5 tips for making the most of Dreamforce 2022

Arik Abel
By Arik Abel
Updated February 14, 2023

Dreamforce 2022 is fast approaching and WalkMe is going to be there! As the world’s biggest software conference, Dreamforce has something for everyone. From networking opportunities to sessions by business leaders, celebrities, environmentalists, and athletes, not to mention amazing concerts, and afterparties, you’re sure to have a blast at this one of a kind event. 

But don’t worry if you can’t make it to San Francisco to enjoy all of the festivities – this year’s event will be an in-person and virtual hybrid conference. You can join the virtual Dreamforce experience on the company’s streaming platform, Salesforce+.

With hundreds of exhibitors, sessions, and speakers, it can be easy to get lost at Dreamforce. That’s why we put together our top 5 tips for getting the most out of your experience. And while you’re there, be sure to stop by booth #339 in the expo to learn about WalkMe’s latest data innovations for:

  • CRM project planning and prioritization
  • Finding and eliminating friction in the data collection process
  • Executive reporting on successful digital adoption projects

You also won’t want to miss your chance to win exclusive WalkMe prizes!

Tip #1: Learn something new to help drive business success 

Dreamforce is the ideal platform for you to learn how to grow your business. During last year’s event, 87% of attendees reported learning something that helped accelerate business growth while 83% discovered a new tool or product that helped them or their business. 

This year’s Dreamforce includes plenty of sessions designed for CRM and sales tech professionals, including:

  • Elevate Your Reporting with CRM Analytics
  • How CRM Analytics Drives a 360-Degree Customer View
  • Analytics Architecture Strategy for Intelligent Experiences
  • Boost Customer Experience: Einstein Discovery AI in Service Cloud
  • CRM Analytics: Roadmap for the Intelligent CRM  

Tip #2: Get inspired by celebrity stories

With sessions from the likes of Matthew McConaughey, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Bono, Al Gore, and Jane Goodall, Dreamforce is definitely more than just a software conference. Get inspired  as these cultural icons tell their stories and detail how you can help contribute to creating a more equitable, sustainable, and prosperous world. 

Tip #3: Network, network, network

Dreamforce has seen tens of thousands of attendees in previous years, making it the ideal place to meet your next client, find your next job, or discover your next certification opportunity. To prepare for the amazing networking opportunities, be sure to:

  • Have your personal and company elevator pitch down
  • Research and attend the sessions where you’ll meet like-minded professionals
  • Connect with people who you aspire to work with or who will push your professional boundaries

Tip #4: Don’t miss Red Hot Chili Peppers!

Dreamforce is known for their legendary afterparties and concerts, with past headliners including Metallica, Fleetwood Mac, U2, Lenny Kravitz, and Foo Fighters. This year, Red Hot Chili Peppers promise to deliver another unforgettable show, so don’t miss out!

Tip #5: Discover how AI and data can boost your sales with WalkMe!

Join Tim Hanrahan, WalkMe’s Director of Sales Excellence, on September 21st at 4:00 PM at Moscone South, Campground, theater 2 for his session, Stepping into the Future: How AI & Data Work for Sales. There, you’ll learn about how WalkMe experimented with AI and forensic data from Salesforce and the sales stack to make reps more productive.

Arik Abel
By Arik Abel
Arik Abel is the director of product marketing for WalkMe's data and analytics offerings, helping customers take a data-first approach to digital adoption and transformation. He's a proud resident of Raleigh, North Carolina where he enjoys exploring the outdoors, live music, coaching soccer and southern-infused global cuisine.