SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the world's #1 CRM platform, today announced the Salesforce1 World Tour, which will kick off in New York City on Jan. 8 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Salesforce.com Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff will keynote the inaugural tour event and deliver the vision for Salesforce1, the new social, mobile, and cloud customer platform built to transform how companies sell, service and market for the Internet of Customers. Tune into Salesforce Live (salesforce.com/live) on Jan. 8 at 12:30 p.m. ET to watch the keynote.
Salesforce.com, in partnership with City Harvest and New York Hilton Midtown, will also be holding a food drive at the Salesforce1 World Tour New York City event to help feed the more than 1 million New Yorkers that face hunger each year. Attendees are encouraged to donate canned goods on Jan. 8 in the New York Hilton Midtown lobby and visit https://giving.cityharvest.org/donate-now to contribute to the online food drive being held in conjunction with the event. The Salesforce.com Foundation will be matching cash donations.
Welcome to the Internet of Customers
The world is becoming completely connected. Every day millions of new products, apps and devices are connecting to the Internet. By 2020, there will be more than 50 billion connected things, from smartphones and wearable smart devices to jet engines and cars. And behind every product, every app and every device there is a customer. Customer relationship management has never been more important than it is today. Welcome to the Internet of Customers—where every company can connect every app, employee, partner, product and device with their customers using the power of social, mobile and cloud.
Salesforce1 is the new social, mobile and cloud customer platform built to transform how companies sell, service and market for the Internet of Customers. It is the first CRM platform for everyone—developers, ISVs, end users, admins and customers—to go social, mobile and cloud. Now every company can connect with their customers in a whole new way and unlock greater levels of growth, innovation and success.
Salesforce1 World Tour—Connect With Customers in a Whole New Way
The Salesforce1 World Tour is a global road show designed to help companies leverage the next generation of devices, apps and services to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Events will feature live keynotes from salesforce.com executives, specialized breakout sessions for sales, service, marketing, IT, developers and more, live demos of cutting-edge technologies and real customer stories from around the world. The Salesforce1 World Tour is coming to more than 20 cities around the world including: Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Fukuoka, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Minneapolis, Munich, Nagoya, Osaka, Paris, Philadelphia, San Jose, Sao Paulo, Seattle, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington, D.C.
Integrated Philanthropy at Salesforce1 World Tour New York City
Salesforce.com has a long history of giving time, technology and financial resources to nonprofits through its 1/1/1 model of integrated corporate philanthropy. To date, the Salesforce.com Foundation has given more than 530,000 hours of volunteer time and more than $53 million in grants to help improve communities throughout the world.
At the Salesforce1 World Tour in New York City, salesforce.com, in partnership with City Harvest and New York Hilton Midtown, will be holding a food drive to help feed the more than 1 million New Yorkers that face hunger each year. Attendees are encouraged to donate canned goods on Jan. 8 in the New York Hilton Midtown lobby and visit https://giving.cityharvest.org/donate-now to contribute to the online food drive being held in conjunction with the event. The Salesforce.com Foundation will be matching cash donations.
- Register now at http://salesforce.com/live to watch the keynote on Salesforce Live
- Visit https://giving.cityharvest.org/donate-now to help feed New York's hungry
- Live audiocast of the keynote is available at: http://salesforce.com/investor
- Follow @Salesforce on Twitter and join the conversation at #Salesforce1Tour
- Like salesforce.com on Facebook: http://facebook.com/salesforce
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