Do you ever have one of those mornings when you wake up look at your watch and wonder why time is moving so quickly…


With only 16 weeks to go before we all make our way to Houston I thought I would give you a quick update on WPC as we have some key dates coming up:

Get inspired by winning a WPC Award! AWARDS DEADLINE is upon us, April 5 is when awards submissions will close. I really urge you to work through your nominations and submit them well before April 5

Are you going to WPC 2013? Get a little insight to what is new for the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference this year. Jon Roskill, our channel chief, offers you a glimpse into a few exciting changes we have in store:

Early-bird pricing is just about over. The savings is well worth registering now. If you’ve already registered, remind your peers and colleagues to be sure to join you at WPC:

Australia Hotel Block is just about full! This year we are at the Embassy Suites Houston, as of this morning there are only 30 rooms left, so register today.  If you miss out I recommend staying at either the Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown or the Omni Houston.



Distance from CC

Group Rate (USD)

Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown


1 mile


Embassy Suites Houston Downtown




Omni Houston Hotel Galleria


6 miles


Cheap Flights! Microsoft has partnered with American Express Travel and Qantas to negotiate great deals for return flights to Houston via Los Angeles and Dallas. The cheapest tickets have all been sold, but there are still some great deals on flights available costing between $2,600 & $3,500. Email Sarah Arnold to take advantage of this special offer.