OK as you can tell, we love a pun. While XPO 2018 might not literally drive you wild, we do guarantee it’s going to be one hell of a ride. From lively discussion with the industry’s leading vendors to your chance to be driven in a Mercedes Benz, this is the one-day event that packs a punch. Destination XPO.

Here’s a rundown of what to expect. If you haven’t registered yet there’s still time, so make sure you’re not missing out on all of this and more.

Access the IT A-list

We are bringing together leading vendors from both Trustmarque and S3 at Destination XPO. Our conference steams welcome some of the leading players in the industry, including; IBM, Dell EMC, Microsoft, Pure Storage, Sophos, Tegile AND VMware. To discover the 2018 speaker line-up, you can read the previous blog.

XPO speakers

Discussion and debate

Our conference streams will drill down into the hottest topics in cloud and storage including; Business Intelligence and Analytics; Data Storage, Digital Transformation and Multi-Cloud; storage innovation and Business Continuity. As well as arming you with the latest insights from our vendors, all attendees are invited to join a lively panel debate hosted by James Butler, Chief Technology Officer at Trustmarque and S3.

Find the latest solutions from leading industry vendors

We’re proud to welcome around 20 vendors to our exhibition area this year. From cyber security to cloud infrastructure and big data storage, you’ll find the latest innovations spanning the the end-to-end IT life cycle.  What better way to meet all the leading players in one space, without the need for endless business meetings.

Canapes and connections

There’ll be plenty of time for you to meet and mingle with your IT industry peers. You can take advantage of the various networking areas on the exhibition floor throughout the day or join us for the drinks reception to celebrate the end of XPO 2018. We hope you leave with more professional connections and some fresh ideas to develop your future roadmap for innovation. We’re in IT together.


Free access to the Brooklands Museum

All XPO attendees will get free access to the Brooklands Museum where you can celebrate the birthplace of British Motorsport. The venue promises to “take visitors on a captivating journey through the glory days of motoring and aviation”. You’ll find Formula One cars driven by racing heroes such as Senna and Häkkinen. And over 30 historic aircraft, including the ‘R for Robert’ WWII Wellington bomber, salvaged from Loch Ness. Find out more.

Mercedes bargains

Unfortunately, we can’t give you discount on a car to drive home. But, you will get 10% off at the gift shop where you can get a host of stylish Mercedes merchandise for you and your loved ones.

Mercedes Benz passenger experience

I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again. We’re giving you the chance to live the dream stuff of Janis Joplin and to take a ride in a professionally driven Mercedes race car. There’s limited availability for the Passenger experience, but if you are lucky enough to get a ride; buckle up and enjoy it.

Mercedes-Benz World

We hope that’s enough to drive your excitement and we look forward to seeing you there.

Destination XPO.

By Katherine Murphy, content enthusiast