Salesforce Announces Connections 2015--the Digital Marketing Event of the Year to be Co-Hosted with Salesforce World Tour New York

SAN FRANCISCO – May 14, 2015 – Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, today announced Salesforce Connections 2015, the digital marketing event of the year. Held in conjunction with the Salesforce World Tour in New York, more than 15,000 people are expected to register to attend the three-day event, and hundreds of thousands are expected to join online. Salesforce Connections will take place June 16-18, 2015, at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York. Register now for the free 3-day Connections pass at www.connections2015.com.

Comments on the News
“New York is the global hub of marketing and advertising, and that's why we're excited to bring our 10th annual Connections conference to the city for the first time," said Scott McCorkle, CEO, Marketing Cloud, Salesforce. “During three days packed with inspirational speakers and more than 100 breakout sessions, the smartest marketers in the world, from companies like Facebook, Kraft Foods, Mattel and Room & Board, will come together to learn from each other. It is the digital marketing event of the year."

Connections: The Digital Marketing Event of the Year
The 10th annual Salesforce Connections brings the digital marketing event of the year to the epicenter of marketing, New York. Connections welcomes the marketing community – brand marketers, agencies, platforms, systems integrators and technology providers – to experience three days of innovation, education, fun and giving back. Connections attendees will learn from the smartest marketers in the world about how they deliver powerful marketing that drives results. In addition, Salesforce will unveil the future of marketing technology, demonstrating how cloud, social, mobile and data science are transforming the way companies connect with their customers, partners, employees and products.

Highlights of the Connections conference include:
Inspirational Discussions: Duke University men's basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski, Late Night host Seth Meyers, fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg, Michael J. Fox Foundation Co-Founder Debbie Brooks and New York Times’ bestselling author Marcus Buckingham will take the stage at Connections to deliver inspiring keynote sessions.
Marketing and Technology Industry Visionaries: Come to Connections to meet the world’s best marketers, including Facebook CMO Gary Briggs and BBDO CEO John Osborn. These marketing leaders will join Salesforce Vice Chairman & President Keith Block, Salesforce CMO Lynn Vojvodich and Marketing Cloud CEO Scott McCorkle to discuss the future of marketing, technology and business. In addition, marketing leaders from Mattel, Kraft Foods, Room & Board and many more will share the stage to discuss how they use Salesforce Marketing Cloud to connect with customers in entirely new ways.
More than 100 Breakout Sessions: More than 100 breakout sessions, consisting of hands-on training, customer case study presentations and more will be led by experts including Salesforce employees, customers, partners and developers. Attendees will have the opportunity to dive into the latest product innovations, hear best practices from peers and join sessions tailored to every business size and role. New in 2015 are specific breakout tracks for 1:1 customer journeys, multichannel marketing, email marketing, social marketing, mobile marketing, digital advertising, creativity, inspiration and connecting marketing to sales, service and community.
Expanded Cloud Expo: The Cloud Expo will feature more than 90 partners demonstrating some of today’s most cutting-edge enterprise technologies. The Salesforce Customer Success Showcase and Product Showcase will illustrate the amazing ways companies are using Salesforce to connect with customers.

Connections Held in Conjunction with World Tour New York
Connections is being held in conjunction with the Salesforce World Tour New York, which will take place on June 18th and feature a keynote from Salesforce Vice Chairman and President Keith Block and Salesforce CMO Lynn Vojvodich. The event will bring Salesforce experts, partners and customers together to demonstrate how companies of all sizes and industries can leverage the Customer Success Platform to transform the way they sell, service, market, engage, analyze data and develop apps. 
Future Salesforce World Tour destinations include London, Washington, D.C., Paris and Munich.

Additional Information:
Register now for the free 3-day Connections pass at www.connections2015.com
Register for World Tour New York at at www.salesforce.com/events/worldtour/nyc
Watch the event live at www.salesforce.com/live

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Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. For more information about Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), visit:www.salesforce.com.

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About Salesforce

Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. For more information about Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), visit: www.salesforce.com.

Any unreleased services or features referenced in this or other press releases or public statements are not currently available and may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase Salesforce applications should make their purchase decisions based upon features that are currently available. Salesforce has headquarters in San Francisco, with offices in Europe and Asia, and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “CRM.” For more information please visit http://www.salesforce.com, or call 1-800-NO-SOFTWARE.