SherWeb. He specializes in communications and collaboration technologies and has a keen interest in market trends and how they affect business applications. Simon has worked for large companies, such as IBM Canada, and has a solid understanding of the challenges faced by many IT departments. - Peter Sutherland Director Business Development, Partners for Cloud Solution Provider, SherWeb. Peter Sutherland is the Director Business Development, Partners for Cloud Solution Provider, SherWeb. He has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry at major global technology companies as well as small and early stage companies. He has worked with partners across Canada and the US to successfully transfer thousands of Office 365 licences from the Microsoft Advisor program to CSP.

Agile and Scrum Workshop In Toronto
Event Dates: May 31st, 2017
We invite you to our One day of Agile & Scrum workshop in Canada for the following city. Toronto: 31st May, 2017  The Professional Scrum Users course is specifically targeted for Scrum Masters, but the lessons are applicable to anyone in a role that supports a software development team's efficiency, effectiveness and continual improvement. If you are a manager or a team leader responsible for the successful use and/or rollout of Scrum in a project or enterprise, this course is likely to be a good fit.      Visit us:  Agile & Scrum. Benefits of this course: You’ll build a strong foundation in Scrum and other Agile methods. Every course is heavily interactive and customizable based on the group. You’ll learn from experts with 10+ years of experience, a rare find in a growing industry. No training session is exactly the same, because we customize based on your needs. You’ll be introduced to a greater community of Agile practitioners. At the end of the training the participants will learn the concepts & practices that you can take to your projects, teams and organization to make a difference right away. You will learn how to lead teams in Agile or Scrum mode. What you will get. High quality training from an industry expert  Earn 8 PDUs towards CCR for existing PMP Certified professionals. Hard copy of the courseware. Participation certificate. Course Price: Standard Price: USD 700 Early Bird Price: USD 495 Early Bird Date: 24th March, 2017   Please find the online register procedure given below: Step 1: Go to Custom_payment_Link Step 2: Click on Choose your course and select "Agile & Scrum". Step 3: Click on choose your country and select "Toronto". Step 4: Click on Total course Price and enter "495". Step 5: Select the payment gateway "PayPal" and Click on Add to cart. Step 6: Fill in the account details and submit the payment Photo gallery of our previous workshops: Gallery. Presenting our achievements : Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal, Manulife Financial, Rogers Communications, Sun Life Financial, Telus, Corporation, Walmart Canada, Suncor Energy, Ontario Power Generation, Saskatchewan Power Corp, Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board, TD Securities, Fortis Inc, Toronto Hydro Corp, ViterraInc, Ford Motor Co. and several more. Note: We also provide training for PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSPO, CBAP, MS-Project, Agile Estimations & Planning and Agile & Scrum.

ChannelNext Solution Provider Canada Central
Event Dates: June 5-6, 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!

TruMethods Schnizzfest 2017
Event Dates: June 15-17, 2017
TruMethods Schnizzfest 2017 is set for June 15-17 in Philadelphia, Pa. The conference attracts hundreds of MSPs that work closely with TruMethods, a coaching and business development organization. The agenda, naturally, includes CEO Gary Pica and CTO Bob Penland.

ConnectWise LabTech Automation Nation 2017 Partner Conference
Event Dates: June 19-21, 2017
Automation Nation 2017 is hosted by ConnectWise, maker of LabTech RMM (remote monitoring and management) software for MSPs (managed services providers). This is LabTech’s annual partner conference.

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

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