Presentation on theme: "General Membership Meeting at WPC 2010 in Washington DC."— Presentation transcript:
General Membership Meeting at WPC 2010 in Washington DC
The International Board Per Werngren (President) Ulises Aguilar (Vice President/President Elect) Ken Myers (Secretary) Kelvin Kirby (Treasurer) Dr. Petri I. Salonen (Past President) Robert L'Espérance Kerry Gerontianos George LaVenture Jeff Loucks Gerhard Reinhold Elisabeth Vanderveldt Tiffany Ingargiola (Chair Global Comms – not a board member)
6 months of action New name embracing the whole Channel! New HQ in Bellevue! New Executive Director – Kris Fuehr! New website! Newsletter going out in a rhythm! Renewed our woes with Microsoft PartnerPulse reports about the temperature in the channel Monthly webcasts Meeting in Brussels [200 members] for Europe Meeting in Sao Paulo for Latin America + zillions of Chapter meetings Worldwide!
What makes a Chapter great? Written Bylaws Paying members Annual General Meeting (AGM) with Board elections Full transparency to the members In-person membership meetings every month A well functioning local board with all roles assigned IAMCP leading and Microsoft being part [not vice versa…]
Our Challenges Better synchronization between USA and ”ROW” Teething problems with website Inconsistent Membership Experience… Some Chapters do not charge membership fees Some Chapters do not hold frequent membership meetings Some Chapters need coaching in Board election Lack of funding!
Our Strengths Our brand is well recognized in many countries Great relationship with Microsoft We are the only WW partner association Great HQ Many Chapters are super great! Having shown that IAMCP can change the mind of the EU Commission [Internet Explorer] Passion for what we do!
Our Future Better support for cross border partnering through IAMCP Recognized as a trade association Better helping members to flourish Consistent membership experience Worldwide Double our membership Better value for membership
Sessions by the IAMCP SessionTime MPN: The Good, the Bad and the Light at the End of the Tunnel; Mo Edjlali, Founder and CEO, ZenCEO and IAMCP Member and panel Thursday, 11:15- 12:15 Interoperability, Standards, Regulation & Politics: The Inside Track; Nigel Gibbons, Executive Chairman, UniTech™ with the IAMCP Thursday, 1:30-2:30 Great Things Start at WPC, but Continue in Your Local IAMCP Chapter; Valentino Berti, CEO at VEBE IT-Management and Chairman at IAMCP Sweden Steve Hall, District Computers, LLC and President IAMCP Washington DC Thursday, 1:30-2:30 Mary Jo Foley on Predictions for Partners; Mary Jo Foley, ZDNetThursday, 1:30-2:30 Dusting Off After the Economic Downturn; Donal Cullen, CEO, SpanishPoint Technologies and IAMCP Member + Per Werngren, IDE Thursday, 3:00-4:00
In the IAMCP Lounge ActivityTimeLocation Parting the Clouds Dan Scarfe 10:00-11:00 Mon, July 12 The IAMCP Lounge in the WPC Community Room, Convention Center Hall A Getting the Best from P2P Juan Jose Amor 12:30-1:30 Mon, July 12 Voices for Innovation Jeff Loucks 10:00-11:00 Tues, July 13 BPOS: 20 Deals in 90 Days Jeremy Epstein 11:30-12:15 Tues, July 13 Interview Q&A (Spanish) Angel Perez 1:00-1:45 Tues, July 13 How to start an IAMCP Chapter Juan Jose Amour 11:00-12:00 Wed, July 14 Cloud Computing Nigel Gibbons 12:00-1:00 Wed, July 14 Interactive Q&A MS3.0 Mary Jo Foley 1:00-2:00 Wed, July 14 Announcing the new MS Authorized Refurbisher Program Joe Sahagian & Michael Warren, MSFT 4:00-4:30 Thurs, July 15 Getting Things Done through Partnering (and book signing), David Allen 4:30-6:00pm Thurs, July 15