XChange Agenda - Thursday 20 June


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Registration & Networking Lunch

Pick up your conference badge and personalised itinerary at registration, then pop back any time you have questions that you need answered or feedback that you would like to share. The XChange Events team is there to help you!

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Opening Remarks & Orientation

During this session, participants will gain an understanding of how to derive the most benefit from XChange to optimise their return on investment. Come get energised for the days ahead. We will also share insight into the content that should not be missed while giving attendees the opportunity to converse with peers who can offer valuable perspective on good practice.

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Solution provider dynamics in Europe; tackling cross border collaboration

Growing a business across the EMEA region often involves close collaboration, between teams or even separate organisations. From collaborating with colleagues in a different timezone to managing an acquisition in a new market, what are the key considerations for solution providers looking to go international in 2024?

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Vendor showcase

Discover innovation at XChange EMEA's vendor showcase.

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Fireside Chat: TCC Research
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Vendor showcase

Discover innovation at XChange EMEA's vendor showcase.

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Networking Break & Refreshments

Revitalize and expand your network while enjoying refreshments

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Building an Inclusive Solution Provider Culture: Strategies for Diverse Talent Attraction and Retention

Amidst the growing job market and the entrance of Generation Z into workplaces, meeting the expectations of employees has become crucial for employers. Nowhere moreso than in the channel, which requires a breadth of specialist skills from its workforce. Also with remote workingBut the challenge of accommodating a new generation’s workplace expectations can be a rewarding one, given the right approach

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Boardroom Appointments

XChange attendees are assigned into peer groups of 8-10 based on business focus and technology interests. Vendors meet with the boardroom groups for 25 minutes, presenting new products, programs, and opportunities – in an environment conducive to spirited conversation and constructive feedback.

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Networking & Leisure Time

Revitalize and expand your network while enjoying refreshments

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Networking BBQ & Drinks

We're delighted to host the networking drinks and dinner at Hart Beach Restaurant along the Hague coast.

Enjoy a superb Roaring Roast BBQ lovingly prepared by the Hart Beach Chefs and soak in the atmosphere and beautiful views looking out towards the North Sea.

   

XChange Agenda - Friday 21 June

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Breakfast & Check Out
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CRN Welcome Remarks
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How do you achieve a profit margin on AI

Discover the lucrative potential of AI products. Explore how to capitalize on artificial intelligence innovations to generate revenue streams and enhance your bottom line. Join us to unlock the pathways to profitable AI ventures.

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Boardroom Appointments

XChange attendees are assigned into peer groups of 8-10 based on business focus and technology interests. Vendors meet with the boardroom groups for 25 minutes, presenting new products, programs, and opportunities – in an environment conducive to spirited conversation and constructive feedback.

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Networking & Refreshment Break

Revitalize and expand your network while enjoying refreshments

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Vendor showcase

Discover innovation at XChange EMEA's vendor showcase

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Strategic Alliances vs. M&A: Choosing the Right Path for Growth

To partner or to acquire – this is the ultimate question in the channel in 2024. While M&A comes with a sizeable administrative and legal burden, do the benefits outweigh the costs. Or can some solution providers achieve the collaboration they seek through technology and marketing partnerships? And how do you progress a partnership into its natural evolution – a merger?

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Networking Lunch
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ESG and why its matters!

In today's dynamic business landscape, embracing Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles isn't just a moral imperative—it's a strategic imperative for profitability. Integrating ESG considerations into business strategies isn't merely about doing good; it's about doing well. By prioritizing environmental sustainability, social responsibility, and strong governance practices, companies can mitigate risks, enhance reputation, and foster resilience. But the benefits extend beyond reputation management; they directly impact the bottom line. Organisations with robust ESG practices attract investors, reduce borrowing costs, and gain a competitive edge by aligning with consumer preferences and regulatory mandates. Join our conference to explore how embracing ESG can drive revenue growth, unlock innovation, and secure long-term profitability, positioning your organization as a leader in sustainability and financial performance simultaneously

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Boardroom Appointments

XChange attendees are assigned into peer groups of 8-10 based on business focus and technology interests. Vendors meet with the boardroom groups for 25 minutes, presenting new products, programs, and opportunities – in an environment conducive to spirited conversation and constructive feedback.

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Networking & Refreshment break
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Cybersecurity: Opportunities and Challenges in the UK and EMEA

Dive into the complex realm of cybersecurity within the UK and EMEA regions. Explore the vast opportunities and formidable challenges facing businesses in safeguarding their digital assets. Join us as we unravel the evolving landscape, discuss innovative strategies, and navigate the path to resilient cybersecurity in an ever-changing world

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Succession Planning; how do you elevate the right people in your business?

Address the multigenerational workforce in the UK and EU IT reseller industry, exploring strategies for effective communication, collaboration, and knowledge transfer between different age groups.

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Closing Remarks