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Vegas Means Value at Citrix Synergy 2009
Citrix Systems, Inc., the global leader in application delivery, brings unprecedented value to Citrix Synergy™ 2009 in Las Vegas. Synergy 2009 – where virtualization, networking and application delivery meet – is the only four-event conference that provides a holistic view of today’s hottest technologies, offering the ultimate value for your conference dollar. The conference will take place May 4 to 7 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Compared to other convention cities, Las Vegas is the most affordable destination for conference attendees. Direct flights to Las Vegas are available from over 140 cities with an average cost of $240 – less than any other convention city, hotel rates are at an all-time low and the average taxi fare is nearly half that of other major convention locales. A table comparing standard rates in Las Vegas to other popular convention destinations is available here.

Synergy 2009 brings the best in virtualization, networking, and application delivery to cost-effective Las Vegas and includes two completely independent industry events – Virtualization Congress and Network World Live!. The event also features the Citrix iForum Global User Conference and Geek Speak Live!, the ultimate un-conference where tech experts, industry analysts and bloggers take the reins, driving unfiltered real-world debates on today’s hottest technology topics from desktop virtualization to cloud computing. Attendees can benefit from attending a single track, or by combining sessions from various tracks to customize a conference to suit their individual needs. The event will offer an unparalleled array of technical and business sessions, as well as hands-on technology learning labs and keynote sessions from industry thought leaders.

To add to the value of Las Vegas and Synergy 2009, the following promotions are now available to event registrants:

  • Win free travel: Win free airfare, a free four-night stay at the MGM Grand or a $100 hotel room credit for onsite expenses. 40 winners will be drawn from attendees who register for Synergy by 9:00 p.m. PST on Wednesday, April 15.
  • Be one of the Lucky 7: Let the games begin – before you even arrive in Las Vegas! Register for Synergy before Friday, April 24 for seven chances to win self-paced online training from Citrix Education valued at $2,000. Winners will be posted at the Citrix Education Booth #33 and #34 in the Synergy Solutions Expo Hall during tradeshow hours.
  • Public sector special rates: A discounted rate of $1,495, which is $400 off of the event’s list price for an all-inclusive Synergy conference pass and a special government hotel room rate at the MGM Grand is available for public sector employees.

For details on the above promotions, click here.

About Citrix Synergy 2009

Born as a user conference more than 10 years ago, Citrix Synergy has been completely reconceived as the industry’s premier thought leadership event where virtualization, networking and application delivery meet. Citrix Synergy combines several events into one registration, including Virtualization Congress, Network World Live!, Geek Speak Live! and the Citrix iForum User Conference. Attendees can benefit by attending a single track, or by combining sessions from various tracks to custom-build a conference to suit their individual needs. With insights from a wide range of industry luminaries, solutions from leading vendors, and shared experiences from customers, attendees will see a quick return on their investment. Citrix Synergy 2009 will be held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas from May 4 to May 7. More information and registration is available on the Citrix Synergy Website at

Published Monday, March 30, 2009 6:25 PM by David Marshall
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