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Thursday 18 October
Clarion Suites Maingate, 7888 West Irlo Bronson Highway, Kissimmee, Florida, USA 34747, United States
Hot Vendor of the Year Award: Initial Nominees
Based on years of research and detailed interviews with old and new Vendors, we are delighted to share our findings and insights at the first Hot Vendor Seminar in the US! It will take place at Clarion Suites Maingate (which is next to Disney World) on Thursday 18 October, 12:00–17:00, providing a platform for vendors and industry analysts to network and exchange ideas.
Hear how intriguing innovators grabbed analysts’ attention by proving customer impact. How do they make the most of their award?
Hot Vendor of the Year
Winners of analysts’ awards are voting on which of them is the hottest. Who'll win?
From Scale-up to Spring-up
How do vendors with analysts’ awards exploit the opportunity to both grow themselves, but also use the endorsement economy to transform markets?
The University of Edinburgh Business School spent ten years studying industry analysts. Hear why it’s so important to win analysts’ awards.
Meet Analysts Face to Face
Take a unique opportunity to learn how to pitch to analysts from multiple firms, and to learn from the way that vendors win them over.
Hacking the Awards
You don't have to hold an analyst award to attend. Learn how to better show to analysts your firm's impact, innovation and surprise.
Suwen Chen explains what makes a Hot Vendor. Hear about Hot Vendor and similar designees, what makes them innovative and how they have made an impact.
The Analysts' Perspective
Discover the insiders’ tips on how get nominated for consideration as a Hot Vendor or for a similar award. How can you show you ‘fit the bill’ as closely as possible?
Hottest Vendor Award
Suwen Chen spotlights our top case study candidates. After the coffee break, attendees vote on which case study firm is the Hottest.
The award sponsor can join the vote for award winners, hand over the award on stage and have an opportunity for a media release.
The meetup is thirsty work: participants will appreciate coffee, tea and water. Branded cups and serviettes can be arranged.
Early Bird Dinner
Network with attendees at the early dinner after the event.
You know how confusing venues can be: your logo can be a lighthouse guiding attendees safely to their destination.
Attendees will need pens, paper.... and don't you have some other gifts you want to share with Hot Vendors?