Sunday, January 15, 2012

In-Person Microsoft Events in the NorCal Area

Got a note from my friend Suzanne Lavine over at Microsoft. Here are some upcoming in-person events in the NorCal area. These and other in-person events are always listed in my free weekly newsletter. Sign up now at SMB Books.

If you know of other in-person events I should list, please email me. Thank you!

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From Suzanne:
In Person Events

Mark your calendar (PS I’ll be attending, presenting, or hosting each of these events)

February 2nd 8:30 – 11:30 Microsoft and Synnex Licensing Bootcamp (details below)
Register: … PS recommend staying for IAMCP lunch……

February 2nd 12:15 – 1:30 IAMCP Lunch with Neal Potter – State of the Union on Microsoft partner program, new products, how to compete, Cloud, and more.
Register: search for Northern California chapter (invitation should be posted next week Monday)

February 20th 12:30 – 1:30 PM Lunch provided for those who register. NorCal 2nd Open Door Day. Come to the Microsoft SF office to network with your Microsoft team and other service providers, MSP’s, ISV’s, and other important people.
Register: Email [email protected]

February 21st VAR Summit at Microsoft Mountain View office 9:00 – 4:00
Register: Mark your calendar, details coming

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Details for Feb 2nd:
Join Microsoft and SYNNEX for a focused discussion on Licensing Microsoft Solutions for partners selling into Small & Medium Businesses.

Are you leaving money on the table? Do you struggle with the complexity of Microsoft licensing?
Want to augment your ISV or Services practice?

This power-packed three-hour boot camp is great for client-facing sales managers, account executives, and technical resources who are new in their role or who need a refresher on Microsoft's licensing programs. And, if you're already a Microsoft licensing expert, attend this Bootcamp and test your knowledge! We will review trends, tools, scenarios and tips to help you and your customers.

In just three hours, you'll learn how to:
• Grow your business with the right licensing programs for your customers
• Discover techniques to position Annuity with Microsoft Software Assurance
• Enhance your profit margin with best practices
• Understand Microsoft Cloud licensing options for your customers
• Leverage incentives, rebates, financing and promotions to save money
• Connect with local resources and knowledgeable experts
• Increase your revenue, decrease your cost of sale and provide superior service to your clients
• Review Key Licensing Scenarios: Virtualization, Business Intelligence, Cloud
This event is designed to give you the knowledge you need to advise your customers, save money and build a Microsoft roadmap.

San Francisco – Thursday, February 2nd from 8:30am – 11:30am PT

These Microsoft Bootcamps are co-sponsored with SYNNEX Corporation. For more information, contact [email protected] or call 800-456-4822 x4810.

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Suzanne Lavine
Northern California/Nevada – Partner Territory Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Commercial Small/Mid Market & Partner Focus

W: 415.972.6434 | M: 510.703.4220 | [email protected]
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