Only a few more days to go before many people board a plane to travel to Orlando! Apart from the great content that everyone will inhale during the many sessions the networking is a crucial factor why people attend. Meeting old friends or make new ones is at least as important as gaining knowledge. So here is a list of Receptions and Parties that I know of to maintain and extend your networks.
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (ish) – BALD (Blogger Annual Lotusphere Dinner – Location: Hilton / Tropics Pool Bar & Grill) – Open for everyone!
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Connect 2016 Business Partner Craft Beer Tour (Location: Hilton / Orlando 4) – For Business Partners AND Customers!
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Solution EXPO Grand Opening Reception (Location: Hilton / Solution Expo)
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – Sunday Reception (Location: Pool area(?))
9:30 pm – 2:00 am – Asponte Rocks Connect 2016 (Location: Lafayette Music Room) – More Information and Tickets
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm – Solution EXPO Reception (Location: Hilton / Solution Expo)
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm – Worldwide IBM Business Partner Reception at Connect 2016 (Location: Hilton / Tropics Deck and Upper Deck) – For Business Partners only!
8:00 pm – 1:00 am – Ephox Australia Day Party (Location: Howl at the Moon) – Only on invitation. Go visit Ephox in the Solution Expo and get your ticket!
8:00 pm – 12:00 am – CLUB CONNECT 2016 Hosted by Wipro-IBM Alliance (Location: B.B. King’s Blues Club 9101 International Dr, Suite 2230) – Reserve your spot!
8:00 pm – ? – Karaoke (organized by IBM) (Location: Hilton Lobby Bar) – Time and location not yet confirmed
7:30 pm – 10:30 pm – Special Event: Universal Orlando® – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Please feel free to add to this list. It is subject to change and for sure not complete! See you all in Orlando.