New 2017 year brings exciting events, ideas, experience, products and inventions. This list is quite big, but that’s not a problem at all. We’ve collected TOP Microsoft events with date, location, price and target audience to help you stay on-board: for developers, regular users, cloud admins, business leaders, CRM, NAV, GP, Power BI professionals, Microsoft partners and more. Save this article if you don’t want to miss anything.


M A R C H


The Dynamics 365 Tech Conference

365Tech17

Date

Location

Price

Target Audience

March 12-15

Seattle, WA, USA

from $1,695

retail – $349

Dynamics partners and administrators

Annual Microsoft Dynamics Technical Conference, this year named The Dynamics 365 Tech Conference. Learn and get inspired at the Dynamics 365 Tech Conference while interacting directly with Microsoft engineering, the people that build Dynamics 365 for Operations. Cost of The Dynamics 365 Tech Conference is from $1,695, for retail conference – $349.

Visit Dynamics 365 Tech Conference website


GPUG Amplify

GPUG Amplify

Date

Location

Price

Target Audience

March 20-22

Anaheim, CA, USA

from $799

Dynamics GP partners and administrators

GPUG Amplify is focused on Marketing, Sales and Leadership. Conference provided Dynamics GP users with insight into the latest Dynamics GP release, opportunities to network with Microsoft GP Product team members and peers, and exposure to the latest solutions and innovations. The 2017 conference will expand the educational content, relationship building, and solution discovery for Dynamics GP users and partners.

Visit GPUG Amplify website


MAY


Microsoft Build

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Date

Location

Price

Target Audience

May 10-12

Seattle, WA, USA

$2,195

sold out, but you can still join

the waitlist and keep fingers crossed

Developers

Microsoft Build is the Big event for developers, where you can hear about the latest tools and technologies. Microsoft Build is filled with strong technical sessions as well as opportunities to meet and learn from others in the industry. Keynotes and select sessions will be streamed live on the website.

Visit MS Build website


Focus

Focus

Date

Location

Price

Target Audience

May 8-11

St. Louis, Mo, USA

from $549

Dynamics partners and users

The Focus Conference consists of two parts: Microsoft Dynamics 365 AX and CRM, NAV and BI. Each Focus conference is a two-day deep dive into specific Dynamics products. Pricing listed is for one two-day conference.

Visit Focus website


S P R I N G 2 0 1 7


Microsoft Tech Summit

MS Tech Summit

Country

Date

Location

Target Audience

India

March 16-17

Bangalore

IT pros, cloud administrators

Italy

March 20-21

Milan

Netherlands

March 23-24

Amsterdam

England

March 27-28

Birmingham

Denmark

March 30-31

Copenhagen

Korea

April 27-28

Seoul

Microsoft Tech Summit is a training for IT professionals and developers with experts who build the cloud services across Microsoft Azure, Office 365, and Windows 10.

Visit Tech Summit Website (Tip: click “Find city” in the top menu bar)


J U N E


Microsoft Data Insights Summit

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Date

Location

Price

Target Audience

June 12-13

Seattle, WA, USA

$599

Analytics specialists, business analysts

Microsoft Data Insights Summit is a user conference for business analysts designed to help them identify deeper insights, make better sense of their data, and take action to transform their business. Attendees can meet directly with the Microsoft Power BI, SQL Server BI, Excel, PowerApps, Flow, and Stream teams to help answer their most complex data questions—and provide product feedback.

Visit Microsoft Data Insights Summit


J U L Y


Microsoft Inspire

MS Inspire

Date

Location

Price

Target Audience

July 9-13

Washington D.C., USA

$1,000

Microsoft partners

Formerly Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) with past attendance exceeding 16,000 people from around the globe, Microsoft Inspire provides a week full of networking, learning and collaboration.

Visit Microsoft Inspire website


A U G U S T


Dynamics GP Tech Conference

Tech17

Date

Location

Price

Target Audience

August 7-10

Fargo, ND, USA

from $799

Dynamics GP partners and administrators

The reIMAGINE conference has been separated into two events. Both still focus on cultivating Dynamic GP Partners, but the technical education is now provided at the Dynamics GP Tech Conference and the sales/marketing content has been moved to our Partner Sales and Marketing Pre-Day at GPUG Amplify.

Visit Dynamics GP Tech Website


S E P T E M B E R


Directions North America

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Date

Location

Price

Target Audience

September 17-20

Orlando, FL, USA

TBA

Dynamics NAV partners and administrators

The Directions North America conference is the only Microsoft Dynamics event driven by Partners – for Partners designed to help Dynamics SMB organizations build new business contacts, learn about best practices, and discover valuable tools for execution and success. This year, the event will provide comprehensive insights into the future of Dynamics with sessions on Dynamics 365 Business Edition as well as Dynamics NAV “Tenerife”.

Visit Directions North America website


Microsoft Ignite

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Date

Location

Price

Target Audience

September 25-29

Orlando, FL, USA

TBA

IT pros, enterprise developers

700 sessions in 5 days: digital labs, product demos, strategies, industry insights, and direct access to product experts discussing cloud infrastructure and management. Registration starts on March 28.

Visit Ignite website


Microsoft Envision

MS Envision

Date

Location

Price

Target Audience

September 25-29

Orlando, FL, USA

TBA

Business leaders, IT decision makers

Microsoft has announced that Microsoft Envision will move dates and location and now align with Microsoft Ignite the week of September 25 – 29, 2017 in Orlando, FL. Microsoft Chief Marketing Officer Chris Capossela posted the announcement to the Official Microsoft Blog where you can learn more details.

Visit Microsoft Envision website


O C T O B E R


Directions EMEA

Directions EMEA

Date

Location

Price

Target Audience

October 4-6

Madrid, Spain

TBA

Dynamics NAV partners

Directions EMEA 2017 will provide SMB partners with a comprehensive understanding of product changes and the latest technology, including Microsoft Dynamics 365. The event is also an opportunity to bring together the growing community of NAV and CRM partners and show how they can benefit from collaboration.

Visit Directions EMEA website


N O V E M B E R


NAV TechDays

NAV techdays

Date

Location

Price

Target Audience

November 16-17

Antwerp, Belgium

TBA

Dynamics NAV developers and partners

NAV TechDays is the name of a conference, organized by mibuso.com. This conference offers 2 days full of technical only and highly relevant – sessions, related to Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Visit NAV TechDays website

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