Watch as we take you around the #DF17 campus and through the memorable sessions to uncover the top Trailblazer Moments at this year's Dreamforce. Watch the series of videos to discover all that Dreamforce had to offer from rock climbing to Lego cities, to concerts and coding.
Sunday Night Women's Networking event set the tone for an inspiring week of Dreamforce.
This year's theme was “Find your voice”. It was an evening of empowerment and support for the amazing community of women at Dreamforce. An impressive panel of female leaders gathered to discuss ways for women to have the courage to speak on topics they feel passionately about and of course, find their voice. The panel included Sallie Krawcheck, the Founder of Ellevest, Robin Washington from Gilead Sciences, and Alicia Hatch, the CMO of Deloitte Digital.
At Dreamforce, Former First Lady Michelle Obama joined Salesforce Chairman and CEO, Marc Benioff for an inspiring conversation around her life today as a private citizen and the impact she hopes to make as the Former First Lady of the United States. Michelle discussed her life and experience growing up, as dozens of schoolchildren sat attentively in the front row to laugh in learn with the former first lady. She reminded all of us in the audience, that with hard work, a good education, and an open mind, “You can do anything!”
Hear reactions from people who watched the powerful session firsthand. One attendee summed it up saying, “I got chills down my spine to hear her speak so passionately about the future and about children”.
The spotlight turned to 3 startup entrepreneurs as they pitched their best ideas to our all-star panel of judges for a chance at $250,000 in prize money from Salesforce Ventures. Let us take you backstage at the Dreampitch competition where you'll hear from the contestants on what it's like to pitch live to Chris Sacca, will.i.am, Shahrzad Rafati and an audience of 5,500 trailblazers!
Watch the entire competition here.
In the Trailhead Zone at Dreamforce, we train the programmers of tomorrow, today! Some say knowing how to code is like having a superpower. Watch what happens when the youngest Dreamforce visitors take their first steps towards superhero status and learn how to program.
Up at the Einstein Observatory, the sky's the limit when you put AI to work for your business. Point your telescope to get a closer look at the newest Einstein innovations. Salesforce Einstein came to life when visitors got an inside look at Salesforce's Artificial Intelligence capabilities while playing video games, using virtual reality and building chatbots. Attendees also tested out customized intelligence with the all-new myEinstein feature which allows developers to create smarter, more predictive apps that use Salesforce data to solve business challenges.
In the midst of all the buzz at Dreamforce sits the “Dream Valley”. This expansion of grass lays smack dab in the middle of the Dreamforce Campus. However, it's not just an oasis of green, it's the perfect spot for a musical interlude or a mindful moment with monks. Here Trailblazers get to relax, recharge and regroup!
All week long, the Dream Valley hosts some of the most lively events - from volunteer activities to music performances and karaoke. There's a rock climbing wall, free coffee at the café. Can you believe? The dream valley even hosts its own music festival with more than 15 bands including LT Smooth and Little Kids Rock.
Watch this video to explore the epicenter of #DF17 and all it has to offer.
Over at the Campground, amidst the sea of booths in the Cloud Expo, our top customers took center stage. Amazing Trailblazer brands like Adidas, Girl Scouts, 21st Century Fox, KONE, Citi, and UCSF showed how their businesses are innovating around the world with the Salesforce platform. The Interactive experiences gave visitors a chance to hit the dance floor, take a Virtual Reality elevator ride or personalize a pair of Adidas shoes.
At Salesforce, we believe in #EqualityForAll. What did we do to promote a more equal world at #DF17? Every year at Dreamforce, our Ohana comes together to celebrate everyone's unique cultures and support Equal Rights, Equal Pay, Equal Education and Equal Opportunity.
This year, we introduced the first Equality Summit which included various panels of influential Equality Trailblazers. During her fireside chat called, “Changing the Face of Entertainment”, Tarajii P. Henson touched on topics of success, expressing your authentic self and speaking up for what you believe in. Laurene Powell Jobs and will.i.am brought up innovation and equality issues surrounding education, immigration and human rights. Natalie Portman joined us to discuss equal pay for women. Each session, no matter what the topic, reminded us that anyone can be an Equality Trailblazer!
Trailblazers led the way make 2017 the most sustainable Dreamforce ever! Conference attendees took steps to educate themselves on sustainable practices and environmental issues by volunteering to pick up trash, attending panels on climate change, visiting the Sustainability Cabin and more.
Watch as we show you around the Dreamforce Sustainability Learning Cabin, complete with a carbon mirror, VR oceanic experiences and kinetic tiles. Meet the Dreamforce “Green Angels” who volunteered to help conference go-ers understand how and what to recycle.
Who would've thought IoT could get as cool as playing with Legos? By leveraging Salesforce Technology, the new IoT Lego City was born. Let us give you a tour of our connected smart city powered by Salesforce MyIoT.