Top 10 Reasons To Attend

You already know that coming to NEXT 2018 will be so worth it. But in case you still need some convincing, here are 10 reasons why you shouldn’t miss it. 

1

BRING THE FUTURE BACK

Drive what’s next for your data and your company. See new innovations that will deliver real outcomes for your company. Get actionable insights that you can bring back to your business to transform it for today and tomorrow.

2

WISE UP WITH OUR GUEST SPEAKERS

Globally recognized innovation leader, futurist and founder of futurethink Lisa Bodell will show us how to cut through complexity, create and accelerate change, and simplify innovation.

Globally recognized innovation leader, futurist and founder of futurethink Lisa Bodell will show us how to cut through complexity, create and accelerate change, and simplify innovation.

Globally recognized innovation leader, futurist and founder of futurethink Lisa Bodell will show us how to cut through complexity, create and accelerate change, and simplify innovation.

Globally recognized innovation leader, futurist and founder of futurethink Lisa Bodell will show us how to cut through complexity, create and accelerate change, and simplify innovation.

Malcolm Gladwell, best-selling author and one of TIME magazine’s most influential people, will challenge your assumptions, incite innovative thinking and offer fresh insights. 

Malcolm Gladwell, best-selling author and one of TIME magazine’s most influential people, will challenge your assumptions, incite innovative thinking and offer fresh insights. 

Malcolm Gladwell,
best-selling author and
one of TIME magazine’s
most influential people,
will challenge your
assumptions, incite innovative thinking and
offer fresh insights. 

Malcolm Gladwell, best-selling author and one of TIME magazine’s most influential people, will challenge your assumptions, incite innovative thinking and offer fresh insights.

3

GET A LITTLE HELP FROM YOUR FRIENDS

As many of your peers flock to NEXT, you’ll get to meet other business leaders and share insights with one another. And when you’re not busy growing your network, you’ll have the chance to hear others like you speak about their experiences with all things data, including your peers from:

  • SFS Group
  • ThinkOn
  • CERN
  • City of Las Vegas
  • SFS Group
  • ThinkOn
  • CERN
  • City of Las Vegas
4

AN EXCUSE TO PARTY

We like to have fun, too. NEXT is held near the famous Gaslamp Quarter, a cosmopolitan playground full of entertainment, food, drinks and nightlife. Al fresco dinners, rooftop cocktails, music, dancing – it’s the perfect place to hang out when you’re not at NEXT. And you don’t want to miss the party we’ve got in store for you in this vibrant district.

5

THE EXCLUSIVE PREVIEWS

Want to know what’s coming NEXT for the industry? Check out our roadmaps to get glimpses of what’s to come for the Modern Data Center, cloud, Pentaho and more. You’ll get a peek at the products we’ve got in store and see our vision for all the possibilities your data can bring. But you’ll only catch it at NEXT. 

6

BREAKOUTS GALORE

With 50 breakout sessions and more than 50 speakers, you’re sure to find something that piques your interest. Gain the newest knowledge in Data Center Modernization, Data-Driven Insights, Cloud, IoT, and Solutions and Innovations. Learn from breakout sessions such as “Push the Envelope With AI” and “Find the Real Value of IoT for Your Business.” You’ll also hear experiences and valuable insights from organizations such as:

  • Intel
  • CPFL
  • NxtGen
  • Enterprise Strategy Group
  • Intel
  • CPFL
  • NxtGen
  • Enterprise Strategy Group
7

A SHOWCASE SHOWDOWN

What better way to learn about new innovations than to see them in action? Our Solutions Showcase, which was a huge hit last year, is sure to wow again with the latest demos and solutions in areas like:

  • Data center modernization
  • Compliance and governance
  • Lumada Innovations
  • Smart spaces
  • Data-driven insights
  • Hitachi Labs
  • And so much more
  • Data center modernization
  • Compliance and governance
  • IoT
  • Smart spaces
  • Video management
  • And so much more.
8

FACE TIME WITH THE EXPERTS

Want to talk shop with the experts? Hear from our partners? At NEXT, you’ll have the unique opportunity to learn from and interact with leaders and experts from across the industry. Talk to experts from the SFS Group and Aldo about digital transformation and data center modernization, learn how creators of the world wide web, CERN, manage their data, and meet CEOs from various Hitachi companies. Through general sessions, breakout sessions, networking events, and even scheduling 1:1s in our Executive Briefing Center, you’ll have many chances to rub elbows and chat it up with leaders of the industry.

9

LEARN WHAT TO DO WITH ALL THAT DATA

Since you’re here, receive hands-on training and get certified. We’ve got several training sessions on-site so that you can learn how to find the value in your data – and they’re free with registration! Learn about Pentaho, IoT analytics and more. Check HitachiNEXT.com for all the topics and times. Our Certified Professional Program will also be available to validate your knowledge and technical competencies. Drop in any time during NEXT to register and choose from 12 different certifications. And because we like you so much, your first certification is on us.

10

TWO WORDS: SAN DIEGO

Sun. Sand. Art. Dining. Nightlife. Good vibes. How could the location get any better? San Diego is known for its year-round perfect weather, its gorgeous beaches and that spectacular coastline. There are also countless theaters, museums, art galleries and other attractions for you to explore. With an exciting and vibrant downtown just steps from NEXT, you’ll be right in the heart of the West Coast’s favorite place to play. Though the locale may be a main draw, don’t forget to come to NEXT!

There’s no reason why you shouldn’t come to NEXT 2018. Be there to experience the fun, the innovation and the insights to lead your company into the future. We’ll see you there.  

September 25-27, 2018
San Diego, CA

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September 25-27, 2018
San Diego, CA

September 25-27, 2018
San Diego, CA