• For Channel Professionals Wanting Fresh Perspectives and New Insight.

    US Event: October 13th 2022. 

    El Prado Hotel, Palo Alto, California

    Theme: Channel Sales and Marketing Alignment


    US Registration

Our Speakers

Kathy Freeman Contreras

Vice President, Principal Analyst


Topic: Industry Trends and Data Insights

Joe Sykora

SVP, Worldwide Channels and Partner Sales Proofpoint

Topic: The Anecdotal Experience


Topic for the day - Channel Sales and Marketing alignment 



08:30 AM        Coffee and pastries

09:30 AM      Welcome and introduction to the Sponsors – Jacqui Rand
10:00 AM      Keynote Speaker, Industry trends and data insights
              Kathy Contreras, Forrester 
 10:30 AM     Table Discussion - Facilitated by the Sponsors Table Discussion - Facilitated by the Sponsors
 11:15 AM     Coffee Break and Meet the Sponsors
 11:45 AM     Keynote Speaker, Channel Sales, and Marketing Alignment
              Joe Sykora, Proof Point 
 12:15 PM     LinkedIn as a tool for aligning Sales and Marketing Teams
 12:45 PM     Lunch
 01:30 PM     Panel Discussion: How to align channel sales & marketing to improve the partner Experience 
 02:30 PM     Table Discussion: Round 2 Facilitated by the Sponsors
 03:15 PM     Interpretation of collaborative discussions – The table facilitators
 03:45 PM     Final Pre-event Research Findings
 04:00 PM     Breakout to Sponsor Tables as required and CLOSE

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Join us for a working day.

Learn from the best of your peers to refine and improve your B2B through-channel 
strategy and tactics. ​Innovation and debates that make you think.


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Learn how they are approaching and meeting the challenges of the channel

Talk Shop

Ask questions, pose problems.

Find out what trends are effecting others.

Discover new technologies, strategies or tactics and how others use their data.

Be Inspired

Borrow valuable, practical ideas that work. Creative plagiarism is the highest form of flattery, so learn from others and share your own best ideas to inspire others. 


​Why Meet Up?

The Channel Meet Up is an opportunity to explore how others are facing the channel challenges in today's remote but digital world. We want to help you find new ways to approach and solve your own unique problems.

Come ready for business and ready to exchange ideas, debate and hear opinions. 

The 2022 theme is "Aligning Sales and Marketing"  


What they say about The Channel Meet Up 

 "I really enjoyed meeting with people in similar roles from other organisations and sharing challenges, ideas and best practices"

"Great turn out, excellent to share ideas IDC - really useful and thought provoking presentation. Would love you to present that to my colleagues"

"Key speakers have some great insights to share and the round table discussions were brilliant."

"Being back together was amazing, and listening to the keynote speakers as they were so interesting"