If you missed it Microsoft is launching several important products formally in Feb 2008. Most notibly - Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008.
Here's a rundown of local Launch Events. You will most likely get some good swag including NRF copies of Windows Server 2008.
Boston March 18th:https://microsoft.crgevents.com/heroeshappenhere/Register/Login/Boston.aspx
New York City March 5th:https://microsoft.crgevents.com/heroeshappenhere/Register/Login/NewYork.aspx