WHD.global is first and foremost a world-class technology conference that brings together leading experts and insiders for high-value networking, informative discussions, and shared experiences. Over the last twelve years WHD.global has become the largest and most successful event for the hosting and cloud services industry. And the success grows every year.
WHD.global 2016 “By the Numbers”
- 6,530 - The number of unique attendees at this year’s event-a nice increase over last year.
- 218 - The number of partners for WHD.global 2016, including 33 media partners, our Diamond Plus Partner Acronis, and 184 more Diamond, Platinum, and Gold partners who brought the latest products and services and delivered great session content.
- >20k - WHD.global shuttles drove more than 20,000 kilometers in and around EuropaPark!
- >31k - Did you download the new WHD.swipe mobile app? Thousands did, making more than 31,800 matches on site to build relationships and do business in real time.
This success is built upon a dedication to quality programming, superior hospitality, and a drive for continual improvement.
Key Exhibits and Session Types
We received hundreds of positive comments from exhibitors and attendees, and everyone had their favorite session or event. This year there was so much going on that it is hard to pick the top highlights.
The central exhibition of every WHD event where partners present their latest innovative products and solutions.
Keynotes from the most successful international experts about hot topics that affect the whole industry.
Lively discussions with experts on hot industry topics.
Industry experts talk about news and facts worth knowing around the topics of hosting, cloud, and infrastructure.
Year after year, WHD.global has become famous for the social events. Not only do they provide a well-earned diversion from the hustle and bustle of the world’s largest industry event, but these are unrivaled opportunities for networking. It has been said that many deals begun on the exhibit floor have been finalized at one of our social events. And the professional entertainment and hospitality cannot be matched anywhere.
- Weebly Come2Gather
A pre-event networking party the night before for all partner companies
- Odin VIP Gala
This exclusive gala for the most important WHD guests is a real entertainment highlight (FULLY BOOKED)
- Symantec BierFest
The second event day comes to an end with an Oktoberfest-like party setting
- OnApp ConneXion Party
All attendees and partners celebrate the last night with our famous hospitality, exquisite catering, and great entertainment
Enjoy a lavish brunch and wrap up the conference with colleagues and new contacts before going home
A sport event organized by Alinto & Raidlight. Join us in the Colosseo at 7:45 am every morning for a gentle 30-minute run around Europa-Park in order to be in great shape all the day
There is no substitute for being here
Join more than 6000 of your peers, potential customers, and technology leaders on March 15 through 17, 2016 for three full days of invaluable sessions, industry insights, business opportunities, and networking at the world’s largest cloud services and hosting event. There is no substitute for being here.