IBM Smarter Commerce Global Summit Conference register 4 attendees promotion

Announcement Letter Number 313-018

February 25, 2013

Value proposition

Smarter Commerce™ Global Summit provides business leaders and practitioners with the insight and resources necessary to understand today's customers and effectively connect with them in an ever-changing landscape.

The offer

For a limited time only, your company can receive one (1) no-charge registration to attend the IBM® Smarter Commerce Global Summit Conference for every four (4) company employees that register to attend (approximate maximum value: $1,595 USD).

The IBM Smarter Commerce Global Summit will be held from May 21, 2013 through May 23, 2013, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Conference Center in Nashville, TN.

In order to qualify, you must enroll your company in the promotion and obtain a unique company promotion code which must be used during the conference registration process. Conference registrations completed without the company promotion code will not qualify, and cannot be later updated to include the company promotion code.

Government Owned Entities (GOEs)* and IBM are not eligible to participate.

* refer to the Additional information/conditions section for a definition of GOEs.

Start and/or end dates

Conference registrations must be received by IBM on or after February 25, 2013, but no later than May 19, 2013.

Enrollments in the promotion must be completed, and company promotion codes obtained, prior to registration in the conference. Refer to the Additional information/conditions section for details.

Where is it available?

This promotion is available only in:

This promotion is not available in the IBM - Caribbean North District.

Additional information/conditions

For more information about the IBM Smarter Commerce Summit Global Conference, visit the following website:

In Canada, you are responsible for all applicable taxes such as Goods and Services Tax (GST), Harmonized Sales Tax (HST), Provincial Sales Tax (PST), and Quebec Sales Tax (QST).

IBM reserves the right to modify or withdraw this promotion at any time.

This promotion is subject to the terms and conditions of any applicable Agreements.

Enrollment process

Prior to registering for the conference, you must enroll your company in the promotion and obtain a unique company promotion code.

To request enrollment, contact

You will receive your company promotion code, via email, within three (3) business days of submitting your request.

You are responsible for ensuring that all employees in your company location use the company promotion code when registering for the conference.

You are also responsible for ensuring that you have the approval of your company to participate in this promotion.

No-charge registrations

IBM will determine all companies that qualify for no-charge registration(s), and provide you with notice of your company having qualified, if applicable, no later than May 19, 2013. Notifications will include a unique promotion code that, when used, will provide a new conference registration at no charge.

Alternatively, if your company has a fifth, sixth, or seventh registered employee, you may request that the no-charge registration be applied to one of these registrations. If you request this, IBM will refund the price of the lowest-priced registration. All refunds will be made to the company, not to individual employees. Note: no-charge registrations cannot be applied to any of the qualifying four registrants.


If five employees of your company enroll with the company promotion code, your company will qualify for one no-charge conference registration. The no-charge registration can be given to a new registrant from your company, or can be applied as a refund to the lowest-priced of your registration.

Government Owned Entity (GOE)

A Government Owned Entity is defined as an organization/individual who meets any of the following criteria:

Typically GOE customers consist of:

For information on IBM special offers, refer to the following websites:

Can this offer be combined?

This promotion can only be combined with Advance and Standard rate pricing on conference registrations. In addition, IBM Education Packs cannot be used to pay for any registrations that are used to qualify for this promotion.

IBM - Caribbean North District information

To determine if a country/region is part of the IBM - Caribbean North District, refer to the country/region homepage at:

and select Country/region.

Business Partner information

IBM Business Partner - Distributors; IBM Business Partner - Solution Providers and Resellers who acquire products directly from IBM; IBM Business Partner - Solution Providers and Resellers who acquire products from IBM Business Partner - Distributors; IBM Business Partner - Distributors for Workstation Software; IBM Business Partner - Resellers for Workstation Software; and IBM Business Partner - Systems Integrators may access information for the corresponding Business Partner offer. Due to participation eligibility, Business Partners may not be able to view every offer. PartnerWorld® ID and password required (use IBM ID).

Business Partner Announcement Letter 513-085

Order now

To order, contact the Americas Call Centers, your local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner.

To identify your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

      Phone:      800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)
      Fax:        800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)
      Mail:       IBM Teleweb Customer Support
         Sales Execution Center, Americas North
                  3500 Steeles Avenue East, Tower 3/4
                  Markham, Ontario
                  L3R 2Z1

Reference: YE001

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