It's impossible to touch on all the intricacies of Microsoft Ignite. As the premier Microsoft enterprise tech conference, the potential takeaways are endless. To help give you an idea, here are just five of the things you can expect to get from the conference.
1. Get your hands on the latest tech
You won't just be learning about what's coming next with Microsoft technology—you'll get to try it out. This is your chance to get hands-on experience with the latest versions of solutions you've been anxiously waiting for. Whether it's something you've had your eye on for a while or something completely new, there's plenty to explore.
2. Meet industry experts
On top of that, you'll get face-to-face interaction with the minds behind the products. Talk with experts about the solutions you use and have your voice heard. If you have questions you've been dying to ask, they'll be here to discuss them with you. It's a rare occasion that you get to meet such prolific thought leaders, let alone so many in the same place. Seize the opportunity.
3. Connect with your peers
Along with the session leaders and partners, you'll be meeting some of the most brilliant minds in tech. They might even be sitting next to you in a keynote. Your fellow attendees are valuable resources and relationships waiting to happen. Make a new friend. Find your next business partner. When tech-minded professionals gather, there's bound to be collaboration.
4. Hear from featured speakers
Keynotes from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Enterprise Client and Mobility Brad Anderson, and CEO of Applications and Services Group Julie Larson-Green will give you insight into the strategic thinking that goes into Microsoft. And that's only half the lineup.
5. Delve into all things Chicago
Amid all of this you'll be in the heart of the Windy City. Chicago has much to offer across the board. Foodies, art aficionados, sports fanatics, and music buffs can all find a piece of Chicago fit just for them. After a long day's worth of impactful sessions and keynotes, you'll be ready to let off some steam in one of America's most celebrated destinations.
Build up your expertise and career at Microsoft Ignite. We'll see you in Chicago May 4–8, 2015. Register by December 11 and save $300.