Salesforce Kicks Off New World Tour Series with Sold-Out Event in New York City

Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff to deliver keynote on the first U.S. stop of Salesforce’s annual roadshow

Salesforce.org will host a toy drive to benefit Children’s Aid Society—attendees are encouraged to bring unwrapped toys to donate


SAN FRANCISCO—Dec. 13, 2016—Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the Customer Success Platform and world’s #1 CRM company, today announced the kick off of the new Salesforce World Tour series in New York City on Dec. 15, 2016 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The Salesforce World Tour events bring together the company's entire community of customers, partners, employees and more, creating a unique environment where they can share best practices, learn new skills and accelerate customer success. Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff will deliver the keynote at the New York event outlining how Salesforce is working with its community to pave a path to the future—a future that is not only powered by amazing technology, but built on values that inspire everyone to be their best and make the world a better place.

A live webcast from the sold-out event, including Marc Benioff’s keynote on Dec. 15, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., EST, will be available at www.salesforce.com/live and an audiocast of the keynote will be available at www.salesforce.com/investor.

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“Each year at Dreamforce, we bring together the entire Salesforce family—our customers, partners, employees and extended community,” said Lynn Vojvodich, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Salesforce. “And we are thrilled to take the magic of Dreamforce on the road with the Salesforce World Tour, giving even more members of our extended global family the ability to come together.”

The Salesforce World Tour
Each year Salesforce takes Dreamforce on the road to inspire, educate, motivate and excite the entire global Salesforce community. During this roadshow, Salesforce will showcase the future of enterprise software—exploring how cloud, social, mobile, the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are transforming companies and enabling them to get closer to their customers. Each event will feature keynotes from Salesforce executives, specialized breakout sessions for every role and industry, live demos of cutting-edge technologies and customers showcasing how they are using Salesforce to grow their business. Future Salesforce World Tour destinations include: Amsterdam, Hannover, Sydney, Washington D.C., New York, Toronto, London, Boston, Paris, Chicago, Tokyo and more.

Giving back has been a part of Salesforce’s DNA from day one, and is integrated into everything the company does, including its World Tour events. At the New York event, every attendee is encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy to donate. Children’s Aid Society will deliver donated toys to children and their families in targeted high-needs New York City neighborhoods. In addition, in partnership with Year Up, attendees will have the opportunity to share a career tip or lesson learned with a young adult aspiring to enter the professional world.

Additional Information
Experience the event via Salesforce Live: www.salesforce.com/live
Learn more about the Salesforce World Tour and upcoming event locations: http://www.salesforce.com/events/

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