Tableau Partner Executive Kick-Off 2018

21st - 22nd February 2018 | London

Why attend Partner Executive Kick-off?

At the 2018 Partner Executive Kick-Off we will be sharing key 2018 priorities with our partners in EMEA. Topics you will hear about include :

  • 2018 priorities and program investments within the partner ecosystem.
  • The Tableau product roadmap and what that means for the new year.
  • Choose from breakout sessions on topics of interest including enterprise messaging, subscription licensing and competitive analysis.
  • Regional priorities relevent to your country and region.
  • Plus get a unique chance to connect with other partners and Tableau sales leaders.

The event is free of charge but attendance is strictly by invitation only.

Agenda & Speakers

Wednesday, February 21st 2018

6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Welcome Reception | Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street, London SE1 0SU

Join us for drinks and food in the “Winter Garden” of the Tableau office building to get the kick-off started. Pick up your badge from the Tableau desk on the ground floor reception then come straight up to the 10th floor.

Thursday, February 22nd 2018

Our meeting takes place in the Ballroom of the Hilton London Bankside hotel - directions below.

8:00 a.m  REGISTRATION and breakfast

9:00 a.m  Welcome | Ed Dolman, VP Partners, EMEA

9:10 a.m  Keynote: The Opportunity Ahead | Dan Miller, EVP of WW Sales, Services & Support

9:30 a.m  Keynote: EMEA Investments | James Eiloart, SVP EMEA

9:50 a.m  Keynote: Partner Strategy FY18 | Ed Dolman, VP Partners, EMEA

10:45 a.m  Break

11:15 a.m  Keynote: Product Roadmap | Marc Reuter, Senior Director, Product Development

12:15 p.m  Q&A with Keynote Presenters

12:45 p.m  LUNCH

1:45 p.m  BREAKOUT SESSIONS. Choose from:

  • Evolution of the Message: the Tableau Enterprise Platform | Louis Archer (Tableau Seasons meeting room)
  • Positioning Tableau in a Crowded BI Market | Stefan King (Hilton Bankside Ballroom)

2:45 p.m  Changeover

3:00 p.m  BREAKOUT SESSIONS. Choose from:

  • A New Opportunity: Embedded Analytics | Patrick Evans (Hilton Bankside Ballroom)
  • Nurturing Customers for Life | Colleen O'Connor(Tableau Seasons meeting room)

4:00 p.m  Refreshment Break

4:30 p.m - 5:30 p.m  Regional Sessions | Hosted by your Tableau Country Manager


 

This evening, join us in the Ballroom of the Hilton London Bankside for drinks and dinner as well celebrate the successes of our partners throughout EMEA.

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Pre-dinner Drinks

7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.  Recognition Dinner

Friday, February 23rd 2018

Optional sales meetings are available at Tableau's EMEA office in the Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street, London SE1 0SU. If you would like to schedule a meeting, please reach out to your partner manager directly.

Partner Awards 2017

Partner Awards 2017 Categories

Our partners are a key part of Tableau success in EMEA, and during the meeting we will recognise particular partners for the contribution they have made to Tableau business in the past year.

This year the awards categories are:

  • 2017 EMEA Partner of the Year: Tableau Partners are data experts and Tableau brand ambassadors. The EMEA Partner of the Year award goes to the Partner who is a top performer in a 2017 Award Category. They excel across all aspects of business performance, and go above and beyond to deliver outstanding customer solutions.
  • 2017 UKI Partner of the Year: Tableau’s Value Added Resellers are data experts and Tableau brand ambassadors. This award goes to the United Kingdom & Ireland Reseller whose performance embodies all that Tableau represents to our joint customers. They put the customer first and go above and beyond. The winner is selected based on 2017 sales growth, new customer acquisition, mix of subscription business, go-to-market plans, certification commitments, and being an outstanding partner to work with.
  • 2017 DACCCH Partner of the Year: Tableau’s Value Added Resellers are data experts and Tableau brand ambassadors. This award goes to the DACH, CEE, & CIS Value Added Reseller whose performance embodies all that Tableau represents to our joint customers. They put the customer first and go above and beyond. The winner is selected based on 2017 sales growth, new customer acquisition, mix of subscription business, go-to-market plans, certification commitments, and being an outstanding partner to work with.
  • 2017 NEMEA Partner of the Year: Tableau’s Value Added Resellers are data experts and Tableau brand ambassadors. This award goes to the Northern Europe, Middle East & Africa Value Added Reseller whose performance embodies all that Tableau represents to our joint customers. They put the customer first and go above and beyond. The winner is selected based on 2017 sales growth, new customer acquisition, mix of subscription business, go-to-market plans, certification commitments, and being an outstanding partner to work with.
  • 2017 SEU Partner of the Year: Tableau’s Value Added Resellers are data experts and Tableau brand ambassadors. This award goes to the France & Southern Europe Value Added Reseller whose performance embodies all that Tableau represents to our joint customers. They put the customer first and go above and beyond. The winner is selected based on 2017 sales growth, new customer acquisition, mix of subscription business, go-to-market plans, certification commitments, and being an outstanding partner to work with.
  • 2017 Alliance Partner of the Year: Alliance Partners help our customers understand the value of data, Tableau, and, ultimately, the potential impact that both can have on their business . The EMEA Alliance Partner of the Year is a partner that is at the forefront of the BI industry, developing new market solutions that push the advancement of the industry. They work closely with Tableau Sales and Consulting teams to identify new use cases for Tableau that delight our customers. They partner with us in all facets of the customer lifecycle. The winner is selected based on new customer growth, go-to-market solutions and offerings, certification commitments, and being an outstanding partner to work with.
  • 2017 Services Partner of the Year: Tableau’s Global Services Partners provide training and consulting on behalf of Tableau around the world. This subset of our greater partner network help the Tableau delivery teams scale while adding unique capabilities that delight our customers. Every Consulting and Training partner showcases exceptional skills and knowledge resulting in a fantastic customer experience. The winner of the EMEA Services Partner of the Year award is based on annual revenue impact, year-on-year growth, customer satisfaction ratings, but also ease of doing business, willingness to collaborate, and contribution to the Tableau Community.
  • 2017 Global System Integrator of the Year: Global Systems Integrators are integral to the acceptance and adoption of Tableau at scale. Our SI Partners stregthen the relationship, deployment, and usage across Enterprise clients. This award recognizes the Systems Integrator who has demonstrated outstanding sales and delivery capacity, developed innovative market offerings, commited to joint marketing efforts, and realized strong revenue impacts.
  • 2017 Rising Star: New partners join us each year that bring something different to the table: whether that is specific vertical expertise, or enterprise-class services or a new go-to-market solution. They quickly establish a strong joint partnership with the Tableau team. The Rising Star Award recognizes excellence among our newer partners. We recognize these partners who exceed expectations in transactions and revenue, who bring on-board new customers, and who establish excellent working relationships with the Tableau sales, marketing, and consulting teams. Rising Stars are those who have built a solid foundation that will allow them to grow as fast as Tableau.
  • 2017 Values Ambassador: This award is for outstanding contribution to the development of the Tableau community across EMEA. The Values Ambassador takes our mission to heart and truly commits to Helping People See and Understand Data. Nominees are individuals who are using Tableau to do good for the environment, drive social change and influence positive change across the community.

Join us at the Recognition Dinner on the evening of Thursday 22nd February to see the awards presented.

BlueFin Building and Tableau Office

Our Welcome Reception on Wednesday 21st February takes place in the "Winter Garden" on the 10th Floor of the BlueFin Building, 110 Southwark Street, London SE1 0SU

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The Hilton London Bankside

Our meeting and dinner on Thursday 22nd February will take place in the Ballroom in the Hilton London Bankside, Great Suffolk Street, London SE1 0UG

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Frequently Asked Questions

I am travelling to London for this event, where should I stay ?

The meeting is being held at the Hilton London Bankside hotel and also at the Tableau EMEA office which is located about 200m from the hotel. If you need accommodation please make your own reservation directly with a hotel of your choice. We suggest either the Hilton London Bankside or you will find a number of other hotels located very close by, at a variety of price points.

How do I arrange to meet with Tableau people while I am there?

Your Tableau Partner Manager will be able to set up meetings for you and help you get access to the Tableau office, please speak to them directly to discuss this.

What if I have dietary requirements?

Please let us know about any special dietary requirements by sending an email to Wendy Buckroyd.

Is there a fee to attend the Partner Executive Kick-Off 2018?

There is no fee to attend this event, however attendance is strictly by invitation only. Please do not pass your invitation to other members of your organisation - if you are unable to attend please let your Tableau Partner Manager know who should attend in your place and we will send them an invitation. You are responsible for your own travel and accommodation.

Why am I asked if I'm attending the Welcome Reception and the Recognition Dinner when I register?

We find that some of our delegates are unable to attend the evening parts of our meetings. Please let us know whether you plan to attend or not to assist us with our catering arrangements.

Is this event the same as the Partner Summit?

We have changed our partner meetings in 2018. The Partner Executive Kick-off is an opportunity for us to update our top EMEA partners and align on priorities for 2018. There will continue to be a Global Partner Summit Day, open to all partners, at Tableau Conference. You can find out more about Tableau Conference here.