BTEX Technote

Thank you for joining us at our first Hybrid BTEX!

Date
June 7 (Live & Virtual)
June 8 (Virtual Only)
40+ Partners
60+ TOP
TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES
30+ Tech Brief Sessions
25+ EXCLUSIVE
TECH BRIEFS AND PRODUCT DEMOS

Choose Your Experience

Experience BTEX Toronto in person at REBEL. Or watch the event from anywhere in the world with a Digital pass.

Limited in-person passes available.

Join Us in Person

REBEL Entertainment Complex
11 Polson St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1A4

Join Us Online

This year’s virtual platform will transport you to one of your new favorite music festivals – TECHNOTE!

Drop the Beat

Technology has the power to connect us. To translate the creativity and ideas in our head – and bring them into the real world. It’s how we communicate. It’s how we innovate. It’s how we live.  

Join us at this year’s Business Technology Expo - TECHNOTE where we’ll explore how technology has transformed the world of music through fireside chats, exciting keynotes and live music displays. You’ll hear from technology experts on topics like cybersecurity, cloud, hybrid infrastructure and more through panel discussions and presentations. And network with more than 50 industry-leading partners across our live event and virtual expo floor.


Why Attend

Networking

Create meaningful connections with IT professionals and business leaders in the industry.
 

CDW Experts & Tech Vendors

Connect with CDW’s expert technical bench and 60+ tech vendors to gain knowledge and that will amplify your personal and professional development.

Professional Development

Join our 25+ sessions and learn about the latest cutting-edge products, tech trends and thought leadership on buzzing topics like cybersecurity, hybrid infrastructure and cloud.

Prizes & Giveaways

Attend sessions, engage with tech vendors and the CDW team to win exciting prizes and giveaways throughout the event!

Join us as we welcome to the main stage…

Keynote Speaker

Noah “Mailbox” Passovoy

Producer, engineer and mixer

Join us live at REBEL on June 7 at 1:30 p.m. EDT or on the virtual platform to get up-close and personal with producer, engineer and mixer Noah “Mailbox” Passovoy!

Known best for his work on today’s biggest pop hits from artists such as Maroon 5, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Ariana
Grande – Noah will join CDW Canada Head of Services, Julius Azarcon and Intel’s Director of Channels, ISVs and Cloud,
Phil Vokins – as they delve into Noah’s career, how he leverages technology to create the music we
know and love, and much more! Learn more about how he mixes traditional techniques with a thoroughly modern
approach to stay on the cutting-edge of music making technology while bringing a classic approach to record making.

Keynote Speaker

Timbaland, at June 8 at 12 p.m. EDT

Grammy award-winning super-producer and artist

We are thrilled to be able to welcome multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning super-producer and artist, Timbaland to this year’s BTEX virtual stage on June 8 at 12:00 p.m. EDT as he sits down with CDW Canada’s Director of Enterprise Sales, Kevin Denison. With over 18-Grammy nominations, 4-Grammy wins and 200+ ASCAP Music awards for his work with artists such as Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Aaliyah, Missy Elliott, One Republic, Madonna, Mariah Carey and countless other, Timbaland will share everything from how he got started in the music industry, to the role technology plays in his work – with incredible anecdotes between. This will be cant-miss event!

Timbaland
Keynote Speaker

Dwayne Gretzky returns to BTEX

June 8 at 5:50 p.m EDT

Fan favourite Dwayne Gretzky returns to the BTEX virtual stage to close our this year’s Hybrid Event on June 8 at 5:50 p.m. EDT! Join us for the 10+ piece juggernaut that brings to life the greatest songs of all time as they share their favourite covers of Noah “Mailbox” Passovoy hit songs! This talented group of Toronto musicians will ignite the stage with their charm, fidelity and theatrical flair as they celebrate the close of an incredible two-day event!

Dwayne Gretzky

Schedule

Day One: Tuesday, June 7th, 2022

(Virtual & Live)

1:00 p.m. EDT

IN PERSON EVENT STARTS

Doors Open at REBEL (Toronto, ON)

BREAKOUT STAGE 1

Virtual Expo Hall Opens
1:30 p.m. EDT
CDW Welcome & Keynote

Join us live at REBEL or on the virtual platform to get up-close and personal with producer, engineer and mixer Noah “Mailbox” Passovoy!

 
 

3:00 p.m. EDT
Tech Briefs & Product Demos

Hear from CDW Canada and our partners in 14 different tech briefs. Watch them live or virtually.




 
 

6:20 p.m. EDT
Day 1 Closing Prizes

Attend for your chance to win technology prizes including: Laptops, gaming equipment, drones and more! 


 
 

1:00 p.m. EDT
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2:00 p.m. EDT
3:00 p.m. EDT
3:30 p.m. EDT
4:00 p.m. EDT
4:30 p.m. EDT
5:00 p.m. EDT
5:30 p.m. EDT
6:00 p.m. EDT
6:50 p.m. EDT
1:00PM EST
Virtual Expo Hall Opens
1:30PM EST

Join us as we infuse all the fun of a music festival with the professional development sessions, networking and excitement of our Business Technology Expo. This unique platform will provide an exceptional user experience that includes engaging live streamed session content & fireside chats, access to 60+ leading technology partners, live chat and much more!
 
 

IN PERSON EVENT STARTS

Doors Open at REBEL (Toronto, ON)

Join us in person:
REBEL Entertainment Complex, 11 Polson St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1A4

REBEL transports you to an extraordinary, multi-dimensional universe that evolves throughout the event. 45,000 square feet of striking design and unexpected wonder combine with powerful sound, immersive light and tactile details to design and astound at every turn. With breathtaking views of the city skyline, waterfront and the dramatic 65-foot stage, where you are is right where you want to be.


2:30PM EST
CDW Welcome & Keynote
2:30PM EST

CDW CANADA TECH BRIEF – GLASS ROOM

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APPLE HYBRID TECH BRIEF – PURPLE ROOM

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3:00PM EST

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SOPHOS HYBRID TECH BRIEF – PURPLE ROOM

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3:30PM EST
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DELL HYBRID TECH BRIEF – PURPLE ROOM

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LENOVO HYBRID TECH BRIEF – PURPLE ROOM

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F5 HYBRID TECH BRIEF – PURPLE ROOM

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NUTANIX HYBRID TECH BRIEF – PURPLE ROOM

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5:00PM EST
Closing Performance + Prizes

Day Two: Wednesday, June 8th, 2022

(Virtual)

12:00 p.m. EDT
Virtual Expo Hall Opens

Connect with 50+ event sponsors, watch content and gain access to exclusive content.

 
 

12:05 p.m. EDT
CDW Welcome & Fireside Chat

We are thrilled to be able to welcome multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning super-producer and artist, Timbaland to this year’s BTEX virtual stage  as he sits down with CDW Canada’s Director of Enterprise Sales, Kevin Denison. 


 
 

1:00 p.m. EDT
Panels, Tech Briefs & Product Demos

Join us for CDW led panels as we dive deep into what our top partners have to say about Cloud, Hybrid Infrastructure, Security + more.



 
 

5:50 p.m. EDT
CDW Closing Celebration

Fan favourite Dwayne Gretzky returns to the BTEX virtual stage to close our this year’s Hybrid Event.

 
 

Learn more about our sponsors, with more than 60 leading technology partners:

8x8  |  ADESSO  |  ACER  |  APC  |  Axiom  |  AWS  |  CAVELO  |  CODE  |  COHESITY  |  COMMVAULT  |  CYBERPOWER  |  EPOS  |  EPSON  |  ERGOTRON  |  F5  |  GOOGLE  |  Honeywell  |  Jabra  |  JAMF  |  JUNIPER  |  KENSINGTON  |  KINGSTON  |  LEXMARK  |  LG  |  NETAPP |  NVIDIA |  Okta  |  POLY  |  Proofpoint  |  Pure Storage  |  RUCKUS  |  SEAGATE  |  Sonic Wall  |  STAR MICRONICS  |  Startech  |  Targus  |  TEAMVIEWER  |  TENABLE  |  THALES  |  TRIPPLITE  |  Veeam  |  VERITAS  |  VERTIV  |  VIEWSONIC  |  VMWARE  |  WASABI  |  Western Digital  |  Zebra  |  Zoom

What safety measures are in place for BTEX?
• Proof of being fully vaccinated – Not required
• Mask mandate – You are encouraged to wear a mask, but it is not required.
•Social Distancing – Though social distancing is not required we will be making every effort to ensure adequate distancing throughout the event 

Our priority has always been and remains the health and safety of our customers, coworkers, partners and community. CDW Canada will be strictly adhering to the government’s guidelines. As COVID-19 health guidelines are constantly evolving, please note that any changes to local sanitary measures and protocol, in accordance with Government guidance, will be communicated by email a few days prior to your event. It is your responsibility to verify your email before the event. Respect of all the local sanitary measures will be mandatory to attend the event. 

If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or have come in contact with anybody who may be positive, we please ask that you do not attend the live event. Please leverage the Self-Assessment tool to determine best next steps: 
https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/