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Bigger, better – and back again! Microsoft's business building roadshows are back for 2011 – and we're coming to your State capital this March. So clear your calendar for the Partner Connect Roadshow. You'll get a full day of incredibly valuable information – covering everything from the latest technology opportunities including Azure and Windows Phone, to valuable sessions from leading industry experts to help you build your business. So get ready to be informed and inspired.
The morning session features four vital tracks for ISVs. First is our 'Painting the Opportunity' keynote addressing your current opportunities. Three more tracks follow, highlighting the business opportunities in Australia's rapidly expanding digital economy, unlocking Microsoft's Cloud Computing platform Windows Azure, and exploring how your business can take advantage of the growing Windows Phone 7 market – not to be missed.
The afternoon session focuses on building your business – including insights and strategies for going global by Brian O'Doherty from The York Group. The number one track at APC, this is absolutely an opportunity not to be missed. Further afternoon tracks include successful industry experts sharing their secrets for delivering integrated customer experiences, advice on getting government grants for software developers, and using the power of social media and updates on the latest Microsoft programs for ISVs by Bruce Rasmussen from Carpe Diem.
Can you really afford to miss all this? The Partner Connect Roadshow is going to be our best ever, injecting huge amounts of valuable information into your business. View the agenda and make sure you and your team don't miss out. Hurry, seats are limited.
To bring real change to our world, we need bright ideas. So Microsoft Australia is challenging Australian students to enter the Software Design Competition of the 2011 Imagine Cup and come up with concept ideas that use technology to solve the world's toughest issues.
If you win the Australian Finals, you'll score a trip to New York, USA to take part in the World Wide Finals, plus the chance for you and your team to get up to USD$25,000 in cash!
You can also win great prizes including an entertainment pack with an HP beats laptop and an Xbox 360 Kinect bundle by just submitting your one page entry into round one of the Software Design Competition. It is that simple. So check out www.microsoft.com/australia/imaginecup to solve the world's toughest issues and for your chance to win great prizes!