Cloud Computing Bootcamp

Jul. 30 | Washington, DC

Sep. 17 | Atlanta, GA

Nov. 19 | Houston, TX


The Cloud Computing Association is pleased to announce a series of one-day events to be held in regional markets around the country designed exclusively for small-to-middle-market businesses (SMBs) and their counterparts in government agencies and healthcare organizations whose responsibilities include evaluating, purchasing and implementing cloud-based solutions.

According to a recent survey of over 600 SMBs (defined as businesses and organizations with as few as 20, and up to 1,000 employees), the SMB cloud market will grow to $32 billion in 2016 – which is up by over 19 percent over 2014. In 2014 SMBs used an average of five (5) cloud-based services including infrastructure as a service (IaaS), hosted storage and services and other business applications. By 2016 it is estimated that each SBM in this market will be utilizing an average of nine (9) cloud-based services.

The inaugural 2015 events in our Cloud Boot-Camps for SMBs series will be held as follows:

  • Washington, DC – July 30, 2015
  • Atlanta. GA – September 17, 2015
  • Houston, TX – November 19, 2015

At these events, SMBs will be joined by leading cloud solution-providers and some of their end-user clients who will provide step-by-step guidance on how enterprise business functions may be made more efficient, streamlined and cost-effective by deploying cloud-based solutions. Case studies of actual implementations will highlight the challenges, and shed valuable light on the dos and don’ts.

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Event Details
What: Cloud Boot-Camps for SMBs
| Washington, DC
| Atlanta, GA
| Houston, TX

Program Content:

Cloud-based solution providers, along with representative clients will make informative presentations and case-studies showcases to show how the cloud can be deployed to carry out business functions that are common to almost any enterprise, including: Each conference in the series will focus on these topics particularly as they apply to industry sectors of registered attendees, for example:
  • Supply-chain Management
  • Production & Manufacturing
  • Business Development, Sales & Marketing
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Tax, Accounting and Financial
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Logistics & Distribution
  • Management
  • HR Management
  • Network Management & Security
  • Storage Solutions
  • Mobile Applications
  • Imaging and BIG DATA Management
  • And more…
  • Government/Military
  • Healthcare/Life sciences
  • Finance/Insurance
  • Consumer Goods
  • Automotive/Transportation
  • Retail/Hospitality
  • And more…

Who Will Attend?

The conferences will be marketed to CCA’s extensive database of key owners and employees within SMBs, government and healthcare organizations. Specifically, individuals with titles below representing a cross-section of industry sectors will be invited:

C-suite Executive Decision-Makers
  • CEOs, Owners, Founders, CFO’s, CIOs, CTOs and…
VPs, Department Heads, and Directors & Administrators representing:
  • Information Technology Management & Security
  • Production/Manufacturing
  • Business Development, Sales & Marketing
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Call Centers
  • Human Resources
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Logistics & Operations
  • Purchasing
From Industry Sectors including:
  • Credit Managers
  • Federal, State and Local Governments
  • Healthcare/Life sciences
  • Finance/Insurance
  • Consumer Goods
  • Automotive/Transportation
  • Retail/Hospitality
  • And more…
Benefits of Attending:

SMB’s who have implemented, or are contemplating the implementation or expansion of new cloud-based IT management solutions will:

  • Meet face-to-face with, and gain expert information from, cloud solution-providers competing for their business.
  • Gain insights into, and compare and contrast the various cloud solutions to specific business functions.
  • Learn about the latest trends in Big Data, Mobile, DevOps, Internet-of-Things, hybrid and private clouds, and everything-as-a-service (XaaS)
  • Experience live demos and have specific questions and concerns addressed in our exhibit area
  • Network, and compare notes and ‘war stories’ with peers from other SMBs in their region

Cloud-based solution providers will be able to:

  • Showcase their regional sales and marketing teams and product managers to the SMBs in their territory – ‘under one roof.’
  • Utilize low-cost exhibit space at which to conduct demonstrations and meet one-on-one with conference attendees during networking breaks and at the post-conference evening reception.
  • Gain high-profile branding and visibility in CCA’s aggressive pre-conference marketing campaigns, materials and communications.
  • Set follow-up meetings with the otherwise hard-to-reach decision-makers met at the conference

Registration and Pricing

Dates & Locations

The 2015 Cloud Computing Boot Camps for SMBs will be held in three cities as follows:

July 30, 2015 — Washington, DC
Hilton Crystal City at Washington Reagan Airport
Early Bird Deadline: May 1, 2015

September 17, 2015 — Atlanta, GA
Venue TBA
Early Bird Deadline: August 1, 2015

November 19, 2015 — Houston, TX
Venue TBA
Early Bird Deadline: September 1, 2015


Executives from SMBs and healthcare organizations may attend these information-packed conferences for a nominal registration fee. Moreover, the first twenty (20) representatives from government agencies may attend as CCA’s COMPLIMENTARY guests. (Thereafter, registrations will be the same as for other SMBs)

Early BirdRepresentatives from SMBs and healthcare organizations (non-cloud vendors only): $95
Regular Rate Registration after the deadline dates above. $195

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Complimentary First 20 representatives from Federal, State or Local Government Agencies.  
Regular Rate After the first twenty (20) government registrants the SMB rate will apply. $95

First twenty government registrants are complimentary.

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Cloud Vendors
Early Bird Registrations from Cloud-vendor companies that do not sponsor conference. $795
Regular Rate For registration after the deadline dates above. $995

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All registrations are subject to review and approval.

*Special Notice on Early-Bird Registrations: Registrations must be PAID on or before expiration date of the early-bird discount. To insure lowest rates, it is advised that payment be made to "iiBIG" by credit card simultaneous with online registration. If payment is not received on or before the early-bird deadline, the amount due will be increased to the amount that is applicable after the expiration date of the early-bird rates.

Get Involved


Representatives from Cloud vendor companies that sponsor one or more of the conferences in the 2015 Series may register multiple representatives.

The number of registrations included in conference sponsorships will vary depending on type of Sponsorship. For more information regarding sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, benefits and pricing, contact:

Don Buford, CEO, Cloud Computing Association
Phone: 212-300-2521 | Email:


Conference Venue Information


The Cloud Computing Association is currently making arrangements for a limited number of sleeping rooms at a discounted preferred rate for conference attendees. Information about how to reserve rooms will be announced very soon.

In the meantime, for more information contact:

Marisa Colandrea, Director Meeting Planning & Logistics, Cloud Computing Association (CCA) or by phone at 212-300-2522