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PR Opportunities

Several PR opportunities are available before Cloud Connect Santa Clara and during the event that will help maximize your company's exposure. All of the following services are included at no charge for Cloud Connect exhibitors.


PR Strategy & Counsel Back to Top

The Cloud Connect PR team is available to assist you with any questions or issues you may have regarding your PR outreach strategy before or during the event, including tips on contacting media, as well as PR advice based on industry events and topics at Cloud Connect that will be of interest to your company. Contact the Cloud Connect PR Manager, , for more information.

A good place to start for some general PR tips is this blog post.


Access to Cloud Connect Media List Back to Top

The media list is available for download to exhibitors through the Exhibitor Portal. Once logged in, click “REVIEW” in the Event Tasks and Order Forms section and the media list can be found in the "PR Information & Opportunities" option of the Tasks Checklist. Access to this information will give you the opportunity to set up on-site interviews and meetings with attending media prior to the event.

» PLEASE NOTE: PR agencies supporting Cloud Connect exhibitors will need to obtain login information to the Exhibitor Portal from their client in order to access the Media list.*


Inclusion in Official Cloud Connect Press Release Back to Top

Thank you to all exhibitors who provided a submission for inclusion in the exhibitor announcements press release, which is issued one week prior to the event. The opportunity to participate has now closed.


Media Center Briefing Space and Hours Back to Top

Meeting space pre-reservation requests for exhibitors who have arranged briefings with media are now closed. Reservations for available space can be made on a first-come-first-serve basis on-site at the Media Center in room 210.

Please note that the Media Center may only be used by registered exhibitors when accompanied by a member of the media. For each meeting, one attendee must be registered as media and the other must be a registered exhibitor or speaker.

Media Center Hours
Please check-in for your briefing at the Media Center in room 210. Briefing space is located next to the Media Center and will be available during the following Media Center hours:

  • Tuesday, April 2: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday, April 3: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 4: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm


Exhibitor Press Collateral Area Back to Top

Exhibitors can leave their press kits in the Media Center beginning the first day of the event, Tuesday, April 2, 2013. There will be an area for press kits, or any other special items you'd like to make available to the media in attendance. CD's, jump drives and other creative company information is always appreciated.


Press Release Guidelines Back to Top

Cloud Connect owns its brands and content and must approve any third party use of its brands and content. If you plan to write a press release about your exhibitor announcement, sponsorship, or other activities around the event, please follow these guidelines:

» Event boilerplate should be included in the press release (see boilerplate below).

» The date and location of the event should be included in the first paragraph: Cloud Connect Santa Clara 2013 is happening April 2-5 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

» If you would like to include a quote from Cloud Connect GM, Steve Wylie, send your release and suggested quote for review and approval to Joylyn Tanner at . Please allow 24-48 hours turnaround time.

If you have any questions regarding release guidelines or need additional information, please contact .

About Cloud Connect
Cloud Connect, produced by UBM Tech, is the defining event of the cloud computing industry with content-led conferences in the Silicon Valley, Chicago and Bangalore, India. As both a conference and an exhibition, Cloud Connect's goal is to chart the course of cloud computing's development by bringing together enterprise IT professionals, developers, infrastructure and service providers and cloud computing innovators. UBM Tech has produced cloud events that define and frame cloud computing discussions since June 2008, including Cloud Summit Executive and Enterprise Cloud Summit at Interop. Cloud Connect is a one-of-a-kind event that encompasses the entire cloud computing ecosystem. For more information visit:


Media Coverage from Cloud Connect Back to Top

Read comments from the press to give you a better understanding of the feedback from the past Cloud Connect events.


Encourage Your Press/Analyst Contacts to Register Back to Top

If you would like to encourage any regular press, analyst or industry bloggers you have relationships with to register for Cloud Connect, please direct them to our Media Center page, which has more information on media registration for the event.


Cloud Connect Public Relations Contact: Back to Top

Joylyn Tanner, PR Manager .


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