Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, 6000 W Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL 34746, USA

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Event Date Mon Mar 21 EDT - Thu Mar 24 EDT (in 4 months)
Location Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
6000 W Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL 34746, USA
Region Americas

Enterprise communications and collaboration decision-makers and business leaders face daunting new challenges: Migrating to cloud-based services; equipping end users for the many styles of hybrid work; providing the tools to transform Customer Experience (CX), and much more. One event provides you with the in-depth, objective, vendor-neutral expertise you need: Enterprise Connect.

Join us to discover how to:
• Prepare for change - Implement technologies to enable hybrid work
• Modernize your enterprise - Migrate siloed legacy systems to modern platforms
• Improve customer experience - Transform your enterprise’s customer service/experience capabilities
• Increase your knowledge - Develop strategic understanding of the rapidly-changing market
• Grow your network – Meet with industry peers, subject matter experts and solution providers

Why Attend?
Learn From the Experts & Engage With Your Peers
Enterprise Connect brings corporate IT decision makers together with the industry's vendors, channel partners, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise communications and collaboration. Enterprise Connect is where IT decision makers go to get comprehensive analysis, in-depth information, and expert insight needed to plan their enterprise communications and collaboration strategy.

Whether in end-user-focused sessions or through the many informal networking opportunities, you’ll make connections with great like-minded people who share your experiences.
1. Meet - Network with your peers—enterprise decision-makers with real-world experience.
2. Learn - Get actionable insight and perspective from independent, vendor-neutral experts.
3. Exchange - Exchange ideas with leaders and subject-matter experts.

Who Attends?
Join other business and technology executives who are tasked with migrating their enterprise communications and collaboration systems to the next level and looking to expand their business reach through a variety of technologies.
• Decision-makers in enterprise IT, telecom and networking who need the latest information to make purchase decisions and strategic plans for communications and collaboration products and services.
• Application developers working either inside enterprise IT or as ISVs who need to understand how communications capabilities are being embedded into mainstream business applications and processes.
• Equipment manufacturers and service providers who need to understand how customers view the options available for migrating to the next plateau.
• System dealers, value-added resellers and system integrators who need to learn how communications and collaboration platforms match customer requirements.
• Analysts and investors who want to identify opportunities in the rapidly evolving market for enterprise communications and collaboration.

2022 Event Highlights:
Communications & Collaboration 2025: Conference-Within-a-Conference
Technology transformation has accelerated for enterprise communications/collaboration, and leading-edge technologies promise even more change ahead. But just how quickly will the evolution progress, and what are the implications for your strategic technology planning? The Communications & Collaboration 2025 conference-within-a-conference offers detailed insights aimed at helping you see where the most important technology trends are heading over the next three years, and how you can be ready to take full advantage of them. This isn’t about blue-sky futurism, but a clear picture of which technologies may be nascent today but could be mainstream in 3 years. Topics will include:
• Platforms 2025
• Contact Center 2025
• Cloud 2025
• Video 2025
• Workplace 2025
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• Expanded Women in Communications program
• Spotlight Awards recognizing and celebrating women who demonstrate outstanding qualities of leadership and expertise in technology
• IT Hero Award honoring enterprise IT professionals and teams who go above and beyond their day-to-day communications/collaboration responsibilities to provide exceptional service, vision, and expertise to their organizations
• New Security & Compliance track explores new issues around security and compliance for communications/collaboration systems as well as legacy issues


2022 Speakers

Jon Arnold
Principal, J Arnold & Associates

Jim Burton
Founder & CEO, C-t Link

Martha Buyer
Attorney, Law Offices Of Martha Buyer, PLLC

Randy Chapman
Modern Workplace Architect & Head Of Product, Symity

Juanita Coley
CEO & Founder, Solid Rock Consulting

Ryan Daily
Associate Editor, No Jitter

Craig Durr
Senior Analyst, Wainhouse Research

Phil Edholm
President & Founderr, Pke Consulting

Michael Finneran
Principal, Dbrn Associates

Robin Gareiss
Ceo & Principal Analyst, Metrigy

Robert Lee Harris
President, Communications Advantage

Adam Holtby
Principal Analyst, Omdia

Daniel Hong
Vp, Research Director, Forrester

Zeus Kerravala
Founder & Principal Analyst, Zk Research

Kevin Kieller
Co-founder, Enableuc

Eric Krapf
Gm, Program Co-chair / Publisher, Enterprise Connect / No Jitter

Irwin Lazar
President & Principal Analyst, Metrigy

Steve Leaden
Founder & President, Leaden Associates

Sheila Mcgee-smith
Founder, Mcgee-smith Analytics

Dave Michels
Principal Analyst, Talkingpointz

Prachi Nema
Principal Analyst, Omdia

Blair Pleasant
President & Principal Analyst, Commfusion

Alan Quayle
Founder, Tadhack

Lisa Schmeiser
Editor-in-chief / Program Co-chair, No Jitter / Enterprise Connect

Joseph Schmidt
Director, Techcaliber Consulting

Terry Slattery
Principal Architect, Netcraftsmen

Sorell Slaymaker
Principal Consulting Analyst, Techvision Research

Melissa Swartz
Founder, Swartz Consulting

Ira Weinstein
Founder & Managing Partner, Recon Research