What a difference 10 years can make. Over the past 10 years, Dreamforce has grown leaps and bounds to become the cloud computing event of the year (and the largest vendor technology conference in the world). According to a recent infographic commissioned by Salesforce.com, Dreamforce has grown significantly in 3 key areas: exhibitors, attendees, and the number of individuals watching Dreamforce online via Salesforce Live. Riding on a wave of momentum, Dreamforce 2013 promises to be bigger and better with more exhibitors, more attendees, and key product/innovation announcements for Salesforce users.
Fun Facts About Dreamforce
- In 2003, 1300 individuals attended the first Dreamforce event. Skip ahead 10 years and 92,300 individuals attended Dreamforce in 2012.
- In 2003, the Cloud Expo at Dreamforce hosted 50 exhibitors. By 2012, the number of exhibitors had grown to 300. At Dreamforce 2013, Salesforce plans to have 350 exhibitors in the Cloud Expo.
- Keynote speakers at Dreamforce 2013 will include Marc Benioff, Sheryl Sandberg, Marissa Mayer, Deepak Chopra. Muscial guest at the Dreamforce Gala will be Green Day.
- It’s not too late to register for Dreamforce 2013! Click here to find registration information, agenda, list of sessions and more information to help you plan your trip.
To learn more about the history of Dreamforce, check out the full infographic below.
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