Mark your calendars to attend the Oracle PartnerNetwork Forum on Sunday, October 2, in Moscone South. This is a "must attend" event where Oracle partners learn about plans and strategy directly from Oracle executives; network with peers; and gain valuable insights, contacts, and resources in specialized breakouts geared toward helping them build their business with Oracle.
Sunday, October 2, 2011
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Take full advantage of what Oracle OpenWorld 2011 has to offer by registering now for the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Forum, a "must attend" event. Do not miss out on this once-a-year opportunity to increase your knowledge and gain valuable insight from Oracle executives as they give the latest FY12 direction and strategy. Attend specialized and regional breakout sessions, network with other business professionals, and expand your contact list and resources; all of it geared toward helping you build and grow your business with Oracle.
The OPN Forum starts at 9:00 a.m. with Special Interest Groups followed by a partner luncheon. The OPN Forum Global General Session will commence at 12:30 p.m. followed by regional breakout sessions later in the afternoon.
Note: The Oracle PartnerNetwork Forum is a free event open to all registered partners of Oracle OpenWorld. To register today for Oracle OpenWorld, please visit the Oracle OpenWorld Website.
Don't miss these sessions from our Oracle PartnerNetwork Forum sponsors:
In addition to sponsor sessions, plan to arrive early to participate in these other Special Interest Groups offerings:
NAS General Session
Learn about new Oracle initiatives from the North America Alliances and Channels leadership team, designed to help you grow your revenue and profitability with Oracle. Find out where we're heading in FY12 and how you can maximize your opportunities.
After the NAS general session, select from one of five partner sessions customized to support your go-to-market focus.
Asia Pacific Alliances and Channels Region Breakout
Maximise your Oracle OpenWorld experience by engaging with the Asia Pacific Alliances & Channels management team in a dedicated session that will provide you with a unique opportunity to hear from Mark Lewis, Senior Vice President for Alliances & Channels and other sales leaders, on the regional FY12 channel strategy and opportunities for partners. Learn about new key initiatives to help further enable your Oracle based business and also interact with other Oracle partners to strengthen and increase your channel network.
Latin America Alliances and Channels Region Breakout
Hear from the Latin America Alliances & Channels management team in a dedicated session that will provide you with an update on plans geared toward helping you increase your sales with Oracle while providing you the opportunity to network and build relationships with your local Oracle team and peers.
Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Alliances and Channels Region Breakout
Maximize your Oracle OpenWorld experience by engaging with the Europe Middle East and Africa Alliances & Channels management team in a dedicated session that will provide you with a unique opportunity to gain valuable market insight and the chance to gain new contacts and enhance your current relationship. You will hear from Dermot O'Kelly, Senior Vice President Alliances & Channels Oracle EMEA, sharing his business priorities with you and important news geared towards helping you build your business and increase your sales with Oracle. Seize the opportunity to network with the EMEA Alliances & Channels management team and other Oracle partners to discuss business potential and collaboration.
Japan Alliances and Channels Region Breakout
Hear from Japan Alliances & Channels management in a dedicated session that will provide you with an update on plans geared toward helping you increase your sales with Oracle while providing you the opportunity to network and build relationships with your local Oracle team and peers.
Saturday, October 1, 2011: 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 2, 2011: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Moscone South, Room 100
Sponsored by Tech Data Corporation
Founded in 1974, Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ GS: TECD) is one of the world's largest wholesale distributors of technology products. They provide a broad range of product lines, logistics capabilities and value-added services including, financing, technical training and marketing support, and scores of business development programs and productivity-enhancing e-business tools that enable technology makers and technology resellers to deploy powerful and cost-effective IT solutions. Their advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 125,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. They are currently ranked 109th on the Fortune 500®.
Azlan, the Enterprise Division of Tech Data Corporation, is a leading value-added distributor of networking, communications, midrange & enterprise servers, storage, software and Unified Communications and Collaboration solutions in Europe. We enable fast, cost-effective pan-European distribution of products and solutions for market leaders. Azlan provides a range of value creating services including channel development, marketing, sales support, training & certification, and finance programs, designed to assist our vendor and channel partners in developing their SME, mid market and enterprise opportunities. Azlan continues to build on its 25 year history of excellence and is now part of Tech Data, which acquired Azlan in March 2003.
Come to the Oracle PartnerNetwork Lounge to hold meetings, meet with your peers, and engage in relevant conversations with your partners, customers and other industry professionals. Get your questions answered at the Oracle PartnerNetwork Information Stations, staffed by Partner Business Center consultants, and visit the Oracle PartnerNetwork Video Blogging room to share some of your ideas.
OPN Lounge Hours
Monday, October 3, 9:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 4, 9:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 5, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Oracle PartnerNetwork Information Stations and Oracle PartnerNetwork Video Blogging room are open during regular lounge hours.
Be sure to attend these informative—partner only—sessions at the Westin Market Street Hotel. See content catalog for the entire list of conference sessions on the Oracle OpenWorld Website.
October 3-4, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
October 5, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Hilton Hotel, Union Square
Union Square, Room 1 - 2
Are you Specialized? You can take Specialist Exams at Oracle OpenWorld which count toward your certification as a Specialist. The best part? The fees are on us. View a list of exam titles offered here. Click here to register. Walk-in Availability: Walk-in participation may be available on a first come, first serve basis and it is based on seating capacity, but NOT guaranteed. They must show proof of valid OPN Membership by providing a OPN Company ID prior to the exam, and also provide a valid Pearson Vue account.
Monday, October 3rd, 6:00 a.m.
W Hotel, lobby level
Get your week off to a great start by participating in the Partner Fun Run. We will be meeting at the W Hotel for a 5K run through the city. No registration required.
Wednesday, October 5, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Parc55 Hotel, Hearst Room
55 Cyril Magnin St., San Francisco, CA
Attention Partner Marketers! Are you taking advantage of everything OPN has to offer? We provide a variety of tools and resources to make your demand gen activities easier to plan and deliver - and get sales leads flowing sooner! Join us for this 1 hour session where we'll discuss our current offerings - from training to marketing kits to pre-negotiated agency services for webcast production.
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E-mail or call with questions anytime. You can also chat live Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Pacific).
Monday, September 23
9:45 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
9:45 a.m.–10:45 a.m. (Dedicated Hours)
Tuesday, September 24
9:45 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
2:15 p.m.–2:45 p.m. (Dedicated Hours)
Wednesday, September 25
9:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
2:15 p.m.–3:30 p.m. (Dedicated Hours)