Whether you’re looking to attend one of Microsoft’s huge flagship conferences, or one of the countless user groups and free training days taking place throughout the year, you’re bound to find an event to suit your needs in 2019.

We’ve rounded up some key dates in the 2019 Microsoft events calendar, so you can start sorting out your diary. Once again, if you work in Dynamics or one of Microsoft’s enterprise technology fields, there’s no shortage of opportunities to learn, network, and develop new skills in 2019.

We’ll be adding events to this list as and when they’re announced, so keep an eye on this page for new and updated information.

If you know of an event that we should include in our list, drop us a tweet @NigelFrank and we’ll add it to the list.


SharePoint Saturday
5th January
The Residency Towers, Coimbatore, India

SharePoint Saturday rings in 2019 in with a landmark event; the first of its kind in Coimbatore.  SharePoint Saturday Coimbatore presents an incredible opportunity to all the SharePoint Developers, the Architects and the Non-Technical Business Community to be a part of an eventful and fun-filled day of learning alongside SharePoint professionals, MVPs, Microsoft Product Managers.

SharePoint Saturday
12th January
VA Beach Advanced Technology Center, Virginia Beach, VA

The first SharePoint Saturday of 2019 takes place in Virginia Beach, VA, and will see SharePoint users and professionals gather for a day of free learning and networking, with a range of SharePoint and Office 365 sessions on offer for users of all experience levels.

SharePoint Saturday
19th January
California State University San Marcos, San Marcos, CA

More free education on SharePoint and Office 365, this time in San Marcos, California.

SharePoint Saturday
19th January
St. Louis, MO

SharePoint Saturday comes to St. Louis, bringing access to learning and networking for SharePoint and Office 365 users of all experience levels, with sessions and discussions to help users upskill and stay ahead of the curve.

SharePoint Saturday
2nd February
Schuppen 1, Bremen

SharePoint Saturday comes to Germany, as SharePoint users come together for free networking, learning, and fun with SharePoint and Office 365 sessions throughout the day for all experience levels.

SharePoint Saturday
9th February
Karen G. Miller Conference Center, Sandy, UT

More free learning and networking from SharePoint Saturday, as SharePoint users gather for SharePoint and Office 365 sessions for all experience levels.

SQLBits 2019
27th February – 2nd March 2019
Manchester Central, Manchester

The largest SQL Server conference in Europe returns, bringing data professionals cutting-edge updates, solutions, and best practices, along with the chance to grow their network and meet some of the data professionals behind some of the most exciting developments on the Microsoft Data Platform.

Visual Studio Live!
3rd – 8th March
Bally’s Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV

The leading independent conference series for .NET programmers and developers, Visual Studio Live! offers in-depth training on Visual Studio, kicking off 2019 in the heart of Las Vegas with six days of hard-hitting Hands-On Labs, workshops, and more than 60+ sessions to take in.

North American Collaboration Summit
14th – 15th March
Branson, MO

The North American Collaboration Summit is a first-class, community-driven conference focusing on Office 365, SharePoint, and Azure. NACS brings together business and technology best practices to help users make more informed decisions in the face of digital transformation and rapidly-changing tech. The two-day event will welcome world-leading experts and speakers who’ll cover everything that’s new and developing in the Office 365 and Microsoft cloud word.

MSPWorld Conference and Expo
24th – 26th March
Austin, TX

The MSPWorld Conference and Expo is a leading gathering of managed services professionals, and focuses on small, peer-led groups exchanging ideas in a productive, secure, and structured way. This high impact, two-day conference enables MSPs to divulge financial and operational data with their peers and receive valuable feedback, collaborate, and learn from others in the same boat.

eXtreme365 Europe 2019
25th March
RAI Amsterdam, Amsterdam

This high-energy, forward-looking event offers a deep-dive understanding of Microsoft Business Applications roadmap, and gives Dynamics pros access to expert community insight on overcoming real-world challenges.

Experts Live United States 2019
26th March
Austin, TX

Experts Live is a non-profit organization seeking to share knowledge of Microsoft technologies worldwide. Primarily a technical conference, the event will host deep-dive sessions and demos on technologies including Azure, Office 365, Intune, System Center, Automation, Virtualization (Azure Stack and Docker), and Enterprise Mobility and Security.

SharePoint Saturday
30th March
Mammel Hall, Omaha, NE

A free event featuring over 20 sessions in five tracks, SharePoint Saturday is bringing SharePoint rock stars to Omaha for talks ranging from starting work in the SharePoint industry, to expanding your skill set as an experienced user.

Visual Studio Live!
22nd – 26th April
Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, LO

More intense developer training, bringing hard-hitting sessions, well-known coding experts and unparalleled networking from Visual Studio Live! as the event heads to New Orleans for the first time in its 20-year history.

Directions North America 2019
5th – 8th May
Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa, Las Vegas, NV

The Directions North America is the premier Microsoft Dynamics event driven by Partners, for Partners. Designed to help organizations working in the SMB market, attendees can build new business contacts, hear about best practices, and discover valuable tools for execution and success in the Dynamics ecosystem. With a range of partners, ISVs, service providers, and Microsoft itself in attendance, there’ll be networking opportunities aplenty too.

13th – 14th May 2019
Cobb Galleria Center, Atlanta, GA

A new event featuring over 40 sessions, DotNetSouth is a .NET and cloud developer community conference focused on the .NET and Microsoft ecosystem. Expect sessions on the likes of .NET, Azure, Web and much more.

UC Expo
15th – 16th May
ExCel, London

UC EXPO is the largest Unified Communications and Collaboration event in Europe, with countless sessions across two days encompassing cloud, collaboration, networks, AI, security, and customer contact technology.

SharePoint Conference
21st – 23rd May
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV

The largest SharePoint event in the world, SharePoint Conference welcomes SharePoint experts, thought leaders, MVPs, and senior Microsoft executives to discuss and share knowledge of Office 365, SharePoint, and One Drive.

European Collaboration Summit
27th – 29th May
RheinMain CongressCenter, Wiesbaden

The European Collaboration Summit is the largest community-driven digital transformation conference in the world, covering topics like Microsoft 365, Azure, and SharePoint.

.NET Day Switzerland
28th May
Arena Cinemas AG, Zürich

.NET Day is an independent technology conference for developers, architects, and experts to discuss .NET technologies including .NET, C#, ASP.NET Core, Azure and more. Experienced speakers will share knowledge on the latest topics and give deep insights into the world of Microsoft software development. In addition to the technical talks, .NET Day provides a space for discussions with the speakers and other attendees.

Experts Live Norway 2019
29th May
Oslo, Norway

Experts Live is a non-profit organization seeking to share knowledge of Microsoft technologies worldwide. Primarily a technical conference, the event will host deep-dive sessions and demos on technologies including Azure, System Center, OMS, Automation, Virtualization (Azure Stack, Docker), EMS and Office 365.

SharePoint Saturday
7th June
Imperial College, London

More free learning and networking from SharePoint Saturday, as SharePoint users come together for SharePoint and Office 365 sessions for all experience levels.

Visual Studio Live!
9th – 13th June
Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Boston, MA

Visual Studio Live! brings infamous speakers, intense developer training, Hands-On Labs, workshops, sessions and networking to the Northeast.

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Microsoft Inspire
14th – 18th July
Las Vegas, NV

Microsoft’s annual partner conference opens its doors to the community once again to share details about the company’s roadmap for the upcoming year, and offering partners a chance to network, build connections, share best practices, experience the latest product innovations, and learn new skills and techniques.

Visual Studio Live!
12th – 16th August
Microsoft HQ, Redmond, WA

Join Visual Studio Live! experts at Microsoft HQ for five days of developer training and special Microsoft perks unique to this event. Plus, get access to full-day Hands-On Labs for the first time in Redmond.

Visual Studio Live!
29th September – 3rd October
Westin Gas Lamp, San Diego, CA

Visual Studio Live! brings all things for developers to central San Diego, with a number of workshops, sessions and networking opportunities to choose from.

Visual Studio Live!
6th – 10th October
Swissotel, Chicago, IL

Visual Studio Live! hits the Windy City for five days of unbiased developer training, bringing its popular Hands-On Labs to the city for the first time.

Microsoft Ignite
4th – 8th November
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

Microsoft’s annual conference for developers and IT professionals, Ignite offers everything from high-level strategy and deep product dives to hands-on labs and immersive experiences, providing tech pros with new skills, insights, and connections.

PASS Summit 2019
5th – 8th November

Attracting more than 4,000 attendees every year, this world-class event offers practical training on the latest technologies and services from global industry experts. The event’s founding partner Microsoft provides access to product and engineering experts, with customer advisory teams on-hand to answer technical questions, provide support, and detail all the latest technological advances.

Visual Studio Live!
17th – 22nd November
Royal Pacific Resort at Universal, Orlando, FL

Part of Live! 360, this special offering brings six co-located conferences together under one roof. Stay ahead of the current trends and advance your career in the Visual Studio ecosystem.

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