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Microsoft Inspire is where the world meets to transform business. With a draw of more than 16,000 attendees from over 130 different countries, Microsoft’s flagship partner event brings together some of the most engaged leaders in the technology industry today. It’s also an exciting opportunity to learn, connect, and collaborate with the global Microsoft community, fellow partners, and IT experts.

We want you to walk away from Microsoft Inspire with new connections and ideas that can help take your business to the next level and to do that, we’re constantly finding new ways to deliver the best experiences to you, our partners. Here’s a peek at what you can expect to see at Microsoft Inspire this summer.

Learning at Microsoft Inspire

Learn at Microsoft Inspire

Microsoft Inspire Session Catalog Now Available

Explore the Microsoft Inspire session catalog to learn more about what you’ll find at the event, including opportunities to hear, learn, and collaborate within the context of the powerful and innovative Microsoft partner ecosystem. To make the most of your experience at Microsoft’s flagship partner event, keep these three goals in mind.

HEAR

You and your employees should arrive at the conference with the key mission of collecting as much information as possible. At Microsoft Inspire, you can expect to hear all about the latest industry and business news from daily Keynotes, General Sessions, and our new 20-minute Power sessions.

Sessions of interest for those looking to catch up on what’s new in technology include Delivering Joint Value to Our Customers Through Dynamics ISV Programs, Empowering Financial Services in the Digital Economy, as well as industry-focused sessions on trends across industries and how we can help our customers transform their business.

LEARN

Equally important is the goal of learning while at Microsoft Inspire. At the event, attendees will learn from experts in a series of workshops and immersive experiences such as breakout sessions on achieving supply chain sustainability in CPG and retail, artificial intelligence in advertising, and a new offer that enables consulting businesses to drive adoption of Office 365.

COLLABORATE

Last, but not least, plan to collaborate with fellow partners and Microsoft employees at the conference. Opportunities to collaborate and engage with others to help build your business will be all around. Check out the variety of networking and discussion groups, welcome receptions, and networking events over the course of the week.

Get the Most Out of Your Trip

Time and again, we’ve heard from partners that the most important thing conference attendees need to do to get the most out of their experience is to plan ahead. There will be a lot to take in during the conference, so start reviewing the session catalog now to build a plan that will help you accomplish your company’s goals this July. The catalog is updated frequently, so check back often to see what’s new.

Additional Business Travel Support

Business Travel Support (Visa) Letters

Visa processing can be lengthy, so if you’ll need a visa to travel to Washington, D.C., get started early. Business Travel Support letters for both Partner and Microsoft attendees will be available for direct download from the Confirmation page of your registration, once your registration is paid for in full.

To download a letter, log in to your registration and select the ‘Download Business Travel Support Letter’ option from the ‘Quick Links’ section. Upon completing the required fields you will be presented the option to ‘Download Letter’.

The Microsoft Inspire registration team can only provide letters to registered attendees of Microsoft Inspire. Letters cannot be provided to guests.

Note: Neither Microsoft nor Microsoft Inspire is at liberty to provide direct consultation regarding attendee travel requirements. Any questions regarding personal eligibility or documentation should be channeled through local consulates.