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.

http://www.microsoft.com/heroeshappenhere/default.mspx

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