July 11th and 12th 2018

Hundreds of AR professionals from the world’s leading technology vendors have attended Connects over the last 12 years in both the US and the UK. Attendees keep coming back year-on-year to learn more about changing best practices in their profession and pick up key advice on how to do their jobs better.
Co-produced with KCG and Harvard: Sunesis AR, there will be two separate Analyst Relations events in Central London (Holborn Area)  that combine networking, discussion, best practices and training to advance the career and craft of AR professionals worldwide.

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Day 1 (Wednesday July 11th 2018 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm) –  KCG Connects London 2018
“Deep dive” content and moderated discussions on the Global and EMEA Analyst landscape, best practices and major market trends.
Draft agenda (subject to change)
Session 1 – 9:00 to 10:15 – The state of the nation, the Global Analyst Landscape, current Alternatives to Gartner (2018)
Break
Session 2 –  10:30 to 12:00 – The EMEA Analyst landscape and firm level trends
Lunch
Session 3 – 1:00 to 2:15 – Crowd Sourcing and Peer reviews – is Gartner Peer Insights the whole game, should AR being taking responsibility for them?
Break
Session 4 – 2:30 to 3:45 – Hot Topics 2018:
  • Signature Research and its impact on AR Pros – there is the Magic Quadrant – but do any of the others matter?
  • Gartner’s new products and sales tactics
  • Career development in AR
Break
Session 5 – 4:00 to 5:00 – Best Practices – key trends and hints & tips exchange
$399 per seat includes breakfast and lunch.
Early Bird pricing through March 1st 2018 – $299
Limit 24 attendees – first come first served. Technology and Service Providers only.
Breakfast and Lunch provided.
Drinks after (limited free wine and beer provided) – select analysts may also be in attendance.
Venue:
Harvard PR/Sunesis AR
Holborn Gate, 5th floor
26 Southampton Buildings
London
WC2A 1PQ
Register HERE

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Day 2 (Thursday July 12th 2018 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm) – Working with the Analysts Training
Full day (7-8 hours from 9 am to 5 pm) KCG Working with the Analysts Training program – leading to the industry recognized Certified Industry Analyst Relations Practitioner (CIARP) qualification.
$1295 per seat includes breakfast, lunch and certification. Limit 12 attendees – first come first served.
Venue:
Harvard PR/Sunesis AR
Holborn Gate, 5th floor
26 Southampton Buildings
London
WC2A 1PQ
For more information on the WWTA event and certification go HERE.
Register HERE

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