Catalyst 2023: A Promising Work in Progress for the Next Generation
August 28, 2023
Posted by: Larry Walsh
Category: Analyst Notes
Partnership Leaders’ innovative conference models the future while still finding its footing.
By Larry Walsh
Partnership Leaders’ Catalyst conference has rapidly emerged as a premier industry event aimed at cultivating the next generation of channel leadership. Having just completed its second year, Catalyst is gathering momentum and attention for its innovative format and focus on rising channel professionals.
Last week, more than 600 attendees representing mostly smaller independent software vendors (ISVs) and dozens of sponsors converged in Denver for the 2023 edition of Catalyst. The energy and enthusiasm throughout the event highlighted the hungry appetite among younger and newcomer channel practitioners for networking, skills-building, and community.
Catalyst has tapped into an underserved demographic of early-career channel managers, directors, and contributors, as wel...