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9 Reasons Why AppExchange Fans Should Attend Dreamforce ‘23

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It’s officially Dreamforce season! And while the Salesforce team is planning and putting together the year’s largest company event ever, you may be asking yourself: Why exactly should I attend?  Don’t worry, we’ve got a complete list of Dreamforce stops, both on-site and online, from Sept. 12-14 to help you get the most out of the world’s largest software event.

1. AppExchange Landing 
The AppExchange Landing is where admins, developers, architects, trusted partners, and Salesforce experts come together to learn and celebrate our leading enterprise cloud marketplace of partner apps and experts. It’s also a place where customers can find inspiration to solve business challenges by extending the Customer 360 with partner solutions and customers can discover how they can create app businesses and give back to the Trailblazer community. 

Learn: Let our inspiring sessions show you what’s possible when you leverage the full power of the Salesforce Partner ecosystem of pre-built apps and consulting expertise. 
Connect: Find the right partners and solutions based on your business needs.
Have fun: Be surprised and delighted with several fun moments planned for the AppExchange community. 

2. Partner Value Sessions
With plenty of sessions just for partners — including insights on how to use AI to drive efficiencies, harness and make sense of their first-party data, and personalize their customer journeys — there is something for everyone at Dreamforce this year. Learn about generative AI, see how to accelerate business strategies by making customer data more actionable, and take a deep dive into redefining the limits of personalization at scale are just a few of the topics to be covered. 

Amazing sessions include “Extend the Power of Salesforce with Partners and AI”, “How to Create a Winning Customer-First Data Strategy”, “Designing the 5-Star Partner Solution”, and more! 

Want to start perusing? Visit the DF Session Builder for more information HERE.

3. Success Ecosystem Keynote
This year’s Success Ecosystem Keynote is sure to be a crowd-pleaser and covers how to adopt AI into your business practices quickly. Titled “Maximize ROI with AI + Data + CRM”, the keynote will be held from 4:15 - 5:05 pm. Tuesday, Sept. 12 at MW3 and will show you exactly how to drive adoption and skill up with artificial intelligence. 

Attendees can expect to get an in-depth understanding of AI Coach, AI Cloud, AI-centric Trailhead badges and certifications, and learn how to future-proof your business in the AI era with guest speakers like T-Mobile and OpenAI. 

Register HERE to get started innovating and maintaining success!

4. Success Ecosystem Campground
Looking for a little face-to-face time with the experts? Want to learn how to embrace AI faster with the help of Salesforce? The Success Ecosystem Campground is a must-stop for all those with burning questions, looking to find more success with solutions on AppExchange, and wanting to learn how you can get more from your Salesforce investment. 

Make sure to visit the more than 100 partner sponsors and booths, located in Hall D during Dreamforce this year! 

5. Customer Success & Partner Lodge, Trailblazer Bootcamp
The Success Ecosystem Lodge is a massive space in the Marriott Marquis where attendees can find their path to success. Not only does the Lodge give you additional locations to meet with experts and dedicated meeting room lounges for semi-private meetings, but there’s also an onsite boot camp to help accelerate your careers in the Salesforce ecosystem!

The Trailblazer Bootcamp at Dreamforce is the place to build expertise and accelerate your path to certification. These immersive, multi-day learning events feature role-based tracks taught by Salesforce Certified Instructors, offers a certification exam, and endless networking opportunities. 

Register HERE today to skill up at Dreamforce 23 and get certified so you can accelerate time to value and start delivering success now.

6. Dreamforce Collection Page
Discover how apps and experts on AppExchange can power the future of business with the Dreamforce 23 collection page! Filled with solutions to help you innovate and grow faster with partners across AI + Data + CRM, this collection page is available to all, whether you’re attending Dreamforce in person or watching on Salesforce+.

Visit the Dreamforce collection page HERE for more information. 

7. New Appy Plush 
Don’t think you’re attending Dreamforce without a chance to snag some special swag! To get your hands on one of the new Appy plushies (which we can confirm has a fun, updated look this year!) you only need to complete two items and then make your way to the Dreamforce Trading Post, where one of our amazing team members will distribute them directly to you! 

Want to add an Appy mascot plushie to your collection? DF23 attendees should visit and participate in Appy’s Garden, plus attend a session in the AppExchange Theater to be eligible to receive an Appy plush from the Trading Post. 

8. Demo Jams 
Demo Jams are a game show-style event where several app partners showcase their most compelling tech (including AI) in a super short, no-fluff, three-minute demo. At the end, Dreamforce attendees vote live on their favorite demo and the winner gets an exciting prize! 

We’ll be hosting two Demo Jams with seven partners, including Ironclad HQ, WithSecure, Xactly, Foxit, WalkMe, riverBI, and FormAssembly at Dreamforce this year. Check them out HERE.  

9. Salesforce+  
Can’t attend Dreamforce in person and experiencing a serious case of FOMO? There’s now a way to join in on the fun online, without ever leaving your home! Salesforce+ makes sure partners don’t miss out on the AI event of the year!

Find free, streaming Dreamforce content HERE, and don’t miss a moment of Dreamin’ season, from anywhere in the world. 

Don’t Miss Out, Get Tickets Today
If you don’t want to miss the biggest Salesforce event of the year, make sure to get tickets before they sell out and are gone food good. Lucky for you, they’re still available!

Register to attend and find additional information on Dreamforce ‘23 HERE and can’t wait to see you in San Francisco!  
Amanda Matlock is a Content Writer at Salesforce AppExchange.
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