The Top 15 Blog Posts You Need to Read Before Setting Foot on the Dreamforce Campus

By Emily Stanford

It’s finally here! Next week, 170,000 trailblazers will join us in San Francisco for the event of the year — Dreamforce! We’ve been hard at work all summer long to make sure you’re informed on all the can’t-miss moments. We’ve published so many blog posts to keep you up-to-date on Dreamforce happenings that chances are you might have missed a few. We’re here to help — read these 15 blog posts and be prepared when you head over to Moscone Center on Day 1!

1. Watch Dreamforce ’16 from Anywhere with Salesforce LIVE

Do you have Dreamforce FOMO (fear of missing out)? Never fear, Salesforce LIVE is here with an incredible lineup of livestreamed keynotes, sessions, exclusive interviews and more. This blog post has the full schedule of the daily streams all throughout the week. Read it here.

2. It’s a Beautiful Day: The Dreamforce 1016 Dreamfest

Planning on joining us at the Cloud Palace to see the one and only U2 rock the house to benefit UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals? Read this blog post first to get all of the details and tips for making the most of the show!

3. How Compassion and Mindfulness are Changing Dreamforce

This year for the first time we’ve designated an entire day for Compassion Day at Dreamforce. Friday includes some incredible sessions, but we’ve also incorporated the ethos of mindfulness throughout the whole week. Learn more about what to expect — read the blog post.

4. Download the Dreamforce Events Mobile App for the Best Dreamforce Experience

The key to an amazing Dreamforce is the right tools in the palm of your hand. Use the Dreamforce app to navigate the campus and get questions answered right away. See more of what the app has to offer — read the blog post!

5. Top Running and Hiking Routes During Dreamforce

Dreamforce is one crazy week. Between the keynotes, happy hours, parties, and packed schedules, it can be hard to stay on track with your health and fitness goals and take a moment to breathe. Schedule some time for one of these hikes or a lunchtime run to make the most of your time in beautiful San Francisco. Check out the best trails here.

6. 7 Customer Experiences that You Can’t Miss at Dreamforce

Dreamforce is all about learning — what better way to learn about how to make the most of Salesforce than by hearing from our incredibly innovative customers? At the Salesforce Campground you can hear from how customers like Chevrolet, Farmers Insurance, Coca-Cola, and more are succeeding with Salesforce. Learn more, read the post.

7. 10 Must-See Product Experiences in the New Salesforce Campground

With over 72 product demos and 288 workshop sessions, there’s something for everyone in the Salesforce Campground. Read this blog post to see what products you can get hands-on with at Dreamforce.

8. 7 Ways Dreamforce is Focusing on Diversity and Equality

At Dreamforce, thousands of the brightest minds gather at the epicenter of technology innovation. This is an opportunity to spotlight the learnings from top thought leaders, today’s change-makers, foster conversations, and take action. Here’s what you can expect — read the blog post.

9. 22 Amazing Dreamforce Facts, 22 Days to Dreamforce

We’re now a lot fewer than 22 days away, but these facts are still amazing! Brush up on your Dreamforce trivia by reading this post.

10. Dreamforce: Equality Through Accessibility

We’ve been hard at work identifying features, modifications, and processes to ensure that all Dreamforce Trailblazers, regardless of ability, have an incredible experience. Read more to see the exciting accessibility experiences offered at Dreamforce this year.

11. Giving Back: The Heart and Soul of Dreamforce

Dreamforce is an opportunity for Salesforce to bring the company’s philanthropic spirit to life. In fact, Dreamforce is actually the largest nonprofit technology conference in the world. Check out all of the different opportunities to get involved and give back during the week. Read the post.

12. Trail Maps: Discover Your Four Perfect Days at Dreamforce

With thousands of sessions, amazing keynotes, and so much more, you can blaze your trail at Dreamforce tailored specifically for your role and industry. Use trail maps to discover your four perfect days at Dreamforce — check them out.

13. 9 Apps You Need to Get the Most Out of Dreamforce

So you’ve got the Dreamforce mobile app, but what else do you need on your phone to make the most of all four days? Check out this list.

14. It’s Back! Announcing the Second Annual Dreamforce Women and Equality Summit

This year, we are excited to take the conversation at the Women and Equality Summit to the next level, by raising awareness around equality, and the business drivers for diversity and inclusion. See what’s on the day’s agenda.

15. Read These 6 Books By Dreamforce Speakers

Inspired by the incredible lineup of Dreamforce speakers? Keep the learning going by picking up one of these six books from speakers, including Congressman John Lewis, Billie Jean King, Lilly Ledbetter, and Tony Robbins. Read the post.

Let’s get ready for the best Dreamforce yet, Dreamforce ’16 is almost here!

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