ITPalooza is South Florida’s Premier Technology Conference. Now in its 7th year, ITPalooza is the preeminent platform to drive business deals and forge valuable connections with local and regional tech professionals.
#1 Locally Produced Tech Event in the Region.
Whether you’re new to ITPalooza or you’ve been following us from the beginning (12/12/12) you’ll know that ITPalooza is all about our tech community. Every year we create a platform for our tech community to come together. We host speakers, vendors, user groups, VIPs and tech leaders from all over the region.
#2 Toys for Tots Contributor.
We’re also the 2nd largest contributor to the Marine Toys for Tots December Toy Drive. We achieve this by encouraging all ITPalooza attendees to bring a toy for our famous toy wall. We also offer FREE Toys For Tots Pledge Tickets (through October 31).
Here are some highlights for the past 6 editions of ITPalooza.
- 356 Speakers
- Over 400 local tech companies exhibited
- More than 7,000 companies represented
- $253,000 dollars in toys, fun, and cash raised for Toys for Tots and other local non-profit groups.
- More than 10,000 attendees
- Visit the ITPalooza History Page for more cool facts
Bring a toy and give more joy this holiday season.
Since our first ITPalooza on 12/12/12, we’ve raised over $250,000 for charity and supported the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Each year we’ve built the magnificent Toy Wall – a testament to the generosity of the South Florida tech community.
If you’ve visited ITPalooza, you’ll know what I mean. The Toy Wall stands apart as a shining example of our community pulling together for a cause greater than each of us.
This year, I know many of you have already secured your Toys for Tots pledge tickets and many of you have purchased your passes. My appeal to you, is that every visitor to ITPalooza brings a toy and helps to build the Toy Wall gift by gift.
Over past 6 years, ITPalooza has raised more than $250,000 in toys and cash making us the 3rd largest single-contributor in the region to the Toys for Tots Foundation.
It’s no secret that ITPalooza presents some of the best speakers and panels – what you might not be aware of is the growing number of high-profile speakers set to present at the December 13 event.
The list is long, illustrious and growing. We are expecting over 60 speakers and moderators delivering Keynotes, panel discussions, presentations, and workshops.
REMINDER – FREE Toys for Tots Pledge Tix end Midnight Tomorrow (October 31)
We are adding speakers, filling out the schedule and preparing the complete agenda – on a daily basis as we get closer to ITP18. Be sure to check the ITP website and blogs for the latest news and updates.
Featured Speakers: For a full break-down (so far…) visit the ITP18 content page
When they’re gone, they’re gone!
FREE Toys for Tots Tix end Midnight October 31
You are invited to join the largest gathering of the South Florida technology community for ITPalooza 2018. You’ll connect with peers and industry experts, attend technology education sessions presented by regional and national subject matter experts all while experiencing the best IT and Technology available in our region.
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Ft. Lauderdale-Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: (954) 765-5900
Parking for 3000 cars available at the Convention Center
Doors open at 8:00 AM
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Download the Official ITP18 Sponsorship Prospectus.
If you need a convenient PDF document to forward to a colleague or friend, download the official ITP18 sponsorship opportunities price list.
ITPalooza is all about content and connecting you, the tech professional, with the information you need to make informed decisions about technology and trends. Each week, we’ll be introducing you to the topics panels and subject-matter experts who will be delivering that content.
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