As an operations manager, it's your job to keep your organization running like a well-oiled machine. Across multiple departments. With limited resources.

Feeling like a superhero yet?

But every Wonder Woman needs her Lasso of Truth and every Batman his tool belt to get the job done. And as much as you manage on limited resources, it's always great to have more.

That's why we’ve curated a list of the 9 best digital transformation conferences and events in 2020 you can attend to maximize your professional resources. Hear operational superheroes like yourself discuss what it takes to improve collaboration, speed-up decision making, and gain greater visibility on your entire operation.


1. OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit 2020

January 21-24, 2020 | ChampionsGate, FL

Every year, OPEX Week Orlando brings together one of the largest and most accomplished groups of process experts from across a wide swatch of industries. #OPEXWeek has been the leading event for business transformation executives for the past 20+ years, delivering an invaluable and unforgettable learning and networking experience for the leaders of the OPEX World.  

Featuring 150+ inspiring senior leaders, this event will deliver a blueprint for tactical steps to deliver strategic demands, plus ensuring customer excellence through operations, embracing technological and digital change. Among the key themes will be innovation, business architecture, data analytics, process governance and more.

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2. IDG Enterprise AGENDA

March 23-25, 2020 | Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

AGENDA is the business leadership conference providing IT and business leaders the strategy, ideas and action needed for the key business issues they face. In between sessions with carefully curated speakers and workshop leaders, attendees will network with top digital achievers and rising technology leaders, in addition to taking home strategies to drive further digital innovation with measurable business results. Who attends? For starters, business and technology leaders  C-level, VPs, Directors, Managers — of Marketing, Operations, Finance, Technology, Innovation. In short, the team that leads innovation and change.

3. Business Transformation and Operational Excellence Summit (BTOES)

March 23-27, 2020 | Orlando, FL

The Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit (BTOES) is the largest gathering of progressive leadership-level executives within Business Transformation & Operational Excellence. With 100+ Speakers, 10 Dedicated tracks, and 100+ sessions, BTOES is sure to bring together the best thinkers, at the most engaging event in the Operational Excellence ecosystem.

This event is targeted at leaders who are at the forefront within Business Transformation and Operational Excellence and who appreciate that their company’s competitive advantage in the future will come only by transforming their business from end to end and reshaping the role of continuous improvement to achieve this.

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4. Global Process Improvement & Operational Excellence Summit

March 25-27, 2020 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The annual Global Process Improvement & Operational Excellence Summit in Amsterdam addresses the key burning issues and innovative approaches and also provides with a platform for attendees to network, benchmark and get inspired. Learn multiple ways on how to optimize your strategy, transform your organization and leverage not only data, but also people, new technologies and processes to improve your company’s performance. Become part of multiple case study presentations, dynamic panel discussions and interactive breakout sessions tailored to fit your needs, all presented by top business leaders and experts across all industries.


5. Digital Strategy Innovation Summit

March, 2020 | New York, NY

The Digital Strategy Innovation Summit is designed to help senior-level digital professionals overcome their challenges through peer-to-peer discussions & networking sessions. The intimate and interactive structure of this two-day event will also provide an easy platform to ask burning questions to our 20+ speaking experts.

This event is a workshop-based networking gathering to meet and connect with digital strategists with interactive talks, deep-dive transformation workshops, future-gazing discussions and strategy masterclasses.


6. Forrester Digital Transformation & Innovation

May, 2020 | Chicago, IL

The Digital Transformation Forum is Forrester's flagship event for technology and digital business leaders, bringing together innovators from retail, financial services, media, healthcare, and more. Speakers will tackle the key issues that both drive and hamper successful digital transformations. At Digital Transformation 2018, attendees will learn how to navigate their organization, teams and processes away from traditional, increasingly ineffective approaches and towards disruptive strategies that can drive explosive business growth.

Attendees can choose from 70+ sessions presented by Forrester and industry experts, hear 6+ hours of keynote presentations covering the latest thinking and trends supported by data and industry expertise, and choose from multiple immersive skill building workshops. 


7. Digital Transformation Connect

Late August, Early September, 2020 | San Diego, CA

Digital Transformation Connect is the one-stop shop for senior B2B executives in Digital, Digital Marketing and eCommerce. It is an interactive forum providing attendees the opportunity to benchmark, share ideas, find business solutions and build lasting relationships.

Meet and evaluate only the most relevant and innovative solution providers. Event organizers will set up one-on-one consultative meetings for attendees and this invitation-only gathering for B2B executives, which is strictly limited to 75 of North America's most successful and innovative manufacturers and distributors. Why? As event organizers say, “We want you to network with fellow leaders whose problems are similar to yours and insights will drive success to your business.”

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8. The Digital Transformation Conference

October, 2020 | Boston, MA

The Digital Transformation Conference brings together leaders spearheading digital initiatives in their organizations to offer insights, education and case studies on what can be a confusing environment.

This event organized by Roar Media combines keynote presentations, interactive panel discussions, Q&A sessions & world-class networking, with agenda tracks including digital workplace, digital delivery, people and culture and emerging technology and trends. Learn from 20 digital experts and over 150 digital technologists to discover how businesses are taking control of their technology and driving digital innovation to new levels across the enterprise.


9. OpsStars

November, 2020 | San Francisco, MA

OpsStars brings together B2B leaders in Sales Ops, Marketing Ops, Customer Ops—and the fast-emerging role of Revenue Ops—into a single place. With valuable sessions, engaging workshops, and plenty of networking opportunities, this is where the boldest and brightest executives and thought leaders convene to share best practices and shine a light on new trends. Don’t miss out on joining 2,500 of your Sales, Marketing and Operations peers to learn best practices on how to drive scalable growth with Revenue Operations.


Making Digital Transformation a Part of Your Game Plan for the Next Decade!

2020 is the year for digital transformation.

Digital transformation is the process of using IT to improve your business' workflow process. For operations and admin professionals juggling day-to-day tasks like supervising, hiring, workflow management and creating strategies to improve productivity, digital transformation is a set of holistic tools and best practices needed to navigate marketplace change and boost productivity.

To learn more about digital transformation and how to make it a part of your business, check out our video on it featuring Kintone CEO Dave Landa.

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