CloudFest 2015

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Cloud9 Real Time

Presents CloudFest2015!


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It’s time to dust off your favorite concert t-shirt. Cloud9 Real Time is changing it up this year by putting a whole new spin on the typical conference. Instead of throwing the traditional 6th annual “Cloud Summit,” Cloud9 is proud to present CloudFest 2015! This conference will be a rock festival themed event that will be educational and fun, held at the beautiful Paradise Point Resort in San Diego. This will be a whole new experience for all exhibitors and attendees. CloudFest 2015 will be the ultimate experience by incorporating creativity and fun, while at the same time, leaving attendees with a head full of useful information to take back to the office.

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CloudFest’s schedule will consist of interactive sessions, giving your business the chance to succeed. The three day experience will consist of:

  • 12 CPEs (You down with CPE? Yeah you know me!)
  • 4 All-Inclusive Tracks (Practice Management, CFO, Marketing, Cloud Technology)
  • World-class keynote speakers (Bill Butterworth & Chris Widener)
  • Checklists
  • Templates
  • One-on-one Training Sessions With Vendors
  • A Data Center Tour
  • Journeymen In Concert
  • Fireball Backstage Party
  • Exhibit Hall Beer & Wine Fest

The Real Crowd Pleaser: One-on-One Training

Similar to the past Cloud Summits, we will be having a One-on-One training room again. Reserve a time to sit down with solution providers and ask them anything you want. You can become more familiar with pieces of software you own, or you can take a look at entirely new software programs that have peaked your interest. One-on-One scheduling will be available soon.

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Let’s go over the four innovative business tracks for CloudFest 2015:

“Cloud Techno”

(Cloud Technology)

If you are already on the Cloud, or are looking to get more information about the Cloud, then the Cloud Techno track is the place for you. Take the opportunity to review best practices, hear case studies from Cloud9’s actual users, and listen in as knowledgeable speakers explain where the Cloud will be headed in the future.

“Guitar Practice Management”

(Practice Management)

Just like running a successful firm, you need to exercise. Join QuickBooks Express’s take on “Firm Fitness”. Here you will receive checklists and information, as well as “exercises” to take home with you and put into place at your own firm. Make the most of your practice and it will benefit you! In this track, you will receive the vital management strategies that will give you the tools that you need to develop your corporate culture of effective operations. Our QuickBooks Express speakers will provide helpful management tips and tricks, giving you the ability to develop a management approach that works best for your company and your team.

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“M.C. Marketing & The Guerrillas”

(Marketing-Social, Guerrilla, Automation)

Straight off the plane from Seattle, Fannit is the marketing company to listen to. Fannit will be planning a great lineup of sessions for the marketing hungry. By covering everything from building a marketing calendar, generating web traffic, marketing automation, contemporary methods and much more. Be prepared for tons of information that will help grow your business.

“The CFOrchestra”

(CFO BootCamp)

Filling the shoes of a CFO is no easy task, and it is one of the most challenging roles an executive can have. The CFOrchestra track will consist of practical sessions that will help clarify your company’s CFO role. Attend this track if you’re interested in developing new skills and increase your company’s productivity, efficiency, team-collaboration, customer service and overall value to its full extent.

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In order to make CloudFest a little more exciting, Cloud9 is holding a contest where the winner can win $5,000 in cash. How do you win the $5,000? It’s simple. Take what you learned at CloudFest back to the office. Then, create and submit a short, 3 minute (approx.) video to Cloud9 Real Time by December 31st, 2015. The video should consist of what you learned at CloudFest and how you put it to use in your practice. By pulling from your notes about checklists, knowledge, best practices, and stellar  marketing techniques, show us how your business is improving. Capture these points in a video format, and after all entries are in, the Cloud9 judges will award the most creative and well-done video the $5,000 prize! In addition to the contest, one attendee will have the opportunity to win CloudFest Tickets for life!


Mark your calendars for August 12-14 2015 and join us at our rock n’ roll event of a lifetime!

Early Bird Registration ends May 31, 2015: Limited Seats Left*

Register today!
Show up. Rock Out. Go Home. Perform.


Sarah Gardiner

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