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

Transform your business strategies with the most influential leaders in the industry. Choose from various interactive workshops and training sessions to learn about the latest trends, sales and marketing strategies and opportunities in the cloud.


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

Stay tuned! Speaker announcements coming soon.


Here’s a look back at our 2018 highlights.


Sharka ChobotChief Transformation Officer
Neural Impact Inc.


Biography Sharka Chobot is the Chief Transformation Officer of Neural Impact...
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Sharka Chobot, Chief Transformation Officer Neural Impact Inc.

Sharka Chobot is the Chief Transformation Officer of Neural Impact, a sales and marketing consulting agency that applies behavioral economics, neuroscience and persuasion psychology to help Microsoft partners increase and accelerate customer acquisition. She brings over 30 years of innovative product design, packaging, pricing and GTM knowledge to partners committed to improving customer acquisition effectiveness and launching cloud solutions.

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David PriemerFounder and Chief Sales Scientist
CerebralSelling.com


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David Priemer, Founder and Chief Sales ScientistCerebralSelling.com

From his early days tinkering with test tubes and differential equations as an award-winning scientist to leading top performing sales teams at high growth tech start-ups, David Priemer brings a lifelong passion for uncovering the hidden insights in the world around us as the founder of Cerebral Selling. Often referred to as the "Sales Professor", Priemer helps organizations supercharge revenue growth, people development, and culture by combining core principles of science, empathy, and execution. The result? An empowered organization of modern sellers who think like their customers, learn fast, and win! He has held several executive leadership positions at leading technology companies including Salesforce, where he was the Vice President of Commercial Sales and creator of the Sales Leadership Academy program.

He holds a B.Sc. in Chemistry and Atmospheric Science from York University and a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto. When he's not thinking about Sales, David loves to cook, write, and spend some quality family time with his wife and three girls.

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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.

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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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Shane Gibson Author, Speaker, Social Selling Thought Leader


Biography Shane Gibson is an international speaker and author...
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Shane Gibson Author, Speaker, Social Selling Thought Leader

Shane Gibson is an international speaker and author on social media marketing, social selling and sales performance. He has addressed over 100,000 people at conferences and events over the past 20 years in North America, Southern Africa, India, Dubai, Malaysia and South America. He is also the Co-Founder and Facilitator of the Online Professional Sales Certificate Program at Langara College and has been named #5 on the Forbes.com list of the Top 30 Social Sales People in the World.

His extensive list of speaking and training clients include organizations such as Ford Motor Company, CPA Canada, BMO Financial, and dozens of entrepreneurs and executives in several different industries.

Gibson is the author of Sociable! a book about how social media is turning sales and marketing upside down, Closing Bigger: The Field Guide to Closing Bigger Deals and Guerrilla Social Media Marketing, co-authored with Jay Conrad Levinson. He has published articles in CMA Magazine, the Financial Post, the Globe and Mail, and Entrepreneur.com.

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It could be you Accelerate Cloud Summit 2019



Become a speaker We are always recruiting for speakers who have unique, innovative, impactful experiences in the technology industry. [Find out more here]

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It could be you Accelerate Cloud Summit 2019

Become a speakerWe are always recruiting for speakers. We are looking for speakers who have unique, innovative, impactful experiences in the technology industry. [Find out more here]

MORE SPEAKERS TO COME!

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Networking Opportunities

Business over Breakfast
Kick start your day on a positive note! Connect with other attendees in a casual setting designed to encourage focused dialogues on anything from business trends, cutting-edge IT solutions or key learning experiences. Fuel yourself for the day ahead.

Exhibit Hall
Touch base with colleagues, SherWeb experts and SherWeb partners between sessions and during happy hour!

Social Media

Any questions or thoughts you want to share?
Start a discussion on Twitter using the hashtag #accelerate19.

Share the key takeaways from your favorite sessions and connect with your peers before and during the conference!

The agenda is subject to change

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

17:00 - 18:30

Happy Hour

19:00 - 23:00

Party

TBD soon!


Monday - 19:00

Party

TBD soon!

FAQ

TICKET REGISTRATION QUESTIONS

IS MY RESERVATION TRANSFERABLE?

Yes. If necessary, send us a message at accelerate@sherweb.com


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.


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!