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Your Dreamforce 2023 Essentials

Your Dreamforce 2023 Essentials

The countdown to Dreamforce has begun! The biggest Salesforce conference of the year is right around the corner – expect huge keynotes, over 1,500 sessions, a lively campground, parties, and more. We know how overwhelming it can seem, but as a sponsor of this year’s event, we’ve got the inside scoop on how to get the most out of Dreamforce ‘23.

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Focused events, hosted in our luxury Penthouse office—right across the street from Moscone Center

At our recent Executive Manufacturing Summit in Chicago, we heard loud and clear that all leaders are focused on how to use their data — now. Over lunch, we’ll share the topics that resonated widely, including the approach to using data strategically unifying disparate business units.

Special Chance to Meet Grant Riewe, CTO of Vibrant Emotional Health

One of the most inspiring ways we’ve witnessed Salesforce change lives is by Vibrant Emotional Health, which manages 988—the three-digit dialing code that routes callers to the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. Get a special chance to talk to Grant and understand his approach to bringing Salesforce into the organization and the impact it has made.

Faith Breakfast at Dreamforce September 13 8-9 am

Reimagining Faith in a Digital Age

Join fellow Faith leaders including Foursquare Church and Elevation Church for a hearty breakfast, a heart-warming service activity, and a discussion on the impact of data, automation and Salesforce on faith-based organizations. Learn, reflect and set intentions before your busy day at Dreamforce!

Build Your Data Cloud for One Source of Truth

Over lunch, you’ll be part of thought-provoking discussions on constructing empowered patient experiences through the fusion of AI and data-driven insights. No longer confined by the limitations of data silos, you’ll discover the secret to driving personalization, boosting revenue, and sculpting tailored patient journeys.

How to Harmonize with Epic—Before the Foo Fighters

Join us for a pre-Dreamfest Happy Hour hosted by Salesforce and Coastal Cloud to gain insights into the latest “better together” strategies for Salesforce and Epic-centric healthcare organizations.

Ask us anything …. about data and analytics.

Join us in our luxury Penthouse as four of the world’s best data experts answer all of your data and AI questions. They’ll even work side-by-side with you in your own instance to craft solutions and troubleshoot issues!

Can’t join but still want the Coastal Cloud experience?

Meet us at Sea & Sky The Coastal Cloud Penthouse, a 2-minute walk from the Dreamforce Campus, for prime meeting space, relaxing co-working, streaming keynotes, and even a masseuse for a welcome break from all the action.

Stop by to see us in the Dreamforce Campground for both a chance to get your toughest questions answered by Salesforce experts—and to grab one of our limited-edition designer totes.

Dreamforce Sessions to Catch

Keynotes (Available on Salesforce+)

  • Dreamforce Main Keynote – Tues Sept. 12, 10 am-12 pm PST. Hear from Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff along with special guests discuss the newest Salesforce innovations.
  • Empowering Nonprofits in an Era of Change with AI + Data + CRM – Tues Sept. 12, 3:00-3:50 pm PST. As AI drives big societal changes, nonprofits play an important role in what is to come. See how nonprofits maximize the full cycle of funding, delivering, and measuring impact with AI, data, and CRM.
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences Keynote: A New Day for Health – Weds Sept. 13, 2:00-2:50 pm PST. Hear how companies are modernizing patient, member, and provider experiences, reducing costs with automation, and helping teams deliver life-saving devices and therapies, faster with Salesforce.
  • AI & Data Keynote: Invest in your AI Future – Thurs Sept. 14, 9:00-9:50 am PST. See how your teams can deliver AI-native customer experiences grounded in your CRM data and safeguarded with enterprise-leading trust controls.
  • Manufacturing Keynote: The Future of Customer Operations – Thurs Sept. 14, 9:30-10:20 am PST. Join Salesforce’s Manufacturing leaders to see their newest innovations that drive the future of manufacturing customer operations powered by AI + Data + CRM.

See Coastal Cloud’s clients on stage

While there’s so much to do at Dreamforce, there are several easily accessible local experiences that you don’t want to miss!

Must do: Grab a coffee at Philz’s Coffee and take the elevator up to the Salesforce Park to walk around the “urban park in the sky.” Home to 600 trees and 16,000 plants, there’s nothing else like it anywhere.

For the adventurous: Grab an electric bike from the Lyft fleet here and ride to the Embarcadero for waterfront views, gourmet goodies from The Ferry Building, and great people-watching.

For the art lovers: Dreamforce is in the epicenter of San Francisco’s museum district. SFMOMA is one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary art in the country. Take in some inspiration, grab a tasty coffee and snack from the cafe, and get the best, unique souvenirs in the gift shop. The Contemporary Jewish Museum is right next to the Dreamforce campus and makes the diversity of the Jewish experience come to life through innovative exhibitions and programs.

For the history buffs: Stroll up to North Beach using this walking map and check out the noted landmarks. Stop for a sandwich and/or a drink at Mario’s Bohemian Cigar Store (right across the street from Washington Square Park). Opened in 1971 by Mario and Liliana after they arrived from Italy and bought “Bohemian Cigar Store,” it’s where all the Italians in the neighborhood would come to have their espresso and spend hours playing card games.

For the foodies: Take the 10-minute BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) ride to 24th and Mission and walk to La Taqueria for a famous San Francisco burrito. From there, walk to Cafe Tartine to grab a world-renowned pastry and walk over to Dolores Park to savor it over city views. This is a great list of other options for foodies.

If you can’t make it to Dreamforce, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered.

Stay tuned for Coastal Cloud’s recap of Dreamforce ‘23. We’ll share all the highlights – top trends, most interesting moments, and how our customers are taking what they learned and applying it to the year ahead. If you’d like to speak with one of our industry experts 1:1 to hear their perspectives, please reach out and we’ll get you scheduled. As a top-tier Salesforce partner with a 5/5 Customer Satisfaction Rating, we’re here for you.

Coastal Cloud was designated a Leader in the ISG Provider Lens™ Salesforce Ecosystem Partners U.S. 2023 Quadrant Report. This research report compares service provider strengths, challenges, and competitive differentiators. Rainer Suletzki of ISG says, “Coastal Cloud is an outstanding partner for Salesforce.” Get the full report here.


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