Digital Transformation 2019



About the Forum | Who Attends | RegistrationEvent App

ABOUT THE FORUM


What is Digital Transformation & Innovation 2019 Forum? 
Digital Transformation & Innovation 2019 Forum is Forrester's flagship event for technology and digital business leaders, bringing together 800+ innovators from retail, financial services, media, healthcare, and more. Together, we'll tackle the key issues that both drive and hamper successful digital transformations. At Digital Transformation & Innovation 2019, you'll learn how to navigate your organization, teams, and processes away from traditional, increasingly ineffective approaches and toward disruptive strategies that can drive explosive business growth.

When and where will Digital Transformation & Innovation 2019 Forum take place?
Digital Transformation & Innovation 2019 Forum will take place Tuesday, May 14, 2019 and Wednesday, May 15, 2019. All sessions will be held at: 

301 East North Water Street 
Chicago, IL 60611

Where do I book my stay?
Attendees are responsible for booking their own rooms at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. Room reservations made by Saturday, April 13, will be eligible for the group rate of $249.00 plus applicable taxes and fees for single or double occupancy. The negotiated group rate is based on availability and applies to reservations for Sunday, May 12, through Thursday, May 16, 2019.

To receive the group rate, click here, or mention "Forrester's Digital Transformation Forum” when you call (312) 464-1000.

When will the speaker schedule be published?
We plan to publish a program outline in early 2019, which will allow you to understand how our content will be structured in terms of topics and timing. A final program will be published at least one month prior to the Forum.

How can I become a sponsor and/or exhibit at Digital Transformation & Innovation 2019 Forum?
Visit our Sponsors tab above, send our sponsorship team an email at sponsorships@forrester.com, or call us at +1 (888) 343-6786, and a member of the team will get back to you as soon as possible.

I’d like to attend as a journalist. Do you offer press passes?
We offer complimentary press passes for certain media outlets. Contact press@forrester.com to learn more.


WHO ATTENDS


Technology leaders and line-of-business leaders working on digital business transformation priorities within their roles and across the enterprise. If you are working on challenges around the following areas, you and your business or technology counterpart should attend:

  • Digital transformation
  • Digital and mobile commerce
  • Digital customer experience and engagement
  • Digital product management, including Agile development and DevOps
  • Data analytics and management
  • Data security and protection
  • Digital transformation in the supply chain
  • AI, automation, and robotics
  • Digital organization, culture, and skills
  • Technology partner/ecosystem management
  • Channel strategy and management
  • App development and design
But don't stop there! Speak to one of our team members to find the best fit for you at our event. Email us, chat with us on our event website, or call us at +1 (888) 343-6786. A dedicated member of our team will learn more about what you are working on and will be sure to point you in the right direction. 

REGISTRATION


Forrester events are open to the public. Current Forrester clients may have access to Forum tickets as part of their overall account relationship. If you are a Forrester client and you are not sure if you have access to a ticket, please email your dedicated account team or email us at events@forrester.com. If you have confirmed that you have an available ticket or service units that you can use, register online by selecting the option "I have a prepurchased ticket or service units to use." Your registration will be pending until you receive a confirmation email indicating your available event ticket or service units have been processed.

How can I purchase a ticket?
Click "Register" above. Select the "I need to purchase ticket(s)" option. You can purchase one ticket or continue to add additional attendees before you complete your registration profile(s) and enter payment information. All attendees will receive a unique confirmation email with their unique reference number.

How much do tickets cost?
Our standard ticket pricing is:

Client pricing: $2,350 
Non-client pricing: $2,550 
Government, education, and nonprofit: $2,250

Purchasing a ticket before our Super Early Bird deadlines can save you money — typically $500 up to 10 weeks in advance or $200 up to six weeks out. No code is required to qualify for the early rates. To review our pricing menu and special promotions, please click here.

Are there any discounts for group tickets? 
Yes, we offer a "4 for 3 Package." When three colleagues from the same company register for an event at the same time, a fourth colleague may attend free of charge. This discount applies to credit card or check payments only. Group discounts cannot be combined with other offers, including Early Bird and sponsor rates. This promotion can be redeemed by using the promo code "4FORR3."
Subsequent cancellation of any paying member of the team will result in a charge for the free attendee. 
 
For other group sizes, send an inquiry to events@forrester.com listing the event, the number of people who want to attend, and any budgetary requirements. A dedicated event sales representative will be in contact within two business days with options.

When is the latest I can purchase tickets online?
Tickets for Forrester events tend to sell out in advance. Please don't wait too long to purchase a ticket if you are sure you want to participate.

Can I split my ticket with a colleague or friend?
Each event registration is for one person only. Event tickets may not be split or shared. 

Can I transfer my purchased ticket to someone else?
Tickets purchased for a specific event can be transferred to a colleague at any time prior to the event. To transfer your pass to a colleague, please click here. You'll need to enter in the email address used at registration as well as your reference number, provided in your confirmation email. Or email events@forrester.com for help.

Can I get a refund if I am unable to attend?
If written notice of cancellation is received by Forrester more than four weeks prior to the date of the event, Forrester will refund 100 percent of the registration fee. If written notice of cancellation is received less than four weeks but more than two weeks prior, Forrester will refund 50 percent of the fee. Cancellations received by Forrester less than two weeks prior cannot be refunded. Please note that in the event of ticket cancellation, Forrester is not responsible for your travel plans, hotel reservations, or any other costs incurred by or associated with your cancellation. View our full terms and conditions here.

Can I transfer my registration to another event?
If you are unable to attend and want to transfer your ticket to a different Forrester event, please email events@forrester.com to inquire which events the ticket may be valid for. 

What are the event registration terms and conditions?
To view our event registration terms and conditions, please click here.

What is Forrester's privacy policy?
To view Forrester's privacy policy, please click here.

How can I get a letter of invitation for a visa?
Please send an email request to events@forrester.com to ask for the documentation. We require payment for your tickets before we send you an invitation. 

EVENT APP


Once you are on-site, everything you will need to know about the Forum lives in our mobile app. Download it from Google Play or the Apple App Store. You can use the app to connect with fellow attendees, set up onsite meetings with peers, schedule 1-On-1 Analyst meetings, and access presentations and new Forrester reports. For any given Forum, the app will be updated and ready to use approximately one week in advance.

To log into the app, use your email address and choose "Use Automatic Login." An email will be sent to you from attendeesupport@doubledutch.me. Once you tap the "Automatic Login" button in your email, you will be prompted to open the Forrester Events app and are ready to get started. 

Note: Only registered attendees can access the app.