With 2011 drawing to a close, Lotusphere 2012
is just around the corner. As an IBM Business Partner, here's everything you need to know about Lotusphere 2012 right now.
This year's conference is being held from January 15-19, 2012 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. Registration is now open, and if you register now, you can still get early bird pricing. Pricing increases on December 2nd and again on January 14th. Special discount packs and pricing options are also available this year, so check out the Lotusphere Pricing and Discounts
page for more info.
IBM Connect 2012
New this year and taking place alongside Lotusphere is IBM Connect 2012
, a two day conference for business leaders focused on the social business agenda. Through sessions led by industry and IBM leaders, dialogue and idea sharing, this conference will address the why, what and how of using social, mobile and cloud technologies to meet common business challenges. The registration
fee for the conference includes access to IBM Connect 2012 keynotes and breakout sessions, dining, a Solutions Center, and two exclusive evening events.
Business Partner Development Day
This year's Business Partner Development Day
takes play on Sunday, January 15, 2012. Pre-registration is required, but there is no additional fee to attend. As usual, this event provides IBM Business Partners with an opportunity to understand the IBM Collaboration Solutions strategy for 2012, talk about market opportunities, network with other partners and more.
As a Solutions Showcase sponsor, you'll have an opportunity to gain visibility with the thousands of Lotusphere attendees who hit the showcase floor looking for the best collaboration solutions on the market. Additional Event Marketing opportunities are also available. Review the Exhibitor and Sponsorship package
for more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 866.776.3670.
- Leveraging the Social Business Agenda: Business Transformation Through Becoming a Social Business - New!
- Delivering Better Business Results through Social Business Solution in the Cloud - New!
- Innovation in Social Business Application Development Utilizing the Social Business Framework - New!
- Enabling Business Innovation through Social Collaboration
- Delivering an Exceptional Web Experience Driving Business Value
- Extending Social Collaboration to Mobile Devices
- Enhancing Business Value Through Sametime Solutions
- Best Industry Oriented Social Business Solution
- Innovative Leadership By a Value Added Distributor
- Best of Lotusphere: Cutting Edge Social Business Solution Utilizing Cross-IBM Capabilities (CTO Award) - New!
Nominations for Phase 1 close on November 30, 2011. Phase 2 nominations will open on November 21 and close on December , 16, 2011.
Connect with the Lotusphere social media community via the Lotusphere 2012 Social Media Aggregator
. Simply tweet with hashtags #ls12, #getsocial or #ibmsocialbiz to have your tweets featured, or register your other social networks to have them included.