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Welcome to Worldwide Partner Conference 2016 Day 2! Some things to know…

image_thumbWelcome, everyone, to Worldwide Partner Conference 2016 Day 2 here in Toronto! Now that WPC 2016 Day 1 is behind us, we’re getting ready to kick off WPC 2016 Day 2 here in Toronto. As always, it was a pleasure to get to see so many familiar faces yesterday and also to get the opportunity to meet so many new partners. Don’t forget that I’m once again putting together my 2016 Fantastic People of Worldwide Partner Conference, so be sure to come up and say, “Hi,” while you’re here and let’s grab a picture together for this year’s collection.

NOTE: If you can’t be here with us in person but want to join us virtually: How to stay connected, participate in, and follow all of the amazing Worldwide Partner Conference information!

Here are a few things that you should know for today:

  • BREAKFAST: You’re going to need your energy here at WPC, so be sure to start your day off with some breakfast. It will be a long day of networking, connecting, getting great info, etc., so get your nutrition to start the day. Breakfast is going to be served in the Air Canada Centre (ACC), located at 40 Bay St., on the Concourse Level from 7:30 – 8:45.
  • REGISTRATION: If you didn’t get a chance to pick up your badge yet, you’ll need to stop by registration to get it before heading into the keynote. Registration is open today from 7:00 am – 6:00 pm in the Metro Toronto Convention Center (MTCC) Level 600, South Building.
  • SHUTTLES: Shuttles run today from 6:45 – 9:00 am, then 4:30 – 6:30 pm today. Remember that there are no shuttles during the middle of the day.
  • VISION KEYNOTES: Today’s Vision Keynotes run from 8:45 – 10:45 today in the ACC. If you’re unable to be here in person, we will be streaming these live online, so be sure to join us there.
  • LUNCH: Will be served from 11:00 – 2:00 in MTCC, Level 300, North Building 
  • THE COMMONS: Open from 11:00 – 5:30 in OCCC Level 1
  • WPC CONNECT: Is open from 12:00 – 6:00 in MTCC, Level 800, South Building 
  • DETAILED SESSION LIST: You can see the detailed session list for today in the WPC Session Catalog. (NOTE: This is a real-time view of sessions. We will continue to update with new sessions and some session titles and descriptions may change.)
    • If you want to download a PDF of the session list, you can do so by clicking HERE.
  • HAPPY HOUR: Join us to wind down the day together from 5:00 – 6:00 in MTCC, Level 800, South Building

Be sure to follow along with the excitement and news online today through social media by following and tweeting with the #WPC16 hashtag on Twitter, and be sure to check out all of my tips on How to stay connected, participate in, and follow all of the amazing Worldwide Partner Conference information!

Welcome again to WPC 2016 and here’s looking forward to another fantastic week together!

Thank you and have a wonderful day,

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Eric Ligman
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