London, 9 June 2014 - Set to attract thousands of delegates, the EMEA's biggest and leading Cloud event, Cloud World Forum, takes place next week. With over 250 companies joining the exhibition, and over 300 speakers from 74 countries participating in the conference, there's still time to register for the event, which promises to give delegates high-level insight into the future of Cloud.
2014's Cloud World Forum boasts numerous new features, including a dedicated Technical Cloud Theatre which will welcome world-class experts, such as the Open Data Centre Alliance, to explore fresh content on Software-Defined technologies, storage and more.
Visitors will have the chance to join the Future Cloud Theatre, where CxO level executives from major household brands, including Coca Cola, UEFA, BBC, Marks & Spencer, BMW, UBS and Lufthansa, will share their experiences of Cloud. Attendees will also be able to visit the Google Partner Zone and Theatre as well as the Salesforce.com Developer Theatre and Hackathon.
With a stellar speaker line-up, the agenda is compromised of the industry's top visionaries, innovators and operators. Bernard Golden, Vice President, Strategy for ActiveState Software, who will speak as part of the conference, comments: "I have consistently found that Cloud World Forum is one of the highest quality Cloud events anywhere in the world. The real-world end user perspective and value-focused program makes it a must-attend event. I look forward to it every year."
The event, which is now in its sixth year, will this year co-locate with the Big Data World Congress and Enterprise Apps World. At the Big Data World Congress, delegates can expect to benefit from 30 dedicated sessions and a partner zone, while the brand new Enterprise Apps World will look at the implications of going mobile and how enterprise apps can help.
The exhibition will see an array of exciting activity from exhibitors, from product launches and demos, to presentations and exclusive showcases. Adding to this, the show floor will be abuzz with content hubs, technical labs and dedicated networking zones.
Telecoms provider, NTT Communications, is speaking and exhibiting at the event and Neil Curtis, Marketing Manager Northern Europe, says: "The Cloud World Forum fits very well with NTT Communications Global Cloud vision. The agenda is very relevant, attracting a very high calibre of delegates. Being co-located with Enterprise Apps World also works really well and it's a great opportunity to build brand awareness and generate engagement. We are looking forward to a great couple of days."
Each year, the event recognises services from across the Cloud ecosystem through the Cloud World Forum Awards, which will take place in the Technical Theatre at the end of Day One (17 June). These Awards celebrate the innovation and hard work within the global Cloud industry and will be followed by Cloud Innovation World Cup and Computer Weekly Awards announcements.
Day One of the event will see the highly exclusive and revamped Executive Summit take place. Designed for C-Level executives, the Summit is the one stop shop for networking and experience sharing - by invitation only!
The Cloud World Forum will take place on 17-18 June 2014, at the Olympia National, London, UK. To register to attend the event, please go to http://cloudwf.com/register/. For more information, to plan your visit, or to view the full event programme, please visit www.cloudwf.com or call +44 (0)207 017 5506. Alternatively, keep up to date with the event in real-time on Twitter @CloudWSeries or using #CloudWF.
About Cloud World Forum
Cloud World Forum is EMEA's leading Cloud event with the industry's most comprehensive agenda of all things Cloud. Over 8000 delegates come from more than 70 countries around the world to meet the industry's leading solution providers. Now celebrating its sixth year, the show gathers the pivotal payers of the Cloud revolution and features 12 theatres led by Cloud end-users. More than 300 speakers from multinationals, SMEs, public sector organisations, online players, regulators, telcos and analysts are set to take the floor in engaging, thought-provoking keynotes, hands-on labs, brainstorming sessions and live demos over two days.
About Informa Telecoms & Media
Informa Telecoms and Media (www.informatandm.com) organises more than 120 global annual events, attended by more than 70,000 executives worldwide. With a focus on quality content, Informa Telecoms and Media deliver a key audience of decision-makers from the mobile, fixed, alternative, wholesale, MVNO, broadband and satellite operator communities. Informa Telecoms and Media is also the leading provider of business intelligence and strategic services to the global telecoms and media markets. Driven by constant first-hand contact with the industry, its 90 analysts and researchers produce a range of intelligence services including news and analytical products, in depth market reports and datasets focussed on technology, strategy and content.