Record Participation at the Canalys Forums 2023


The Canalys Forums are breaking records in the sixteenth year since their inception, with record participation from the partner ecosystem and strong momentum behind the inaugural North American event. 

Around 2,000 senior channel leaders are already confirmed for the worldwide event series.

These include C-level and SVP/VP leaders from IT solution providers who will meet with vendors and distributors at the global events.

The line-up of vendor sponsors is also at a record high, with Microsoft and VMware the latest to be announced as Gold sponsors.

They join other sponsors:  

Headline: Dell Technologies, HP Inc, HPE, Lenovo

Gold: AMD, APC Schneider Electric, IBM, Microsoft, Okta, ThreatLocker, Trend Micro, Vertiv, VMware

Silver: Commvault, Cradlepoint, Eaton, Google Cloud, Meta, SonicWall, Trellix

Bronze: 360insights, Acer, Auvik, Canon, Check Point, Cisco, Cradlepoint, e2open, eSentire, Fujitsu, Hitachi Vantara, Juniper Networks, Kaseya, LogicMonitor, NetApp, Nutanix, Park Place Technologies, Proofpoint,, Symantec by Broadcom

Ecosystem: 3stepIT, Arctic Wolf,,, Impartner,, Mastercard, Mindmatrix, Nerdio, Parallels, TeamViewer, Zift Solutions, Zinfi, Zscaler

“2022 was a year of recovery for events. In 2023, we are back to full capacity and sponsorships have set a record too. The overwhelming support for and commitment to the Canalys Forums 2023 only emphasizes their significance,” said Gemma Edwards, VP, Events at Canalys. “This enthusiasm is evident with record-breaking partner registrations for APAC and EMEA so far. Moreover, our debut North American event promises a robust beginning. With over 90% of all channel attendees being decision-makers, it reflects the pivotal role these forums play in shaping the tech industry’s future.” 


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