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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; Las Vegas
March 9 to 13; Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society; Orlando, Fla.
March 15 to 17; MSPWorld; New Orleans
March 16 to 18; CompTIA Communities & Councils Forum; Chicago
March 22 to 27; Aruba Atmosphere; Las Vegas
March 24 to 26; HP Reinvent; Anaheim, Calif.
March 25 to 26; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; Houston
Q2 channel partner events
April 6 to 8; Google Cloud Next; San Francisco
April 20 to 21; ChannelNext20 East; Saint-Sauveur, Quebec
April 22 to 23; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; McLean, Va.
April 27 to 29; Red Hat Summit; San Francisco
May 4 to 7; IBM PartnerWorld at Think; San Francisco
May 4 to 7; Dell Technologies Global Partner Summit at Dell Technologies World; Las Vegas
May 4 to 7; Kaseya Connect IT; Las Vegas
May 12 to 13; Women of the Channel Leadership Summit (West); Carlsbad, Calif.
May 12 to 14; Ingram Micro Cloud Summit; Miami Beach, Fla.
May 14; Telecom Brokerage Inc. Big Event; Chicago
May 17 to 19; IT By Design's Build IT; Jersey City, N.J.
May 19 to 21; Citrix Synergy; Orlando, Fla.
May 27 to 28; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; Chicago
June 8 to 11; DattoCon; Atlanta
June 16 to 19; Lenovo Accelerate; Las Vegas
June 22 to 24; ConnectWise IT Nation Explore; Orlando, Fla.
June 23 to 25; Hewlett Packard Enterprise Global Partner Summit at HPE Discover; Las Vegas
June 24 to 25; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; Cincinnati
Q3 channel partner events
July 19 to 23; Microsoft Inspire (formerly, Worldwide Partner Conference); Las Vegas
July 29 to 30; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; Toronto
Aug. 3 to 5; CompTIA ChannelCon; Miami
Aug. 16 to 18; XChange; Phoenix
Aug. 26 to 27; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; Atlantic City, N.J.
Aug. 30 to Sept. 3; VMware VMworld; San Francisco
Sept. 24 to 25; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; Boston
Sept. 27 to 29; IT Glue GlueX; Phoenix
Sept. 29 to Oct. 2; Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing; Orlando, Fla.
Q4 channel partner events
Oct. 21 to 22; ASCII SMB IT Success Summit; Orlando, Fla.
Nov. 4 to 5; Cisco Partner Summit; Las Vegas
Nov. 11 to 13; ConnectWise IT Nation Connect; Orlando, Fla.
Dec. 7 to Dec. 8; Women of the Channel Leadership Summit (East); New York