Your Ultimate Guide to Dreamforce 2019
Dreamforce is one of the largest tech conferences in the world. Salesforce’s massive event gathers more than 170,000 attendees at the Moscone Centre in San Francisco. Over the 4-day period, approximately 2,700 sessions and workshops are delivered by elite speakers from worldwide organizations across multiple industries.
Dreamforce has grown into much more than a conference and Salesforce believes it is “an experience like no other.”
Whether you’re a seasoned Dreamforce attendee or a first-timer, the scale of the event can be extremely overwhelming. The range of talks, events, and workshops on offer can make it difficult to identify where to spend your time.
In order to help you prioritize your time at Dreamforce 2019, we’ve created a 5 step guide to fully immerse in the Dreamforce experience.
1. Planning is Key
With the endless amount of speakers, workshops, breakout sessions and meetings to pack into the 4 days, if you fail to plan in advance you will miss out on what Dreamforce has to offer.
We would recommend that you define your key goals for Dreamforce and by identifying these goals you can prioritize and avail of opportunities available at Dreamforce.
The Dreamforce schedule highlights the big-ticket items you do not want to miss along with the dozens of sessions, keynotes sessions, breakouts and fireside chats which will be taking place all around the Salesforce campus. This schedule can help with your planning phase in order to tick off all your goals on your Dreamforce bucket list.
2. Download Salesforce Events App
Salesforce’s Events App is the best way to stay connected to everything which is happening while you are onsite at any Salesforce event and Dreamforce is no different.
The app will allow you to personalize your schedule, view profiles and stay connected throughout the event, ensuring that you will not miss out on what is important to you.
Salesforce highlights a number of best ways to use the Events App which include:
- Home allows you to check what is currently happening
- Explore Dreamforce sessions lineup using Schedule
- Agenda Builder allows you to personalize your schedule
- Salesforce Live allows you to watch keynotes and multiple sessions
The app is currently available for Android or iPhone.
3. Attend Relevant Sessions and Workshops
Dreamforce gathers industry experts, thought leaders and leading Salesforce partners who aim to share best practices with the complete Salesforce community.
With over 2,700 sessions and workshops delivered by experts, partners and customers across an array of industries and subject matters, there is a lot of information to take in.
Therefore we would recommend viewing the Dreamforce sessions in order to select your industry or job role to identify relevant sessions to ensure your benefit from what Dreamforce has to offer.
4. Explore the Dreamforce Success Expo
The Expo at Dreamforce is ultimately the epicenter of learning and technology. With so much to see, hear and learn in the expo, it is important to schedule your time accordingly.
The expo provides an immersive fun experience where you can get hands-on with Salesforce Customer 360 while learning about groundbreaking partner solutions which truly amplify the power of Salesforce.
Multiple Salesforce partners will be on hand who are dedicated to informing and educating visitors, ensuring you make the most of the Salesforce platform which is definitely something not to be missed.
5. Immerse Yourself into Events, Parties & Networking Sessions
There are a plethora of events, parties and networking sessions across the four days at Dreamforce which aren’t to be missed.
Dreamforce is an unrivaled opportunity to meet like-minded people from all over the globe which means you can gain valuable insights that could transform your organization or even your career.
With over 150 Dreamforce Parties to choose from, there are multiple events to select from such as brunches, karaoke sessions, evening parties, happy hours and much more. It is recommended to fully immerse yourself into the complete Dreamforce extravaganza and to fully experience everything that is on offer.
With just over a month ago until the biggest Salesforce event of the year, the preparations and planning are well underway. Although Dreamforce is extremely exciting it can be quite daunting at the same time. Without proper planning, it can easily become overwhelming. With our 5 step guide, you can prioritize your time at Dreamforce and fully immerse yourself in the complete Dreamforce experience.
Originally published at www.advendio.com on October 9, 2019