Fun

Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11

Hackathon

Each year, the most successful companies within the cloud and hosting infrastructure space come together and present real-world challenges during our CloudFest Hackathon. Dozens of developers and coders arrive early to work side-by-side, creating solutions in a fast-paced, competitive yet friendly environment. Following their two days of intensive problem-solving, teams present their creative solutions live in the main.FORUM. It’s a great atmosphere in which to have fun while building business contacts that could change your life.

Saturday: 1:30 pm
Sunday: 9 am

Tuesday, March 13 to Thursday, March 15

CloudFest Run with Perfect Dashboard

Start your CloudFest day off on the right note with an early morning run sponsored by our partners –  Perfect Dashboard. This 30-minute course through Europa-Park, front-lined by an expert trainer, will ensure your endorphins get a kick-start each and every day.

Details: Taking place Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
Start time – 7:30 a.m.
Meeting point – lobby of Hotel Colosseo

Monday, March 12

CodeGuard Come2Gather Party

The festivities get started early on the evening of Day 1 at the Come2Gather reception. Everyone is welcome to eat, drink and be merry while networking with CloudFest partners, meeting-up with old friends, making new contacts, and setting the mood for yet another successful CloudFest – even before the first keynote address takes place the following morning.

7 pm

Tuesday, March 13

Gender Diversity Networking Event

Supporting diversity within the cloud industry is an important initiative. Show your commitment to the cause. This event provides an opportunity to network, learn more about the i2 Coalition Gender Diversity & Equity Initiative, and show your support for gender diversity. All genders are welcome! Drinks and snacks will be served.

5 pm

Resello VIP Event - Kitchen Party

The CloudFest VIP Event is always something special and reserved exclusively for our VIP guests. This year, the Bell Rock Hotel will host a culinary experience, unlike anything we’ve done before. VIP guests will have an intimate, behind-the-scenes access pass to the hotel’s culinary paradise – the kitchen. Here, one can lean over the shoulders of the world-class chefs who will be preparing the delectable treats guests will have the pleasure to sample throughout the evening. From there, one can wander into the patisserie to take in the sights and smells of the abundance of desserts on display with, of course, a glass of the finest of wine in hand. Captain’s Finest and Harborside restaurants will also be open to further mingle with your fellow guests, creating the ultimate in VIP networking experiences. Space is limited for this exclusive event… so reservations are a must!

7 pm

Comedy Night

Who doesn’t like to hang out with a lively, cheering and jeering crowd? That is exactly what one can expect from Tuesday night’s Comedy Night! Taking place in Bar Colosseo, we are pleased to welcome to the stage veteran comedians Johnny Armstrong and Christian Schulte-Loh. This is a first for CloudFest and we are warning you… be prepared to laugh your night away.

8 pm

Uptime Concert

Back by popular demand, the rock and roll trailblazers known as the Lords of Uptime will once again return to the CloudFest stage to bring the house down with their exhilarating musical set. Gearing up to mesmerize the crowd with favorites from the 80s, 90s and 00’s, this stellar band will surely not disappoint with what they have in store. You will be singing, dancing and surely getting into the spirit of this rock and roll extravaganza. Forget about what you thought you knew about rock and roll; these guys will turn it on its head!

9 pm

Open-Xchange Karaoke

Sing like you think no one is listening… oh but wait, there will be because we expect a bit of a wild crowd just vying for their turn at the mic during our latest introduction to CloudFest 2018 – Karaoke! Karaoke offers our attendees a place to kick-back with a beer, sing their hearts out and cheer their colleagues and partners on. With thousands of songs available for guests to channel their inner Michael Jackson or maybe it’s all about Metallica – we got you covered.

10 pm

Wednesday, March 14

CodeGuard ConneXion Party

The famous CloudFest ConneXion Party is the one party no one wants to out miss on! Be prepared for electrifying entertainment, fabulous food, and the most refreshing drinks lasting long into the night. Everyone is welcome to attend and witness first-hand the superior hospitality of CloudFest. It’s an event unto itself – always full of surprises and guaranteed to be an evening you’ll never forget.

7 pm

Ecwid Karaoke

“And she’s buying a stairway to heaven…” Led Zeppelin? Not this time. It actually happens to be the colleague you have been sitting next to for the last three years and had no idea he did one helluva rendition of Robert Plant. This bit of surprising news comes by way of the Ecwid sponsored Karaoke party taking place at this year’s CloudFest. Let your hair down here, take to the stage and select from some of the best rock and pop musical standards you can ever hope to find. Nervous? Don’t be. The crowd is your friend, and everyone ends up a star here.

10 pm

Thursday, March 15

Comodo BierFest

5 pm
With the close of Day 4, we look forward to welcoming everyone to our legendary BierFest — where we bring the fun of Oktoberfest straight to you. Enjoy delicious regional food, lively German music, festival games and contests, lots of great beer, and an evening of relaxation and fun – Bavarian style!

Friday, March 16

BizBrunch

Each year our BizBrunch is the final networking opportunity of CloudFest. Everyone is welcome to join us on Friday morning for a tasty brunch buffet where you can wrap up the conference and relax with colleagues and new friends before returning home after another successful CloudFest.

10 am