Keynotes: Submit Your Questions Now!

We’re looking forward to you joining Steve Ballmer, Toby Richards and Ron Markezich for the keynotes during the MVP Summit on Tuesday, March 1st. This is a great opportunity to hear from our senior leaders about their thoughts of the industry, the importance of communities, opportunities for cloud services and more. Send us your question…


Ground Transportation Options in Puget Sound

Out of town travelers need to plan for some ground transportation to get to and from the airport and for transportation needs outside of MVP Summit plans. There are several options which include taxis, limos, shuttles and buses. Here is a run down of each type along with pricing and contact info. Taxi/Limo Curbside pickup…


Puget Sound Attractions & Activities

If you can squeeze in some time to explore the area, there are endless attractions and activities. Our beautiful mountains are only an hour away. Award-winning wines at local wineries and brew pubs are nearly as abundant as Starbucks! We’ve got performing arts, museums, scenic and historical sites to visit. We’ve got recreation, sporting events,…


An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Geeks Giving Back to the Community

Each year there are dozens of large technical conferences where software professionals from around the world converge on a host city to learn about Microsoft technologies, network and build relationships with their peers, and experience the local culture. These events are also a great opportunity for those who are passionate about community outreach to give…


Women in Technology Networking Lunch and Panel Discussion

Join us for our first ever Women in Technology event! This year we’ve added a session to the Summit line-up to discuss the unique experiences and opportunities of women working in the technology field. Our panel includes a diverse mix of women both from Microsoft as well as fellow MVPs. Panelist include: Kalen Delaney SQL…


US MVP & Developer, Platform & Academic Evangelist Session & Meet-n-Greet

Back by popular demand, the U.S. Developer & Platform Evangelism team is hosting a special side session to introduce MVPs to their local evangelist team. If you attended last year this is an opportunity to re-connect and if this is your first time, you are in for a real treat! Architect Evangelist Brian Prince told…


Order an MVP Hockey Jersey – Get it at the MVP Summit!

If you’ve been to a few MVP Global Summits before, you know that for several years in a row, Canadian MVPs used to show up in the keynote proudly wearing their country colors, i.e. a Canadian Hockey Jersey. One year, they even got Steve Ballmer to put  it on during his keynote!   Last year…


How to Build Your Personal Schedule Using the Schedule Builder

The Schedule Builder is the tool to use to enroll in sessions and build your own personal schedule based on your Technical Expertise and your Technical Interests. If you’ve been to previous MVP Summits, the interface will be familiar. However, each year we make a few improvements. For example, we’ve added some expand and collapse…


2011 MVP Summit Neighborhood Tour

Our resident social media specialist captured some great footage of the area you’ll be staying for the MVP Global Summit. Take a look!


Schedule Builder – What is it? When can I get it?

The Schedule Builder is the tool you will use to build a personal schedule to cover your MVP Summit curriculum. The tool is designed to present all the sessions and activities that are available to you. All sessions and activities are associated with Technical Expertises and/or Technical Interests. Therefore, you will likely see a different…