Inspired by a Steve Jobs quote, the tagline of Dent 2018 was to “put a dent in the universe,” something the event definitely encourages with its focus on innovation and creativity. Located in Napa Valley, California, the event featured a keynote speech by Shark Tank’s Daymond John as well as appearances by Olympic Gold Medalist Brian Boitano, Actress Zoë Bell, and Grammy-winning Singer Grace Weber.
Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show
Making its first appearance in Denver, Colorado, the Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show was the place to go for the outdoor recreation enthusiast. The largest trade show in the country for the winter and outdoor sports business, the January event saw over 29,000 attendees checking out the next big gear from over 1,000 different brands. And, to highlight the event’s debut in Denver, the Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show included a Backcountry Film Festival event as well as the “Whole Mountain” Fashion Show at the beautiful Red Rocks Amphitheatre.
IoT Evolution Expo
Taking place in Orlando, Florida, the IoT Evolution Expo was a celebration of the Internet of Things and how it is changing the world of business. The 2018 event kicked off with a workshop by Verizon, Nokia, and Renesas to teach special techniques in cellular technology aimed at developers and engineers in the IoT space. Throughout the event, attendees were treated to keynotes by tech personalities such as Intel Strategy and Solutions Engineering Division General Manager Dipti Vachani and McAfee Chief Consumer Security Evangelist Gary Davis.