Akamai Edge Conference Why Attend

Why Attend Edge?

Whether you are new to Akamai or an old pro, Edge is a can’t-miss event that puts you face-to-face with 2,000 peers and experts (that means thousands of new ideas, new ways to improve your online business, and new connections).

In 2015, nearly 2,000 attendees participated in Akamai Edge.

They came to network, to learn and to truly maximize their investment in Akamai. And they had fun while doing it (and so did we!).

Edge is the event for insiders who make the Internet run. They are planning, building, maintaining and securing the next wave of business online:

  • Business Leaders
    Come to understand the potential of their online business, how others are innovating for growth, and to hear from peers in media, gaming, financial services, retail, travel and SaaS.

  • Technology Leaders
    Come to go deep into Akamai’s roadmap and learn how other leaders are addressing the technology challenges that lie ahead.

  • Developers & Operations
    Come to learn from the experts how to take best advantage of Akamai’s solutions through training, sessions, hands-on labs and one-on-ones.

  • Akamai Partners
    Come to develop their Akamai business, guiding customers to use joint solutions to tackle their hardest challenges.


Value in attending: Just some of the reasons why 40% of attendees participate in Edge year after year:

  • Understand which industry trends to watch, which to act on, and which to let pass on by.
  • Establish new business models pioneered and tested by other Akamai customers to expand online operations and boost revenue.
  • Hone your technical skills by gaining expertise from in-depth technical presentations delivered by Akamai experts, industry innovators, and trendsetters.
  • Learn to use Akamai API’s like a pro.
  • Maximize the value of your existing Akamai solutions; stay competitive and differentiated within your industry.
  • Troubleshoot directly with Akamai team members-including engineers, system integrators, and product mangers - to overcome your IT and business challenges.
  • Learn tips that will increase your team’s overall productivity.
  • Network with peers from companies like FedEx, Bank of America, Fox News, H&M, and hundreds of others.
  • Move your business faster forward by discovering new revenue opportunities that leverage a high-performance cloud-based infrastructure and keep pace with the changing device landscape.
  • Experience the latest technology offerings in our Akamai In-depth kiosks led by members of the Akamai Professional Services team.
  • Train with Akamai experts and take advantage of pre-conference Akamai University training courses.
  • Connect and gain insight into the Akamai partner ecosystem through hands-on demonstrations by more than 30 technical and strategic partners whose solutions integrate with the Akamai Intelligent Platform.
  • Learn the latest industry compliance standards and best practices.
  • And so much more!