A (SOLD OUT) conference for those who grow and scale partner ecosystems

May 17-18, 2022 – Philadelphia, PA

Overview

Supernode is a two-ish day gathering in Philadelphia presented by Crossbeam. If you like our blog, you’ll love Supernode. Join 200+ partnership professionals from leading SaaS companies to swap best practices, get inspired by leading partner programs, and (most importantly) make new friends.

200+ Partnership Professionals

This is what they mean when they say “find your people.” Join an extraordinary group of SaaS partnership professionals who get you.

Actionable, Battle-Tested Breakouts

Deep-dive breakouts expanding on our most popular content. We’ll fill up your notebook and have you amped to return to work.

13+ Talks From Industry Leaders

Impressive case studies. Trends that will keep you ahead. Tales from the trenches. Hear from those making waves in the partnerships space.

1 Dinner With New Friends

After day one, we’ll split up into smaller groups — and each group will be assigned a private table at one of Philadelphia’s many drool-worthy restaurants.

A Masterpiece of a Closing Party

Meet up with your new friends as you tour original works by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, and Picasso at the Barnes Foundation.

Local Treats for Early Birds

Arrive early and our friends at Trustpilot and Partnership Leaders will hook you up with cocktails, fun hangs, and your pass so you can skip the registration table when you arrive.

Speakers

Impressive case studies. Trends that will keep you ahead. Tales from the trenches. Hear from those making waves in the partnerships space:

Allan Adler, Managing Partner, Digital Bridge Partners
Lindsey DeFalco, VP of Product, Crossbeam
Sara Du, CEO & Cofounder, Alloy Automation
Jared Fuller, Co-Founder, PartnerHacker
Chelsea Graham, Partner Sales Executive, Highspot
Cristina Flaschen, CEO, Pandium
Lisa Hopkins, VP, Partnerships, Amplitude
Brian Jambor, VP, Global Channel Programs, Uberall
Jasmine Jenkins, Product Marketing Manager, Crossbeam
Chris Lavoie, Technology Partnerships Team Lead, Gorgias
Maureen Little, VP, Technology Partnerships, Okta
Bob Moore, CEO, Crossbeam
Pamela Slim, Co-Founder, Main Street Learning Lab
Mike Stocker, VP, Partnerships, RollWorks
Barbara Treviño, Senior Partner Operations Manager, Seismic
Alyshah Walji, Sr. Partnerships Manager, Alyce
Sarah Wang, General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Agenda

Times subject to change.

Early Arrivals

Monday, May 16

An optional day of fun and friends in the city of brotherly love. Presented by Trustpilot and Partnership Leaders.

Harp & Crown /
1525 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • 6 p.m. – Early badge pickup, welcome happy hour with food, drinks, and bowling

Day 1

Tuesday, May 17

Let’s get down to business. And then, we feast.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts /
118-128 N Broad St

  • 9 a.m. – Registration
  • 10 a.m. – State of the Ecosystem
    • Bob Moore, CEO, Crossbeam
    • Sarah Wang, General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
  • 11:30 a.m. – Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. – Ecosystem Ops
    • Barbara Treviño, Senior Partner Operations Manager, Seismic
    • Alyshah Walji, Senior Partnerships Manager, Alyce
    • Cristina Flaschen, CEO, Pandium
  • 2:00 p.m. – Coffee break
  • 2:50 p.m. – The Art of Partnerships
    • Chelsea Graham, Partner Sales Executive, Highspot
    • Sara Du, CEO & Cofounder, Alloy Automation
  • 3:45 p.m. – Goodbyes and See-You-Laters

Various restaurants /
Center City, Philadelphia

  • 6:00 p.m. – Group dinners

Day 2

Wednesday, May 18

Your ecosystem will be like our closing party — full of masterpieces.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts /
118-128 N Broad S

  • 10:00 a.m. – Growing Your Team and Ecosystem
    • Brian Jambor, VP, Global Channel Programs, Uberall
    • Lisa Hopkins, VP, Partnerships, Amplitude
    • Maureen Little, VP, Technology Partnerships, Okta
  • 11:30 a.m. – Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. – Breakouts (choose one)
    • Lindsey DeFalco, VP of Product, Crossbeam
    • Chris Lavoie, Technology Partnerships Team Lead, Gorgias
    • Mike Stocker, VP, Partnerships, RollWorks
    • Allan Adler, Managing Partner, Digital Bridge Partners
  • 1:45 p.m.Coffee Break
  • 2:45 p.m. – The Future of Ecosystems
    • Jared Fuller, Co-Founder, PartnerHacker
    • (a special surprise!)
    • Pamela Slim, Co-Founder, Main Street Learning Lab

Barnes Foundation /
2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy

  • 6:30 p.m. – Closing party
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Sponsors

Lobby Activation Sponsor:

Opening Night Sponsors:

Dinner Hosts:

“In the last 24 hrs I’ve learned as much about SaaS partnerships as a student probably learns in a course in a semester.”

Tony Lomastro

PlatformDash
“In the last 24 hrs I’ve learned as much about SaaS partnerships as a student probably learns in a course in a semester.”

Tony Lomastro

PlatformDash
“I always gravitate toward anything Crossbeam puts out!”
Chris Lavoie
eComm Tech Partnerships
“My career advice: Read everything on Crossbeam’s blog.”
Cody Jones
Head of Partnerships
“The articles and whitepapers have been instrumental in helping me form my playbook.”
Marc Fortin
Director of Partnerships

From the Partnerships People

The Crossbeam Content You Love, IRL

From the people who wrote the Partner Playbook, The State of the Partner Ecosystem, and hundreds of industry-defining blog posts — we’ll lean on more than two years of interviewing, researching, and analyzing the partnerships space to give you a conference that feels like home.

FAQs

Everything you need to know

What’s the best way to get to Supernode?

Via Airplane – All venues are a ~20 minute cab / Uber / Lyft ride from PHL International Airport (directions).

Via Train – All venues are a ~10 minute cab / Uber / Lyft ride from 30th Street Station (directions).

Where is Supernode taking place?

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. More specifically:

Main Venue – Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) (map)
Closing Party Venue – Barnes Foundation (map)
Group Diners – Various locations. You will be assigned a restaurant within a 15-minute walk (or 5-minute Uber) of the venue.

Where should I stay?

Suggested hotels in walking distance:

Le Méridien Philadelphia

Home2 Suites by Hilton Philadelphia – Convention Center

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Alternatively, Airbnbs in the Rittenhouse, Fitler Square, and Art Museum neighborhoods are a good place to start.

How is Supernode accounting for COVID-19?

All attendees will be required to be vaccinated, no exceptions. All attendees will also be required to comply with any current local health ordinances which may include masking and social distancing.

Do I need to book my group dinner?

No. Supernode will assign group dinners in Q2 2022. Sorry, we cannot accommodate requests to be grouped with another attendee — also, that defeats the purpose of the dinners!

Is there a code of conduct?

Yes, you can read it here.

I can no longer attend the event. Will I be refunded?

Sorry, but we cannot refund previously purchased tickets. However, we will transfer tickets to a person of your choice before April 1. Email us at events@crossbeam.com to do so.

Are you accepting sponsors?

Yes! Sponsor kits are ready. If you are interested in partnering for this event, check it out.