Canalys Forums: Record Participation and Major Sponsorships Mark the 16th Annual Event

The Canalys Forums, now in their sixteenth year, are achieving record-breaking participation and sponsorships, showcasing their vital role in shaping the technology industry. The global event series has witnessed an overwhelming response from the partner ecosystem, particularly gaining momentum for its inaugural North American event.
Canalys Forum Asia Pacific sponsors 2023With nearly 2,000 senior channel leaders already confirmed for the worldwide event series, the forums are set to host C-level and SVP/VP leaders from IT solution providers engaging with vendors and distributors. This year’s event boasts an unprecedented lineup of vendor sponsors, with Microsoft and VMware joining as Gold sponsors, aligning with other tech industry giants like Dell Technologies, HP Inc, HPE, and Lenovo.

The sponsorships are categorized into Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Ecosystem levels, reflecting the diverse support and engagement across the industry. The forums are anticipated to be a platform where decision-makers converge, constituting over 90 percent of all channel attendees.

Headline: Dell Technologies, HP Inc, HPE, Lenovo

Gold: AMD, APC Schneider Electric, IBM, Microsoft, Okta, ThreatLocker, Trend Micro, Vertiv, VMware

Silver: Commvault, Cradlepoint, Eaton, Google Cloud, Meta, SonicWall, Trellix Bronze: 360insights, Acer, Auvik, Canon, Check Point, Cisco, Cradlepoint, e2open, eSentire, Fujitsu, Hitachi Vantara, Juniper Networks, Kaseya, LogicMonitor, NetApp, Nutanix, Park Place Technologies, Proofpoint,, Symantec by Broadcom

Ecosystem: 3stepIT, Arctic Wolf,,, Impartner,, Mastercard, Mindmatrix, Nerdio, Parallels, TeamViewer, Zift Solutions, Zinfi, Zscaler

Gemma Edwards, VP of Events at Canalys, emphasized the forums’ increasing significance, stating, “2022 was a year of recovery for events. In 2023, we are back to full capacity, and sponsorships have set a record too. The overwhelming support for and commitment to the Canalys Forums 2023 only emphasizes their significance.”

Supported by a leading analyst firm for the partner ecosystem, the Canalys Forums offer attendees unparalleled access to market intelligence and insights crucial for driving successful business in the partner ecosystem. The unique format prioritizes networking and engagement, fostering thousands of senior meetings worldwide and ensuring tangible business outcomes for sponsors and delegates.

As the Canalys Forum North America is just two months away, channel leaders from vendors, distributors, or solution providers are encouraged to connect with Canalys to secure their participation in this industry-defining event.