EDGE is exclusively targeted to the ANZ channel. Presentations, conversations, discussions and strategy sessions will always be cogent, relevant and applicable.
Partners: Recognising new business opportunities is key to increased sales. EDGE provides channel partners the best value for your time as it delivers both learning and networking opportunities. You will be exposed to relevant and timely thought leadership from experts and industry icons.
Distributors: EDGE recognises the important role of distribution in providing channel partners with leadership and consultation. Ongoing industry transition and changing market trends make the role of the distributor pivotal for channel success. As distributors, you will invite selected channel partners to participate in EDGE.
Vendors: EDGE allows vendors to expand and enhance partner relationships through a series of thought provoking sessions and networking opportunities. EDGE provides an environment for vendors to deepen partnerships and empower the channel to be successful, while developing and qualifying new partner leads.
Past Attendee Testimonials
“It runs like clockwork, but no doubt a huge effort behind the scenes. There seemed to be a real buzz across the delegates and the general sentiment was that it hits the mark when it comes to collaboration and networking across the community. Once again, thank you.”
Nathan Lowe, ASI Solutions
“Thank you for putting on a fantastic event. I found the content in the sessions very informative and it was great to have conversations with the partners after each session. Because of this I have a substantial amount of actions and things to follow up with them all and also generated leads off the back of conversations that were had at the event with new customers. Thanks again!”
Jeff Clynes, Arrow ECS NZ
“Congratulations to the ARN team for a fantastic event. Thank you for the opportunity to attend Edge2018. For me it was an intriguing insight in to the channel and it raised some very interesting opportunities and provided me with an invaluable viewpoint. I met with some very interesting people and I now have a number of partnership and opportunity conversations to follow up on, in NZ and Aust. The event organization and the team at ARN were brilliant and I passed on my thanks to Susan a number of times. The logistics and planning must be epic for such an event and hats off as it was brilliant.”
John Taylor, Consegna
“Thanks, very well organised, I appreciate a lot of planning went into it. Consideration was made for everyone to get value out of the conference, including distributors for a change!”
Matthew Hales, DNA Connect
“Great event as always. Well done to Susan and team! It is the number one event on my calendar every year.”
Ronnie Altit, Insentra
“It was great to catch up with you at Edge 2018 once again a great event with very good content and networking opportunities. I am glad that I could be a part of it. Thanks for attaching Gary and Nancy presentations slides, I will fill in the feedback survey shortly too.”
Sandeep Sharma, Dicker Data
“Great presentation by Jade Porter for Dell EMC at EDGE 2018. Hyper converged will continue to develop into a critical piece for the hybrid solution of the future. Let the team at Insight show you how you can benefit from the best of all world's. Thanks Susan Searle and the ARN team for putting the EDGE program together.”
Patrick Murphy, Insight
“Thanks again for a great event. Please pass on my congratulations to the team. Looking forward to the next one!!”
Todd Parsons, Micro Focus
“Was a fantastic 5 days for me, 1st time. Edge felt more personal, open/friendly, intimate, compared to other conferences I've attended recently. Everyone was willing to collaborate, great attendees & caliber of. Just awesome. Thank you so much for choosing me to attend.”
Paul Sadler, Enterprise IT
“Great to speak to a full house at one of the breakout sessions at this years ARN Edge around threat landscape and where we see security going....thanks team ARN for organising a great event.”
Jon Fox, Sophos
“I found the event to be fantastic, very professionally run and excellent networking and main sessions.”
John Weaver, McDonalds IT
“The most well executed and relevant industry event I have attended.”
Daniel Tus, StorageCraft
“As always, the content at EDGE was relevant and right on target. We always have a team meeting following the conference, sharing everything we took away with our team. EDGE is a great litmus test each year to see if we are on track or need adjustments in our focus. A great event - congratulations to the team!”
Maryanne Demery, Seccom Global