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Business Partner reception

Location: Fantasia Garden (follow path behind Swan Hotel)

Tuesday evening, June 4, from 7:30pm – 9:00pm

You’ve spent most of the week collaborating, networking, meeting, and learning! Now it’s time to chill, relax, and unwind! We’re offering great appetizers, fruit-infused cocktails, great networking and lively music! The only thing missing is You!

Please join us for THE best IBM Business Partner reception ever! Do not come late. Be sure to have your IBM Innovate Business Partner badge.

Business Partner café

At Innovate 2013, the BP café is THE place to stay ahead. Keep your business growing!

Atlantic Hall A – Dolphin Hotel
Sunday, June 2 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Monday, June 3 11:30am – 8:00pm (Experts Onsite 12:00-2:00pm; 5:00pm-8:00pm)
Tuesday, June 4 9:30am – 7:30pm (Experts Onsite 12:00-2:00pm; 4:30pm-7:00pm)
Wednesday, June 5 9:00am – 4:00pm (Experts Onsite 12:00-4:00pm)

The Business Partner café at this year's Innovate is hosted by Ingram Micro and Marketing Advocate.

Why visit the Business Partner café?

  • - This year's expert tables include:

    Boost Profits with Renewal Value Incentive
    Boost your profitability with the brand new Renewal Value Incentive for Subscription and Support and the SVP Industry and Capability Solutions Incentives. Both these incentives recognize your investment in skill and value program participation. Find out what this can mean to your bottom line.

    IBM WebSphere Application Server (Liberty, Core, ND, z/OS)
    Learn about improvements to the WebSphere Application Server development and deployment environments.  Expanding on the Liberty Profile and Eclipse Tooling, this is where you'll learn about the latest problems being solved by the industry's leading application server.

    PureSystems (Virtual)
    PureSystems is IBM's family of expert integrated systems that includes PureFlex, PureApplication and PureData System.  PureSystems combine the flexibility of a general purpose system, the elasticity of cloud and the simplicity of an appliance. They are integrated by design and come with built in expertise gained from decades of experience to deliver a simplified IT experience. Make an appointment to talk to an expert about  how to expand your portfolio.  Subject matter experts available upon request at the BP café information desk.

    Global Skills Initiative (Virtual)
    The Global Skills Initiative (GSI) project represents IBM’s continued commitment toward accelerating skills growth, increasing adoption of IBM solutions in the global marketplace, and improving our customers ability to access the training and expertise necessary for maximizing return on their IT investments.
    Appointments to discuss GSI and how you can participate might be made at the BP café information desk.

    Rational Technical and Sales Enablement
    Maximize your revenue by utilizing the latest in training assets and resources. Learn how to build your skills across the IBM Rational portfolio by utilizing training roadmaps, sales kits, attending face to face training sessions and accessing on demand training materials and course ware. Learn about our:

    Marketing Plans Designed to Accelerate Success
    Maximize IBM’s resources to help you build your 2013 opportunity pipeline! We will review your marketing plan and/or help you get started. You will learn how to navigate to the latest tools and access IBM marketing programs, campaigns and resources to help reach your goals. You do not want to miss the opportunity to learn about the new IBM Software One portfolio elements, co-marketing funded activities, Lead Passing, Ready to Execute campaigns, social media, and more. Come with your suggestions, and we’ll help make 2013 a success!

    Agile. Everywhere.
    Learn how you can expand your business and bring additional value to the IBM organization by joining the new Agile ecosystem.

New interactive Business Partner café resource tool
Access more than 100 documents, presentation and videos to accelerate your learning. This new interactive touch-screen tool allows you to self-navigate through a selection of important IBM Business Partner topics, as well as download files to reference later.

  • - Topics include:

    If you wish to ask questions on any of the topics, our experts are nearby to meet with you one-on-one, with your team or with fellow Business Partners.

    NOTE: The Business Partner Summit presentations will be available for download from this new, interactive touch-screen tool.

  • IBM Rational Innovate 2013 Business Partners Awards


    Nominate your company

  • Business Partner Summit, Sunday, 2 June


    Business Partner Summit, Sunday, 2 June

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