Featured Networking Events at #CPExpo 2022
Just Announced: Exclusive Performance by Justin Willman, Star and creator of the hit Netflix series, "Magic for Humans"
Wednesday, April 13, 1-2 p.m. in the Venetian Ballroom F
Justin Willman wants to melt your brain while making you laugh. He’s best known as the star and creator of the hit Netflix series Magic for Humans. But you may recognize him from one of his many television appearances including The Tonight Show, The Today Show, Ellen and Conan. Or maybe you know his work as a host of Cupcake Wars, Halloween Wars or Win, Lose or Draw. Or maybe he’s the child magician you hired in suburban St. Louis in the ‘90s. He will close out our keynotes with his mind-blowing performance on April 13th!
25th Anniversary Celebration at TAO Nightclub
Monday, April 11, 7-9 p.m. at TAO Nightclub Las Vegas
Channel Partners Conference & Expo turns 25 in 2022, and we are throwing a party to celebrate in Las Vegas on April 11th!
This party is open to ALL #CPExpo and #MSPSummit attendees.*
For 25 years, Channel Partners Conference & Expo has been bringing together partners and suppliers to build relationships and accelerate business growth. With your support, #CPExpo has grown into the largest and most renowned event in the technology channel. So this year we are celebrating our 25th Anniversary with a bang and there’s no better place than Las Vegas’ renowned celebrity hot spot, TAO Nightclub. Join us for networking, delicious pan-Asian cuisine, open bar, signature cocktails and exciting live entertainment. Sponsored by Dell, Intelisys, LiveVox, Twilio, and Verizon.
*Pre-registration is required. Attendees will be asked to present their badge at check-in.
CONVERGE Meetup: A Channel Partners & MSP Summit Networking Event
Sunday, April 10, 7-9 p.m. at Sugarcane Raw Bar & Grill
Getting in town early and looking to network with other channel partners and managed service providers? Join us Sunday evening for a casual night of networking in the lounge at SUGARCANE Raw Bar Grill. At #CPExpo, we seek to connect the entire channel community, and SUGARCANE was designed to celebrate the “shared experience” and the simple pleasures in life – celebrating with friends over food and drink. This comes together through their globally inspired menu, handmade artisan cocktails, robust rum offerings and energetic yet laid-back ambiance. Located conveniently at The Venetian Resort Restaurant Row, at the intersection of the Expo Center. Sponsored by Marketopia and Proofpoint.
Separate registration is required. This event is only open to partner attendees.
Book Signing - Don Yaeger, Award-Winning Leadership Speaker, Executive Coach & New York Times Best-Selling Author
Tuesday, April 12, 3-4 p.m. at Booth #1711 in the Expo Hall
Our esteemed keynote speaker, Don Yaeger, will be joining us for an exclusive book signing event in the Channel Futures Lounge (Booth #1711). As a sportswriter and author of more than two dozen books, Don Yaeger has had a front row seat with some of the greatest winners in athletics, including Walter Payton, Jimmy Connors, Michael Jordan, John Wooden, Pat Riley and Dale Brown. Using rich personal accounts gathered from more than 25 years of interviews with many of today’s sports legends and business leaders, Yaeger has distilled the “16 Consistent Characteristics of Greatness.”
ACWConnect Live! – An Alliance of Channel Women Event
Monday, April 11, 4-7 p.m. in the Venetian Ballroom F
Alliance of Channel Women is a not-for-profit organization of women and their allies in leadership, ownership, revenue-generating, marketing, operations and technical roles in the indirect sales channel of the telecom and IT industry. The organization brings attendees together to empower and advance women’s careers and leadership roles in technology. ACWConnect Live! is a biannual get-together with more than 300 members and prospective members. This unique event will take place at Channel Partners Conference & Expo with a two-hour event that’s part reunion and pep rally, part networking and part education.
Separate registration is required. Visit allianceofchannelwomen.org/join to sign-up for membership.
DE&I 101 Luncheon & Networking Event
Monday, April 11, 11:45 - 1 p.m. on Level 2 in The Venetian Ballroom F
Channel Futures DE&I 101 recognizes individuals from diverse and multicultural backgrounds who are driving diversity, equity and inclusion in the ICT channel through their words, actions and leadership. These individuals are propelling their organizations forward when it comes to innovation, business growth and customer/supplier connections. The Channel Futures team is proud of its role in bringing these individuals together to network and share with all attendees at #CPExpo. We will also hear from DE&I leaders on strategies to improve business practices and setting KPIs for a more inclusive workplace. Lunch buffet and special gift will be provided.
This event is open to all pass-types. Seating is limited, so pre-registration is required.
MSP 501 & Friends – A Meetup and Networking Event
Tuesday, April 12, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. at Booth #1711 in the Expo Hall
Every year, MSPs from around the globe throw their hats in the ring to see how they stack up against their peers in the Channel Futures MSP 501, the IT channel’s first, largest and most comprehensive survey and ranking of managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Stop by the Channel Partners Lounge (Booth #1711) to learn about the MSP 501 awards, ask any application questions and mingle with past, present and future MSP 501ers! We’ll be serving snacks and drinks from our very own ice bar!
Open to all attendee types, especially our MSPs!
Channel on the Canal – A Venetian Gondola VIP Experience!
Tuesday, April 12, 7-9 p.m. at the Gondola Ride Entrance on the Grand Canal – Level 2
Looking for a fun activity after the show floors closes? We have you covered with a one-of-kind experience that you will only get at Channel Partners Conference & Expo. No trip to Las Vegas is complete without a ride on one of the strip’s most famous attractions, the Gondolas at The Venetian Resort. Float beneath bridges, beside cafes, under balconies, all while coasting down the Grand Canal. Register today or upgrade to an All-Access pass and join in on the fun.
Pre-registration is required. This experience is open to VIP & All-Access pass types.
Get the Conversation Started in Vegas
Networking: it’s the #1 reason the channel attends our events. Between the after-hours vendor parties, packed expo hall, and the hallways between conference sessions, we curate exceptional networking opportunities, so you can focus on meeting the people and companies who will ensure your business’ success. You’ll leave our event feeling inspired, with valuable, new business relationships and a strong network of people you can call on even after the show ends.
Mix and Mingle
Join us for all of the exciting events listed above. Plus, check out networking events and parties hosted by our sponsors!*
- Happy Hour with Apravi on April 11, 5-7 p.m. at Bar Luca
- AppSmart Advisor Reception on April 11, 8 p.m. at TAO Beach Club
- Karaoke with CBTS on April 11, 9 p.m. at the Rockhouse Vegas
- Networking with CCI on April 12, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Rosina Cocktail Lounge - email Kevin Francis for an invitation
- All in with Vonage on April 12, 6-8 p.m. at Stella Studio at the Palazzo
- Megaport Partner Reception on April 12, 7-9:30 p.m. at Rockhouse Vegas
- Afterparty with TBI on April 12, 8 p.m. at OMNIA Nightclub
- Rock N' Reconnect with Telarus on April 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Rockhouse Vegas
- Happy Hour with Ingram Micro, Ingram Micro Cloud, Pinnacle and CloudBlue on April 13, 6-8 p.m. at Yardbird
- AVANT Party on April 13, 9 p.m. at XS Nightclub
*Pre-registration is required for most vendor parties, and some events are limited to invitation only.
Meet Key Vendors
Attendees can access the action-packed Expo Hall with over 300 sponsors & exhibitors offering state-of-the-art partner programs. Browse the show floor to learn about key solutions that can accelerate your business goals, network and learn from like-minded professionals across the industry.
Networking Made Easy
The swapcard mobile app allows you to connect you with other channel pros pre, during and post event.
- AI-driven matchmaking to enhance networking opportunities — the more you engage with the platform, the smarter it becomes
- Explore the attendee list by keywords or filtering by business type
- Schedule and join 1:1 or group meetings directly in the platform with other attendees, speakers and exhibitors
When it comes to entertainment, it doesn't get any bigger or better than in Las Vegas!
This year's special acts include:
- The Drumbots, official Drumline of the Vegas Golden Knights
- Justin Willman, Star and Creator of the hit Netflix series, Magic for Humans
- Motivational Speaker Don Yaeger
- And more!
Channel Partners Conference & Expo will pull out all of the stops to bring you the best that Vegas has to offer.
Ready to Join us in Vegas?
Register by April 8 to take advantage of lower rates!