UPDATED: Here’s a rundown of all of the events that are coming up in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States for IT, Devs, Telco’s, Wholesalers, MSPs, and VARs from July to December 2021. 

Virtual             Australia            New Zealand         United States

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Dates: 15 September
Location: Online/ Virtual
Cost: From $15-35

girls in tech conference

The Girls in Tech Conference welcomes everyone — software engineers, product marketers, human resources pros, investors, college students, data scientists, digital marketers, startup founders, and more.

The Girls in Tech Conference is a one-day virtual event where participants from all over the world gather to find community, sharpen their skills and learn how to thrive in tech from the comfort of their homes.

Find out more on the event’s website.



Dates: 5-7 October

Location: Online/ Virtual

Cost: From free to $299

Rethink technology. Redefine business. Reframe community.

VM World 2021

With thousands of peers from around the globe, you’ll explore how to:

  •  Deliver modern apps and secure them
  • Manage clouds in any environment 
  • Seamlessly support an anywhere workspace  
  • Accelerate business innovation from all your apps in a multi-cloud world

View more on the event website.



Dates: 22 September-14 October

Location: Online/ Virtual

Cost: From free to $599

tmforum world series

As the world starts to unlock from the pandemic, a restored sense of purpose for the industry has emerged. Telecom operators responded in the short term to connect society and economies, but the future post-pandemic world requires a further transformation of business and operating models, technology, and partnering all to serve the customer.

Join us from 22 September – 14 October for the Digital Transformation World Series as we focus on bringing our industry’s agents of change together – sharing how-to knowledge, collaborating to uncover the critical essentials to survive and thrive.

View more on the event website.




Date: 3 July
Vendor: BSides Brisbane
Location: Brisbane
Cost: From $45 AUD

B sides brisbane

Each BSides is a community-driven framework for building events for and by information security community members. The goal is to expand the spectrum of conversation beyond the traditional confines of space and time. It creates opportunities for individuals to both presents and participates in an intimate atmosphere that encourages collaboration. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from participants. It is where conversations for the next big thing are happening. 

View the event details here.



Dates: 12- 13 July

Location: Sofitel, Melbourne

Cost: In-Person $1200; Virtual Pass $400

To Agility and Beyond

Agile Aus 2021

    Two jam-packed days of mind-stretching presentations, interactivity, and serendipitous networking over coffee. Lunch, refreshments, and closing drinks included.

    Access to recordings of talks will also be available for at least 7 days post-event.

    View more on the event’s website.



    Dates: 23 July

    Location: Sydney

    ARN women in ict awards

    ARN Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA)

    ARN has celebrated gender diversity and recognized female excellence across the Australian tech channel since first launching WIICTA in 2012, acknowledging the achievements of a talented group of female front runners who have become influential figures across the local industry.

    Nominations are now open and will close on Friday 21 May. Nominations can be submitted by an individual, employee, employer, or business partner. Note only Australian-based individuals are eligible, with finalists and winners selected by an executive judging panel of business leaders from partner, vendor, and distributor organizations. Companies are welcome to submit nominees for all categories – one candidate per award.

    Set for Friday 23 July, the winners will be announced at a celebration lunch at the Hyatt Regency Sydney. IDG applies COVID-safe conditions of entry to in-person event formats.

    View more on the event’s website.


    CIO SUMMIT 2021

    Dates: 24 Aug

    Location: Sydney

    CIO summit 2021

    CIO Summit Australia will run a series of physical and virtual events, delivering specific and specialized content and enhanced networking. 

    As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, CIOs faced epic challenges and the road to recovery stretches ahead. For many business leaders, recovery isn’t just a return to their former state, but a top to a bottom rethinking of what business they need to be in and how they must be run to create digital resiliency.

    As the chief owners of the digital infrastructure that underpins all aspects of modern enterprises, CIOs must play pivotal roles in the road to recovery, seeking the next normal while still performing their traditional roles. 

    At this year’s CIO Summit Australia, senior IT leaders, and line-of-business executives will be armed with the tools and strategies needed to effectively manage and communicate their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies, leading IT through the next normal. Join us as we explore ideas such as:

    • Building resilient and flexible forward-looking work models
    • Redefining customer experience through safe, secure, and sustainable digital experiences
    • Realizing the full potential of intelligence everywhere through data capitalization
    • Redefining risk management models to capture the reality of the new normal
    • Cultivating employee productivity and digital workflows in a hybrid workplace
    • Business model reinvention and resiliency to fast-track transformation
    • Building hyper agility through intelligent workspaces
    • Harnessing partnership ecosystems at scale to co-create adaptive business and operating models

    View more on the event’s website.


    Dates: 25-26 August 

    Location: Sydney, AU

    Cost: Visitor Pass: Free to $37; Training Pass: $297; All Access Pass: $397


    TECHSPO Sydney is a two-day technology expo returning August 25th to 26th, 2021 to the iconic Stadium Australia in Sydney, Australia.

    TECHSPO Sydney brings together developers, brands, marketers, technology providers, designers, innovators, and evangelists looking to set the pace in our advanced world of technology.

    Showcasing the next generation of technology & innovation; Internet, Mobile, AdTech, MarTech & SaaS Technology, Exhibitors have the opportunity to show off their companies to consumers, the highest caliber investors, hordes of press, the most sought after talent, and the greatest pool of tech enthusiasts looking to celebrate emerging products. Be prepared to be inspired, amazed, and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for greater growth.

    View more on the event’s website.



    Date: 1-3 September

    Location: Goldcoast, AU

    Cost: All Access $750; Guest $175

    IT Nation Connect APAC

    Back in person with three days of impactful MSP business-building insights from experts and thought leaders, plus ConnectWise product training to streamline your work and help you deliver the highest quality service to your customers.   

    Find out more on the event’s website.



    Date: 14 September

    Location: ICC, Sydney

    Cost: $654.50 AUD, every 4th pass is complimentary

    CIO Forum

    The CIO Forum secures national and global speakers of unmatched quality and immense authority to advance this crucial dialogue. This September, over 200 of the nation’s leading CIOs, CTOs, CDOs, and IT Directors will unite in Sydney to respond to the opportunities emerging from the upturn economy. From data and personalization through cyber-security and infrastructure, the Forum is an essential platform for responding to the digital change sweeping through all sectors of the national economy.

    View more on the event’s website.



    Date: 25-27 October

    Location: Sydney, AU

    Cost: $4,725

    The World’s Most Important Gathering of CIOs and IT Executives™

    Gartner CIO

    Guiding CIOs and IT executives to accelerate digital business

    Last year was a catalyst that brought digital business innovation to the forefront of organizations. CIOs and IT executives were at the core of driving that innovation. 2021 is the time to build on your momentum to enhance customer engagement, generate new revenue and serve customers and citizens.

    Digital business acceleration is execution at speed and we’re your co-pilot. 

    Prioritize what to accelerate, unlock resources for digital investments, make meaningful cultural changes and so much more. No matter where you are on your digital business acceleration journey, we’re here to help you get to your destination faster — with confidence.

    View the event details here.




    Date: 20-21 July

    Location: Americas, Virtual

    Cost: $1,450

    Accelerating your growth in a new era of transformation

    gartner tech growth and innovation US

    The global pandemic has accelerated technology disruption, in addition to shifting buyer behaviors and increasing competition. 

    At Gartner Tech Growth & Innovation Conference 2021, you’ll get a uniquely informed update on accelerating your growth in a new era of transformation, and the technology trends that are impacting your business. A post-pandemic guide to thriving and managing high growth for technology service providers.

    Discover new approaches to optimize sales and marketing efforts, and drive product innovation for business growth and market expansion.

    View the event details here.



    Dates: 29 Aug – 1 September

    Location: Miami, Florida, Onsite and Online

    Cost: From $699

    itw international telecoms week

    Bringing you a complete overview of the ever-changing and evolving ICT infrastructure space, connecting global communities, and allowing you to show your true potential, ITW is the ideal place for those who want to excel in their business strategy.

    View more on the event website.



    Date: 20-22 September

    Location: Orlando, FL

    Cost: $3,825

    Gartner Sec and Risk Mngt

    Enabling Innovation:
    Secure the Future. Manage Risk.
    Build Resiliency.

    Recent global events have shown that innovation is essential for enterprises to survive and flourish. But accelerating digital innovation brings new complexity and risk.

    As a security and risk management leader, you can enable your enterprise to embrace the technologies of tomorrow, today — and do it in the safest possible manner. You can help your colleagues understand the risks inherent in digital initiatives so that they can realize the benefits of innovation securely. And you play a key role in making sure that security resilience is built-in from the start.

    Join Gartner experts and your peers at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2021, September 20 – 22, in Orlando, FL, to share valuable insights on establishing an effective, risk-based cybersecurity program that enables digital innovation to seize the opportunities of the digital future.

    View the event details here.



    Dates: 17 – 19 September

    Location: Chicago, IL

    Cost: From $199


    TechCon Unplugged 2021

    Join like-minded business owners for a weekend packed with resources to help your IT business thrive! Hear from the experts and get one-on-one time with peers facing the same challenges. Walk away with concrete action items to take your business to the next level.

    View more on the event website.


    BIGBIG 2021

    Dates: 21- 23 September

    Location: Scottsdale, AZ

    Cost: From $995

    bigbig 2021

    Taylor Business Group’s BigBIG 2021 agenda and sessions are created by the MSP community. This is an opportunity for MSP owners and leadership within their organization to learn and understand the differentiators shared by other MSPs in how to plan for business optimization, understanding the process of properly managing and expanding business, using proven methods of decision considerations, and realizing a trajectory to a profitable roadmap.



    Dates: 21- 24 September

    Location: Moscone Center, San Francisco

    Cost: From $1599

    salesforce dreamforce 2021

    According to the San Francisco Business Times (SFBT), there is this scheduled event. Salesforce has yet to publicly confirm the report. ChannelE2E has not confirmed the SFBT report.

    Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and the executive team typically rally thousands of Salesforce partners and customers at the event, which focuses on cloud computing, SaaS applications, CRM, automation, sales, marketing, and more. Salesforce acquisitions such as Heroku, Mulesoft, and Tableau are typically represented at the event.

    Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Salesforce had been hosting virtual Dreamforce events known as Dreamforce to You.

    View more on the event website.


    Dates: 6 October

    Location: Raleigh, NC

    Cost: Free

    channelpro smb forum 2021

    ChannelPro SMB Forum 2021: Raleigh is scheduled for October 6. This will be a full-day regional event and feature presentations from some of the top SMB resellers and managed service providers in the country, sharing their insights on the most profitable tech solutions in the SMB marketplace today. There will be an in-person regional event along with a simulcast for those who wish to join us online.

    View more on the event website.



    Date: 19-22 October

    Location: Las Vegas, NV, and Virtual

    Cost: All Access $850; Virtual Ticket $199

    Kaseya Global 2021

    re/Connect with the Kaseya Community at Connect IT Global – 2021. We’re back in Vegas and looking forward to a fantastic 3-days of learning, networking, and fun.

    Get the opportunity to share your thoughts and ideas with other IT professionals and gain in-depth knowledge about Kaseya products, MSP market trends, business opportunities, and more.

    Buy a ticket and book your seat today. Hurry! Seats are limited.

    (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are limiting in-person tickets to 1,500 this year)

    Whether you want to drive new business growth, network with your peers, increase IT security and resilience for your clients, realize more value from our products that you use, or get an early peek into the future of your solutions, we’ve got you covered. We’ve supercharged Connect IT 2021 to be the premier IT management event of the year.

    Connect IT 2021 is packed with more opportunities than ever to make sure you go home with actionable insights, steps to better leverage your investment in our solutions, and tangible advice that you can put into effect right away.

    Network with hundreds of users who have specific knowledge about how to get the most out of your IT solutions set

    Learn how to implement and use the latest features and see what’s planned for future releases

    Walk away with actionable insight from industry thought-leaders on systems, hardware, operations, IT trends, and more

    Develop a focused plan that will enable you to realize even more value from our products

    Pick up new ideas on how partner technologies and other solutions could further optimize your IT and business performance.

    Find out more on the event’s website.



    Date: 18-21 October

    Location: Orlando, FL 

    Cost: $6,425

    Gartner IT US

    The World’s Most Important Gathering of CIOs and IT Executives™

    Guiding CIOs and IT executives to accelerate digital business

    Last year was a catalyst that brought digital business innovation to the forefront of organizations. CIOs and IT executives were at the core of driving that innovation. 2021 is the time to build on your momentum to enhance customer engagement, generate new revenue and serve customers and citizens.

    Digital business acceleration is execution at speed and we’re your co-pilot. 

    Prioritize what to accelerate, unlock resources for digital investments, make meaningful cultural changes and so much more. No matter where you are on your digital business acceleration journey, we’re here to help you get to your destination faster — with confidence.

    View the event details here.


    BEST OF BREED (BoB) 2021 

    Dates: 11- 12 October

    Location: Atlanta, GA

    Invitation Only 

    Best of Breed 2021

    The Best of Breed (BoB) 2021 Conference, from CRN (Computer Reseller News) and The Channel Company, is scheduled for October 11-12 in Atlanta, Georgia.

    An invitation-only event, the BoB Conference brings together 100+ attendees from CRN’s solution provider lists ─ Solution Provider 500, Tech Elite 250, and Fast Growth 150 ─ to connect and engage over the course of two days. The in-person event features CEO interviews, SP 500 solution provider spotlights, economic and market trend sessions, executive panel discussions and briefings, and peer-to-peer networking.


    NEXTGEN+ 2021 

    Dates: 24-26 October

    Location: Anaheim, CA

    NextGen+ 2021

    NexGen+ is a conference, from CRN (Computer Reseller News) and The Channel Company, focused on MSPs (managed IT services providers) building the next generation portfolio of managed services. NextGen+ is scheduled for October 24-26 in Anaheim, California.

    View more on the event website.



    Date: 10-12 November

    Location: Orlando, FL and Virtual

    Cost: All Access $1049; Virtual Pass $129

    IT Nation Connect Florida

    This three-day event is for the business owner or leader who is ready to grow a strong company and obtain long-term success. 

    Education built for operational maturity.

    IT Nation Connect is designed for business owners and leaders committed to driving their organizations to the next level of operational maturity. Owners will learn where they should take their business next based on forecasting and insight from industry experts, and managers and leaders will learn how to motivate and empower their teams to support the overall business vision.

    Find out more on the event’s website.



    Dates: 16 November

    Location: Los Angeles, CA

    Cost: Free

    channelpro smb forum 2021 LA

    • Hybrid events feature an in-person event with an online simulcast.
    • Includes best-in-class educational sessions and best practices, plus time for networking and for attendees to engage with sponsors about their solutions
    • If feasible, an in-person event will be hosted in each city. Regional attendees and sponsors will be present, and the event will be live-streamed to our online event platform to engage with a broader audience and those attendees and sponsors that prefer a virtual event experience.
    • This event will be delivered online even if the regional in-person portion of the event is not feasible. Virtual event platform includes interactive booths, live video-chats and networking opps

    View more on the event website.



    Dates: 11-13 October

    Location: Seattle, WA


    DattoCon21, the MSP technology company’s flagship annual conference

    Datto plans to release location and next-step information soon. It’s a safe bet Datto will leverage the conference to explain the company’s continued expansion from data protection appliances, RMM (remote monitoring and management), PSA (professional services automation), and cloud-managed networking.

    New areas of development include:

    • Datto Azure Cloud Continuity, Datto’s first continuity product for applications running in the public cloud.
    • Datto Commerce, a sales automation system for MSPs that supports sales proposals, quoting, MSP e-commerce storefronts, and more.




    Dates:16-17 November

    Location: Palm Springs, CA

    Cost: From $1199

    women of the channel 2021 CA

    You’re invited to become a member of our new Women of the Channel Leadership Network, an online community dedicated to bringing together the most prominent and rising women in the IT channel! The community was developed to help you thrive professionally and personally.

    Joining is free and here is what you will receive with your 12-month Basic Membership:

    • Access to the exclusive Member Directory
    • Participation in the community’s private social network
    • Ability to read and submit insightful content, including blogs, videos, and podcasts
    • Opportunity to attend 12 exclusive thought leadership webinars
    • Email subscription to WOTC Leadership Network Newsletter



    Dates: 6-7 December

    Location: New York, NY

    Cost: From $1199

    women of the channel 2021 NY


    ascii smb it success summit 2021

    Dates: 21-22 July

    Vendor: ASCII Group

    Location: Chicago Marriott Lincolnshire Resort, IL


    Dates: 18-19 August

    Vendor: ASCII Group

    Location: Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley, NC


    Dates: 22-23 September

    Vendor: ASCII Group

    Location: Hanover Marriott, NJ


    Dates: 27-28 October

    Vendor: ASCII Group

    Location: DoubleTree at SeaWorld, FL


    Dates: 2-3 November

    Vendor: ASCII Group

    Location: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel, MD


    Dates: 8-9 December

    Vendor: ASCII Group

    Location: Hilton Anaheim, CA

    orange county ascii cup

    ASCII Summits are business-building events where MSPs come together to learn best practices, network, find new revenue streams, and stay current with the latest industry trends. Our events are geared to help MSPs network and discover new opportunities for growth. Open to MSPs and IT providers who manage SMBs in North America, our events provide attendees with access to other peer business owners and to technology vendors.



    Dates: 1 – 4 November

    Location: Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas

    Cost: From $179-749

    channel partners expo

    For nearly 25 years, Channel Partners has been the leader in bringing together the best of the best and enabling the channel to build relationships, showcase top solutions and stay up-to-date on the latest trends. Channel Partners Conference & Expo 2021 is designed to help partners explore new possibilities post-COVID-19 and beyond.

    Show highlights include:

    • Premier conference sessions on pivotal topics and opportunities
    • Expo Hall featuring 250+ players in the information and communication technology space
    • Keynote presentations led by over 100 visionaries and experts in the channel
    • Inaugural MSP Summit taking place November 1-2 (book an All-Access Pass or MSP Conference Pass)
    • MSP 501 & NextGen 101 Awards Gala
    • Special events and networking opportunities
    • Channel Partners Thunderdomes & Debate Series, addressing topics where the channel is divided
    • And much more



    Helping MSPs accelerate growth and maximize business value among partners, suppliers, and customers.

    MSP Summit

    Show highlights include:

    • MSP Summit Keynotes and Conference sessions (November 1-2) exploring the hottest topics in the MSP community
    • 20+ MSP Summit Sponsors plus access to 250+ Channel Partners Exhibitors
    • MSP Welcome Reception on November 1
    • MSP 501 Awards Gala on November 2 (invitation only)
    • Peer-led and subject-matter expert insights

    View more on the event website.




    Dates: 31 August – 1 September

    Location: Auckland, New Zealand

    Cost: FREE to $4500

    CIO summit NZ

    In 2021, New Zealand has returned to a largely “business as normal” environment, but the demand for innovative technology solutions has never been greater. After 18 months of rapid innovation, transformation, and creativity, New Zealand’s digital and technology departments are turning their minds to the next great challenges facing their businesses. Connect with your fellow IT and digital business peers, be inspired by our world-class speakers, and network with technology experts.

    The 2021 NZ CIO Summit will be examining the digital playing field the CIO community finds itself in. NZ has a unique opportunity of being able to move to the frontier – to become truly transformative and productive organizations through the smart provision of digital technology. Digital ethics, cybersecurity, trust, and productivity are all key areas we are turning our attention to in the agenda, whilst discussing becoming a trusted member of the leadership team.

    View more on the event website.