IN this episode of P2PNow we answer all these questions and more. From SharePoint Saturdays to Microsoft 365 Community Days we break down how to get involved and the different opportunities that exist when participating with the community. Watch the session below or read on for a full transcript! Transcription Christian: Today’s topic is one that is near and dear to my heart — focusing on how partners participate in Microsoft community events. Sam: Are you talking about regional.
Events hosted by Microsoft or by other partners? Christian: No I’m separating the larger marquee events like Build or Ignite with those smaller events that are typically hosted by user groups and other . Over the last Latest Mailing Database decade I have helped organize and host dozens of events such as SharePoint Saturdays Microsoft 365 Community Days and various Azure and Blockchain events. Almost all of these efforts came from the community.
Microsoft and other partners may have helped sponsor and fund the events but the community made them happen. Sam: As far as partner participation isn’t it similar to sponsoring a Microsoft event? For example there’s a formal call for sponsors with a brochure of some kind outlining various marketing and promotional opportunities. Christian: Sometime yes. For many of my events we tried to have sponsorship materials clearly outlined. But where community events differ with the marquee events is in their flexibility. There’s usually more room for you to get creative and work with the.