Wednesday Sep 25, 2013

EMEA A&C News from Oracle OpenWorld: Another busy day in San Francisco!

Oracle OpenWorldThe America's Cup race is still going, we expect a big day tomorrow for the finale.

We heard strong announcements on Cloud: Thomas Kurian presented new UI and functionalities in Oracle Sales Cloud and HCM (watch the highlights). Great looks & feel, intuitive and links to other enterprise systems. He also introduced the Oracle Cloud marketplace, where 3rd party apps can be accessed in Oracle Cloud environment. Expect to hear more on this in the coming days / weeks.

A full stream colleagues at the Leader Circle and OPN Exchange General sessions, including 2 EMEA Partner community sessions focusing on Engineered Systems & Manageability and Hardware.

We are looking forward to the many country receptions this evening during which all of our partners from EMEA will meet, network among compatriots and have fun. The UK team will enjoy the sunset in Sausalito.

Lastly, we are looking forward to an exclusive EMEA Partner Advisory Board tomorrow!

Monday Sep 17, 2012

OPN Exchange @ OpenWorld - General Sessions on Sunday, 30. September 15:30 - 16:30 PDT

Are you building your personal conference schedule already? Exclusively to partners who registered for the OPN Exchange program.

Add the OPN Exchange General Sessions to your agenda, now adding up to total 49 OPN Exchange sessions throughout the week.

If you have registered for Oracle OpenWorld and would like to attend these 49 partner-dedicated sessions, just add OPN Exchange to your registration* for just $100 by 28. September 2012.

*Note: Upgrades available to all conference passes, except Discover and Exhibitor Staff pass holders.

For Discover and Exhibitor Staff pass holders, please contact the Oracle OpenWorld Registration Team at:
Tel: +1.650.226.0812 (International) Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Pacific time) or by Email at

Monday Sep 10, 2012

The “AfterDark” reception is back!

This year, the OPN Exchange “AfterDark” Reception is moving to new heights! Join us on the 5th floor of the Metreon building in San Francisco for this exclusive ‘VIP’ event. The reception will be held from 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Sunday, September 30th.

Enjoy the smooth sounds of Macy Gray over a cocktail, as you network the night away and watch the 2012 live Music Festival performances from above! Best of all, this event is exclusive and free to all Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange attendees!

So come mix and mingle with us as we kick-off Oracle OpenWorld 2012 with great conversation and music!

See You After Dark!

The OPN Communications Team

Monday Aug 20, 2012

Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange @ Oracle OpenWorld - Early Bird Registration Pricing Expires Friday, 24. August 2012!

Oracle OpenWorld

Register for the Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange Program before Friday, 24. August 2012 and save $400 off the onsite conference rate ($995):

The Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange @ OpenWorld premieres this year with a dedicated program of keynotes and over 40 partner-specific sessions created to enhance the opportunities for our partners to learn and network throughout the week.
The OPN Exchange is what you need!
40+ partner-specific sessions will deliver messaging, product strategies, and related materials. You won't get this information anywhere else at OpenWorld. Additionally, the certification testing and access to the OPN Lounge are among the exclusive benefits for OPN Exchange pass holders.

Already registered for an Oracle OpenWorld or JavaOne pass?
You can add-on the OPN Exchange event to your Oracle OpenWorld or JavaOne registration for only US$100.

Already have a Discover or Exhibitor Staff pass?
Contact to upgrade.

OPN Exchange Test Fest - Specialization for FREE! at Oracle OpenWorld

Oracle OpenWorld

Take advantage of Test Fest during the conference to earn an Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialist certification. Check the list of current exams and study materials now available, and make sure you preregister soon to reserve a seat in one of the 10 sessions being offered at Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange @ OpenWorld—free to registered attendees.

Further details are available here.

Oracle OpenWorld Conferences - Schedule Builder is live!

The Conference Schedule Builder is now live! As registered attendee, you can now build your personal conference schedule by clicking here.

Please don't forget to add the Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange sessions to your schedule.

Oracle OpenWorld 2012 Promotional Toolkit to address Your Customers - Buttons, Banners, Email Signature and More...

Are you attending, sponsoring or exhibiting at Oracle OpenWorld? You now have everything available to promote your presence, just check out the promotional toolkit here.

You can also find the promotional toolkit by visiting the official Oracle OpenWorld website at, then in the Tools section of the top menu bar, klick on "Oracle OpenWorld Partner Toolkit"

Attending Oracle OpenWorld? Start your week with pre-conference training

Oracle University pre-conference training takes place on Sunday, September 30 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and includes sessions on Exadata, Big Data, BI, SOA, Fusion Applications and more.

Click here to learn more.

Friday Jul 20, 2012

Oracle OpenWorld and OPN Exchange Early Bird Pricing Extended!

Early Bird pricing for Oracle’s new and innovative Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange @ Openworld program has been extended until July 27th, 2012! And… as a valued partner you can save $400 off the onsite rate today by registering before it’s too late!

By taking part in the first ever Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange program, you will be able to network with fellow partners and Oracle employees, share case studies, participate in onsite certification testing, and choose from more than 30 sessions of targeted partner content. The Content Catalog is now live, and you can view all the sessions.

Here is a sneak peek into what some of the sessions will be covering:

  • Technology- Oracle’s complete technology portfolio
  • Applications- Enablement offerings, go-to-market initiatives and service development options
  • Engineered Systems- Ways to transform IT into more cost effective operation
  • Industry- Discover ways to successfully position and deliver solutions to clients in diverse industries
  • Cloud- Learn how to go to market with and successfully implement these innovative cloud solutions

Oracle OpenWorld 2012 Partner Promotional Toolkit available - Buttons, Banners, Email Signature and More....

Are you attending, sponsoring or exhibiting at Oracle OpenWorld? You now have everything available to promote your presence here.

Wednesday May 30, 2012

Nominations for Oracle's Eco-Enterprise Innovation Awards- Due July 17, 2012

Are you working with a customer that is using any of Oracle's products to reduce their environmental footprint while improving their operational efficiency? Reducing energy usage? Reducing gas usage? Going paperless? Both you and your customer may be eligible for Oracle's Eco-Enterprise Innovation Award, part of the Oracle Excellence awards.

Get more details and submit a nomination form here by July 17. These awards will be presented during Oracle OpenWorld by Jeff Henley, Oracle Chairman of the Board, in a special conference session. Winning customers will receive a free Oracle OpenWorld registration pass.


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