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AVG to Offer Inaugural Cloud Summit for Partners

Cloud Summit brings AVG CloudCare and Managed Workplace partners together for the first time. By ChannelPro

Online security provider, AVG Technologies, is hosting its first ever AVG Cloud Partner Summit for international partners and MSPs at The Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort in Chandler, Arizona, October 20-22, 2014. The event aims to provide delegates with an opportunity to learn how they can achieve profitable, sustainable business growth within a faster timeframe.

The three-day event will feature keynote presentations from speakers such as Guy Kawasaki and AVG CEO Gary Kovacs. Currently chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphics-design service, Guy Kawasaki is an executive fellow at the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley and former advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple. In his address, he will share his concepts for the future of the high-tech industry. Gary Kovacs will provide insight into AVG’s vision for the future of the small business security market online and the need to no longer to simply protect a company’s devices, but its data and people, too.

Also presenting will be Mike Foreman, AVG’s general manager, SMB, who will discuss some of the opportunities that industry trends, such as growth of the Internet of Things, will bring to the Channel. To follow, AVG’s senior director of product management, David Haadsma, will provide delegates with a sneak preview of AVG SMB’s product roadmap.

From technical training to breakout sessions, the event offers partners with opportunities to enrich their knowledge and enhance their understanding of how to take their own business forward. The breakout sessions will cover sales, marketing, business, enablement, and technology. At the end of Day Two there will be a gala dinner and an opportunity to pick up AVG awards in a variety of categories.

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