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  • 1. Pre-Briefing WPCT-17
    Palm BreweryThursday, June 24th
    Liend@microsoft.com
  • 2. What to expect today?
    2
    Agenda
    15.30 – 16:00  Welcome
    16.00 – 17:00 Presentation WPC 2010
    17.00– 17:30 Visit of the brewery
    17:30 – ... Drink & networking
    Objective
    • Provide all the necessary information to enable you to prepare thoroughly
    and get the maximum out of your WPC!
    • Get to know the Belux delegation, and... Enjoy the beer!
    Do not leave today with unanswered questions around WPC
  • 3. WPC attendees
    Beluxt attendees 2010
    • 83 individuals
    38 CEO/Managing Partner level
    31 Director/Manager level
    60 partners reprensented
    5 women  (2 last year)
    26 Microsoft employees
    3
  • 4. Belux attendees
    Belux Delegation
    • Your buddy
    • 5. Your Partner Account Manager
    • 6. Belux Management team & interesting people to meet with
    4
    Peggy Janssens Dynamics PAM Lead
    André Huynen
    SMB&D
    Lead
    Carl Vanden Eynde
    Solution Sales
    Lead
    Hans Verbeeck
    Evangelism Manager
    Peter Dedrij
    PSP&P
    Lead
    Philippe Lemmens
    Server & Tools
    Lead
    Marc Charlier
    Dynamics Lead
    Phillip Vandervoort
    GM
    Tom Costers
    OEM Director
    Steven Stokmans
    SMS&P
    Director
  • 7. OverviewWPC Agenda & Keynotes
    5
  • 8. Saturday, July 10 - Arrival
    6
    • Arrival Belux Delegation
    • 9. No ‘official’ program
    Belux Evening activity
    06:30 PM Gathering @ JW Marriott
    07:00 PM Dinner at Elephant & Castle
    10:00 PM It’s Saturday Night...
    Elephant & Castle pub and restaurant just one short block from the JW Marriott, the adjacency to the host
    hotel and casual atmosphere make this venue the best option for a stop by dinner. And it’s a Saturday night, so the bar is sure to be packed with locals.
    Let’s us know if you want to join us
  • 10. Sunday, July 11 - First activities
    7
    First opportunity to have meetings in the convention center
    Belux Evening activities
    02:00 PM – 02:30 Meet @ bar (tbc)
    02:30 PM – 05:00 Watch the Worldcup Final
    05:00 PM – 06:00 Return to the Convention Center
    06:00 PM – 07:30 Welcome Reception
    07:30 PM Gather @ Convention Center
    07:45 PM - .... World Cup after party
    Make sure to pick up your badge!
  • 11. Monday, July 12 – Keynote Steve Ballmer
    8
    Shuttle Service is available from the hotel to the Verizon Center
    TimingActivity
    06:30 – 7:30 AM Registration open
    06:30 – 8:00 AM Breakfast
    08:00 – 12:00 AM Vision Keynotes @ Verizon Center
    Vision Keynote Line-up
    08:00 – 08:15 Welcome by Allison Watson
    08:15 – 09:00 Keynote Steve Ballmer, CEO
    09:30 - 10:00 Break
    10:00 – 10:45 Stephen Elop, President Microsoft Business Division on Wave 2010
    10:45 – 11:15 Tami Reller, Vice president Windows, on the Windows 7 Momentum
    11:15 – 12:00 Bob Muglia, President Server & Tool Business covering Microsoft‘s Cloud story
  • 12. Monday, July 12 – Continued
    9
    TimingActivity
    02:00 – 03:00 PMSolution Value Keynotes @ Convention Center
    • Maximizing Your Opportunity with Server & Tools
    • 13. Accelerating Your Wins with Windows 7
    • 14. Windows Phone 7 Value Keynote
    • 15. Microsoft Dynamics Keynote Session
    03:00 – 03:30 PM Break
    03:30 – 04:30 PM Interactive Discussion & Breakout session
    04:30 – 05:00 PM Break
    05:00 – 06:00 PM Interactive Discussion & Breakout session
    Will Take place @ Grand Hyatt Hotel
  • 16. Monday, July 12 – Continued
    10
    Belux Evening activity
    Unique Welcome reception @ the Residence of the Belgian Ambassador
    05:30pm Gathering in front of the Convention Center
    06:00pm Transport to the Embassy
    06:30pm Welcome by Ambassador & Phillip Vandervoort
    07:00pm Reception
    08.30pm Transport to the City Center
    • One of the most beautiful buildings of Washington D.C.
    • 17. Purchased by The Belgian Government in 1945
    • 18. A vital backdrop for Belgium’s diplomatic activities in the U.S. capital
    Today the Belgian residence is more livable than ever before and has resumed its role as a stately setting for social gatherings animated by conversations about politics, trade, business and the arts. “Marly” has become a symbol of Belgian hospitality, bringing — through its architecture, décor, and ultimately the ambassadors who live here— a touch of the capital of Europe to the capital of the United States..
  • 19. Tuesday, July 13 – Keynote Allison Watson“Partnering together in the Cloud”
    11
    TimingActivity
    06:30 – 08:00 AM Breakfast
    08:00 – 12:00 AM Vision Keynotes @ Verizon Center
    Vision Keynote Line-up
    08:00 – 08:15 AM Welcome Allison Watson
    08:15 – 09:00 AM ‘Consumer Keynote’
    09:00 – 10:00 AM “Partnering together in the Cloud” by Allison Watson
    10:00 – 11:00 AM Break to return to Convention Center
    11:00 – 12:00 AM Solution Value Keynotes
    • Maximizing Your Opportunity with Server & Tools
    • 20. Microsoft Dynamics Keynote Session (Repeat, Grand Hyatt hotel)
    • 21. Accelerating Your Wins with Windows (Repeat)
    • 22. Windows Phone 7 Value Keynote (Repeat)
    02:00 – 03:00 PM Business Model Keynotes
  • 23. Tuesday, July 13 – Keynote Allison WatsonContinued
    12
    TimingActivity
    02:00 – 03:00 PM Business Model Keynotes
    • Microsoft Dynamics Business Model Keynote (@ Grand Hyatt)
    • 24. Microsoft’s Cloud Vision for Hosting and Telco Service Provider Partners
    • 25. ISVs, Cloud, and Mobility: Capturing the Opportunity
    • 26. Learning Business: Past, Present and Future
    • 27. Extending Your Business - The Cloud Opportunity For Resellers
    • 28. Solution Partner Business Keynote hosted by Ross Brown, VP WW Partner Sales
    • 29. Driving Our Business Forward through Distribution
    • 30. Preparing the LAR Program to Succeed in Today’s Environment (@Renaissance)
    • 31. OEM Through Distribution
    03:00 – 03:30 PM Break
    03:30 – 04:30 PM Sessions
    04:30 – 05:00 PM Break
    05:00 – 06:00 PM Sessions
    Take advantage to follow these session spefically aligned to your type of business
  • 32. Tuesday, July 13
    13
    Belux Evening activity
    City Tour & Dinner
    05.00pm Gathering in front of the Convention Center (L street doors)
    05.30pm Depart City Tour
    05.45pm Drink with rooftop view
    06.15pm City Tour
    07.30pm Dinner at Old Ebbit’s
    One of the city’s finest tour guides will introduce you to the history and architecture of Washington DC with stories, facts, trivia and perhaps a few old
    wives tales as you explore monuments, memorials and notable buildings.
    Along the way, you will drive by The White House, Smithsonian Institution Complex, Inaugural Parade Route and the Washington Monument.
    Enjoy a drink with rooftop view.
  • 33. Wednesday, July 14 – Keynote Bill Clinton
    14
    TimingActivity
    07:30 – 09:00 AM Breakfast
    Vision Keynote line-up
    09:00 – 09:45 AM A-list, overview innovative new technologies
    10:00 – 11:00 AM Keynote Bill Clinton
    11:00- 12:00 Keynote Kevin Turner
    Segment Value Keynotes
    01:00 – 02:00 PM Telco and Media & Entertainment Industry
    Transformation Enables Partner Opportunities
    Winning Together in the Small and Midmarket Segments
    01:00 – 02:30 PM Enterprise Solutions Leadership
    Shared Opportunities through Shared Impact in Public Sector
    02:30 – 03:30 PM Sessions & Interactive Discussions
    03:30 – 04:00 PM Break
    04:00 – 05:00 PM Sessions & Interactive Discussions
  • 34. Wednesday, July 14
    15
    Belux Evening activity
    Georgetown PAM Dinners
    06.30pm Gathering at JW Marriott
    07.00pm Depart
    07.30pm PAM Dinners
    Get the best dining in Washington DC with this Dine-Around. You have the
    chance to eat in one of the best restaurants Washington DC has to offer.
    Get the best dining in Washington DC with this Dine-Around.
    You have the chance to eat in one of the best restaurants Washington DC has to offer.
  • 35. Thursday, July 15 – Regional Keynote
    16
    TimingActivity
    07:30 – 09:00 AM Breakfast
    Regional Keynotes
    09:00 – 11:00 AM Western Europe Regional Keynote
    • Driving Solutions (v-alliance, deal registration, VAD) – Speaker: Robert Helgerth
    • Moving to the cloud – Speaker: Robert Helgerth
    • MPN landing - Guest Speaker Lovisa Kristiansson
    11:15 - 12:15 PM Breakout Sessions & Interactive Discussions
  • 36. Thursday, July 15 – Belux Afternoon
    17
    Belux Evening activity
    12.30pm Gathering in front of Convention Center (L street door)
    12.45pm Transport to Sequoia Restaurant
    01.00pm Barbeque @ the riverside
    04.30pm Transport back to the Convention Center
    05.00pm Partner Reception @ Convention Center
    07.00pm Party Time!
    Located right on the waterfront of the Potomac River on K Street, Northwest D.C., Sequoia is one of the trendiest places for D.C’s hipsters to dine. This will certainly be a Belux afternoon to remember.
  • 37. ‘Hot Topics’ during WPC
    Confidential Draft
    18
    Cloud Services
    • Covered during keynotes
    • 38. 31 session available through session schedular
    • 39. Understand business opportunities by partner types, eg hosters, distributors, LAR’s...
    • 40. Different tracks: Azure, BPOS, Windows Intune, Dynamics CRM
    Microsoft Partner Network
    • Visit the Microsoft Partner Network booth #484 in EXPO Hall
    • 41. Learn everything there is to know about the Microsoft Partner Network
    • 42. Build a customized membership roadmap with the help of experts
    • 43. Take advantage of the WPC 2010 exclusive
    • 44. 5-for-1 Exam Pass from Microsoft Learning
    • 45. Enter to win grand prize sweepstakes, participate in The WPC contest and pick up your t-shirt while supplies last
    • 46. Mayny session available
    • 47. Microsoft Partner Network 2011: Leading The Change
    • 48. Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) for Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM
    • 49. Microsoft Partner Network 101 Interactive: A Practical Guide to Next Steps
  • A Valuable WPC, it’s in the preparation...
    19
    Schedule meetings through WPC Connect
  • 50. What is WPC Connect?
    • Online networking tool
    • 51. For registered attendees
    • 52. Arrange face-to-face meetings before the WPC 2010 conference
    • 53. Meetings can take place at pre-assigned, numbered tables in the WPC Connect area
    Confidential Draft
    20
    How to use it?
    Step 1: If you did not opt in to WPC Connect during registration, you may opt in now by clicking the “Update my profile and opt in status” link. If you opted in, proceed to Step 2. Step 2: From Quick Links click “Schedule a meeting” and search for an attendee using the search capabilities and schedule a meeting at the WPC Connect tables or at another location of your choice . WPC Connect tables are located @ the Convention Center Community Hall on the Lower Level L2, Hall AB.
    WPC Connect Table Hours:Sunday, July 11, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Monday, July 12, 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm
    Tuesday, July 13, 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
    Wednesday, July 14, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Thursday, July 15, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • 54. 21
    WPC Connect Wall
    #1- OPT -IN
    Opt-in to WPC Connect
    and the Wall in your
    registration info. You
    MUST upload and
    save a photo to be on the wall.
    #2. ENGAGE
    Use the advanced search to find “like-minded” partners or partners in your country/region.
    Engage with them by scheduling connect meetings, following them on twitter, or making a connection on LinkedIn.
  • 55. 22
    https://connect.digitalwpc.com/MeetingSelection.aspx
  • 56. WPC Connect
    23
  • 57. Select your sessions & tracks
    Session Scheduler
    24
  • 58. Session Scheduler
    25
    The tool to compose your personal agenda. Choose the sessions that are in you area of interest, add them to your personalized ageda and synchronise with your Outlook calendar.
    Log in with the Username
    & password that you have created during registration
    http://www.mspartnerconference.com/schedulebuilder
  • 59. Session Scheduler
    26
    Step 1: Define your selection criteria
  • 60. 27
    Session Scheduler
    • Check your Calendar
    • 61. Synch with Outlook
    • 62. Print
    Step 2: Select the session
  • 63. Catching UpWith Belux people?
    28
  • 64. Regional Lounge – Meeting point
    29
    Western-European Lounge
    Watch out for the Belgian flag during the keynotes
  • 65. Overview of Belux Delegation
    30
    Don’t forget to take your booklet when you leave tonight
  • 66. Catching Up – Your Microsoft Buddy
    31
    Who is your buddy?
    • Your Partner Account Manager
    • 67. Or someone of the Belux delegation that will take care of you...
    Contact your buddy:
    • When you forgot where to be @ what time
    • 68. Whenever you have other practical questions on Belux acivities
    • 69. When you are lost & lonely 
    Make sure you have your buddy’s phone number for any practical questions
  • 70. Washington D.C
    A city to remember...
    32
  • 71. Washington in a nutschell
    33
    • Capital of the United States
    • 72. Founded July 16, 1790
    • 73. Washington, DC, formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply DC
    • 74. The District has a resident population of 599,657
    • 75. Population rises to over one million during workweek
    • 76. The District has three major natural flowing streams: the Potomac River and its tributaries the Anacostia River and Rock Creek
    • 77. Climate: humid subtropical climate
    • 78. Population:
    • 79. 55.6% Black or African – American
    • 80. 36.3% White
    • 81. 3.1% Asian
    • 82. 0.2% American Indian
    • 83. The federal government accounted for about 27% of the jobs in Washington, D.C
    • 84. Ranked no. 35 compared to the 50 U.S. states in terms gross state product
    • 85. Second busiest metro network (after NY city)
    • 86. Cited as having some of the nation's worst traffic and congestion
  • Prepare your trip, only 17 days to go...
    34
    • Pack your bags for Washington D.C.
    • 87. Belux Jacket
    • 88. Will keep you warm 
    • 89. Easy to find other Belux attendees
    • 90. WPC Booklet Belux Delegation
    • 91. More info on Washington D.C.
    • 92. Overview of Belux Delegation (MS + partners)
    • 93. Overview shuttle services
    • 94. In-flight entertainment
    Take it with you for you & your colleagues when you leave tonight
  • 95. Prepare your trip, only 17 days to go...
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    • Check your International Passport
    • 96. Must be more than 6 months valid
    • 97. Register online: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov
    • 98. Opt-in & profile yourself in WPC Connect
    • 99. Schedule your agenda
    • 100. Plan your meetings (WPC Connect)
    • 101. Check the events page on: http://digitalwpc.com/News/EventNews
    • 102. ‘Birger Steen’ contest, WPC choir...
    • 103. Accept the Belux calendar invites
    • 104. Check out: www.digitalwpc.com
    • 105. Belux page: http://digitalwpc.com/Regional/Details/Belgium
    • 106. Pack your bags
    • 107. Be mentally prepared for a trip you will never forget!
    Start Preparing your unique experience Today!
  • 108. Questions?
    36
  • 109. Time for a ...
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