Well, TS2's Stephen Demming gave a great presentation on the Central Region Partner Marketing 4-1-1 Call on Friday, and the partners in attendance absolutely LOVED it!
As a response, he sat down this week and recorded a longer, more robust session, essentially training partners on how to approach a local business organization such as a chamber, association, sbdc, etc... then he talks about how to position the session, the content and ideas on what to present. He does a great job explaining how to frame the content, so you come across as a technology expert with useful tips in lieu of purely marketing product... Check it out here: https://www112.livemeeting.com/cc/microsoft/view?id=SBJNQ2&pw=63190128
Don't forget that my team can support your local events involving a Local Business organization with give-aways.
My role as a Business Development Manager involves driving and supporting Microsoft Partner events for small and midsize businesses with local business organizations such as Chambers of Commerce, Associations, Rotary Clubs, Diversity organizations, etc... The Local Engagement Team can help you with event support such as presentation content, connections with local business organizations to help drive event attendance, in addition to event giveaways, and more. We recently launched a new support desk called, “LET Desk”, to streamline event-related partner requests: Submit your upcoming events (seminars, tradeshows, speaking engagements, networking events, etc…) TODAY at https://www.microsoftletconnect.com/ - It only takes a few minutes!