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The Worldwide Partner Conference is where partners learn new information, network, discover new opportunities, and share best practices. Come connect with Microsoft executives and others in the Microsoft Partner Network. Register now, and for only US$2,295, you can purchase your all-access pass to WPC 2014 and all it has to offer. Day and Expo-Only Passes are also available.
When you arrive in Washington, D.C., check in at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center
and receive your conference guide, badge, and answers to any questions you have. Government-issued photo identification is required to check in.
NEW for 2014! Registration is also available at Reagan National Airport (DCA) for full conference Partner and Microsoft attendees on Saturday July 12 and Sunday July 13. Stop by baggage terminal B/C upon arrival in Washington, D.C. and pick up your badge before heading to your hotel! Badge pick up stations are located across from baggage carousels 4/5 and 9/10.
Registration will be open during the following times:
Saturday July 12: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday July 13: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Come to the opening of The Commons from 5pm-7pm on Sunday July 13 at the Convention Center, and get registered early! Pick up your badge, network with colleagues, and see the premiere of The Commons.
VISION KEYNOTE MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY
One of the biggest reasons to attend the 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference is the opportunity to hear directly from Microsoft leaders at the Vision Keynotes at Verizon Center Monday and Wednesday. This is an opportunity to hear the vision for how together we are moving forward – in a cloud-first, mobile-first world.
The Commons is at the very heart of the WPC experience. This dynamic destination is designed to foster community and offer myriad ways to engage with peers, SMEs and a “One Microsoft” about what being a cloud first, mobility first company really means.
Visit our Exhibits and Sponsors
area within the commons for information on what’s new and what’s next. Tour existing exhibits or take your WPC participation to the next level and claim space
on our expo floor for your business. WPC Exhibitors enjoy special access and advantages
, so sign on for the greater visibility and opportunities the Expo provides.
This is the dedicated area in the Commons allowing structured networking opportunities for attendees while onsite. You can request meetings and reserve tables via the Connect
online Meeting Scheduler tool (you must be registered for WPC to access this tool), or just show up and request a table and next available time with the onsite staff.
The theater will bring key Cloud profitability experts and sponsors to the expo floor for sweet, short and to the point sessions are designed to wow Microsoft partners with best in class content. These twenty minute sessions are designed with minimal PowerPoint and encourage the use of impactful demos, videos, and promote interactivity. These will be vibrant!
FOOD & BEVERAGE
Breakfast and lunch are provided to keep you energized throughout the day (not applicable for Expo and Guest Passes). Evening events typically offer light to heavy appetizers or desserts.
Monday, July 14th: 7:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, July 15th: 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, July 16th: 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, July 17th: 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Monday, July 14th: Café: 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hot buffet: 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 15th: Café: 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hot buffet: 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 16th: Café: 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hot buffet: 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where do I pick up my special/requested meal?
You may pre-order special meals if you are vegan, halal, kosher, lactose intolerant, gluten-free, diabetic or have other allergy-related concerns. These meals will be available at the "pre-ordered special meals desk," lower level in Hall B. Vegetarian options will be available at all conference meal locations.
Come purchase your WPC 2014 swag at the official Conference Store! The Conference Store will be located in the DC Convention Center near registration and will carry a variety of unique-to-WPC 2014 items such as apparel, books, and gadgets.
Industry experts, partners, and Microsoft present top customer opportunities, and how partner, and Microsoft solutions are helping them solve their key problems. This year we have 5 Track Keynotes - Cloud, Big Data, Enterprise Social, Mobility & Devices, and Leadership, Sales and Marketing.
With so much good information to choose from, it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly the right session mix. This year, we’ve simplified our offerings by reducing to five major focus areas
. Use the calendar and session scheduler to build the perfect WPC to meet your business needs, and start discovering the right sessions to help you build your business now with the sessions catalog
During over 250 sessions, top worldwide subject matter experts, successful partners, satisfied customers, and independent analysts share their knowledge with you. Informative, revealing, and entertaining, our sessions focus in customer scenarios, real-world examples, tangible solutions, in-depth reviews of key business strategies, and return on investment.
60 minutes, PowerPoint based, videos, demos, 150-500 seats
With less of a focus on presentation, Interactive Discussions are most successful when the small-in-size audience is open to sharing, is active in participation, and possesses some knowledge of the topic at hand. These over 80 sessions are kept small in seating and room size on purpose to foster the intimacy of the discussion. Arrive early to claim your seat!
60 minutes, no PowerPoint, 50-80 seats
Come learn how Microsoft’s latest solutions can help you achieve growth and increase your profitability in your region. This year we have 22 Regional Keynotes - APAC, Brazil, Canada, CEE, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, LATAM, MEA, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, US.
120 minutes, PowerPoint based, videos, demos, 150-1,000 seats
For more details about specific sessions and times please refer to the session scheduler
tool in WPC Connect. Don’t forget, you must be registered for WPC to access this tool.