WPC16 – The UK Agenda

The Worldwide Partner Conference 2016 kicks off next week and we have a fantastic number of UK specific activities planned, all with the aim of helping you get the most from the event.

First things first, be sure to collect your conference pass on the Sunday, or bring valid ID, to ensure you gain access to the UK Welcome Reception.  At the reception you will also be able to collect your UK Partner Celebration wristband (You can also collect in the UK lounge up to 17:00 on the 12 July).

Find below the WPC16 agenda including UK elements. You can also find this information in the UK Welcome Guide download.

WPC Agenda

UK Welcome ReceptionSpice Route

Where: Spice Route (499 King St W, Toronto M5V 1K4)
When: Sunday 10 July @ 18:30 - 20:00

The welcome reception provides a great opportunity for you to meet and network with all the UK Partners and Microsoft staff in a relaxed environment with free drinks and canapés.

The Spice Route is right in the heart of the entertainment district in Toronto, after the welcome reception, you can continue your evening in one of the many bars or restaurants on its doorstep.

Please remember to bring your conference pass and valid photo ID to ensure you gain access to the event and to collect your party wristband (or collect from the UK Lounge by 17:00 on Tuesday 12 July).

UK Partner CelebrationUK Partner celebration

Where: The Carlu (444 Yonge St, Toronto M5B 2H4)
When: Tuesday 12 July @ 19.00 - 23:00

The UK Partner Celebration has a licence to thrill this year at the Carlu, join our Secret Agent themed party that even GoldenEye himself would die another day to attend! With the best UK networking opportunities, entertainment, a casino royale and plenty of Martinis at the bar, the man with the golden gun will make sure it will be a real thunderball.

The UK Partner Celebration is for your eyes only, and is exclusive for our UK attendees. Registration badges, photo ID and wristband will be required for entry. Lost wristbands cannot be replaced.

Dress to impress - tuxedos and evening gowns, HOWEVER please do not bring any replica weapons to the party, including toy guns or knives.


UK Regional SessionWPC REgional session

Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre (Room 105)
When: Thursday 14 July @ 09:00 - 11.30

Don’t miss out on the UK Regional Session. Hosted by UK SMS&P General Manager, Clare Barclay and her team, we will put a UK context on those announcements made during the week, and give you exclusive insights into the strategy and direction for our UK partners.


Your UK Lounge WPC UK Lounge

Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
When: Monday 11 July to Wednesday 13 July @ 11:00 - 17:00

The UK Lounge is at the heart of the WPC UK experience. Here you can:

  • Catch-up on work
  • Network with the Microsoft team
  • Network with other partners
  • Arrange impromptu meetings
  • Recharge your tech
  • Or simply take a break and have a coffee


Download the WPC2016 UK Guide if you haven't already and we look forward to seeing you.

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