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The two-day conference will be held January 17-18 in St. Petersburg, Florida, and feature keynotes and workshops with leading global experts in the CMS field. 


If only there were a vendor-neutral conference dedicated to CMS...

That was the vision guiding Janus Boye of Boye & Company, a leading peer group organizer, to create a new kind of live experience – one that focuses exclusively on Content Management Systems.

The CMS Kickoff 2023 Conference will offer attendees a fresh and unique perspective on the continuously evolving CMS space. The two-day event promises diverse opportunities for learning and networking, as well as keynotes from top industry speakers and thought leaders.

Aptly named a “kickoff” and held in January, the conference will look back at the previous year’s challenges and trends. But as Boye pointed out, event speakers will emphasize what’s ahead for the CMS community in 2023.

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A program featuring global brands and industry experts

The CMS Kickoff 2023 will share learnings, insights, and best practices from leading brands that are utilizing CMS, including Aetna, Detroit Institute of Arts, Johnson & Johnson, and Wells Fargo.

Attendees will also have an opportunity to hear from CMS industry experts like Deane Barker, Bart Omlo, and Sana Remekie (to name a few). These respected thought leaders will interpret market trends and discuss topics that range from headless CMS to digital experience composition.

Exclusively focused on CMS

Boye has long been a respected voice within the CMS community, conducting peer groups that tackle a range of topics. Along the way, Boye & Company has built a global cabal of experts representing a multitude of vendors and integrators, and many have been yearning for a CMS event.  

“The CMS industry does not currently have a dedicated conference,” said Boye. “This event aims to change that while remaining focused on helping customers and ultimately moving the industry forward – without sales pitches.”

The CMS Kickoff 2023 will offer curated talks, workshops, and a “perfect mix” of presentations and discussions. Along with Boye & Company’s legendary learning format and social events, the conference promises something for every CMS user, builder, or enthusiast – regardless of skill level.  

“Think of this conference as a mixture of world-class masterclasses, relevant lectures, enlightening discussions, high-impact learning, and down-to-earth networking,” said Boye.

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Hosted at the Don CeSar Hotel in St. Petersburg, Florida

To top it off, the CMS Kickoff 2023 will be hosted at the legendary The Don CeSar Hotel in beautiful St. Pete Beach – giving many attendees from around the globe an opportunity to leave winter weather behind and enjoy the Florida sunshine. Built in 1928 to resemble a Mediterranean-style castle and known as Florida’s "Pink Palace," the Don CeSar is the only historic hotel on Florida’s Gulf Coast.

CMS Kickoff will be held from January 17-18, 2023. Registration is now open, and you can visit the website to explore the event, see the speakers, and book your seat today.