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Dazzling Dreamforce

Inspired by Blog Series – Kevin Bacon by Eric ,Girly Geek By Lauren , Answers Community Leaders by Vinay & the Answers Community   forum of which I have been a part from a long time,I decided to put this series to share astounding truths about dreamforce. Special thanks to Eric Dreshfield for being an Awesome Mentor, Supporter, and a True Evangelist.



A Paradise where we have the time of our life & its Memories, that last a Lifetime…

What is Dreamforce :

Isn’t this only a Salesforce annual user conference? Strictly, yes, it is Salesforce’s primary yearly gathering. Yet, Dreamforce is so much more than that.

Individuals assemble in San Francisco from everywhere in the world to share thoughts and challenges, learn about new product capabilities, associate and network with one another, and, in general, be educated and enlightened about the Salesforce ecosystem. You get the opportunity to engage with thought pioneers, industry leaders, and a great many your companions from the ecosystem. What’s more, you’ll leave with great learning, new connections, and memories that will endure forever.  With more than 2,000 breakout sessions, helpful keynotes, an exceptional expo, and a rockin’ show, Dreamforce is the world’s biggest innovation gathering. Basically, it’s the spot to be for the Salesforce Community.

Dreamforce offers:

Learn Without Boundaries:

Learn and share best practices on more than 2,000 sessions, including expert and MVP led sessions and hands-on trainings, a Cloud Expo (the world’s biggest!), exceptional selections for admins and developers, as well as Circles of Success, where you can get your inquiries addressed by product specialists.

Network like There’s No Tomorrow:

Make connections and share best practices. Whatever your part, organization size, or industry, the Community is prepared to share its knowledge and skills, and is eager to connect with you outside of Dreamforce, or even simply share lunch with you at Dreamforce.

Give Back in a Big Way:

The Dreamforce community consistently meets the challenges to make an impact on other that is as large as the event itself. It’s mind-boggling what we can accomplish when we join together as a whole community. In previous years we’ve given 3 million dinners to those in need and gathered over a million books!

History Of Dreamforce


Dreamforce may be the greatest cloud meeting anyplace, and it’s rapidly getting to be one of the biggest innovation gatherings in the world. With that developing notoriety, the industry has generally expected huge names when Salesforce declares the gathering’s keynote speakers. From Dreamforce’s first year, CEO Marc Benioff has shared conversations with VPs, performing artists, CEOs, and illuminating tech industry celebrities.

A list of all the Dreamforce keynote speakers from 2003-2016

Here’s a far-reaching history of Dreamforce keynote speakers since 2003, the first year of the Salesforce gathering. In the initial couple of years, Dreamforce was called a “Client and Developer Conference” and the speaker rundown did not feature such recognizable names as it does today. Still, Benioff figured out how to stock the speaker list with pioneers and innovators: Note beginning in 2013, Dreamforce and the Benefit for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital were joined. Earlier years, they were separate events.

2003 – Dreamforce 1 –(November 9-11)

Adam Bosworth (SVP of BEA Systems), Halsey Minor (Chairman and CEO, Grand Central), Chris Thomas (Chief E-Strategist, Intel), David Vaskevitch (SVP and CTO, Microsoft Corporation), Ernie Cormier (VP of Business Solutions, Nextel)

2004 – Dreamforce 2 –(November 1-4)

Brad Boston, (SVP and CIO, Cisco Systems), Adam Bosworth (VP of Engineering, Google), Marie Wieck, (GM, IBM), Jim Balsillie (Chairman and Co-CEO, Research In Motion) Jonathan Schwartz (President and COO, Sun Microsystems), Joe Rymsza, (President and CEO, Vettro), and Subrah Iyar, Chairman and CEO, WebEx)

2005 – Dreamforce 3 – (September 11-14)

Chris Anderson (Tech Luminary, Editor-in-Chief, WIRED Magazine), Adam Bosworth (VP of engineering, Google), John Freeland (Global Managing Partner, CRM practice, Accenture), Laurent Philonenko (VP & General Manager, Cisco), Chris Thomas (Chief strategist, Intel)

2006 – Dreamforce 4 – ( October 8 – 11)    Colin Powell

2007 – Dreamforce 5 – (September 16-19)  George Lucas

2008 – Dreamforce 6 –  (November 2-5)

Michael Dell, Neil Young, Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook), Dave Girouard (President of Enterprise, Google)

2009 – Dreamforce 7 – (November 17-20)

Colin Powell, Shantanu Narayen (President and CEO, Adobe), Dave Girouard (President of Enterprise, Google)

2010 – Dreamforce 8 – (December 6-9)      Bill Clinton

2011 – Dreamforce 9 – (August 30 – September 2)

Eric Schmidt, Gary Vaynerchuk

2012 – Dreamforce 10 – (September 18-21)

Colin Powell, Jeff Immelt, Tony Robbins, Sir Richard Branson

2013 – Dreamforce 11 –(November 18-21)

Sheryl Sandberg, Marissa Mayer (CEO and President, Yahoo!), Deepak Chopra.

2014 – Dreamforce 12 – (October 13-16)

Hillary Clinton, Al (October 13-16) Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, Max Levchin

2015 – Dreamforce 13 (September 15-18)

Marc Benioff(Chairman & CEO, Salesforce),Satya  Nadella(CEO,Microsoft), Jessica Alba(Founder,The Honest Company),Sujan Wojcicki(CEO,YouTube),Goldie Hawn(Founder,TheHawnFoundation), Hikmetersek(President/CEO,Western Union), DR. Laura Esserman(MD,UCSF School of Medicine),

2016 – Dreamforce 14- (October 4-7)

Melinda Gates (Co Chair , Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation),MARC BENIOFF (Chairman & CEO, Salesforce),Patricia Arquette,Billie Jean King ,Deborah Duggan (CEO, RED)

References : 

Dreamforce ’16 Ready

Get Ready for Dreamforce

5 Things to Know About Dreamforce ’16


Hi! I am Pritam Shekhawat, Salesforce Lightning Champion. I am working as a Salesforce Lightning Practice Lead at Dazeworks and I am a leader of Noida Salesforce Admin group. Most important thing which I like about Salesforce is giving back. There aren’t enough words in the dictionary to describe the significance of giving back.

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