The Vista and Office 2007 launch kicked off this month in Des Moines, IA. Being an Iowa resident myself, I was extremely excited that we hosted the 1st launch event in the US. A recap of the event from be found here: http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2007701190386.
For more details on other launch events see: http://www.microsoft.com/business/launch2007/.
And dont forget... Windows Vista nd Office 2007 are available January 30th!!