Please join Microsoft Canada for an afternoon dedicated to partner growth and profitability in 2010.

At this session, we will announce the new opportunities available with the Microsoft Partner Network as well as other exciting new products and offers dedicated to growing your Microsoft business and increasing your profitability.

The highlight of the event will be an interactive discussion on how to monetize Microsoft’s investments in technology and innovation. Specifically, you will gain an understanding of the countless sales opportunities available with Windows® 7, Microsoft® Office 2010 and SharePoint® Server 2010. Finally, we will explore how to build a profitable business model in the cloud with Microsoft Online Services, allowing you to offer your customers the optimal balance between ‘on premise’ and ‘cloud computing’.

Register today to make the connection in your local city.




Allison Watson
Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Partner Group
In Vancouver


Corinne Sharp
National Director, Partner Sales and Marketing
In Montreal


Neil Tanner
Vice-President, Small Business, Midmarket Solutions & Partners
In Ottawa and Calgary




1:30 - 2:00 PM


2:00 - 3:00 PM

Keynote: Accelerate Your Profitability in 2010
Discover our vision for profitable partnerships in 2010 and how you can monetize Microsoft's investments in technology and innovation.

3:00 - 3:45 PM

Showing You the Money: Windows 7, Desktop Deployment, & Virtualization
With the launch of Windows 7, it is no longer a matter of "if" customers should deploy, but now more a question of "when" and "how". In this session, you will discover ways to convert the coming wave of Windows 7 deployments into a more complete solution for your customers. Learn how to differentiate yourself, increase the value that you can deliver and maximize your revenue, from the desktop to the data center.

3:45 - 4:00 PM


4:00 - 4:45 PM

Building Your Business for the Future: Microsoft Online Services
Explore your opportunity to expand your business with the cloud. We will show you how to add a recurring revenue stream to your business and increase the services you deliver with a more flexible portfolio for your customers. You'll learn how other partners are bundling additional services through Microsoft's Online Services and how you can complement your existing offerings by mixing On-premise and Online environments.

4:45 - 5:30 PM

New Opportunities with Wave 14: Microsoft Office & SharePoint 2010
We're in the midst of a wave of innovation in the Canadian market that will redefine productivity for Canadian businesses. Understand how you can ride this 'wave' to deliver new capabilities to your customers and recognize new revenue opportunities.

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Closing & Networking Reception
The event will be followed by a casual evening of networking, dinner and drinks at a local venue.





March 16, 2010

Calgary, AB


March 18, 2010

Vancouver, BC


March 23, 2010

Ottawa, ON


March 25, 2010

Montreal, QC


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