Accelerate Cloud Summit 2019

LEARN. NETWORK. GROW.

Join us at the event of the year! Discover ways to accelerate your cloud journey at the annual SherWeb Cloud Summit.

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THANK YOU! WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU


LEARN FROM THE BEST

Hear from the most influential leaders in the industry. Choose from various workshops and sessions to learn about the latest trends, sales and marketing strategies in the cloud. You’ll leave with concrete tools and knowledge that will transform your business.


CONNECT WITH YOUR PEERS

Go one-on-one with your peers, SherWeb experts and SherWeb partners. Spend time sharing knowledge and insights, and expand your network.


EXPLORE NEW OPPORTUNITIES

Get the latest info from the experts at SherWeb. Explore the most innovative products on the market, including Microsoft technologies. And discover unique opportunities to accelerate your cloud business.

2019 speakers



Chris WiserFounder and CEO
The Wiser Agency


Biography Chris is the Founder and CEO of The Wiser Agency that focuses on helping businesses grow...
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Chris Wiser Founder and CEO
The Wiser Agency

Chris is the Founder and CEO of The Wiser Agency that focuses on helping businesses grow through digital marketing, coaching and sales. He has over 20 years of experience in the technology industry, including positions such as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) of Neverfail, a cloud services provider for the MSP industry, and CEO of TechSquad IT, a technology and network specialist services provider for SMBs. He is also the best-selling author of “The Small Business Owners Guide to Stress Free Network Support” and “The Tech Multiplier.”


Karl W. Palachuk Entrepreneur, Business Coach, Community Leader in the SMB IT Network

Biography Karl Palachuk has been an IT Consultant since 1995 and...
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Karl W. Palachuk Entrepreneur, Business Coach, Community Leader in the SMB IT Network

Karl Palachuk has been an IT Consultant since 1995 and is one of the pioneers of the managed services business model. He has built and sold two successful managed service businesses in Sacramento, CA. He is the author of seventeen books, including Managed Services in a Month and the four-volume Managed Services Operations Manual.

Karl now provides training, coaching, and consulting services to IT professionals of all sizes. He is the host of the SMB Community Podcast and maintains four blogs, including the popular Small Biz Thoughts blog at blog.smallbizthoughts.com.


Joanne CharleyChief Marketing Officer
Neural Impact Inc.


Biography Joanne has over 30 years of international technology marketing experience...
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Joanne Charley Chief Marketing Officer
Neural Impact Inc.

Joanne has over 30 years of international technology marketing experience, executing global, regional and local go-to-market strategies for SMB, mid-market and enterprise companies. This includes leading product management, product marketing and product development teams in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. She has helped hundreds of Microsoft top performing ISVs and channel partners define, launch and market innovative and differentiating cloud service offers. In her spare time, Joanne is a professor of marketing and strategic management, teaching international, digital and behavioral marketing at three leading Canadian universities.


Mark StuytFounder and Chief Engagement Officer
Neural Impact Inc.

Biography Mark Stuyt is the Founder and Chief Engagement Officer of Neural Impact... [Read More]

Mark Stuyt Founder and Chief Engagement Officer
Neural Impact Inc.

Mark Stuyt is the Founder and Chief Engagement Officer of Neural Impact, a sales and marketing consulting agency that applies behavioral economics, neuroscience and persuasion psychology to help Microsoft and its partners radically improve their cloud product development, GTM and customer acquisition strategies.

As the primary content architect for many of Microsoft’s global cloud initiatives (Cloud SureStep, Road to Repeatability), Mark has been deeply involved in partner business model change and cloud transformation from the very beginning. Having worked onsite with hundreds of Microsoft partners globally, Mark brings a wealth of real-world experience and insight into how to adjust customer acquisition strategies and tactics to align with a radically different set of customer buying behaviors.

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Matthew CassarCo-Founder and Co-CEO
SherWeb


Biography Matthew co-founded SherWeb with his brother...

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Matthew Cassar Co-Founder and Co-CEO
SherWeb

Matthew co-founded SherWeb with his brother Peter in 1998. Twenty years later, he still sees the Internet as a revolutionizing medium that will replace traditional enterprise software technology with on-demand software offered as a service.

Matthew provides the dynamism and vision that has helped position SherWeb as a market leader in cloud services. He holds a law degree and an MBA from the Université de Sherbrooke.

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François Laflamme Product Director, VoIP
SherWeb


Biography François leads SherWeb's Cloud PBX line of products...
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François Laflamme Product Director, VoIP
SherWeb

François leads SherWeb's Cloud PBX line of products, and is the go-to man for anything related to Unified Communications and VoIP. He has 25 years experience in deploying UC environments through Tier1 and Tier2 carriers in Europe and South America.

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Erik Beauchamp Product Director, IaaS
SherWeb


Biography Product Director for SherWeb’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offerings, Erik has...
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Erik BeauchampProduct Director, IaaS
SherWeb

Product director for SherWeb’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offerings, Erik has extensive product management experience with global software development companies. This includes over 10 years with Wolters Kluwer, where Erik worked closely with Agile teams and accounting firms to release the first cloud-based professional tax software in Canada. Erik also worked in the U.S. and Europe for software development companies in the travel distribution and network monitoring industries.

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Eric Lacroix Product Director, Platform
SherWeb


Biography Eric is dedicated to the development and support of SherWeb’s...
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Eric Lacroix Product Director, Platform
SherWeb

Eric is dedicated to the development and support of SherWeb’s cloud management platform designed specifically for our partner network. He has over 10 years of experience in the information services industry, including software development and innovation management.

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Guillaume Boisvert Director, Product Innovation
SherWeb


Biography Guillaume has been instrumental in commercializing SherWeb's...
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Guillaume Boisvert Director, Product Innovation
SherWeb

Guillaume has been instrumental in commercializing SherWeb’s Infrastructure as a Service solutions for public and private cloud. He has more than 15 years of experience developing and marketing web services for both B2B and B2C platforms. Prior to his current position, Guillaume managed SherWeb’s security and compliance product portfolio. He holds a degree in CIS, and has business training from McGill University.

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MORE SPEAKERS TO COME!

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The agenda is subject to change

8:00 - 9:00

Registration + Light Breakfast

9:00 - 12:00

Breakout session

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

Breakout session

19:00 - 21:00

Welcome Reception

8:00 - 9:00

Registration + Breakfast

9:00 - 12:00

Session

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

17:00 - 18:30

Happy Hour

19:00 - 23:00

Party

TBD soon!


8:00 - 9:00

Registration + Breakfast

9:00 - 12:00

Session

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

FAQ

TICKET REGISTRATION QUESTIONS

IS MY RESERVATION TRANSFERABLE?

Yes. If necessary, send us a message at [email protected]


WHICH PAYMENT TYPES ARE ACCEPTED FOR THE CONFERENCE FEE?

You can pay by credit card.


WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY?

No refund.

CAN I BRING A GUEST TO THE EVENING PARTY?

You are welcome to bring a guest (i.e. your spouse) to accompany you to the evening party. The cost of a guest ticket is C$75 and will be covered in the total cost of your ticket.

TRAVEL QUESTIONS

ABOUT THE VENUE

DoubleTree by Hilton is centrally located in downtown Montreal in the heart of the vibrant entertainment district. The hotel is conveniently connected to Complexe Desjardins featuring over 100 boutiques, restaurants and the best Montreal has to offer by foot.


HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Click here to book your hotel reservations.
The SherWeb group rate is from CAD $255 + taxes per night. Please keep in mind that it's first come first served. We have limited rooms reserved.


TRANSPORTATION

DoubleTree by Hilton is centrally located in downtown Montreal, easily accessible from Montréal-Trudeau airport.


MONTRÉAL-TRUDEAU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (YUL)

Travel time between the airport and hotel is approximately 25 minutes. Taxi, bus and rental car services are also available from Montréal-Trudeau airport.


Driving to the conference?

Get directions to the venue here.


WHO DO I CONTACT IF I HAVE ANY SPECIFIC DIETARY REQUIREMENTS?

Please get in touch with us if you have any specific requirements.


WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?

Business casual during the day, and casual for the attendee party on the Thursday evening. October in Montreal can be pretty chilly, and meeting room temperatures may vary, so we suggest you wear layered clothing and bring a suitable jacket.

GENERAL QUESTIONS


WHAT IF I LOSE MY BADGE?

Don’t worry, if you lose your badge and need to have a second printed, just head to the registration check-in to ask to have another printed. There will be a $50 fee and you may need to show photo identification.


WHAT IS THE EVENT HASHTAG?

#accelerate19

What to see in Montreal

The beautiful city of Montreal seduces its visitors all year round, but autumn truly brings the richness of fall colors and picturesque sights. What is there not to see? Labeled as one of the best cities in North America, Montreal charms with its French cultural mix, European flair, architecture and thriving culinary scene. Get lost in the old town, explore the Underground City, fall in love with the nightlife, and so much more!

https://www.mtl.org/en/what-to-do
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Location

DoubleTree By Hilton Montreal 1255 Jeanne-Mance St  Montreal, QC. H5B 1E5

DoubleTree By Hilton Montreal is centrally located in downtown Montreal, in the heart of the vibrant entertainment district. The hotel is conveniently connected to Complexe Desjardins featuring over 100 boutiques and restaurants. One of the most appreciated locations providing easy access by foot to the best Montreal has to offer.

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Party

TBD soon!

SPONSORS

  • Microsoft

SPONSORS 2018

Taylor Business Group

Taylor Business Group is an executive coaching firm that focuses on IT Solution Providers and Copier Dealers. Founded in 2001, Taylor has brought efficiencies and higher profits to IT Solution Providers through a focused effort in delivering best practices to the ITSP and Copier Dealer's service, sales and administrative functions.

Taylor Business Group Website
SMB nation

SMB Nation is a publishing and events company that focuses on the small and medium-sized business (SMB) IT community. SMB Nation spreads the knowledge of technology trends through its conferences, books, SMB PC magazine, online services, worldwide seminars and workshops.

SMBnation Website
Grandstream

Grandstream offers a full portfolio of IP phones to fit every business need. From basic, mid-range, high-end, video or cordless phones. Grandstream Wave is a free softphone app that replaces cell phone services. Compatible with any third-party SIP service or devices, you can also pair your IP phone with our UCM series of IP PBXs.

Grandstream Website
Brainstorm

Change may be inevitable, but the struggle to keep up doesn’t have to be. BrainStorm’s e-learning platform, QuickHelp™, helps organizations work smarter and more efficiently with the Microsoft tools they use every day. QuickHelp is the only learning solution that goes beyond traditional software training.

Brainstorm Website
Letsignit

Letsignit removes all email signatures related tasks by enabling automatic creation and update with central control. It offers total control over brand in email signatures to achieve perfect harmony. It provides a new media to reach millions of people/leverage your employees and clients database with highly customized messages.

Letsignit Website
Nerdio

Nerdio for Azure provides ridiculously easy IT automation for MSPs and their customers. The solution includes provisioning, management, and optimization of complete IT environments in the Microsoft Cloud. Migrate to Azure in just a few clicks within two hours.

Nerdio Website
Veeam

Veeam® recognizes the new challenges companies across the globe face in enabling the Always-On Enterprise™, a business that must operate 24.7.365. To address this, Veeam has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ by helping organizations meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO™) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data, through a fundamentally new kind of solution that delivers high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified recoverability, leveraged data and complete visibility.

Veeam Website
Acronis

Acronis sets the standard for cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage through its innovative backup, anti-ransomware, disaster recovery, storage, and enterprise file sync and share solutions. Enhanced by its award-winning AI-based active protection technology, blockchain-based authentication and unique hybrid-cloud architecture, Acronis protects all data in any environment – including physical, virtual, cloud, mobile workloads and applications – all at a low and predictable cost.

Founded in Singapore in 2003 and incorporated in Switzerland in 2008, Acronis now has more than 1,000 employees in 18 countries. Its solutions are trusted by more than 5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses, including 79 of the top 100 most valuable brands. Acronis’ products are available through 50,000 partners and service providers in over 150 countries in more than 20 languages.

Acronis Website
Thanks for coming in 2018, see you in Montreal in 2019!