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Speaker Center

Welcome to the Cloud Connect Silicon Valley 2013 Speaker Center

This center is designed to help speakers and instructors plan their engagements at Cloud Connect. The conference will take place April 2-5, 2013 at:

Speaker Center

Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara, CA 95054


As a speaker at Cloud Connect Silicon Valley, you will receive complimentary registration to the conference. You can retrieve your complimentary Speaker Badge at Speaker Services located in Meeting Room 203-304 on the 2nd floor. Please download a printable version of the venue floor plan.


Speaker Tasks


Important Dates & Deadlines

February 13Speaker Bio & Photo Due
March 15Hotel Reservation Cutoff
March 15Presentation Slides Due
March 15Additional Audio Visual Requests Due

Your Conference Team Back to Top

Jennifer Harvey
Jennifer Harvey
Conference Operations Manager
Office: 508-416-1120
Emily Johnson
Emily Johnson
Programs Specialist
Office: 415-947-6151
Madeline McCaffrey
Madeline McCaffrey
Conference Content Coordinator
Office: 415-947-6250

Tell The World You Are Speaking at Cloud Connect Silicon Valley! Back to Top

Invite your Friends and Colleagues to Cloud Connect Silicon Valley!
Provide your friends and colleagues a promotional code for a free Expo Pass or 25% off the on-site price of an All Access Pass or Conference Pass using priority code: DISPEAKER



If you're not already, become a fan of Cloud Connect Facebook Page and RSVP for Cloud Connect Silicon Valley. Invite your friends to become fans and RSVP to Cloud Connect 2013 as well. Post information on the Cloud Connect page about your session.



Follow us on Twitter and we will return the follow. If you Tweet about Cloud Connect use #ccevent and we will publish those for your colleagues to read.



Join the Cloud Connect Group and start a discussion around your session and invite your friends to join the discussion.

Add a Badge

Add a Badge

Add a speaker badge to your site, blog or social media profile page. "I'm speaking at Cloud Connect 2013".

Speaker Badge 1 (square)
Speaker Badge 2 (horizontal)


Public Relations Tools for Speakers: Press Release Guidelines Back to Top

Cloud Connect offers an amazing audience to target for an announcement about your participation. No other cloud computing event brings the same impressive and accessible blend of media, exhibitors and attendees together. We encourage you to write and distribute news about speaking at Cloud Connect and have put together the following press release guidelines.

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

  • Event boilerplate should be included in the press release:

    About Cloud Connect
    Cloud Connect, produced by UBM Tech, is the defining event of the cloud computing industry. 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 featuring a Launch Pad program, IT & Developer workshops and a full conference program. For more information visit:

  • 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.

Speaker Benefits Back to Top

  1. Publicity

    As a speaker, your name, title, company and biography will be featured on the Cloud Connect 2013 website.

  2. Complimentary Registration for the Entire Event

    We welcome you, as a speaker, to attend the entire event, including all conference sessions, demonstrations and exhibits, as well as all meals and social functions. You will be exempt from and conference registration fee.

  3. Three Complimentary Single Session Passes

    You will receive (3) complimentary session passes to be used in the session which you are speaking. These passes can be given to three guests of your choice. These passes can be requested in Speaker Services when you arrive on-site at the event. Please note each guest will need to register for a complimentary expo pass to use in conjunction with the session pass. These passes are not valid for Cloud Connect Workshops.

  4. Access to Speaker Services

    Speaker Services is a place for you to relax, prepare for your session or have small meetings. You will have access to Speaker Services during the conference located in Meeting Rooms 203-204 in on the 2nd floor. Speaker Services will be open:

    Tuesday, April 28:00am – 5:00pm
    Wednesday, April 38:00am – 5:00pm
    Thursday, April 48:00am – 5:00pm
    Friday, April 58:00am – 12:00pm

  5. Registration Discounts for Friends and Family

    Give your friends and family a 25% discount using code DISPEAKER on the on-site price of an All Access and Conference Passes. All passes include access to the Exhibition, Keynotes, and a full calendar of free sessions. They will love you for it, if they don't already do.

    *Benefits are non-transferable.

    Complimentary Registration and Single Session Passes are only valid for the Cloud Connect 2013 Conference, Tuesday, April 2 through Friday, April 5. They are not valid for pre-conference Workshop day.

    25% off discount applies to All Access and Conference passes or for a Free Expo pass. Discount calculated based on the on-site price and not combinable with other offers. Offer good on new registrations only. Prices after discount applied:

    All Access: $1,799.25
    Conference: $1,499.25

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