Microsoft events 2017: the ultimate guide


Satya Nadella at a Microsoft Event

2017 is finally here, which means that it’s time to get your travel calendar organized. To make your life easier, we’ve put together the ultimate list of all of the biggest Microsoft technology conferences you should attend!

To make your life easier, we’ve put together the ultimate list of all of the biggest Microsoft technology conferences you should attend.

APRIL 2017

SPTechCon – April 2-5 / Austin, Texas
This incredible conference offers over 80 different panels and educational sessions that are hosted by and lead by SharePoint technology leaders and innovators. This conference will help you improve your SharePoint skillset, increase your SharePoint knowledge, and capitalize on SharePoint’s vast benefits.

Summit EMEA – April 4-6 / Amsterdam, Netherlands
Work directly with your Microsoft technology peers during this unique conference that focuses solely on Microsoft AX, NAV, CRM and PowerBI. Educational sessions lead by experienced end-users and partners come with a vast array of Microsoft technology information, tips, and tricks.

SQL Bits – April 5-8 / Telford
There is a wealth of SQL knowledge out there, and this is where you can begin to harness it. Join Microsoft MVP’s from all over the world in this one-of-a-kind conference. Nigel Frank International is incredibly proud to be an Exhibtor Sponsor of this event. Come visit our booth for your chance to win some great Microsoft and Amazon swag!

SharePoint Fest D.C. – April 17-20 / Washington DC, USA
With SharePoint-focused classes taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers, engineers, and MVPs, this educational “fest” will help you head back to your business more educated than ever before.

Vision 2017 – April 19 / Charlotte, North Carolina
This one-day conference helps IT specialists take advantage of their investment into Microsoft Dynamics. It only takes one day to learn how you can get the most out of this incredible platform.

SQLSaturday – April 22 / Mountain View, California
This FREE event is focused solely on training professionals on the Microsoft Data Platform. If you are interested in learning about SQL Server, Business Intelligence and Business Analytics, then this is the event for you.

Nigel Frank International will be attending this event, so make sure to stop by and visit us! We’ll talk more about SQL Server job opportunities.

Microsoft Tech Summit – April 24-25 / Seoul, South Korea
From Microsoft Azure, to SharePoint, to the brand new Dynamics 365, the Microsoft Tech Summit will allow you to delve deep into the latest Microsoft technology and innovations. The Summit will dive into the platforms above, as well as other vital Microsoft technologies within the technology eco-system.

APQC Knowledge Management Conference – April 24-28 / Houston, Texas
Explore the recent Microsoft technology innovations and how they affect you and your business strategy. This 4-day conference is more than just helping you learn about the latest tech, it’s also about how you can use established Microsoft technology to help transform your company and drive it into the next generation of success.

SharePoint TechFest – April 26 / Dallas, Texas
Each and every year, this conference highlights the latest Microsoft SharePoint innovations and opportunities. Designed specifically for business executives, this one-day event has grown to be one of the most comprehensive and collaborative events in the world.

MAY 2017

Focus 17 – May 8-11 / St. Louis, Missouri
Over three days, you’ll be immersed in the vast world of Microsoft Dynamics AX, CRM, NAV and PowerBI. Learn more about their latest features and innovative functionality.

European Collaboration Summit – May 30-31 / Croatia
From Microsoft Office 365 to Azure to SharePoint to Skype and so much more, this summit has become the go-to destination in the European region every year when it comes to learning directly from Microsoft experts and developers. Learn the latest practices and get a grasp to the future of these important platforms.

JUNE 2017

SharePoint Saturday London – June 24 / London

On June 24 at Imperial College in London, SharePoint Saturday will be bringing the best in local and global SharePoint and Office 365 talent to the buzzing capital, with talks and workshops from 42 of the greatest talents in the ecosystem.

JULY 2017

Microsoft Inspire – July 9-13 / Washington DC, USA
If you’ve ever wanted to connect directly with the employees of Microsoft, along with various Microsoft technology experts, end-users, and partners, then this is the place to be in July 2017. At this conference, you will not only build important technology connections, but you will also learn ways to take your business in the best and most cost-effective direction.

Nigel Frank International is a Silver Sponsor of Microsoft Inspire, so make sure you stop by Booth 415 and say hello!

SharePoint Saturday – July 29 / New York City, New York 

At SharePoint Saturday this July, SharePoint administrators, end users, architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft SharePoint Technologies will meet, network and collaborate at 11 Times Square, New York City. We’re thrilled to be Gold Sponsors of this event, the 9th SPS New York event!


reIMAGINE 2017 – August 7-10 / Fargo, North Dakota
This is the premiere event for those in the Microsoft Dynamics GP eco-system. At reimagine 2017, you’ll network with the best Dynamics GP experts, consultants, technicians, and developers, while learning the latest information about this fantastic platform.

SharePoint Fest – August 8-11 / Seattle, Washington
With SharePoint-focused classes taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers, engineers, and MVPs, this educational “fest” will help you head back to your business more educated than ever before.


DSLUG Fall Conference – September 13-15 / Tampa, Florida
It doesn’t matter how much experience you have when it comes to Microsoft Dynamics SL, this conference is the place to be in September for those who utilize Dynamics SL. This conference will gift you a clear direction and a wealth of information to take back to your business.

Directions North America 2017 – September 17-20 / Orlando, Florida
Create new contacts, learn the best practices and learn about the latest, incredibly valuable tools Microsoft Dynamics NAV has to offer at this 3-day educational extravaganza. Directions offers great educational sessions and expert speakers that will offer you the most crucial NAV information.

Microsoft Ignite – September 25-29 / Orlando, Florida
If you’ve ever wanted a hands-on session with the latest Microsoft technology, this is the place to be. Ignite 2017 will offer you FIVE DAYS of learning, insight, and direct access to the people who built the Microsoft tools you use every day.

Microsoft Envision – September 25-29 / Orlando, Florida
This event, partnered with Microsoft Ignite, is a hands-on session with the latest Microsoft technology.

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GPUG Summit – October 10-13 / Nashville, Tennessee
From the latest updates to connecting with fellow Microsoft GP specialists, this 3-day session is essential for those who are immersed in the world of Dynamics GP.

IT/Dev Connections – October 23-26 / San Francisco, California
Connections has been touted as one of the most personal and unique conferences for Microsoft IT specialists. This conference allows you the opportunity to dive deep into the Microsoft technology eco-system.


SPTechCon – November 12-15 / Washington DC, USA
SharePoint and Office 365 are two of the most used products in Microsoft’s library, which is why over 1,000 delegates over 30 exhibitors attend this conference every year. This conference is designed specifically with SharePoint and 0365 end-users and developers in mind.

European SharePoint Conference – November 13-16 / Dublin, Ireland
When it comes to SharePoint, this conference has turned into the largest SharePoint conference on the planet. Hang out with and learn from the leading SharePoint and Office 365 experts and innovators… all in one European location.


SharePoint Fest – December 5-8 / Chicago, Illinois
With SharePoint-focused classes taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers, engineers, and MVPs, this educational “fest” will help you head back to your business more educated than ever before.