Partners play a critical role in Red Hat’s efforts to drive innovation with enterprise open source technology. From OEMs to global systems integrators to cloud and service providers, Red Hat’s extensive partner ecosystem helps customers around the world achieve success and IT modernization. We appreciate our partners and look forward to showcasing their innovative work at the first-ever Red Hat Summit Virtual Experience, a free, immersive multi-day event.

If you’re a partner participating in Red Hat Summit, you won’t want to miss any of the action. Here are a few insider tips and tricks to help you navigate our newly virtual event.

Tune in to general session keynotes

Red Hat Summit is now a virtual experience, but we’re bringing our legendary main stage magic to at-home offices and screens everywhere! Don’t miss this year’s biggest customer success stories, new technology updates and exciting keynote presentations. 

Join Red Hat leaders, as well as a lineup of partners and customers, as they look back at progress made in 2019 and discuss the future of open enterprise technology at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. EST each day. 

Explore the virtualized Open Neighborhood

The buzzing Open Neighborhood has been transformed into a digital landscape for virtual Summit-goers to learn more about the announcements made during general session keynotes, experience interactive demos and engage with other industry leaders. 

Visit virtual booths to find product demos, shareable content and participate in live chat rooms with Red Hat experts and other attendees. Plus, look out for opportunities to complete activities, earn badges and climb the virtual leaderboard!

Visit the Partner Hub

Registered partners at Summit have special access to our Partner Hub, a dedicated virtual experience focused on all things partners. Within this area, you have the chance to engage with Red Hat partner teams on a deeper level, demo tools and resources, and gather valuable information around our partner programs. While you’re there, participate in live chat rooms with Red Hatters and other partners, discover partner spotlight presentations and offer feedback on our programs. In order to gain exclusive access to the Partner Hub, partners must register for the Red Hat Summit Virtual Experience by 5 p.m. PST on April 23, 2020. 

Find a breakout session

As part of the reimagined Summit experience, we’re hosting more than 100 breakout sessions to showcase how Red Hat can help your business generate revenue, access emerging markets and develop offerings to meet customer needs with open source technology. Partners can also tune in to partner-specific sessions via the Red Hat Channel Watch series on the partner portal, which features Red Hat channel leaders discussing news and updates related to the partner ecosystem. 

Spread the word

Summit is packed with insights and information that your customers and fellow industry leaders may find valuable. Take the opportunity to share your findings with others, engage directly in our live chat rooms and networking lounges and tell the world about your experience. Find a press release and social media toolkits on the partner portal to help you spread the word about the Red Hat Summit Virtual Experience and announce technology news as it breaks. 

We are constantly looking for ways to engage with our partners and customers, and the Red Hat Summit Virtual Experience presents an exciting new landscape to foster even more meaningful connections and shared experiences. See you there!

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