We are just 22 days away from the biggest software conference on the planet and to celebrate I have compiled my top 22 Dreamforce facts! With more than 170,000 Customer Trailblazers expected to register, Dreamforce 2016 will be the best yet! Check out these incredible stats:

  1. Last year, Dreamforce 2015 brought $137 million of direct business sales impact to the Bay Area.

  2. Dreamforce 2015 impacted $263 million of total business sales in the Bay Area.

  3. Dreamforce 2015 supported more than 47,000 total jobs in the Bay Area.

  4. 170,000 Customer Trailblazers expected to register to attend Dreamforce 2016.

  5. More than 15 million viewers will attend Dreamforce 2016 via Salesforce Live.

  6. Salesforce will host more than 150 Dreamforce viewing parties in 28 countries around the world.

  7. Dreamforce brings together the world's largest ecosystem of cloud partners under one roof. You'll have the chance to hear from more than 400 partners and customers located in the Salesforce Showcase.

  8. Legendary entrepreneurs and stars of ABC’s Shark Tank, Mark Cuban and Chris Sacca will offer the opportunity for up to a $150,000 investment to a startup built on Salesforce technology in the new Dreampitch competition.

  9. There are more than 2,500 Dreamforce breakout sessions for attendees hear about the latest innovations and customer success stories.

  10. We will have attendees from over 51 countries at Dreamforce 2016.

  11. 96% of attendees surveyed said their business improvements outweighed the cost of going to Dreamforce.

  12. Nearly 13,000 Customer Trailblazers will go through Salesforce University training at Dreamforce.

  13. More than 20 monks will travel 5,709 miles from Plum Village to lead daily mindfulness sessions as well as spend time in our dedicated mindfulness zones.

  14. 22-time Grammy award winners, U2, are headlining the Dreamfest.
  15. Attendees will rock-out to the more than 27 bands playing in the Dreampark.

  16. The Salesforce mascot family will grow to 6 with Einstein, Cloudy and Codey joining Astro, SaaSy and Chatty.

  17. Salesforce is partnering with (RED) to raise $1 million to deliver the first AIDS-free generation.

  18. SMBs raised $10,000 for a Room to Read library in Vietnam during the SMB Party at Dreamforce 2015.

  19. Dreamforce will be the largest nonprofit tech event with more than 118 breakout sessions and 9,000 attendees from nonprofits around the world.

  20. We will raise $10 million to support UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals.

  21. More than 3.5 million gallons of water saved by minimizing water intensive products like beef and single use plastic water bottles.

  22. We are hosting 350 SFUSD Middle School children for coding workshops and other fun learning activities.

We can’t wait to welcome you to San Francisco in just 22 days. If you haven’t already, make sure you take the “Get Ready for Dreamforce” Trail and get badged today!