Stories by ARN Staff

EDGE 2019: Channel forges new partnerships during evening networking

Partners, vendors and distributors reconnected during a number of social gatherings during EDGE 2019. The first evening saw the channel congregate for a welcome party at the Hamilton Island yacht club, while the main poolside proved to be the perfect stop for a barbecue on the final night.

EDGE 2019: Thought leaders share how to build a channel of the future

Day 2 of EDGE was opened by in-depth research from TRA's Tim Dillon, which outlined the partner view on the channel's future. The following day saw Forrester's Jay McBain and Odgers Berndtson's Tim Sleep conclude the keynote line-up, while HPE and Cisco rounded off the thought leadership.

EDGE 2019: Dinner Under the Stars

After an intensive day of keynotes, breakout sessions and networking, 300 delegates donned their whitest gladrags and unwinded at Edge's customary Dinner Under the Stars at Outrigger Marquee. Photos by: Christine Wong.

EDGE 2019: Thought leaders and influencers share their building blocks for the channel's future growth

More than 300 top-level technology executives spent EDGE 2019 Day One hearing from thought leaders, including trend-spotter Magnus Lindkvist, Tech Research Asia's Tim Dillon and Atlassian's Josh Devenny. In between, partners attended in-depth breakout sessions examining how the technology industry is re-building itself amid changing times. Photos by Christine Wong.

EDGE 2019: kicks off with 1:1 meetings and Icebreaker sessions

EDGE 2019 Icebreaker Sessions | Day One of Edge 2019 saw a series of one-to-one and ice-breaker meetings take place between vendors and partners from both sides of the Tasman. Consisting of six 12-minute speed dating-style sessions, these meetings presented a prime opportunity for the channel to make new friends and reconnect with old.