Top 10 Enterprise IT Conferences

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The $3.8 trillion IT industry loves conferences but the vendors are taking over. There’s only one non-vendor conference in the top 10. Remember when Comdex, Interop and CeBIT ruled?

These are ranked in order of influence.

  1. AWS re:Invent Nov 27-Dec 1, Las Vegas, 30,000 attendees
  2. Microsoft Ignite Sep 25-29, Orlando, 20,000 attendees
  3. Oracle Openworld Oct 1-5, San Francisco, 100,000 attendees
  4. Dreamforce Nov 6-9, San Francisco, 100,000 attendees
  5. IBM Interconnect Mar 19-23, Las Vegas, 24,000 attendees
  6. RSA Conference Feb 13-17, San Francisco, 43,000 attendees
  7. Gartner Summit ITExpo Oct 1-5, Orlando, 5,000 attendees
  8. Google Cloud Next Mar 8-10, San Francisco, 10,000 attendees
  9. VMWorld Aug 27-31, Las Vegas, 30,000 attendees
  10. Cisco Live June 25-27, Las Vegas, 25,000 attendees

Also good IT conferences

  • Black Hat July 22-27, Las Vegas, 9,000 attendees
  • Sapphire May 16-18, Orlando, 20,000 attendees
  • Dell/EMC World May 8-11, Las Vegas, 8,000 attendees
  • LinuxCon Sep 11-13, Los Angeles, 5,000 attendees
  • Red Hat Summit May 2-4, Boston, 5,000 attendees
  • Interop ITX May 15-19, Las Vegas, 3,000 attendees
  • HPE Discover Jun 5-8, Las Vegas, 10,000 attendees
  • IBM Edge Mar 19-22, Las Vegas, 5,000 attendees

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