Salesforce.com COO George Hu to keynote and deliver vision for Salesforce1, the only customer platform that lets you run your business from your phone
Special guests from Alzheimer’s Society and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to join Hu onstage in London
Salesforce.com to launch first “Apprentice Appeal” for Salesforce BizAcademy students
LONDON – 14 May 2014 – Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the world’s #1 CRM platform (http://www.salesforce.com/), announced today that it will kick off its first European Salesforce1 World Tour Event in London on 22 May at the ExCeL Centre. Salesforce.com COO George Hu will keynote the event and deliver the vision for Salesforce1, the only customer platform that lets you run your business from your phone. Hu will be joined onstage by special guests from Alzheimer’s Society and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
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“We are excited to host London’s premier cloud computing event to kick off the Salesforce1 World Tour in Europe,” said George Hu, COO, salesforce.com. “Join us to learn how Europe’s most innovative companies are running their business on Salesforce1 and transforming how they connect with their customers.”
The Salesforce1 World Tour
The Salesforce1 World Tour London is the premier cloud computing event in the U.K. The event will bring Salesforce experts, partners and customers together to demonstrate how companies of all sizes and industries are leveraging the power of Salesforce1, the only customer platform that lets companies run their businesses from their phones. With keynotes from salesforce.com executives that showcase cutting-edge technology, specialised breakout sessions, live demos, and inspiring customer stories, attendees will learn how to transform how they sell, service and market for the Internet of Customers.
Additional Salesforce1 World Tour Europe events are scheduled in:
● Netherlands: Amsterdam, 27 May at RAI Amsterdam, https://www.salesforce.com/nl/events/details/sf1wt14-amsterdam/
● France: Paris, 26 June at Parc des Expositions de la Porte de Versailles, https://www.salesforce.com/fr/events/details/salesforce1-world-tour-paris/
● Germany: Munich, 3 July at Messe Munchen, Halle 3 and 4, https://www.salesforce.com/de/events/details/sf1wt14-munich/
Salesforce BizAcademy Apprentice Appeal
At this year’s Salesforce1 World Tour London event, salesforce.com will also be launching its first “Apprentice Appeal” for its Salesforce BizAcademy programme, which trains and places disadvantaged young people as Salesforce administrators in British businesses. A dedicated area on the show floor will give attendees the opportunity to meet apprentices as well as company representatives from British businesses employing apprentices, and will give attendees a direct link to sign on to the programme. Since 2005, Salesforce BizAcademy has worked closely with youth from under-resourced and low-income communities to drive entrepreneurship. To date, nearly 200 BizAcademy graduates have participated in programming held at salesforce.com offices around the world.
● Registration for the event is available at https://www.salesforce.com/uk/events/details/sf1wt14-london/
● Follow @Salesforce on Twitter and join the conversation at #Salesforce1tour
● Like salesforce.com UK on Facebook: http://facebook.com/salesforceUK
● View more on the Salesforce Foundation and the 1/1/1 model at http://www.salesforcefoundation.org/
● Watch the event live at www.salesforce.com/live
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