Top Ten Reasons to Attend Summit 2019

Terri White
April 15, 2019

Summit is our biggest educational and networking event of the year. It’s a time to get together and spend quality time with our customers and partners. It’s a place to bring together all the resources needed to help attendees become data and analytics masters. It’s a way for them to share what they learn for the betterment of their teams and organizations. It’s a celebration of the powerful, innovative applications and solutions built with our technology. And, it’s an opportunity to look ahead to the future at emerging trends in data and analytics and how they relate to our own product roadmaps.

Summit 2019 is hands-down a fantastic combination of learning, networking, and fun – and a terrific investment in your future.

Summit 2019 is hands-down a fantastic combination of learning, networking, and fun – and a terrific investment in your future. There are so many reasons for you to join us. Here’s my top 10:

10. Get to know our gurus

Let the best of the best – our experts – share their knowledge with you during sessions, and through one-on-one meetings in the Expert Center.

9. Meet our new leadership team

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These are exciting times! Meet Frank Vella, CEO; Eric Raab, SVP Product and Engineering; and other executives on the leadership team, whose vision is shaping the future of Information Builders.

8. WebFOCUS Designer training

Making their debut at Summit, our new Design Laboratory courses will enable attendees to achieve Phase 1 Training towards certification in our new WebFOCUS Designer. It’s an exclusive opportunity for Summit attendees!

7. Hear from your peers

Customer-led sessions from a variety of industries are filled with insider information, tips, and lessons learned during real-world applications and deployment so you can make the best decisions for your company.

6. Broaden your industry perspective

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We think it’s important to bring a diverse set of opinions to Summit. This year we have eight of the industry's most influential analysts participating, offering their fresh perspectives and valuable insights through general sessions and Q&As. Analysts include Dresner, Gartner, Forrester, Ventana Research, InfoAdvisors, Global Data Strategy, and Intelligent Solutions Inc.

5. Build your network

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Connect with like-minded folks who are passionate about being innovative with data. Throughout Summit’s action-packed days, plenty of time will be allotted for networking during receptions, meals, breaks in the social lounge, and off-site events.

4. Be a superhero problem solver

Solve your toughest tech challenges and business problems with dedicated time and brain power from our product experts. They’ll ensure that you leave with a better solution, which you can immediately implement back at the office.

3. Discover new, cool technologies from our solution partners

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Explore the Solutions Pavilion, where you'll meet exciting technology vendors, learn what they have to offer, and get up to speed on the latest trends in the analytics ecosystem.

2. Invest in success

Leverage Summit as a key educational resource to meet your personal, professional, and educational goals. Whether beginner or seasoned pro, business user or developer, you’ll walk away from Summit 2019 with invaluable new skills and knowledge that you can put into action.

1. Build your future roadmap

Analytics is not a project: it is embedded in all areas and processes throughout our organizations. See what’s coming in our product roadmaps, so you can architect yours for a smarter and brighter future.

Every year we strive to put together the best program that mixes learning and fun. We can’t wait to outdo ourselves in Orlando in 2019. We welcome you to join us!

Experience the future of data and analytics during this must-attend event.