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IBM TechXchange Conference

October 21-24, 2024
Mandalay Bay – Las Vegas

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Don’t just adapt to the AI revolution; lead it

Join us this October for an immersive learning experience designed to fuel your AI journey. We’ll equip you with the practical skills to apply gen AI to your role and unlock the full potential of the IBM technology you rely on. Experience hands-on watsonx Challenges, technology breakouts, and instructor-led labs to elevate your expertise, earn credentials, and exchange insights with peers shaping the future of tech.

Featured AI speakers:

More than a conference; collaborate, learn and play

IBM TechXchange brings technologists and business practitioners who use IBM products together through local events, webinars, and in our online community, designed for deep technical learning, sharing, and networking. These opportunities to collaborate lead up to the global conference where we share what’s to come and what’s to know across multiple areas of focus.

What is the IBM TechXchange Conference video (00:32)

Find your people and ignite your potential

The conference is tailored for AI developers, data scientists, IT professionals, cyber security experts, infrastructure architects, and more, all seeking the tools and the training necessary to revolutionize their work. But why take our word for it? Hear directly from past attendees.

There is no better opportunity to get hands-on with the latest technologies and discuss ideaswith true experts.”

Rowena Parry

AI Product Developer

NatWest Group

Pure ‘A’ Game! TechXchange for me was not an event one simply attends, it was an experience you become…”

Laticia Carrow

IBM Z Champion


Learn great new stuff, meet wickedly smart people, and have loads of fun.”

Walter van der Heiden



Supercharge your skills and earn professional credentials

Dive into specialized tracks by technology area to deepen your skills and expertise, hone your craft, and get better with the best. We’ll also cover various special interest topics such as Quantum, open source and professional development.


Play in the Sandbox

Join us for the Sandbox 2.0 where you can convene with your fellow techies in a community-focused expo hall as you get hands-on with interactive experiences and demos of leading technologies from IBM and our Business Partners, while playing games, tackling challenges, and having a lot of fun. The Sandbox is all about connecting, having conversations and collaborating, along with providing plenty of ways to participate, areas to relax, and opportunities to compete.

And don’t miss our Opening Night Block Party in the Sandbox 2.0 on Monday, the Beach’Box Poolside Party at the Mandalay Bay Beach on Tuesday and our relaxing Pizza & Beer Night back in the Sandbox on Wednesday.

What to expect

Track Spotlights
Track Spotlights

Connect with IBM’s top engineers and product experts to gain exclusive insights into recent announcements and upcoming developments. This is your chance to get a comprehensive understanding of our roadmaps and influence their direction.

Technology Breakouts
Technology Breakouts

With 1,000+ breakouts and AMAs covering a variety of topics and levels, attendees will engage in an open exchange of technology expertise with IBM, our Business Partners, clients and IBM Champions. We’ll share what we’re building while you can share your knowledge and experience.

Instructor-led Labs
Instructor-led Labs

Dive into 300+ interactive labs, where you’ll apply knowledge in real-world scenarios, going beyond theory. Enhance problem-solving abilities and elevate your expertise with immediate feedback from instructors as you navigate hands-on exercises.</p>

IBM Professional Certifications
IBM Professional Certifications

Validate your skills development and gain a competitive edge with on-site professional certification testing. Up to 3 tests are included with your conference pass. These industry-recognized credentials will help you confidently stand out to colleagues, employers, and potential clients.

watsonx Challenges
watsonx Challenges

Register early to compete in a watsonx Challenge and explore real-life use cases relevant to your role. You’ll gain hands-on exposure to generative AI technologies in this no-code/low-code activity. These interactive sessions will fill up fast!

Pre-Conference Activities
Pre-Conference Activities

Arrive early on Monday to join an array of pre-conference activities including the community unconference, early access labs, user group & community meetups, and more. IBM Business Partners will have access to a dedicated program. Then, don’t miss the Block Party in the Sandbox 2.0 to kickoff the conference!

Book early and save

Take advantage of group and advance pricing options below.
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Group Pricing

Group Pricing


up to 30% savings

Purchase 10 or more tickets at a special group rate. Additional group rates available.

Advance Pricing

Advance Pricing


15% savings

Book early and save. Register by July 31 for a 15% discount on $1,599 standard pricing.

Standard Pricing

Standard Pricing


Standard pricing will apply to any registrations that occur after July 31.

Where communities come together

With hundreds of technical communities represented across the conference along with over 200 user group led sessions, you can find your peers, make new connections, and share your expertise to ensure you get everything you need to advance your career and drive meaningful change.

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A day designed just for partners

Join us before the full conference kicks off for Partner Day on Monday, October 21. With a unique agenda of sessions and networking designed just for you, Partner Day registration and details are coming soon. In the meantime, here is what you can expect:

  • Learn how to accelerate Partner-led wins
  • Explore the world of watsonx
  • How to adopt generative AI
  • Discuss emerging open technologies
  • Hear partner success stories
  • Discover hidden technical gems in Partner Plus
  • Get to know hundreds of your partner peers

Become a sponsor

Our sponsors will take center stage throughout the conference with high visibility and ways to engage with technical attendees.

Sponsorship prospectus

See you in October

The IBM TechXchange Conference is the must-attend event for technologists and business practitioners serious about adopting generative AI and staying at the forefront of their industry.

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