Economy    |    Sustainability    |    Collaboration
7th June 2023 | 9am – 5:30pm
Voco St. John's Solihull, Warwick Road, Solihull B91 1AT

The industry is continuously evolving, with technology advancing at an unprecedented pace. However, as growth continues, it is essential to address the challenges faced by the sector, including economic sustainability and environmental impact. To tackle these issues, collaboration is crucial.

Please join us at this important event where you’ll meet industry experts, vendors, fellow Arrow partners and thought leaders, coming together to discuss strategies for building a sustainable, economic future.

The event will cover 3 key topics:

Economy: The IT industry is a significant contributor to global economic growth. We will discuss ways to improve economic sustainability and growth within the Channel whilst ensuring it remains inclusive and equitable.

Sustainability: The IT industry has a massive environmental impact, and it is essential to address this issue to build a sustainable future. We will discuss ways to reduce the industry's carbon footprint and promote sustainable practices.

Collaboration: The IT industry comprises various stakeholders, including businesses, policymakers, consumers, and innovators. Collaboration is crucial to tackle the challenges faced by the industry. We will discuss ways to encourage collaboration between stakeholders and build a more robust and resilient industry.

  • 9am: Registration and Networking
  • 10am: Welcome Address by Anthony Dobson | UK Country Manager, Arrow
  • 10:30am: Guest Keynote Speaker Tom Savigar
  • 11:15am: Panel Discussion – Economic Challenges and How to Overcome Them
  • Led by Neil Palmer | Director of Networking and Security, Arrow
  • Tenable, Broadcom, Dell
  • 12:00pm: Lunch Break & Networking
  • 1:30pm: Panel Discussion – Sustainability in the IT Industry
  • Led by Alex Kennedy | Head of Strategic Projects, Arrow
  • Microsoft, IBM, Fortinet
  • 2:15pm: Panel Discussion – Collaboration for a Resilient IT Industry
  • Led by Lee Dunn | Director - Modern Datacentre, Arrow
  • Commvault, Vmware, Trellix
  • 3:00pm: Panel Discussion – Partnering for Success
  • Led by Ben Taylor | Sales Director, Arrow
  • 3:30pm: Closing Remarks & Reflections with Anthony Dobson | UK Country Manager, Arrow
  • 3:45pm: Networking Drinks & Nibbles
  • 5:30pm: Event Close

Tom Savigar, founder of Avansere, Norway
Tom is an expert in foresight, strategy and transformation, visions and models, change and development. For two decades up to 2020, he was forecasting and making the future happen as a partner of The Future Laboratory for the world’s biggest and best known brands. With his new boutique Norwegian agency Avansere, Tom explores and advances the most effective next generation enterprises.

Voco St. John's Solihull
Warwick Road
B91 1AT




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