Every year in November, hundreds of thousands of developers, tech architects, admins, consultants, visionaries and other professionals from across the world come over to San Francisco to attend the biggest 4-day event hosted by Salesforce – Dreamforce. In 2019, over 170,000 professionals attended the event which is claimed to be the one of the biggest tech conferences in the world. Typically, Salesforce Dreamforce events are held in San Francisco. However, due to the pandemic, for the first time in 17 years, Dreamforce 2020 will be conducted virtually. Though this is heartbreaking news for some, the conference being held virtually opens up an amazing opportunity for millions of people around the world for whom it isn’t feasible to visit California.
What is Dreamforce?
Dreamforce is the most awaited event for all Trailblazers. Whether you’re an employee, a small business owner, a manager or the CEO of a multinational company, there’s going to be a lot for you to take away from this event. There’s never a dull moment at the 4-day Dreamforce events. You get to discover new tech products along with endless opportunities to get acquainted with futuristic technology. Informative sessions, enlightening workshops, brilliant keynotes and insights from experts are a few of the things you get to experience at the Dreamforce.
Dreamforce 2019 saw people flying over to San Francisco from over 120 countries. The gathering was attended by 1 former U.S. President (Mr Barack Obama), 8 Grammy winners, 650 exes at the executive summit and 1,300+ nonprofits. More than 5670 hours of training were delivered through 2,700 workshops and training sessions and 1579 new Salesforce certifications were issued at the Dreamforce conducted in 2019 .
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 Salesforce (2019) “Infographic: Dreamforce ‘19 by the Numbers” [Online] Available from: https://www.salesforce.com/blog/2019/12/dreamforce-2019-infographic.html [Accessed August 2020]
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