Top reasons to attend Citrix Synergy

The global Citrix community of customers, prospective customers, partners and industry influencers come together at the top Citrix technology conference each year for strategic insights and professional networking. Here are the top five benefits Citrix Synergy delivers:


Intensive technical training

Synergy features nearly 100 breakouts in five tracks ranging in length from 45 to 90 minutes to allow time for deep dives, including sessions built for customers, by customers through the Call for Topics program. You’ll also find intensive hands-on training including the self-guided, self-contained Solutions Demo Sandbox, the opportunity to get Citrix Certified on-site and the Instructor-led Learning Labs preconference workshop, offering in-depth technical instruction led by Citrix experts, on Saturday and Sunday.

Access to experts

Join industry thought leaders and Citrix Networking experts for NetScaler Connect, a unique event-within-an-event covering the hottest networking topics and solutions exclusively for Networking IT professionals. Synergy also offers direct access to experts in application delivery, user experience, security, networking management, virtualization, file sync and cloud services through Lunch Table Tech Chats, Match.Geek and the Meet the Experts Theater. You’ll have the opportunity to discuss your specific challenges as well as real-world best practices.

Exposure to new trends and innovations

Experience Citrix like you never have before in The Citrix Booth Experience: meet the industry’s most disruptive thought leaders and talk about the hottest IT topics in the Meet the Experts Theater and Ask the Experts Bar and explore multiple demo stations focusing on products and solutions. Plus, discover new ways to enhance and expand Citrix solutions with the newest offerings from leading IT vendors in the Solutions Expo.

Professional networking

Synergy is a unique technology conference, big enough to welcome recognized experts across a broad spectrum of technologies yet intimate enough to engage on a personal level. Network, debate and discuss with Citrix experts and executives, thought leaders, analysts and IT vendors at the Welcome Reception and the unforgettable Final Night Party. Plus, high-level Birds of a Feather panel discussions and industry networking receptions enable you to discuss your specific challenges with colleagues in healthcare, education, financial services and government.

Special features

Meet the tech leaders who are key contributors to IT innovation at the Diversity in Technology Networking Reception, a powerful opportunity to connect with a global community of highly motivated professional attendees from many different organizations. And don’t miss the 60in60 Challenge, confirmation that VDI POCs can be quick and fun. Come cheer on the teams battling to stand up a typical Citrix XenDesktop proof of concept in under an hour—that’s 60 virtual desktops in 60 minutes! And don’t miss the Synergy Showdown, where teams of industry experts led by Citrix Technology Professionals compete to deploy an entire Citrix XenApp infrastructure on Microsoft Azure. Come cheer on the teams battling for bragging rights in the Synergy Showdown, formerly the 60in60 Challenge—and see how easy it is to deliver XenApp in the cloud!