Edge Overview

Edge is where we bring Akamai to life! Experience the possibilities, ideas, solutions and expertise gathered for Edge by Akamai, and future-proof your online business. It's more than a conference it's an experience that moves your business faster forward.

Global Customer Advisory Boards

The Akamai Global Customer Advisory Board Annual Meeting Event will be held again this year at Edge. The CAB Event brings together Akamai's Executive Leadership Team and a select group of global business leaders. Through a series of meetings, roundtables and discussion forums, participants help Akamai set strategic priorities and shape opportunities for joint success. Invitations are exclusive to invitees and may not be transferred. Akamai's Global CAB Event is a great opportunity for participants to meet peers, share ideas, and help steer the future of Akamai.

Conference & Education

Edge Conference Tracks and breakout sessions, Industry forums, LABs, pre-conference Akamai University and deep dive boot camps…so many ways to learn and advance your business over the week of Edge. We’ve tweaked the program so there are even more opportunities to learn best practices from your peers and how to maximize your Akamai investment. Find out more ways to learn at Edge.

Expert Bar

Akamai’s Expert bar is once again open for business and serving up answers to all your Akamai and IT questions! New this year – suggested topics. Not sure what to ask but want to leave Edge smarter than when you arrived? Schedule some time with the Akamai Experts! Book in advance via registration or belly-on-up to the bar during the event. We’re happy to find time for you! Learn more about the Expert Bar.

Partner Pavilion

Home to the Akamai Expert Bar, Social Lounge, and Akamai Solutions Kiosks & Experts, the Edge Partner Pavilion is where you can meet up with 40+ exhibiting partners from the Akamai Internet Ecosystem. From Media and Mobile integrators to hosting and analytics providers, Akamai partners are some of the world’s largest and most respected technology providers. This is your opportunity to see live demonstrations and speak directly with the solution experts that can help you improve the way you do business today.

Networking

Akamai Edge 2015 hosts multiple ways to connect with peers and industry trendsetters. From organized roundtables on business topics to specialty groups like Women in Tech and organic networking events like functions and parties, you have the opportunity to meet hundreds of online innovators Be in Miami this October to learn what the industry is doing - and what you should be doing - to move business faster forward. Edge attendees typically like to share - You'll hear success stories and understand lessons learned, all while becoming more efficient with your Akamai solutions.

Executive Partner Forum

Join the 2015 gathering of NetAlliance Partners from around the globe for this one-day, invitation-only event. Akamai executives and NetAlliance Partners will gather for collaboration on joint success sales strategies for the coming year. Partners will learn about the most recent product developments and roadmaps, NetAlliance Partner Program enhancements and participate in partner strategy discussion. View the agenda.

Edge After Hours

From Monday’s Akamai University reception to Tuesday's Happy Hour for early-birds, to Wednesday night's Partner Pavilion Reception and Thursday night's global receptions and Customer Appreciation Party, Edge events are fun, feel-good events that bring attendees together for some fun and help balance out the long productive days learning and connecting!

Akamai New Customer Experience

Brand new Akamai Customers since November 2014 are invited to join in the New Customer Experience at Edge. Since most new customer accounts will be attending Akamai University, we’ll kick off the experience with a new customer orientation and SOCC tour at our Fort Lauderdale facility on Sunday afternoon. There will be touch points throughout the week and the opportunity to talk to longtime Akamai customers.

Executive Briefing Center at Edge

Make plans in advance to meet with Akamai executives and experts on the topic of your choice, a QBR or a solution you’re considering. Our Executive Briefing Center moves to Miami this October – talk to your Akamai rep early to ensure a spot is kept for your team during Edge.

More Edge details to come! Check back frequently for deeper-dive information on all the above Edge highlights.