Image Gallery: Nextiva NextCon16

Nextiva pulled out all the stops for its NextCon16 conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, Nov. 14-16.

Channel Partners

November 21, 2016

  • Image Gallery: Nextiva NextCon16

    Nextiva pulled out all the stops for its NextCon16 conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, Nov. 14-16. Big-name speakers, flashy theatrics and a major product announcement kept the audience engaged.

    While the conference catered primarily to budding entrepreneurs who are looking for advice on how to build their business, Nextiva dedicated a significant portion of its time to meeting with partners and rolling out a new communications platform.

    Check out our Day 1 and Day 2 recaps, in addition to our Q&A with CEO Tomas Gorny.

    Follow associated editor @JamesAndersonCP on Twitter.

  • Nextiva NextCon16: Talking Stick Resort


    Nextiva employees, partners and budding entrepreneurs gathered at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, for the three-day conference.

  • Nextiva NextCon16: Erika Frantzve


    Entrepreneur and former Miss Arizona USA Erika Frantzve MC’d the main sessions.

  • Nextiva NextCon16: Drumline


    A drumline kicked off the first session on Monday morning to energize the crowd and introduce the speakers.

  • Nextiva NextCon16: Guy Kawasaki


    Guy Kawasaki, who formerly served as chief evangelist for a little company called Apple, spoke to business owners about how they can keep up with the “innovation curve.”

  • Nextiva NextCon16: Partners


    Nextiva channel chief Ira Feuerstein and senior sales engineer Cathryn Valladares led the Day 1 partner meeting. The discussion homed in on add-ons, especially analytics, that partners can sell to make their customers more sticky. Read our Day 1 recap.

  • Nextiva NextCon16: Saxophone


    A sax player helped Nextiva’s mascot introduce the Day 1 main keynote.

  • Nextiva NextCon16: Tomas Gorny


    Nextiva CEO Tomas Gorny used the keynote to introduce his company’s new communications operating system, NextOS. Read more about the solution in our Day 1 recap. Gorny also sat down with us for an interview on Day 3.

  • Nextiva NextCon16: Jabra


    The conference’s expo featured a select number of vendors, including the communications provider Jabra.

  • Nextiva NextCon16: SimpleWAN


    SimpleWAN, the networking provider, was also at the scene.

  • Nextiva NextCon16: Polycom


    UC stalwart Polycom demoed its products for conference attendees.

  • Nextiva NextCon16: Day 2


    Nextiva President Tracy Conrad joined Ira Feuerstein to talk to partners. The company encouraged partners to implement more professional demos, as we wrote in our Day 2 recap.

  • Nextiva NextCon16: Gopi Kallayil


    Gopi Kallayil, chief evangelist of brand marketing for Google, gave business owners a rundown of how to effectively communicate their company’s story. Read more about the speakers of Day 2.

  • Image Gallery: Nextiva NextCon16

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