As the Desktops-as-a-Service market continues to grow, Citrix is committed to working hard to provide service providers with the tools and resources necessary to drive business and stay ahead of the competition. The Citrix Service Provider team invites you to get a head start in 2015 by attending and leveraging Citrix Summit in Las Vegas. Summit is the premier annual kickoff event for Citrix and our global network of partners. We are thrilled to announce that we have a lot of great activities and opportunities planned just for service providers!

Whether you focus on accelerating the technical, business, marketing or sales aspects of your company’s success, Citrix Summit exists to enable you. Summit 2015 is packed with new hands on learning opportunities, trainings, sessions, collaboration and networking. Register for Citrix Summit today.

We could list hundreds of reasons why service providers should attend Citrix Summit 2015! Here are the top 10:

  1. Dedicated Citrix Service Provider track—attend 9 rich sessions that will cover adoption trends, selling and marketing tools, technologies and best practices for offering hosted desktops, apps, mobile device management plus file share and sync – all as a hosted service. Your whole team will benefit from technical sessions and business sessions with our experts.
  2. Citrix Service Provider Program Annual Awards—we like to celebrate the achievements of Citrix Service Provider partners and distributors. Thank you to each Citrix Service Provider partner and distributor who submitted nominations. The 2014 finalists will be announced mid-December. Winners will be announced at Citrix Summit 2015. View the 2013 finalists.

    2013 Marketing Excellence Award finalists Virsage celebrate with the Citrix team at the awards reception. (l-r) Scott Swanburg, Citrix Sr Director of Cloud Service Sales, Jason Konzak, Virsage Director of Cloud Services, Daniel Malishkin, Virsage CTO, Chris Dodge, Virsage CEO, Clint Haynes, Virsage Director of Strategic Partnerships, and Tom Flink, Vice-President of Worldwide Channels and Market Development, Citrix.

  3. Meet the Citrix Service Provider Team—as a service provider attendee, you will have opportunities to take advantage of one-on-one interactions with the Citrix Service Provider Program and Technical team members. Plus, receive one-on-one guidance from other Citrix experts in the Partner Solution Center and in the Real World Pavilion on the Solutions Expo floor.
  4. Free Citrix Exam in Certification Center—with a Summit full conference pass, partners are entitled to receive one free Citrix exam of their choice at Summit, a savings of up to $300. Citrix Service Providers employ at least two Citrix Certified Associate (CCA) employees or higher. At Summit, earn valuable credentials by taking a Citrix certification exam on site at the Certification Center. Pre-registration is encouraged.
  5. Free Social Media and Public Relations Consulting (Plus a Free Professional Headshot)stop by the new Social Media Rally Station™ and the Public Relations Engage Station for free one-on-one consulting with experts. Channel Maven Consulting will provide you with an overall evaluation of your online presence and equip you with tips and tricks to enhance your social media platforms and SEO efforts. Public relations experts will give you advice on how to launch or advance your current public relations efforts plus share a new collaborative opportunity that could generate publicity for your company. View more details and hours.
  6. Instructor-led Learning Labs or Self-paced Learning Labs—learn at your own best pace. Choose an instructor-led lab with intensive training in a classroom setting or learn at your convenience in our on-demand, self-paced labs. The labs are specifically designed for anyone responsible for implementation, deployment and management of Citrix solutions.
  7. Citrix Service Provider ReceptionWhat’s a better way to end your Monday at Summit than with networking, drinks and appetizers? Come mingle with your peers, distributors and the Citrix Service Provider team. Celebrate the growing Desktops-as-a-Service industry by honoring the three 2014 Citrix Service Provider Award winners who will be announced at the reception. Current Citrix Service Providers will receive an invitation to the Monday evening reception.
  8. Solutions Demo Sandbox—new to Summit 2015! Roll up your sleeves and enjoy a playground for experiencing and evaluating new Citrix solutions. You will be provided all of the tools necessary to deploy Citrix products on the hottest, brand new mobile devices available. We want you to experience first-hand the components of a comprehensive and fully integrated solution for delivering apps and data to users. Learn more.
  9. Solutions Expo—visit the Solutions Expo to see the latest and greatest offerings from both the leading IT vendors and those new to the industry. Experience live demos from our Citrix Service Provider experts and engage with other experts for mobility, cloud, networking and virtualization.  Discover new and exciting ways to enhance and expand Citrix solutions with complementary products and services.
  10. Partner Appreciation Party—get ready to start your engines! Citrix Summit takes the word “party” to a whole new level! Join your friends and colleagues at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for a fantastic evening. We love our partners and want to show you our appreciation for your loyalty and support. You will receive no less than red carpet treatment and have an unbelievably good time! Come enjoy gourmet food, open bars, music, games, racing and the opportunity to casually network with your peers. Wednesday, January 14, 7:00pm-10:00pm 

Do not miss this fantastic learning opportunity. Register for Citrix Summit and reserve your spot today – discounts are available when your company sends multiple attendees.

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Pssst…if you are participating in the Summit Las Vegas mobile app game, earn points by entering “Networking” in the game section.