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Meet the MailChannels Team at CloudFest 2018

By Ciara Noonan | 2 minute read

The time has come for the web hosting industry’s biggest event of the year. CloudFest, beginning on March 10th and running until the 16th, will see hundreds of industry insiders and leaders descend on Europa Park in Rust, Germany.

The event, formerly known as, was a huge success last year with a number of notable speakers (including our own CEO, Ken Simpson), a swaray of fun events to attend and many valuable connections to be networked.  

Once again, MailChannels is delighted to be sponsoring CloudFest for 2018. Our team will be hanging out at booth H19 where we’ll be giving out swag with our brand new Botnets logo, designed especially for CloudFest. Stop by before we run out!

The MailChannels Team at CloudFest 2018


Ken Simpson


Desmond Liao
Director of Marketing

Rico Gomez
VP of Sales

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Max Brown
Account Executive

CloudFest 2018 Highlights

Here are the speakers and events we are most looking forward to this year:

Ian Khan
Tuesday, March 13th

The technology futurist will take to the CloudFest stage to discuss the topic of trust in an ever-increasing paranoid world. The talk is based on Ian’s upcoming book entitled ‘(Re)Trust’.

Laurent Allard
Wednesday, March 14th

Join Laurent Allard, Vice Chairman at OVH, as he discusses all things cloud for 2018. Learn about the major trends for the year ahead and how this industry is adapting and changing to match its fast growth.

Lords of Uptime
Wednesday, March 14th

Just like last year, the Lords of Uptime will take to the stage at CloudFest and rock the night away! This year, Billy Idol’s Billy Morrison will join the band on guitar.

Thursday, March 15th

This year, social humanoid robot, Sophia, will attend and speak at CloudFest. Sophia was developed by Hanson Robotics, will speak on Tuesday, March 15th in the Main.FORUM. 


Thursday, March 15th

With so many of us travelling in from abroad, CloudFest are throwing a huge celebration of the classic German Bierfest with regional food, music and beer (of course) to be enjoyed. What better way to wrap up a week in Germany!

Why not join us at CloudFest 2018? As an official sponsor, we want to see our hosting community there. So we are inviting you to attend with a free ticket. Use registration code “CF18AYD” when you register at

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