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Channel conferences are an important resource for exploring the latest industry trends, networking with other IT professionals, and growing your sales and technical expertise. 2020 offers a full slate of channel partner events, ranging from the annual global summits of top-tier vendors to small-scale events focused on running managed service provider (MSP) businesses. To help make the 2020 planning process easier for you, and for us, we have compiled this channel-focused events calendar. Bookmark this channel partner event list and check back often. We will continue to update this page as more information becomes available.
Q1 channel partner events
Jan. 13 to 15; Citrix Summit; Orlando, Fla.
Jan. 13 to 15; Auvik Network Frankly MSP Live; Santa Barbara, Calif.
Feb. 26 to 27; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; Long Beach, Calif.
March 1 to 3; XChange; San Antonio
March 9 to 12; Channel Partners Conference & Expo (postponed); Las Vegas
March 9 to 13; Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (canceled); Orlando, Fla.
March 16 to 18; CompTIA Communities & Councils Forum (canceled); Chicago
March 22 to 27; Aruba Atmosphere; Digital
March 24 to 26; HP Reinvent (postponed); Anaheim, Calif.
Q2 channel partner events
April 20 to 21; ChannelNext20 East; Digital
April 28 to 29; Red Hat Summit; Digital
May 4 to 7; IBM PartnerWorld at Think; Digital
May 4 to 7; Dell Technologies Global Partner Summit at Dell Technologies World (postponed to October); Digital
May 14; Telecom Brokerage Inc. Big Event; Chicago
May 19; Citrix Synergy; Digital
June 3; SAP Global Partner Summit; Digital
June 8 to 11; DattoCon (postponed); Atlanta
June 15 to 19; Ingram Micro Cloud Summit; Digital
June 16 to 19; Lenovo Transform (postponed); Las Vegas
June 23; Hewlett Packard Enterprise Global Partner Summit at HPE Discover; Digital
June 23 to 26; ConnectWise IT Nation Explore; Digital
June 24 to 25; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; Cincinnati
Q3 channel partner events
July 14 to Sept. 8; Google Cloud Next: On Air; Digital
July 21 to 22; Microsoft Inspire; Digital
July 29 to 30; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit (postponed, new date TBD); McLean, Va.
July 29 to 30; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit (postponed, new date TBD); Toronto
Aug. 4 to 6; CompTIA ChannelCon; Digital
Aug. 18 to 20; XChange+; Regional and virtual event
Aug. 24 to 27; Kaseya Connect IT; Digital
Aug. 26 to 27; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; Atlantic City, N.J.
Sept. 1; IT By Design's Build IT; Digital
Sept. 24 to 25; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; Boston
Sept. 27 to 29; IT Glue GlueX; Digital
Sept. 28; Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing; Digital
Sept. 29 to Oct. 1; VMware VMworld; Digital
Sept. 30 to Oct. 2; MSPWorld Virtual; Digital
Q4 channel partner events
Oct. 7 to 8; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; Chicago
Oct. 21 to 22; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; Orlando, Fla.
October 28 to 29; Cisco Partner Summit; Digital
Oct. 29; Women of the Channel Next-Generation Leaders; Nashville
Nov. 11 to 13; ConnectWise IT Nation Connect; Orlando, Fla.
Dec. 2 to 3; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; Houston
Dec. 8 to 9; Women of the Channel Leadership Summit (East); New York City