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Dreamforce 2013 Kicks Off In San Francisco!

dreamforce_logo2.jpgThe 11th annual Dreamforce conference, the largest cloud computing event of the year, has once again kicked off.  This year Dreamforce will be featuring keynote speakers from HP to Careerbuilder to countless others, all sharing firsthand knowledge and product updates.  The event will also hold over 1,250 expert-led sessions on the latest technologies as well as the do’s and don’ts of connecting with customers.  It’s all taking place in downtown San Francisco where an enormous inflatable tent has been put up between Third and Fourth streets.

The four-day conference is expected to draw nearly 120,000 attendees, and Rootstrap has again partnered with Dreamforce to set up the event’s massive social media command center.  This dedicated area allows a team to monitor and engage in real-time social conversation.  Our Dreamforce SMCC is allowing onsite visitors as well as those that can’t attend the chance to stay up-to-date on all the event’s happenings and participate in new and exciting ways.

V__DC9E-300x225.jpgSocial media conversations are a vital aspect of Dreamforce.  As their biggest events stream live here, you’ll be able to shape the conversation by using #salesforceLIVE to live tweet questions to the industry’s biggest names like Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, and Marissa Mayer, President & Director of

There are several ways you can get involved with the Dreamforce community through social media.  There’s an online guide where you can get a list of hashtags that will steer you to the most relevant conversations, and Dreamforce’s Facebook and Instagram will also be constantly updated with photos and breaking news.

This year there’s even an online command center where you can see a constantly updated page of total conversation volume, most mentioned terms and tags, even a region by region breakdown of social media conversations.  Getting involved with Dreamforce has never been easier.