7 reasons to attend the IoT conference in Silicon Valley next week

By: Sarah Wheeler

5, November, 2019

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Event info - IoT - North America -

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The world leading IoT event series is returning to the heart of Silicon Valley next week on the 13-14th November for its North America 2019 edition, and it’s set to welcome attendees from across the world.

Attracting senior decision makers from a range of industries, the event will bring together attendees from 70+ countries to explore the entire enterprise technology ecosystem across 5 co-located events covering IoT, AI, big data, cyber security, cloud, blockchain and 5G. 

Over the two days there will be 5 co-located events, 23 conference tracks, with 400+ industry leading speakers sharing their use-cases and experiences. In addition to the expert discussions, the event will host an exhibition of 300 companies showcasing the latest technology and innovations.

Here are just 7 reasons to the attend the IoT Tech Expo North America event in the heart of Silicon Valley:


1. Four additional events covering AI, Big Data, Cyber Security, Cloud, Blockchain and 5G

With five events under one roof, this is the only event you need to attend in 2019. Meet decision makers from across the entire enterprise technology ecosystem. With 56% of delegates attending being Director level or above, this is the perfect place to network with existing and new business partners. Paid attendees will also have access to the matchmaking tool so they can message other attendees and arrange meetings in advance of the event.


2. Official Networking Party

Taking place at Levi’s® Stadium, home to the San Francisco 49ers, following the first day of the conference on Wednesday 13 November, this impressive venue will host the official networking evening for paid pass ticket holders, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and media. Join us from 6pm for an evening of drinks and networking. The party allows attendees to share your experiences from the day and provides the opportunity to meet with existing and potentially new business partners in a more relaxed setting.


3. Hear from industry leaders about the future of IIoT

Explore the future of IoT in industry and the workplace at the ‘Connected Industry’ conference track. Taking place across both days, the track will explore topics such as industry 4.0 and industry 5.0, connectivity solutions, digital twin, the future of manufacturing, process automation, IoT in construction and more.  Industry leaders will be sharing their experiences and case studies, including senior representatives from Shell, Nestlé, SAP, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., Boeing, Black & Veatch, Lockheed Martin, Oracle, Losant, Microland and more.


4. Explore the application of IoT within the consumer sector

This dedicated conference track will explore topics including building automation, utility management, smart grids, energy, healthcare, smart cities and retail. Speakers talking in this track include:

  • – Karthik Sankaran, Senior Director – Digital Services, Pepsico
  • – Zafer Sahinoglu, VP, Business Innovation, Mitsubishi Electric
  • – Olabisi Boyle, VP, IoT Platforms, VISA
  • – Mayor Eugene Grant, Seat Pleasant, City of Maryland
  • – John Mattison, Chief Health Information Officer, Kaiser Permanente
  • – Dirk Schapeler, VP Digital, Bayer

5. Free to attend exhibition exploring the latest tech & innovations

With a co-located exhibition floor, attendees can see the latest technologies and innovations in action with exhibitors from across the enterprise technology ecosystem. The exhibition is free to attend and allows attendees to meet over 300 companies including IBM, Hitachi, SAP, Microland, Losant, Sony, Qlik, Microsoft, HCL and more.


6. Explore the convergence of emerging technologies

The ‘Convergent Technology Solutions‘ track looks at the intersection of IoT, blockchain, cyber security, cloud, 5G, artificial intelligence and big data, and how the convergence of these disruptive technologies are helping enterprises large and small to increase efficiency and ROI, while reducing wastage.

What do CTOs, CIOs and Heads of Technology have to consider when looking at which technology to include in future budgets?


7. Connect with others using the new AI-powered matchmaking tool

Make the most of your time with us using the in-app agenda and meeting scheduler. Promote yourself and your company presence at the show with an optimised profile.

Powered by AI, our Matchmaking Tool provides you with a unique set of digital content and personalized recommendations by company name, sector, company size and more! Create your own tailored meeting schedule alongside conference sessions and prove your event ROI with tangible 1-2-1 meetings. Find out more and download here.


These are just 7 reasons to attend the IoT Tech Expo North America 2019.

Find out more and register here.