Nearly 16,000 Microsoft Partners and Executives Attend the Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto

Nearly 16,000 Microsoft partners and executives took Canada by storm last week for the company’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC). Each year, partners from around the globe unite for a four-day conference to celebrate the accomplishments of the company’s partner network, consisting of more than 640,000 partners, and provide a preview of the most exciting…

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Through the Looking Glass: 2011

It’s always interesting to look back at the end of each year and see all of the amazing accomplishments made in the past 12 months. Microsoft has had an incredible year! As we begin the next one, we take a look back at some of the stories that have made big news in 2011. Xbox…

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WPC Special Guest Keynote Sir Richard Branson – LIVE FEED

**** This concludes our live blogging for the day.  Thanks for following! UPDATED: 11:14 am: – Key takeaway from Sir Richard Branson is the future is full of limitless possibilities – don’t stop innovating. UPDATED 11:05 am: – If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be?  One of Branson’s choices would be Cleopatra. …

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Microsoft Week in Los Angeles

Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference keeps making news in Los Angeles!  Yesterday at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer joined Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Councilmember Jan Perry for a reception in the Solutions Innovation Center.  During the reception, Councilmember Perry presented Steve with a proclamation that officially made July 10 – 15, 2011…

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WPC Day 1 Keynote – LIVE FEED

**** This concludes our live blogging for today’s keynote – thanks for following!  Check back in throughout the week for more WPC news! UPDATED 11:06 am -2011 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Award winners being brought on stage with Steve Ballmer and Jon Roskill – Congratulations to all the winners! UPDATED 11:02 am – Steve hopes attendees…

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Day of Giving Sets the Tone for WPC 2011

Microsoft’s West Region Citizenship Director, Celeste Alleyne, discusses why Day of Giving is the ideal kick-off event for Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference. Each year Microsoft invites thousands of global partners to attend the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), and each year we open the conference with the Day of Giving.  The Day of Giving…

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Live from Los Angeles – Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference

We’ll be posting entries throughout the week, highlighting Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference occurring this week in Los Angeles, so check back in periodically!  Also, follow the action on Twitter, using the hashtag #WPC11. See you in L.A.!  

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Q&A: Local Microsoft Partner, Perficient discusses upcoming Worldwide Partner Conference

Each year, Microsoft partners around the world convene at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) to learn about Microsoft’s technology roadmap, network and share best practices with peers and experience the latest product innovations. We’re thrilled that the City of Los Angeles will host WPC next week, from July 10-14. The conference is expected to draw…

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Annual Microsoft Partner Event Delivers Technology, Revenue and Games to Los Angeles

Technology is big in Los Angeles and about to become bigger. With an estimated 15,000 international attendees flocking to the city in mid-July, Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) is both the company’s largest annual event and the largest conference ever to be held in Los Angeles. The gathering kicks off on July 10, serving…

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Continued Growth in Southern California

Microsoft continues to expand its initiatives in Southern California. From philanthropic efforts within local schools and the surrounding community, to the upcoming Worldwide Partner Conference, the company is committed to building and maintaining a strong presence in the Southland. Recently in an article for the Orange County Business Journal, Microsoft’s Southwest District General Manager, Tyler…

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