That's a Wrap! Google Cloud Next '17

March 13, 2017

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What a week! From March 6 - 10th, 10,000+ attendees including customers, partners, developers, C-level decision makers, IT leaders, engineers, press, analysts, and cloud enthusiasts engaged in 3 days of keynotes, 200+ sessions,100 announcements and four invitation-only summits across four venues (Moscone West, Marriott Marquis, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium and the InterContinental) at the sold out Google Cloud Next 2017 (#googlenext17), a first-time user conference for Google Cloud, formerly Google for Work and Google Enterprise.


From the beginning, Google was built in the cloud. At Next, they showed the world that Google is ideally positioned to help companies gain business advantage using their cloud technology through the experience pillars of Imagine, Build, Learn.


Three days of keynotes included Sundar Pichai, Eric Schmidt and Diane Greene joining a number of other Google leaders, customers and partners to talk about how Google will (and has) give them the greatest advantage when moving to the cloud. Speakers from over 100 companies included well-known brands such as Home Depot, The New York Times, Schlumberger, Whirlpool, Ocado, Blue Apron and Coca-Cola talking about Google Cloud over the course of the event. Explore all videos from Google Cloud Next 2017.


The attendee experience was rich with content across all areas of the program from Bootcamps, to Training & Certification, to Codelabs, the Partner Playground and cutting-edge Google Cloud Next 2017 Showcase.


“NEXT ‘17 was an extreme success; feedback has been overwhelming from both internal stakeholders and external attendees and partners," stated Robin Lickliter, Senior Vice President of Events at Sparks. "Our opportunity to be Google’s lead agency on their largest external facing event to date is a true testament to our strong partnership. Having clients tell us repeatedly that we were the only ones who could ever pull this off was the biggest compliment we could asked for.”