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SAS Partner Forum 2017

April 1-2 | Orlando, FL

Two great conferences, one great location.

SAS Partner Forum 2017 will be held immediately prior to SAS® Global Forum 2017.

Registration is now closed. If you'd like to be added to the wait list, please email Scott Batchelor. We'll alert you immediately if a seat opens up.

We hope that attending both events will save you time and travel, as well as create new opportunities for partnering and learning.


Saturday, April 1
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception
Sunday, April 2
7:15 – 8:30 a.m.
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

General Session


  • Thought Leader Mike Harvath, Revenue Rocket
  • Partner Success Stories
  • SAS Executives

     o Russ Cobb, Vice President, Worldwide Alliances and Channels
     o Carl Farrell, Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer
     o Randy Guard, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
     o Fritz Lehman, Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer
     o Oliver Schabenberger, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Networking Reception
SAS® Global Forum Begins
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
The Quad Opens
7:00 – 8:15 p.m.SAS Global Forum Opening Session
8:30 – 10:00 p.m.SAS Global Forum Welcome Reception
Monday, April 3 – Wednesday, April 5
SAS Global Forum Executive and Users Programs


SAS Partner Forum offers several opportunities for networking and sharing ideas with other attendees, as well as SAS executives and staff. Join us!

Saturday, April 1
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception
Sunday, April 2
7:00 – 8:15 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Lunch
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.Networking Reception
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

Hotel and Travel

Special Room Rates

SAS has reserved rooms in nearby hotels at discounted group rates for conference attendees and presenters. The only way to take advantage of these special rates is by booking through the official conference hotel site, which keeps event costs down for everyone. For more information, view our FAQ.


Reserve your hotel now!


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