Business conferences are ramping up again, which means SMBs (small and medium-sized businesses) need to start planning which events they should prioritize in 2021. That’s why we have put together a list of both online and in-person tech events that SMBs should attend in 2021.
June 22-25: HPE’s The Edge-to-Cloud Conference
This global virtual event focuses on digital transformation in businesses. It includes keynote speakers from companies across a wide range of industries – technology, manufacturing, and healthcare, to name a few. The event will provide both live and on-demand content on a variety of topics, including digital transformation, edge to cloud, and overcoming data challenges. In addition, it will showcase advancements in enterprise technology, which can be great for SMBs that want to learn about how they can scale their technology.
July 31-August 5: Black Hat USA 2021
Held in-person at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Black Hat USA will be of interest to technical information security staff and SMB leadership. The event focuses on the latest research, development, and trends in the information security world. IT specialists and programmers, for example, can learn about industry tools and techniques. CISOs and senior-level leaders can network with other industry execs while learning about the future of the information security field.
August 19-21: Data Center World
This event offers two ways for people to attend – an in-person option that takes place in Orlando, Florida, and the ability to watch on-demand online. Focusing on how SMBs can optimize their data center strategy, the event is ideal for several types of data center professionals, including IT infrastructure and management staff, cloud architects, storage professionals, and c-level executives. Attendees can participate in conference sessions and workshops while also learning about data center case studies based shared by real-world companies like Banner Health, Tractor Supply Co., and Google.
October 27-28: Reuters Momentum
This virtual event is centered on discussions for SMBs to understand how technology is transforming the business world. Speakers will focus on technology strategy, adoption, and vision. The event offers over 35 live sessions that segment technology into four main categories: society, economy, trust and ethics, and sustainability. They will also cover how technology can transform a number of industries, which includes leading technologists in healthcare, retail, technology, finance, and more.
These in-person and online technology events offer a wide range of topics. SMBs can benefit from sending specific staff to these events so they can network with technology professionals and learn about innovative solutions for their business.