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Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

May 30, 2014 General 0 Comments

Microsoft Worldwide Partner ConferenceThe Microsoft Partner Network makes resources available to other technology companies and supports them as they develop new projects based on Microsoft products. Each year, Microsoft brings together their top partners for the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC). The conference provides a unique opportunity for partners to connect with each other and share their experiences and success stories. As Microsoft says, there's no substitution for the face-to-face interaction the conference provides, and this year's gathering in Washington, D.C. on July 14-17 will be the biggest yet.

What to Expect

The conference will focus on five areas in which Microsoft solutions are being successfully applied to solve key issues: cloud, big data, enterprise social, mobility & devices, and leadership, sales and marketing. Built around 250 informative and often interactive sessions, the conference features experts from around the world sharing their knowledge to spark new ideas and fuel innovation. Keynote speakers including Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and COO Kevin Turner will share the company's vision for joint success and the importance of partners in Microsoft's ability to differentiate itself in the competitive IT landscape. Other speakers will include senior members of important Microsoft partners, including Big Break Enterprises Inc., InsideOut Development, Duct Tape Marketing and the Altimeter Group.

The conference also features regional keynote addresses that let other countries get in on the fun and share success stories and opportunities specific to those areas. The countries involved include Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Japan, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland and the UK. And for those looking for a break from the talks and presentations, there is an exhibits and sponsors expo that lets attendees sample products and connect with providers, and a conference store selling all the WPC swag, such as gadgets, books and apparel.

If you like the idea of being one of Microsoft's top partners and attending conferences like this one, why not start with an industry-relevant education in IT at Sanford–Brown College, Las Vegas. The school offers an Associate of Science in Information Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, giving you great flexibility to learn on a time frame that suits you. You never know, one day it could be you offering the keynote address at a WPC event.

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