Impact 2014





The Venetian, Las Vegas, NV | April 27 - May 1

#ibmimpact

IBM Business Partners at Impact 2014

Become an upwardly mobile enterprise. Join us.

If you are looking to help clients and prospects better leverage mobile-enabled technology, join us for the Business Partner Summit at Impact 2014. Find out how to put your business in motion by helping companies transform into upwardly mobile enterprises.

The Business Partner Summit is the perfect prelude to Impact 2014. Build skills. Meet with IBM experts and your peers. Learn about new programs and initiatives designed to help you succeed in 2014 and beyond. You'll hear about ways we can help you accelerate your success in high-growth areas like mobile, cloud, social business, big data and analytics, and more.

Uncover hidden opportunities, create new products and services and capitalize on them.


What to expect:

With the acceleration of cloud, mobile, big data and expert integrated systems, we have an unprecedented opportunity to help our clients reinvent their business operations and transform their enterprises. This transformation is what the Business Partner Summit is all about – how, together, we can help clients, and how IBM can help you.

Business Partner Summit Agenda - Sunday, April 27, 2014

Be FIRST with IBM MobileFirst

Speakers:
Phil Buckellew, Vice President, Enterprise Mobile
Darren Bibby, Vice President, Channels and Alliances Research, IDC

Forward-thinking enterprises are embracing an integrated technology transformation to uncover hidden opportunities and capitalize on them by creating new business models, revenue streams, products and services. This session will discuss how Business Partners can evolve to compete and win, uncover hidden opportunities, reach new markets and buyers, and deliver new value to your clients.

Based on actual customer experiences, this session will showcase a comprehensive approach to planning, implementing and managing 'mobile first'. Join IBM executives, industry experts and successful IBM Business Partners to learn how to introduce and launch mobile-first business transformations within client engagements, deploy mobile-first applications, create mobile-first customer experiences and help institute mobile-first IT infrastructures. Attend this session and learn how to become a catalyst of client innovation, guiding your clients' toward becoming a mobile enterprise.

Lunch sponsored by Ingram Micro

BE FIRST ... To Reach Your Clients with New Innovation

Speakers:
Dave Mitchell, VP WW WebSphere Business Partners, General Business and Enablement
Marie Wieck, GM Application and Integration Middleware
Ray Wang, Analyst, Constellation Research
Sandy Carter, GM EcoSystem Development
Mark Register, VP of SW Business Partners & Midmarket

It's a new era of computing: Social, mobile, analytics and cloud are transforming the way customers interact with enterprises. "Anywhere, anytime" access to information is expected to make better decisions, workforces are becoming virtual, and customers are communicating from the field. As clients embrace this transformation, mobile is at the forefront. New business models and expanded opportunities are an ideal opportunity for growth and profitability. Be First to exploit this $71B opportunity*.

Ray Wang, Chairman of Constellation Research, will share the industry's view of these evolving technologies. Hear how working with IBM and our ecosystem, the leader in mobility, may expand your reach and open new markets. IBM leaders will cover new announcements along with incentives, programs, and promotions that reward our mutual success. We'll also recognize our Business Partner Award winners. The time is now - Be First to reach your clients with new innovation!

*IBM Market Intelligence

Time Session
9:30 am - 11:30 am Morning Session: Be FIRST with IBM MobileFirst (Palazzo E, Level 5) Morning Session: Be FIRST with IBM MobileFirst (Palazzo E, Level 5)
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Keynote & Awards Ceremony over Lunch (Venetian D) Keynote & Awards Ceremony over Lunch (Venetian D)
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Networking Reception

Promotions for IBM Business Partners. Take advantage of these special offers!
Check out these special offers exclusively for IBM Business Partners. Bring your team to Impact 2014 or bring clients by purchasing a volume discount. Either way you can save big!


  • - Business Partner Volume Discount for Clients

    Purchase a volume discount pass package and bring your clients and team together at Impact 2014. This program allows you and your client receive best in class business and technical education.


    20 for only $1,650 per pass, that's $10,900 off the regular price!
    Includes 20 full conference passes for your team to allocate to customers.
    Total cost = $33,000


    10 for only $1,700 per pass, that's $4,950 off the regular price!
    Includes 10 full conference passes for your team to allocate to your customers.
    Total cost = $17,000


    5 for only $1,750 per pass, that's $2,225 off the regular price!
    Includes 5 Full conference passes for your team to allocate to your customers.
    Total cost = $8,750


    Complimentary passes awarded to clients & substitutions via this volume discount are subject to prior IBM legal approval. Clients registering without IBM legal approval are subject to being charged full conference registration post conference. This offer is not valid when purchasing with co-marketing dollars. For more information, send an email to us.


  • - Business Partner Company Pass Volume Discounts

    Bring Your Team! Save Money! Build Skills! Get Certified! The Company Pass provides organizations with a cost-effective program that prepares their line of business professionals, IT professionals and developers to create a mobile enterprise, integrate across the enterprise, and transform business with smarter processes and infrastructure.


    Impact 2014 also provides your team with the opportunity to network with peers, industry experts and IBM executives, build skills and certifications. As a part this special offer, the Company Pass allows your company to host a private planning meeting/workshop at the conference!


     35 for only $1,514 per pass, that's $23,825 off regular price!
    Includes 35 full conference passes, as well as a private meeting room for 1 full day with light food and beverages for attendees (standard menu applies).
    Total cost = $53,000


    10 for only $1,600 per pass, that's $5,950 off regular price!
    Includes 10 full conference passes and a private meeting room for ½ day at the Venetian, pending availability.
    Total cost = $16,000


     5 for only $1,700 per pass, that's $2,475 off regular price!
    Includes 5 full conference passes.
    Total cost = $8,500


    Additional passes can be purchased for $1,775 each after the purchase of a group discount.
    Once payment is complete, you will receive a promotion code to enter during registration. For more information, send an email to us.


    Note: These passes cannot be given to clients.

  • - Two-Day Business Partner Company Pass Volume Discounts

    The Two-Day Company Pass provides organizations with a cost-effective program that prepares line of business professionals, IT professionals and developers to create a mobile enterprise, integrate across the enterprise, and transform business with smarter processes and infrastructure.


    Impact 2014 also provides your team with the opportunity to network with peers, industry experts and IBM executives, build skills and certifications. Passes are good for a consecutive two days at the Conference.


     5 For only $740 per pass, 25% off regular price!
    Includes 5 two-day conference passes.
    Total cost = $3,700


    3 For only $767 per pass, 21% off regular price!
    Includes 3 two-day conference passes.
    Total cost = $2,300


    2 For only $800 per pass, 18% off regular price!
    Includes 2 two-day conference passes.
    Total cost = $1,600


    Additional passes can be purchased for $1,600 each after the purchase of a group discount.  Once payment is complete, you will receive a promotion code to enter during registration. For more information, send an email to us.


    Note: These passes cannot be given to clients.

  • - Invest in the Solutions EXPO

    Looking for ways to raise your visibility among organizations seeking mobile-enabled software and solutions? Consider investing as a sponsor or exhibitor in the Impact 2014 Solution EXPO.  A technology hub of the conference, the Solution EXPO is a great place to show off your solutions and services, and capture new leads at the conference.


Be FIRST with IBM MobileFirst

Speakers:

Phil Buckellew, Vice President, Enterprise Mobile
Darren Bibby, Vice President, Channels and Alliances Research, IDC

Forward-thinking enterprises are embracing an integrated technology transformation to uncover hidden opportunities and capitalize on them by creating new business models, revenue streams, products and services. This session will discuss how Business Partners can evolve to compete and win, uncover hidden opportunities, reach new markets and buyers, and deliver new value to your clients.

Based on actual customer experiences, this session will showcase a comprehensive approach to planning, implementing and managing 'mobile first'. Join IBM executives, industry experts and successful IBM Business Partners to learn how to introduce and launch mobile-first business transformations within client engagements, deploy mobile-first applications, create mobile-first customer experiences and help institute mobile-first IT infrastructures. Attend this session and learn how to become a catalyst of client innovation, guiding your clients' toward becoming a mobile enterprise.

Lunch sponsored by Ingram Micro

BE FIRST ... To Reach Your Clients with New Innovation

Speakers:
Dave Mitchell, VP WW WebSphere Business Partners, General Business and Enablement
Marie Wieck, GM Application and Integration Middleware
Ray Wang, Analyst, Constellation Research
Sandy Carter, GM EcoSystem Development
Mark Register, VP of SW Business Partners & Midmarket

It's a new era of computing: Social, mobile, analytics and cloud are transforming the way customers interact with enterprises. "Anywhere, anytime" access to information is expected to make better decisions, workforces are becoming virtual, and customers are communicating from the field. As clients embrace this transformation, mobile is at the forefront. New business models and expanded opportunities are an ideal opportunity for growth and profitability. Be First to exploit this $71B opportunity*.

Ray Wang, Chairman of Constellation Research, will share the industry's view of these evolving technologies. Hear how working with IBM and our ecosystem, the leader in mobility, may expand your reach and open new markets. IBM leaders will cover new announcements along with incentives, programs, and promotions that reward our mutual success. We'll also recognize our Business Partner Award winners. The time is now - Be First to reach your clients with new innovation!

*IBM Market Intelligence

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