What is Dreamforce? : A Brief Overview

What is Dreamforce? : A Brief Overview

With Dreamforce 2019 around the corner, the buzz has already started doing rounds on social media. For the Trailblazers (employees, community members, customers, and partners), Dreamforce is the highlight of the year and brings them the opportunity to connect with fellow Salesforce enthusiasts.

For those who are new to Dreamforce and wonder what the buzz is all about, here’s a compact guide for you!

What is Dreamforce?

Dreamforce is a four-day conference held by Salesforce annually. The event brings the entire Salesforce community together to celebrate Trailblazers and customer success. The Trailblazers gather to share their stories, successes, and experiences and get to learn from each other.

Dreamforce was first held in 2003, and since then, has evolved to be something much more than just a conference. The event offers a unique experience to its attendees that span from inspiring keynotes and sessions to discovering the future of technology, empowering everyone to change the world.

What does Dreamforce offer to its attendees?

1. The ability to learn more:

The event organizes more than 2,700 sessions, hands-on demos, and training and certification opportunities that help people grow their business and refine their solutions.

2. Inspiring and eventful experience:

Each year, Dreamforce arranges for the world’s most innovative minds to come to Dreamforce to share their ideas and inspire and motivate attendees.

3. The opportunity to give back:

Attendees get to volunteer, empower, and encourage the world by participating in various initiatives. Since its inception, Dreamforce has supported organizations like (RED), Children of Shelters, Girl Scouts of America, Hamilton Families, and many more.

4. An occasion full of fun and frolic:

Be it the dazzling dance parties, or a karaoke session, or simply a fun day with friends, Dreamforce becomes a celebration of all things Trailblazer!

More to know about Dreamforce

Apart from all the things mentioned above, Dreamforce also sets up a Trailhead Zone where the attendees get the opportunity to meet community leaders who help them explore the latest Salesforce technologies and discover how Trailhead helps in mastering new skills.

Furthermore, the Customer Success Expo and Campground offer attendees to go through multiple customer success solutions, engage in industry experiences, and get to connect with hundreds of partners, all under one roof.

In 2018, more than 170,000 attendees participated in Dreamforce from all around the globe, across every industry. No matter how big or small your organization is, the Salesforce event caters to everyone from a company of five to a Fortune 500 firm.
And while the attendance is so behemothic each year, Salesforce streams live online with millions of viewers tuned in via Twitter or Salesforce Live.

Dreamfest – the spectacular Salesforce event

Dreamforce witnesses several fun parties and get-togethers. One of the most talked-about parties is Dreamfest which hosts celebrated artists and musicians like Metallica, U2, Alicia Keys Janet Jackson, Lucas Nelson, Lenny Kravitz, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Green Day, Gary Clark Jr., and more. The entire profit made benefits the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals.

Attending Dreamforce 2019?

Algoworks, a globally renowned Salesforce consultant, has been attending Dreamforce for almost a decade. Our enthusiasm is as high as it was the first time we visited the magical event!

Now that you are aware of this epic event held by Salesforce, it’s time to attend the conference and witness the magic on your own! Contact us today to book a meeting 🙂

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Pratyush Kumar

Pratyush Kumar

Co-Founder & President at Algoworks, Open-Source | Salesforce | ECM
Pratyush is Co-Founder and President at Algoworks. He is responsible for managing, growing open source technologies team and has spearheaded more than 200 projects in Salesforce CRM alone. He provides consulting and advisory to clients looking for services relating to CRM(Customer Relationship Management) and ECM(Enterprise Content Management). In the past, Pratyush has held consulting roles with various global technology leaders, such as Globallogic & HCL in India. He holds an Engineering graduate degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
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