Salesforce’s annual conference, Dreamforce, takes off in San Francisco and it gets bigger and better every year. We’re extremely excited to announce that Oktana will be attending again this coming November for the four-day event and we can’t wait to share what we’ve been up to!
While we’re super stoked and eager to plan our Dreamforce 2017 adventure, many of you are probably asking:
“What’s in it for me?”
What exactly is all of the big hype about around Dreamforce, you ask? It’s just a tech conference, so why is it important for people outside of the tech industry?
Well to start off, Dreamforce isn’t just any kind of annual tech conference. Sure, it’s in San Francisco (aka the hub for any kind of high-tech event or news), but over every other tech event, Dreamforce is the largest software conference in the world. This means that there are more people and more opportunities related to software and innovation here than at any other conference in the world. That, itself, speaks volumes.
In today’s world, almost everything is run by technology. Additionally, the pace of technological revolution is at its record high and sometimes, it can be difficult to keep up with. This conference is here exactly to help bridge that gap. There are over 2000 learning sessions and learning programs at Dreamforce for everyone that teaches attendees what the latest Salesforce products are AND how to utilize them to the furthest potential. This is great for those that have no tech background because, at the end of the day, we all want our businesses to be successful and absorbing all of this knowledge is the best way to make that happen.
With it being the biggest software conference in the world, people from all over the globe are attracted to this event. All types of executives and creatives come to see what’s offered, which also makes Dreamforce the perfect opportunity to network. People aren’t just here to learn about Salesforce and its products, people also come to meet more folks! The number of doors that Dreamforce can open for a person is countless.
With so much intelligence packed into a four-day Salesforce conference, there will be so many ideas sparking from every corner! Whether it’s a new app possibility or a solution to a consistent issue, Dreamforce attendees have the advantage to discuss these thoughts with industry leaders already present at the conference to make these ideas become a reality.
Technology has constantly been changing the way we live, on a global level. In the hospital, the classroom or even laboratory, the creation of innovation has helped humanity reach levels of success like no other. Salesforce supports this ideology and continues to make Dreamforce an event of giving back. There’s plenty of ways to contribute to the community since the conference partners with many organizations such as (RED), Girls Who Code, and Vetforce. Dreamforce wants to help society and give to those that need it and by attending, it’s giving that much more support to an initiative to make our world better.
Bottom line: Dreamforce is THE event to go to for the year and no matter what, there’s always something to be taken away from it. Oktana is honored to be part of this event and we look forward to hopefully seeing you there!