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Directions 2019: Boston, MA

Multiplied Innovation: Scaling a Technology Revolution

Boston, March 12, 2019
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For over 50 years, IDC's annual Directions conference has been delivering an informative and actionable overview of the issues shaping the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets.

Directions 2019: Boston, MA

Multiplied Innovation: Scaling a Technology Revolution

As we journey through the 3rd Platform era, the Multiplied Innovation chapter is all about a massive scale-up of digital innovation and transformation, built on an increasingly distributed and diverse technology foundation.

Join us in March for IDC's 54th annual Directions conference where we'll help you optimize and increase your relevance in this scaled-up digital economy.

Explore growth opportunities specific to your business as you choose from the day's 50+ analyst-led presentations and small group lunch roundtables. Sit with an IDC analyst for your own 30-minute private session and probe the essential aspects of your strategy, your challenges, and your success. 

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Registration Rates


Early Bird Rate:  $495

Standard Rate:     $895


Deadline for early bird rate is February 8, 2019



Event Benefits


This year's attendees will benefit from the following:

  • Market intelligence and guidance to identify and optimize growth opportunities
  • Contact with IDC analysts through one-to-one meetings, presentations, Q&A, networking breaks, and analyst-hosted lunch roundtables
  • Twenty-four breakout sessions covering the hottest topic areas and numerous special interest sessions, allowing you to customize the day's agenda for your specific needs
  • Predictions on the vendors, products, and strategies best-positioned for growth
  • Opportunities to network, learn, and share with colleagues and potential business partners
  • Post-event, online access to Directions presentations including audio and visuals



Who Should Attend


Directions is attended by technology professionals, members of the investment community, and executives from ICT companies in:

  • Executive Management
  • Marketing/Business Development
  • Product Management
  • Distribution Channels
  • Strategic Planning
  • Market Research/Competitive Analysis
  • Information Technology Management
  • Operations



Time Event & Speakers

Agenda Details

The Directions 2019 program agenda is now available.

Click here to view the full Boston agenda online or download the agenda as a PDF.

View the Boston Agenda-at-a-Glance (1-pager) here.

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Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Flexibility and proximity are hallmarks of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Its convenient location - just eight minutes from Logan Airport, accessible to major roadways and public transportation - makes the BCEC an easy day trip, in the heart of the Boston Seaport District.

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Westin Boston Waterfront

425 Summer Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02210 -- (617) 532-4600 

For your convenience, we have reserved a limited number of rooms at the Westin Boston Waterfront hotel. Special conference rates will be offered through Monday, February 18, 2019, based on availability. Note: the block may fill prior to that date, based on demand. Make a reservation by clicking the Details button below or by calling (617) 532-4600 and referencing: IDC Directions 2019. Conference Room Rate: USD $229

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Contact Us

Jill Toole

Director of Sales Enablement

About IDC

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