Call for Papers

Cloud4SMB Expo
August 11-14, 2014
The Rio
Las Vegas, Nevada


Submitting a Proposal:

Please Complete the Form Below.

Cloud4SMB Expo is the first event of its kind focused on the unique needs and challenges of SMBs seeking to leverage the benefits of cloud computing solutions.

This conference is dedicated to real world business strategies and implications for the small to medium business utilizing the cloud. Until now, the Cloud Phenomenon has focused almost exclusively on opportunities for the large enterprise. Sessions at Cloud4SMB Expo must be presented from the vantage point of the companies using finite resources to compete and succeed.

Topics to include:

  • Business disruption
  • Data security
  • Migration challenges
  • ROI calculations as well as the real estimate of savings and or additional costs


Sessions to include:

  • Best case studies of cloud migration
  • Real world security challenges in the cloud
  • Reasons why migrating to a pure cloud vendor is important – and reasons why a hybrid approach might be better
  • What you have to know about virtualization when migrating to the cloud
  • Reasons to move your CRM to the cloud
  • Why  cities and municipalities need to turn to the cloud
  • Why VARs need to start selling cloud services
  • Things you can do to prevent a cloud outage from sinking your business


Speaker Requirements:

  • Speakers must adhere 100% to our "NO COMMERCIALISM" Policy. If you cannot avoid commercialism, please do not agree to speak.
  • Speakers must share their information in an educational, non-commercial and non-self-promotional manner.
  • Speakers must present new concepts and new ideas, not available from any other source.
  • Speakers must provide session description for the conference website.
  • Submissions may be accepted as either panels or individual presentations at the sole discretion of the organizers.

If you have any questions, please contact Erik Linask at elinask@tmcnet.com or 203.852.6800 ext. 284.

The conference program will be geared towards:

  • Senior Technologists
  • CIOs
  • CTOs
  • Vice Presidents of Technology
  • IT Directors and Managers
  • Network and Storage Managers
  • Network Engineers
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Networking Specialists
  • Directors of Infrastructure
  • Business Executives
  • CEOs
  • CMOs
  • CIOs
  • Presidents
  • Vice Presidents
  • Directors
  • Business Development Managers
  • Product and Purchasing Managers

We appreciate your interest in Cloud4SMB Expo and your decision to submit a proposal. The selection process will be completed by March 1, 2013 at which time only those whose proposals have been selected will be notified. Please be advised that we receive many applications for speaking opportunities and cannot accommodate all requests. Also, please be aware that many of our sessions may be presented in a panel format and/or may feature multiple speakers. The decision to feature multiple speakers in any session is at the sole discretion of conference organizers.


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