General conference

Dresner Advisory Services is proud to host the Real Business Intelligence Conference, the only industry event for the business and IT communities focused completely on real world best practices and proven methods.

Imagine. Plan. Execute. Transcend convention with new ideas and creative approaches to problem solving. Prepare for an uncertain future: Mobilize resources using innovative methods, processes, and strategies. Apply new information management techniques to deliver breakthrough results.

Beyond the Noise speaks to the data you deal with today, busy, unpredictable, and confusing. We’re here to help you see through this hectic world.

Do you often wonder how other companies succeed and scale with BI, information management and performance management?

Do you feel like you’re a step behind emerging trends or need to learn how utilize those trends?

Do you struggle giving your data the right voice or just wish you could better tell the right story using data?

If any of these questions sound familiar, this is the conference for you.

Check out this, “Why I Should Attend" letter: Download letter

Feel free to edit it in any way that will best assist you to attend this conference.

Everyone will benefit from gaining the ability to think about the future and turn it into real strategic plans and specific actions. Specifically, those with roles in Finance, IT, Marketing, and any roles related to data and analytics.


Real Business Intelligence 2018 takes place June 27-18, 2018 at the MIT Tang Center in Cambridge, MA

MIT Tang Center
70 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139

Yes, Wi-Fi will be available throughout the conference facility.

The official hashtag is #RealBI

The twitter account is @RealBIEvent

We will update the website with new speakers and updates about the conference. You can also follow @RealBIEvent on twitter.

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Early bird registration (until March 21, 2018): $766.50
Early bird group registration (min of 2 until March 21, 2018): $711.75

Spring pricing registration (until May 21, 2018): $821.50
Spring Group Pricing (min. of 2 until May 21, 2018) $766.50

Standard registration: $1095.00

Your registration fee for a Full Conference Pass entitles you to the following:

  • All sessions
  • Networking reception
  • Meals as provided by Real Business Intelligence 2018

Yes, your conference badge is required for entry into the conference. Please be aware that you will be asked for valid photo identification at registration before receiving a conference badge.

Substitutions: We will accept substitutions as long as they are received by 5:00 PM ET on June 1, 2018 via email to

Cancellations: A refund minus a $25 processing fee will be given for all written cancellations made by 5:00pm ET on May 25, 2018 via email to No refunds will be given for Early Bird Registration cancellations made after March 25, 2018.


The official hotels for Real Business Intelligence 2018 are the Boston Marriott Cambridge ($359/night), Marriott Residence Inn ($319/night) and Royal Sonesta ($299/night).

Discounted rates include complimentary Internet in your sleeping room and access to the fitness center. Reservations are first come, first served and must be secured by June 1, 2018. Get the special rates via the links at the bottom of the Location Page.

Contact or ping us on twitter @RealBIEvent.