Thursday, September 18, 2014
4 Things Manufacturers Attending Dreamforce Shouldn’t Miss
Written by Laura Monn Ginsburg
Are you gearing up for Salesforce’s biggest user event of the year? With over 100,000 attendees at last year’s event, this year is looking to be another great week of learning, networking, and seeing all that Salesforce has to offer.Whether this is your first time attending or your tenth, there are always a few things you want to make time to see and do. If you’re a manufacturer attending Dreamforce, you won’t want to miss our top three list for Dreamforce ’14!
#4 – Don’t miss the Manufacturing/Automotive industry area
Right in Moscone, there will be an expanded Industry Showcase including Manufacturing/Automotive. You can meet and learn about solutions and services providers with manufacturing expertise (like Luxent!). Be sure and stop by!
#3 – Don’t miss Marc Benioff’s keynote
Wondering what’s next for Salesforce and how it will become an even more integral part of your day-to-day? Marc Benioff gives a keynote presentation every year that announces new features and advancements of the Salesforce platform. This year’s session will take place on Tuesday, October 14 at 1:30 pm. If you haven’t yet signed up via the Agenda Builder, don’t delay!
#2 – Don’t miss out on all the sessions geared to manufacturers
There’s an extensive list of manufacturing sessions this year and you’ll want to use the Agenda Builder to plan your day accordingly. Here’s a sampling (more suggestions on sessions for manufacturers attending Dreamforce available here):
- The Manufacturing Industry Kickoff
- Various AppExchange sessions on topics from global supply chains to warehouse management
- Using Communities to Transform Business
#1 – Don’t miss Luxent’s Manufacturing Mixer
Back for a third year is the Manufacturing Mixer, a networking event exclusively for manufacturers and distributors. This year’s event is at ‘wichcraft (a quick walk from Moscone) on Wednesday, October 15 from 5-8 pm. We’ll have features drinks, apps, Salesforce manufacturing experts, and a live DJ. Register now!
For manufacturers attending Dreamforce, it can be an overwhelming experience. Take the time to comb through the sessions and highlight agenda so that you can make the most of your time in San Francisco and feel free to reach out with questions or leave your comments below. We’ll see you in October!