HPE Discover 2018 Las Vegas: Know before you go!

HPE Discover 2018 Las Vegas- slot.jpgToday we're going to talk about a few key things you need to know before you attend HPE Discover 2018 Las Vegas. But, before we dive into that, we want to take a moment to speak to those of you who are still on the fence trying to decide whether you will attend or not...

If you're wondering why you should attend HPE Discover in Las Vegas June 19, 2018- June 21, 2018, we're here with the answers!

1. Insight: Accelerate your digital transformation. Explore new trends, strategies, and opportunities at the General Session, breakouts, and one-on-one meetings.
2. Connection: Achieve lasting success through shared talent and strong collaboration. Build career-boosting relationships with peers, sponsors, partners, and HPE experts.
3. Knowledge: Learn the best of what's been accomplished before. Grow organizational strength through training, workshops, Hands-on Labs, and certification.
4. Enjoyment: Focus on the rich agenda and networking opportunities by day, and enjoy a reward by night, with a private concert plus superb food and beverages.

To sum it all up, at HPE Discover 2018 Las Vegas, you can build a framework of innovation for your business and your customers' businesses. Engaging speakers and industry experts will show you how to simplify Hybrid IT, power the Intelligent Edge and accelerate transformation. Don't miss out on the opportunity to connect, share and network with peers and leaders in the IT community — and yes, have fun too.

Ready to start packing your bags? First, take a moment and register: (then continue reading on to see what you need to know before you go!)

Alright, so now you know why you should go, you've registered, and you're ready to start planning your time at the event...  
Next week, we will highlight some of the specific sessions you should be sure to add to your agenda, but today we're going to take a few moments to discuss other aspects of HPE Discover 2018 Las Vegas and some helpful tools that will aid you in making the most of your time at the event. 


HPE Discover Transformation Zone
At the heart of HPE Discover you will find the Transformation Zone, your center for conversation and investigation. Located in Halls A and B of the Sands Expo Congress Center, the Transformation Zone lets you engage with Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HPE partners as you explore the year’s newest innovations and technologies. Inside you'll find solutions, products, and services that will help you deliver the business outcomes that matter most to your organization and your customers.

Tech Walks and Self-Guided Audio Tours of the HPE Discover Transformation Zone:

- Self-Guided Tours make it easy to navigate the Transformation Zone and get an overview of featured demos.
- Take Tech Walks to gain technical insights into the technologies that top 2018 IT priorities

When you're visiting the Transformation Zone, be sure to stop by Microsoft's booth, #120, and say hello!  

Transformation Zone hours:
- Tuesday, June 19: 8:00am- 6:30pm
- Wednesday, June 20: 8:00am- 6:00pm
- Thursday, June 21: 8:00am- 3:00pm


HPE Discover 2018 Las Vegas mobile app


The HPE Discover 2018 event app allows users to browse hundreds of sessions, demos, speakers and sponsors. App users can also personalize their schedule, network with event attendees, keep up with news and information, access even maps, and experience self-guided tours. To download the app, search for "HPE Discover 2018" in your app store. 


HPE Discover 2018 Celebration
Don't miss a very special HPE Discover 2018 Celebration with Grammy-nominated OneRepublic. It will be a night to remember with a pre-concert reception, including food and beverages, followed by a live concert. Enjoy all the excitement and get ready for hit songs, including Apologize, Love Runs Out, Counting Stars, and I Lived. OneRepublic promises to deliver a terrific concert!

Wednesday, June 20 - Doors Open 7:00 pm - Level 2, Sands Expo

Badges are required for entry into the HPE Discover 2018 Celebration.


Build your HPE Discover agenda before you go!
With so many incredible sessions, it can be hard to fit it all in! Before you go, be sure to check out the content catalog and build your agenda for the week. NOTE: Some session types (Customer Training Sessions, Hands-on Labs, and Living Labs) must be reserved, as seating is limited. Advance sign-up via the Agenda Builder is required for reserved seating.  There are many other session types that are open to a first-come, first-seated basis and seating cannot be reserved in advance. More information on session types can be found in the “Session Types and Policies” tab of the HPE Discover Content Catalog.

Can't decide which sessions to add to your agenda? Remember to check back next week when we cover our recommended sessions!


Live streaming and replays
Unable to attend but still want to keep up with what is happening at Discover? Follow along with our Coffee Coaching social channels and visit the HPE Discover 2018 Las Vegas website during the event to see live streaming and replays of must-see sessions, including the General Session, Spotlight Sessions, and Innovation Sessions. Don't miss the Digital Sessions, exclusive videos featuring interviews of key executives and subject matter experts, and be sure to browse the library of demos and sessions to get access to related presentations and collateral. 


A-Z Guide
Have more questions about HPE Discover 2018 Las Vegas? Find the answers in the HPE Discover 2018 Las Vegas A-Z Guide!  


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