With three exciting days filled with more insights, experts, networking and go-to-market content, it’s never too soon to think about how you will spend your time at the Global Cloud and Innovation Summit.
The GCIS mobile app is live. Please note: In order to view event information via the Ingram Micro Events app, you must be registered for the Global Cloud and Innovation Summit.
Visit the GCIS registration desk located in the ARIA Resort & Casino to check into this year’s summit event.
As one of the premier events at the Global Cloud and Innovation Summit, Women in Tech showcases some of the most brilliant and dynamic female technology leaders in the world. Join interactive panel sessions and see how we are making strides in fostering an inclusive workspace for all leaders.
Gain a behind-the-scenes look into how the ARIA is promoting sustainable management practices by joining an ESG-focused tour on Monday, May 15 at 4:30 p.m. PST. Interested in joining? Meet us in front of the ARIA’s patio bar, Salt & Ivy—located next to the buffet on the 2nd Level Promenade—to join the tour. <br><br> <em>PLEASE NOTE: Tour space is limited, and spots will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. The tour will take approximately 45 minutes.</em>
Welcome to GCIS 2023 – enjoy live entertainment and indulge in culinary classics in our Hall of Innovation. Network with partners, vendor sponsors and colleagues, and don’t forget to visit the activation stations, photo booth, and much more.
Still need to check in? Visit the GCIS registration desk located in the ARIA Resort & Casino to receive your summit lanyard and badge.
Whether you’re in the mood for pastries or freshly brewed coffee, we have everything you need to start the day on the right foot. <br><br><em>Co-Sponsored by: AWS, IBM / Red Hat and Microsoft.</em>
Kick off this year’s Global Cloud and Innovation Summit by exploring several themes that focus on business success and growth, starting with an energetic performance that brings together global beats from around the world. We are sharing what it takes to disrupt and deliver—moving your business away from transactions to encourage more interactions with your customers. Additionally, we will explore the importance of instilling the right mindsets in organizations to achieve sustained and widespread excellence.<br><br> <em> Mainstage Sneak Peek<br> Ingram Micro’s executives Paul Bay, Sanjib Sahoo and Jennifer Anaya will discuss the power of digital transformation, and how Ingram Micro can help move all businesses from transacting technology to interacting with the customers we serve. Industry leaders and global luminaries Julia Chen (AWS), Nicole Dezen (Microsoft), Carrie Palin (Cisco), Robert Sutton (Professor and Author) and Ray Wang (Constellation Research Inc.) are taking a further look into powerful partnerships and the path to business growth—this includes a discussion around creating social and economic value, the importance of powerful partnerships and how you can get more out of your business without settling for less. </em>
Come and join us in the Pinyon Ballroom on Level 1, where you can unwind, grab a delicious bite to eat, and connect with our summit sponsors and partners. <br><br><em>Co-Sponsored by Microsoft, VMWare, Adobe, Cisco, HPE, Fortinet, Google and T-Mobile for Business.</em>
The Hall of Innovation is the heart of GCIS, where you can network and connect with industry thought leaders, innovators and problem-solvers. Explore the 80+ vendor booths that are showcasing cutting-edge solutions and future-ready technologies.
During this year’s summit, there will be over 50 sessions with themes focused on cloud solutions, innovation, a modern mindset, cybersecurity and much more! This year’s breakouts also include 12+ vendor-sponsored sessions from names like AWS, Microsoft, IBM and Red Hat, T-Mobile for Business and more.<br><br><em>*Trust X Alliance and LATAM communities will also have invite-only sessions tailored to their business goals and objectives.</em><br><br><em>**Schedules are subject to change.</em><br><br><a href=”#may16details”><em class=”mr-1 fas fa-arrow-down”></em>Breakout Session Details</a><br>
Vendor-sponsored poolside experience<br> Experience an evening of live entertainment and exceptional food service at the ultimate Las Vegas nightclub: the Marquee. Whether it’s networking with our event sponsors or enjoying a specialty cocktail by the poolside, this nighttime engagement is full of grand cabanas, infinity pools and music talent that you won’t want to miss.<br><br> <em>Special thanks to Microsoft, Cisco, AWS, IBM/Red Hat, VMware, Adobe, AvePoint, Acronis, Fortinet and LG who are this year’s Las Vegas Nights official sponsors.</em>
Let’s start the final day off right – this breakfast is so good that it could potentially transform you into a morning person.
It’s day two and we are taking an even closer look at the importance of innovation and the need to evolve in today’s digital landscape. Hear from top tech executives who have been able to orchestrate innovation at the speed of need. Listen, as they share their formula for success to help partners do the same. A panel discussion will showcase how collaboration is driving innovation and ushering in a new era of next-gen solutions for end customers. We are also exploring the disruption that rapid technological advancements in automation, A.I., and brain augmentation will bring to the technology channel, popular expectations and beyond.<br><br> <em> Mainstage Sneak Peek<br> How do you master the innovation process? How do you achieve the next level of success? How is brain augmentation revolutionizing the way we work and lead? Our day two speaker lineup is answering it all—hear from panel discussions and mainstage keynotes that include leaders from every corner of the industry including Daniel Hernandez (IBM), Dhamodharan Pathervellai (Ingram Micro), Michelle Curtis (Microsoft), Mukund Gopalan (Ingram Micro), Naresh Ramamurti (Digital Strategist), Ricky Cooper (VMware), Sabine Howest (Ingram Micro), Sandy May (Ingram Micro), Sophie Pibouin (Adobe), Tan Le (Innovative Futurist and Speaker), Vala Afshar (Salesforce) and Victor Baez (Ingram Micro). </em>
Continue making connections with this year’s vendors and summit attendees during our Hall of Innovation Showcase. This is where innovation is in action – immerse yourself in the experience of it all and build long-lasting business connections that extend far beyond Las Vegas.
Join us in the Pinyon Ballroom on Level 1 to savor a delicious and filling lunch—take some time to unwind and network with our summit sponsors and partners while you’re at it. You’ll discover familiar favorites which are guaranteed to leave you feeling content and satisfied before you head to the next breakout session. <br><br> <em>Sponsored by Microsoft.</em>
It’s the final day – what breakout sessions are you attending?<br><br> Discover over 50 sessions with themes focused on cloud solutions, innovation, a modern mindset and cybersecurity. Additionally, there will be 12+ vendor-sponsored sessions from names like AWS, Microsoft, IMB and Red Hat, T-Mobile for Business and more.<br><br> <em>*Trust X Alliance and LATAM communities will also have invite-only sessions tailored to their business goals and objectives.</em><br><br> <em>**Schedules are subject to change.</em><br><br><a href=”#may17details”><em class=”mr-1 fas fa-arrow-down”></em>Breakout Session Details</a><br>
Participate in refined happy hour events sponsored by this year’s summit vendors. Delight in the taste of exclusive cocktails while commemorating and acknowledging the accomplishments of our colleagues from across the globe.
We are taking this year’s Final Night Party to Allegiant Stadium! Bound to be an unforgettable experience, this year’s grand finale will feature exclusive locker room tours, on-field punt, pass, and kick challenges, a high-energy performance from LED drummers, a 19-piece band for entertainment and a delectable spread of food and drinks.<br><br> <em>Special thanks to Microsoft, this year’s Final Night Party sponsor.</em>
Network with forward-thinking industry leaders, connect with like-minded individuals and dare to ask questions about where our digital landscape is headed.
IBM and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have been working together to bring more secure, automated solutions to hybrid cloud environments, enabling a smoother digital transformation of our joint clients’ technology infrastructure. Clients now have the flexibility to choose the mix of technologies to best suit their business needs. The result? Easier, faster cloud transformation, technology deployment and more secure operations, to help drive better business results. In this session participants will learn how Ingram Micro, AWS and IBM are driving joint innovation for Hybrid Cloud and Hyperscaler environments.
Managing multiple Data centers networks can be a complex and challenging task for cloud providers, join us on this webinar to learn more how NSX-T can help you to deliver efficient networking services to your customers, reduce your operational cost and how you can monetize it.
This breakout will focus on how you can leverage VMware solution to help you “Do more with less”, extend your networking service offerings to your customers and go to market strategy.
Join us as we discuss this evolution with executives from Ingram Micro and T-Mobile for Business.
Learn how Fortinet’s newest purchasing vehicle, FortiFlex, will help elevate your MSP practice by enabling the ability to upscale or downscale your business on demand. MSPs will benefit from the ability to purchase via traditional CAPEX models or move into an OPEX model driven by demand.
Discover the advantages of becoming a Microsoft partner and expanding your business by embracing Azure, Modern Workplace, and Business Applications. This session will cater to both net-new partners, who are less familiar with Microsoft solutions and partner programs, and existing partners looking to expand into new clouds. Learn about the profitability, revenue opportunities, and competitive advantages of partnering with Microsoft across multiple solutions.
Join AWS as we review how Ingram Micro will support you throughout the various stages of a customer’s cloud journey. From customer acquisition with Ingram’s Cloud Readiness Assessment, to accelerating migration opportunities with Ingram’s MAP Assess Offering, David and Ed will help you understand how to engage both AWS and Ingram to capitalize on these opportunities while leveraging available offerings and incentives to ensure competitiveness and profitability.
Most customers have a need for both cloud and on-premise systems—are you ready to deliver? In this session, discover how to effectively leverage both systems and provide your clients with tailored solutions that perfectly fit their business processes.
Today’s landscape is constantly evolving—and so are we. Join us for live demos and discover how the most popular features and capabilities from Cloud Marketplace have seamlessly transitioned to our newest platform, Xvantage.
The various processes involved in onboarding and managing vendor contracts, listing solutions in your catalog or marketplace and fulfilling them were relatively simple in the traditional world. Now, with huge variants of subscription models and layer on the complexity of the multichannel operations teams at any business can quickly become swamped. We have invited two of our top customers to tell you about their experience and pass on some best practices.
Siloed security approaches are insufficient when it comes to safeguarding businesses against various security risks. In this session, uncover how a multi-disciplinary security approach can help you effectively manage risks and enhance your resilience.
Seamless integration has a nice ring to it—and in this session, we are talking about simplifying all processes. Discover how you can streamline operations and stay ahead of changing tools and technologies with upcoming innovative integrations.
Innovation is critical for growth—and as the speed of business cycles increase, current models may not withstand the rapid changes. Enter Growth Solutions. Join us as we uncover the fastest-growing categories: Modern Cloud Platforms and Cybersecurity.
Tailor what you offer each customer and build a path to sustainable growth. Your customers want solutions not products. Your goal is to design XaaS bundles of software products and services that solve their challenges, so they have their solution from one single vendor and the flexibility of a monthly subscription fee. Easy. How do you deal with the back-end complexity of this model? Find out from our guests from Bechtle and Teccle who will share their best practice and learnings for automating their XaaS business.
In the ever-evolving tech industry, organizations need to focus their aim on the highest point imaginable—that includes marketing. Join Ingram Micro’s top marketing minds and learn how you can leverage effective strategies that boost business growth.
Come see emerging vendors pitch partners on why their technologies are going to be successful in the market and the value they bring to a partner’s business. Hear from some of the most exciting vendors in the industry today including UiPath, Zinfi, GoTo, PartnerStack, and Foxit.
In uneasy times, creating resiliency in your business is imperative to longevity. But where do you start? We’re looking at some of our most successful partners and the customer success metrics that have helped them take strong positions in the market.
Did you know you can easily automate data exchange between Xvantage and your local systems? Learn how you can improve visibility into your business operations from intuitive, ready-to-use native integrations to flexible, do-it-yourself integrations.
Let’s face it—selling high-margin, high-value managed security isn’t easy. Join us for a dynamic session filled with expert tips on how to build a lead engine for cloud and security managed services that bolsters qualified leads for 2023 and beyond.
Enhance your existing Microsoft partnership by focusing on high-growth areas, including security solutions, key infrastructure opportunities with Azure, and the biggest opportunities in the fast-moving business applications space. In this session, learn about key growth areas and seize new opportunities to expand your customer base and revenue.
Does the launching of your company marketplace seem like an insurmountable challenge? Where do you start and what does the journey look like? This is a chance to hear from one of the top-tier players across our ecosystem. Together with CloudBlue’s CTO, Bell Canada will give you advice and answer your questions about how CloudBlue technology took the complexity out of their transition to XaaS.
The importance of digital transformation roadmaps is accelerating, and as a result so is customer momentum for cloud migration. Organizations are going through a digital procurement modernization, while balancing the need for security, governance, and speed. Customers who purchase in AWS Marketplace benefit from features that make procurement fast and cost effective, enabling them to migrate and modernize faster with less effort. AWS Marketplace and Ingram Micro have solutions to help channel partners, ISVs, and AWS customers throughout each step in their transformation journey.
In today’s Hybrid/Public cloud environment. Users are more vulnerable than ever to data breaches. Red Hat’s Open Source Hybrid Cloud and Automation portfolio coupled with the F5/NGINX security and networking solutions helps customers maximize application availability while minimizing their security risks. In this session participants will learn about Red Hat as a company, some of our most exciting in production solutions and how we work with our key partners like F5/NGINX.
Google Cloud is the industry’s most trusted cloud for accelerating your digital transformation. Join Eric Buck, Director of Global Distribution, Jess Simon, Head of Mandiant Alliances, and our Ingram Micro team to learn about Google Cloud’s secure-by-design platform and SaaS security solutions that bring our Google security magic to your on-prem, private, or multi-cloud environments.
Adobe and Microsoft have partnered to make the modern, secure, connected hybrid workplace a reality. Organizations around the world are empowering their employees to work more effectively now that Adobe Acrobat Pro and Acrobat Sign are fully integrated into Microsoft 365 Apps.
The opportunity is immense! Over 400 Billion+ PDF’s were opened in Adobe products last year; 40% of all documents shared in Outlook are PDF’s; and Acrobat Sign has the most e-signature integrations across Microsoft Apps. Join us and learn how to maximize this opportunity with your customers!
Love the cloud experience? Looking for hybrid cloud that is right for you? Need flexibility and the right level of security? Open up opportunities across your edges, colos, and data centers with HPE GreenLake, the open and secure edge-to-cloud platform you’ve always wanted.
The path to profitability is difficult for MSPs, and it continues to get more complex. Don’t miss the chance to learn the secrets of maximizing profits from Pat Hurley, Acronis VP & GM Sales Americas. During this workshop, Pat will provide actionable ways to stay on top of changing client demands and maximize profits by reducing the overall complexity of your clients’ deployments and optimizing your pricing strategy.
Playbooks serve as the foundation for a winning strategy, but how do you get a plan in motion? Whether your focus is on services or recurring revenue, this session will provide valuable insights on how to identify key milestones in the customer journey.
You’re in the business of solving problems and being a trusted strategic advisor, not just selling products—and we are here to help make your life a bit easier. Discover how Xvantage is designed to empower your business toward a future-proof tomorrow.
Populating a solutions catalog can be time-consuming, and the negotiation time and scale required to onboard new solutions can be heavy going, slow and resource intensive. Many CloudBlue customers have found that syndication is the simplest, quickest way for them to access hundreds of top B2B solutions and expand their catalogs quickly, cutting down potential costs, in some case millions of dollars, and saving precious months in GTM time. Hear from Dustin and find out how easy it can be.
Now more than ever, marketing technology and strategy continues to advance to meet changing customer demands. Join Ingram Micro’s marketing experts and gain cutting-edge tactics that help boost your channel, SaaS and cloud enterprise growth.
Trust X Alliance and LATAM communities will also have invite-only sessions tailored to their business goals and objectives.