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    ANN FileMaker Product Developer Conference October 21-22 in Chicago

    Molly Connolly

      FileMaker Product Developer Conference

      October 21-22, 201

      Chicago, IL




      Do you sell a commercial product? Do you have an idea for a vertical solution and you'd love a chance to find out what it really takes to take your solution to the next level? Join other industry experts as we discuss both high level planning and day-to-day nuances of running a software development company.


      Over 20 Sessions Include:


      Technical Sessions

      • Deployment Options
      • Best practices for security
      • iOS opportunities and challenges
      • Migration & Upgrade Strategies

      Business Sessions

      • Licensing Options & Pitfalls
      • Marketing Opportunities
      • How to Price & Sell Your Product
      • Leadership & Team Management: Creating a Learning Culture for Optimum Results
      • Project Management Tools & Techniques

      Panel Discussions & Facilitated Sessions

      • Deployment Options: Lock Down, Open Source or Hybrid Deployment
      • Internal Tools: What should I be using for managing receiving payments, bug tracking, billing, etc.
      • Employees, Subs and Outsourcing Issues & Opportunities



      Board Room Consultations & Coaching

      Attendees will have the opportunity to talk to industry experts and get advice and system review of their products. We will also have professional coaches available to talk to you about how leveraging coaching resources can help you take your business to the next level. Representatives from FileMaker, Inc. will also be available to talk to you about FileMaker resources like the newly updated "Made for FileMaker" site as well as offer technical and sales advice.


      Vendor Showcase:

      Several product and plugin vendors including Goya, 360Works, and NRG will be presenting their product solutions and be available to help discuss how you can integrate their technology into your solutions.



      Experience and Style: The Design Conference for FileMaker Developers

      As an added bonus, the conference will be run concurrently with Don Levan's conference: Experience and Style: The Design Conference for FileMaker Developers


      The two conferences boast an amazing keynote speaker. Ryan Singer, lead designer from 37Signals (creators of Basecamp, HighRise, and many other successful SaSS products) will be talking about his experience as a Product Developer.


      Product Conference attendees will be able to attend the design sessions (space permitting) and will also receive audio recordings from both sessions at no extra charge.


      Session Information will be updated at the main site:





      Please register today. This is a small conference (~100 attendees) so space is limited





      For more information please contact:


      Molly Connolly