Meri Summers

As manager of corporate events for Citrix, Meri Summers guides strategy, planning and implementation for Citrix Synergy, the company’s annual user conference, which attracts a global audience of 5,500 decision makers, influencers and customers, as well as international media and analysts who are shaping opinions in the IT community. Meri also manages planning for the Citrix Summit sales and partner event, held annually in the U.S. and Singapore. Prior to this role, she was a senior marketing event planner for Eclipsys Corporation.
  1. Top 10 (+1) Citrix Synergy Sessions … Watch Them Today!

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    I don’t know what it is about top ten lists: I can never stick to just ten.  This time, my reasoning is solid: the content at Citrix Synergy 2015 in Orlando was too valuable to limit to ten. When you see the level of training offered in these technical breakout sessions, I think you’ll agree that 11 was a much better choice. Based on attendee survey comments—along ...

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  2. Experience Citrix Synergy LIVE: Watch Keynotes and Sessions on SynergyTV

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    Now you can be a part of Citrix Synergy 2015, in Orlando May 12–14, from wherever you are! SynergyTV, sponsored by Intel (A BIG thanks to them ), will be live-streaming keynotes and breakout sessions throughout the conference. Tune in live—let your colleagues know, too, if they weren’t able to make it to Orlando—and join us virtually for an up-close look at innovative technologies that are enabling ...

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  3. Meet Your Match: The New Synergy Match.Geek Program Connects You With Experts

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    I’m excited to tell you about one of the new programs at Citrix Synergy 2015, in Orlando May 12–14. Match.Geek connects Synergy attendees with industry experts for 30-minute face-to-face sessions, answering questions in their area of expertise. (Think of it like speed dating, but with a technology focus.) Match.Geek experts will be providing advice tailored to specific IT challenges—sessions aren’t scripted, so it’s more like ...

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  4. Session Catalog Is Live: Design Your Citrix Synergy Experience!

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      It’s easier than ever to design your own conference experience at Citrix Synergy 2015, in Orlando May 12–14. The session catalog just launched with an incredible mix of strategy sessions, new product deep dives and interactive panel discussions along with practical training on architecture, design, deployment and support of mobile workspaces. You’ll have plenty of options for customizing Synergy to suit your interests and your ...

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  5. Announcing the Citrix Synergy 2015 Guest Speakers

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      Back in October, we asked you to submit proposals to be a guest speaker at Citrix Synergy 2015, in Orlando May 12–14. Little did we know our Call for Topics would yield such an accomplished and talented group! Guest presenters are one of the highlights of Synergy every year. Our featured speakers represent a range of industries including healthcare and education, consulting and financial services, and ...

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  6. My Top Picks for Citrix Synergy Sessions and Labs

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      One of the most important qualities of Citrix Synergy 2015 in Orlando, May 12–14, is the balance it strikes between strategy and tactics, providing both “big picture” business and technical vision along with practical training. Synergy achieves this balance with breakout sessions and labs that welcome a wide variety of presenters—including customers, analysts, and IT vendors—alongside Citrix experts. It’s a great mix that sparks thought-provoking discussion ...

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  7. The Top Five Sessions at Citrix Summit 2015

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      It’s taken some time to read through all of your excellent comments and do a final report of post-event surveys about the breakout sessions at Citrix Summit 2015. Success! I’ve come up with a tally of the top five sessions from Las Vegas. Just a note that there are many methods for compiling ratings like these—I’ve chosen to use the amount of buzz these sessions ...

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  8. Can’t be at Citrix Summit? Watch the Keynote Live Stream!

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    Citrix Partners join your colleagues at Citrix Summit 2015—from wherever you are. Even if you can’t be in Las Vegas, you won’t miss a minute of Citrix vision. Tune in to the Summit keynote live stream, and virtually attend the premier annual kickoff event for Citrix and our global network of partners.   Log in to Citrix Partner Central to watch the keynotes Start the new year with ...

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  9. Citrix Synergy 2015 Call for Topics deadline extended to December 7

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    We didn’t want the story to end…so we extended the deadline! It’s not too late to tell your tale of mobile workspace success at Citrix Synergy 2015, May 12–14 in Orlando. The Call for Topics has been extended to December 7—apply to be a presenter today. Recap: how Call for Topics works Really good stories help lessons “stick,” so the Call for Topics puts a premium on ...

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  10. Sandbox. Sessions. Labs. Dive in. The Summit Session Catalog is live!

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    The Summit Session Catalog is live! Start building your schedule now: this year’s catalog has a record number of breakout and technical sessions, and the hands-on labs including the Solutions Demo Sandbox offer more intensive training than ever. Everything has been tailored to your role and organized by content type, to give you the strongest start possible in the new sales cycle. Let’s dive in ...

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