Welcome to the NetApp EMEA Partner
Executive Forum 2019!

May 14-15, 2019

Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center

We look forward to you joining us at NetApp EMEA Partner Executive Forum, NetApp's official EMEA kick-off for the Partner Community.

The Executive Forum is a unique opportunity to network with Executive leaders from NetApp and your peers from all over EMEA. We will share our evolving partner strategy our vision for the future and how we can together capitalize on the immense opportunity in front of us.

Our General Session will focus on “Partnering to Win.” You will hear about Data Fabric 2.0 and how we can partner to succeed in AI, DevOps, Cloud, and Enterprise Application. IDC will join us to share their perspective on the market dynamics and reinforce the opportunity for NetApp and our partners.

Whether you take part in the CTO Forum, Distribution Council, Partner Roundtables, Breakouts or Executive one-to-one meetings, you can be sure to take away all the necessary information on our strategy, partner and profitability programs, market opportunity, technical developments, solution offerings and services.

Yes, it’s a fully packed program, but there will be enough time for networking with your peers and we will have a fun packed evening at the gala dinner to celebrate our success to include the NetApp EMEA Partner Awards ceremony.


Thank you for interest in attending our NetApp EMEA Partner Executive Forum in Madrid.

Registration is officially closed. If you missed your chance to register, and would still like to attend, please reach out to your NetApp Partner Account Manager who can try to assist you.

Hotel and Travel Information

The Partner Executive Forum will take place at the Madrid Marriott Auditorium, Av. de Aragón, 400, 28022 Madrid, Spain. The hotel is located between Madrid's Barajas Airport and city center and offers the perfect balance between business and the travel experience. We will book your hotel accommodation as soon as you register. The hotel provides airport shuttle service everyday from 05:00 AM - 01:30 AM and can be scheduled via phone : +34 91 400-4400. The estimated taxi fare is approximately 25 EUR (one way).


(subject to change)

Tuesday, May 14

12:45 – 13:45 – Networking Lunch

13:45 – 17:00 – General Sessions

  • Welcome to PEF
  • Partnering to Win
  • Guest speaker from IDC
  • EMEA GTM Transformation
  • FY20 Must Win Areas

17:00 – 19:00 – 1:1 meetings

19:30 – 22:00 – Gala Dinner and EMEA Partner Excellence Awards

Wednesday, May 15

09:00 – 09:30 – General Sessions

09:30 – 12:00 – CTO Forum

09:45 – 10:45 – Press briefings

10:00 – 12:00 – Distribution Council

10:00 – 12:00 – Breakout Sessions: FY20 Unified Partner Program and Services

12:00 – 13:30 – Networking lunch with NetApp Executives

13:30 – 16:00 – 1:1 meeting

16:00 – Departures

NetApp EMEA Excellence Partner Awards

At NetApp, we know that our partners are committed to the pursuit of performance excellence, innovation and quality.  After huge success over the past six years, NetApp continues recognising those partners who go beyond for their customers and demonstrate success at the highest level at our annual Partner Awards ceremony.

Award Categories:

  • Distributor of the Year EMEA
  • Partner of the Year EMEA
  • Net New Business Award EMEA
  • Innovation Partner of the Year EMEA
  • Cloud Partner of the Year EMEA
  • Flash Partner of the Year EMEA
  • HCI Partner of the Year EMEA
  • Converged Partner of the Year EMEA
  • Service Partner of the Year EMEA
  • Portfolio Partner of the Year

Award Benefits

The partner award winners will receive:

  • Recognition during the awards dinner
  • Recognition in NetApp press release and social media
  • Communication kit including press release template and customizable social media
  • Personalized award trophy



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