June 19th- 21st, 2024 | Estoril, Portugal

Connect With Leading Cloud Visionaries

Connect with a global network of cloud comms experts shaping the future of the industry and gain insights that only this exclusive event can provide.

Exclusive Industry Insights

  • Gain insights into major trends and advancements in cloud communications technology.
  • Enjoy networking at the C-level and VP-level with potential partners, clients, analysts, investors, and collaborators.
  • Learn how to drive innovation, efficiency, and organizational success for your business.


The CCA Summit Experience

  • Engage more dynamically in discussions that encourage audience participation.
  • Connect with an unprecedented number of analysts and financial investors.
  • Soak up the sun at our exquisite venue on the ocean shores of Cascais, Portugal.

European Summit 2024

CCA European Summit
Clark Peterson
Clark has been successful in building national and global businesses in the software, wireline, wireless, Voice, Data, and Cloud industries and part of successful IPO's with three worldwide businesses.
Joe Marion
Focusing on helping technology resellers, communications, service providers and ITAD firms learn, grow and network with each other, worldwide.
Abel Aguiar
Executive Director Partner Channel
Abel is the Executive Director for Partners and Channel and a member of the Leadership Team at Microsoft Portugal, responsible for the acquisition, skilling, development and go to market of Microsoft partners. With more than 25 years of professional experience in Board level and Management positions, with a strong focus on the Information Technology and Telecommunications area.
Anand Buch
Chief Strategy Officer
Anand co-founded NetSapiens in 2002. Today, as CSO of Crexendo and GM of the Software Division, he leverages his multi-disciplinary experience in business and technology to guide the conception, realization, and delivery of new solutions to the marketplace.
Andrew Bale
Andrew is a veteran of the communications industry, having led companies in data communications, voice and mobile. He has a deep understanding of product and innovation, and leads his companies to innovate across technology, process and commercials. He believes strongly in leading empowered teams from the front.
Bertrand Pourcelot
Enreach for Service Providers
Bertrand has more than 10 years experience in software development within mission-critical environments such as Space and Defense, and 23 years experience in the Hosted VoIP and Cloud Communication sector, where he led the strategy and development of the Istra platform (now Enreach UP) at Centile before it was acquired by Enreach in 2018.
Cedric Gonin
API Program Business Strategy and Channel Management Director
Cedric is in charge of business strategy and channel management with Orange Group API program. He was previously VP Global Business Support and Senior Marketing Director for Mobile Services at Orange International Carriers covering wholesale activities for International Mobiles services for roaming and interconnect from 2014 to 2022.
Dave Michels
Lead Analyst
Dave is a passionate advocate for enterprise communications, specializing in industry analysis, end-user strategy, procurement, and overall business communications.
Filipe Leitão
GSP Sales Engineering Manager
Filipe supports strategic Global Service Providers across EMEA as a Sales Engineering Manager at RingCentral for UCaaS , CCaaS and AI-centric solutions. Prior to that role, he spent all his life digitalising telco services, from backend mobile core to front-end CPaaS APIs, over multiple roles across multiple organisations like Portugal Telecom, Ericsson, NEC or 8x8.
Jamie Hll
Global Head of UCaaS
Jamie has over 24 years of experience in the UC and Collaboration industry and currently leads the global UCaaS practice at Zoom. Having spent 20 years at Cisco, and 4 years at Zoom, Jamie is passionate about technology and dedicated to driving innovation and excellence in the field of Unified Communications.
Jason Gilligan
Head of Zoom Strategic Business Development
Currently, Jason serves as the Head of Strategic Business Development at Zoom. Prior to his role at Zoom, he was a Global Partner Executive at DXC Technology, and for nearly twenty years, he held various roles within Sales and Engineering at BT (British Telecom).
Juan Cacace
Access Partnership
Director, Government Affairs
Juan engages with governments at the national, regional and international levels in the fields of digital technology and telecommunications regulations. He leads a Team that obtains regulatory market access for new digital technologies worldwide, by helping companies to comply with regulations as well as to obtain licenses and permits for their products and services.
Lee Essex
Tango Networks
SVP Global Sales and Marketing
Lee reflects on a two-decade Telecom career that has seen him leading both Sales and Product teams. Lee is a long-term thinker and is committed to cultivating enduring partnerships that are based around the use of innovative technology as tools for problem-solving approaches for customers.
Lee Turner
Head of Industry Engagement and Regulatory Affairs
Mark Herbert
Head of Partner Innovation
Mark is the Chief Partner Evangelist at Dstny for Service Providers, a leading technology vendor in the B2B SaaS industry. With over 40 years of experience in the IT industry, Mark has driven product strategy and market growth for top communication service providers.
Matt Siemens
Matt is the CEO of NUSO and serves on its Board of Directors. Matt’s career spans over 25 years of managing technology-focused sales, marketing, and technical teams. He leads the strategic vision and culture at NUSO to deliver value for its partners and customers by innovating advanced business communications technologies.
Matt Townend
Cavell Group
Matthew has always been involved in emerging technology markets, from the start of his career when he launched the first magazine about internet & then worked for the first major provider PIPEX, to more recently where he is seen as one of the thought leaders in the IP Comms and Cloud Communications Market.
Philippe Millet
i3 Forum
Philippe is the Founder and Chair of the i3Forum, an organization of the international communications industry that he created in 2008 to foster collaboration in the ecosystem. He also led the creation of One Consortium to restore trust in international communications, in 2024, and sits on the Leardership Council of that new organization.
Rob Kurver
CPaaS Acceleration Alliance
Founding Partner
Rob is an entrepreneur and telecom innovator. He has built his career on challenging the status quo in telecommunications. With a history of founding and scaling businesses as well as advising and guiding corporates, his expertise spans telco innovation, international business development, and forging strategic partnerships.
Rui Gil
Vice President of Engineering
Rui leads Intermedia’s engineering efforts as Vice President of Engineering, overseeing the development of the company’s CCaaS and Artificial Intelligence platforms. Since joining Intermedia, Rui has been focused in advancing the company’s product offerings in these critical areas.
Tonny Siemons
Business Development Cloud IT
More then 20 years Tonny was involved in the start up of companies always with a link to technology and finance. Innovation and business development give him a lot of energy and helps him wake up in the morning. Tonny is obsessed by how cloud technology will change our way of doing business.
Xavi Casajoana
Gamma Comunicaciones
Managing Director
In February 2003, Xavi co-founded VozTelecom, and as General Manager, he led the team, product, and market development, taking the company public in 2016 (MAB). In April 2020, the company became a 100% subsidiary of Gamma Communications, and he has continued in the role of Country Manager for Spain to the present day.
Join us in Estoril, Portugal!
June 19, 2024

Day One

Welcome Dinner
Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Atlantic Room
June 20, 2024

Day Two


Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel /Europa Room

Welcome and Overview!

Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Park Suite

AI in Communications: Redefining Connections

This session delves into the transformative impact of Artificial Intelligence on communication. Participants explore how AI technologies are revolutionizing various aspects of communication, from chatbots to natural language processing, and how organizations can leverage these advancements to enhance customer engagement and streamline operations.

Moderator: Clark Peterson

Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Park Suite

Cloud Service Provider Trends

This session explores the latest developments in messaging, video conferencing, and collaboration tools. Participants discuss emerging trends shaping the future of communication technology.

Moderator: Dave Michels

Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Park Suite

What Matters in Enterprise Comms

In 2024, enterprise communications are undergoing significant transformations driven by advancements in technology, changing workforce dynamics, and evolving business needs. Hear the key trends shaping the landscape.

Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Park Suite

Feast & Exchange: Networking Over Lunch

Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Atlantic Room

Navigating the Journey

Take your business in a new direction with some deep knowledge of the communications market.  Turn your ideas into action with the insight you will gain from this session.

Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Park Suite

Inside Microsoft: Powering Communication Platforms

This session provides an inside look into the Microsoft ecosystem and its impact on communication platforms. Participants learn about Microsoft's suite of products and services, including Teams, Azure, and Dynamics 365, and how they are empowering organizations to collaborate more effectively and deliver innovative communication solutions.

Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Park Suite

Cloud Communication's Role in Shaping Mobility

This session focuses on the transformative role of mobile phones in communication. Topics include mobile communication trends, such as messaging apps, mobile internet usage patterns, and the impact of smartphones on consumer behavior and business strategies.

Moderator: Dave Michels

Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Park Suite

Afternoon in Cascais
7:00pm - 10:30pm
Dining Dialogue: Evening of Connection and Conversation


Restaurante Visconde da Luz

R. Visc. Luz 25, 2750-285

Cascais, Portugal

+351 21 484 7410

June 21, 2024

Day Three

Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Europa Room
The Platform Dilemma: Build, Buy, Resell, and How to Harness the Latest Platform Options to Drive Revenue Most Efficiently

Hear from the top platform providers like Cisco, Microsoft, (European platform), to understand the options of using their platforms to keep up with the speed of change in the market vs building and maintaining your own platform.

Moderator: Matt Townend

Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Park Suite

Building Trust: The Backbone of the Effective Communication

Addressing the crucial element of trust in digital communication networks, this session examines strategies for building and maintaining trust among users and stakeholders.

Moderator: Joe Marion

Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Park Suite

Enabling CCaaS Sales Revenue with CPaaS

Join us for an insightful panel discussion featuring experts from Zoom, Enreach, NUSO, and more as we explore the evolving landscape of cloud communications. We'll delve into the role of CPaaS in transforming contact centers and customer experiences through programmable communications. Learn about the importance of APIs and how these innovations are becoming essential components in the modern communications mix. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from leading voices in the industry about the future of CX and cloud communications.

Moderator: Rob Kurver

Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Park Suite

Open Forum & Event Wrap-Up
Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Park Suite
Networking Luncheon: Opportunities Over Lunch

Location: Palácio Estoril Hotel / Atlantic Room

Thank you to our event sponsors!

Sponsor Logos will go here

The speakers and best-practice sessions at our meetings provide a lot of value to my company and me.

— Jim Kaiser

CCA Board Member & CEO J-Curve Technologies

Every time I attend Cloud Connections, I engage with telecommunications thought leaders and gain valuable insights into the industry's future.

— Dean Manzoori

CCA Board Member & CEO of UniVoIP

I have been to many CCA events and gained invaluable insights from leading experts and forged lifelong professional connections. Their events are engaging, educational and helped me evolve in the world of cloud communications.

— Alan Rihm

CCA Board Member & CEO of Fall Forward

Please contact jmarion@cloudcommunications.com for opportunities to sponsor.