Microsoft Inspire 2020 – Switzerland

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to set the stage

Welcome to the official landing page for everything you need to know about Microsoft Inspire and Swiss specific Inspire events 2020. As you might have heard by now, Inspire will be a virtual event this year, there’s no cost to attend and there is no limit to how many employees can join from your company. You can find more detailed information about global Inspire (e.g. the agenda) here.

This landing page has been created to give our Swiss Partners and attendees a better overview of everything Inspire related. We’ve also come up with some exciting Swiss specific events and extras. As more details become clear this landing page will be updated regularly. So, stick around and find out more below!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out: a-anrygg@microsoft.com

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Content overview

  • Get registered: where do I register for what?
  • Know before you join: how exactly does this virtual thing work?
  • Global Partner of the Year Awards: what are the next steps for this year’s awards?
  • Swiss Partner of the Year Awards: how are these different and how do I take part?

 




Get registered

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It can get confusing when there is more than one registration link to choose from, which is exactly why we have collected them all here with clear explanations which link is for what.

Global Inspire

  • Global Microsoft Inspire – Tuesday, July 21st, 17:00 – Thursday, July 23rd, 17:00 CEST
    Registration for global Inspire is now open! Grab your opportunity to experience Microsoft’s largest, most comprehensive partner conference at no cost. Now everyone on your team can take advantage of the valuable insights and connections Microsoft Inspire has to offer. Don’t miss out!
    Register here

Agenda: check out the global event agenda here and discover what’s happening at a time that works for you. Check out the global event agenda and session scheduler to discover what’s happening at a time zone near you. Times and topics subject to change.

The „Western Europe Area General Session“ will take place on Wednesday, 22nd of July from 11:15 AM until 11:45 AM CEST, please register for the global Inspire and add the event to your personal agenda in the session scheduler to take part. To get more information on how this works you can find a know before you join PDF with more information below.

Additional Swiss Sessions around Inspire

  • Swiss Know before you join – Monday, July 20th, 17:00-17:30 CEST
    As everything will be virtual this year, we know that it can be confusing to figure out how to get the best personalised experience out of it. So, in this call we will go through the process with you again and answer any questions you might still have. Come and drop in!
    Find session on demand here or watch the recording here
  • Swiss Breakfast call – Wednesday, July 22nd, 09:00-09:30 CEST
    There is a lot of great content to choose from, so it’s no surprise if you cannot decide which session to join. In these breakfast calls, we from Microsoft will discuss and share our experiences and in order to facilitate an exchange with you, you will be able to ask questions in the Q&A chat that will be active during the entire session. Excited to hear about your experiences!
    Find session on demand here or watch the recording here
  • Swiss Breakfast call – Thursday, July 23rd, 09:00-09:30 CEST
    There is a lot of great content to choose from, so it’s no surprise if you cannot decide which session to join. In these breakfast calls, we from Microsoft will discuss and share our experiences and in order to facilitate an exchange with you, you will be able to ask questions in the Q&A chat that will be active during the entire session. Excited to hear about your experiences!
    Find session on demand here or watch the recording here

 




Know before you join

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In the following PDF you can find relevant information on how to take part in global Inspire and how to get the most of the tools provided. The PDF will be updated regularly as more details become available.

Inspire 2020 – know before you join

 




Global Partner of the Year Awards

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Huge congratulations to our winners from Switzerland of the Global Partner of the Year Awards!

  • Swisscom has won the Swiss Partner of the Year Award
  • Wipro Technologies has won the Data estate modernization Category Award
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions AG has won the SAP on Azure Category Award
  • AskMeWhy is a finalist for the Apps & solutions for Microsoft Teams Category Award

Below you can find more information:

Didn’t take part in the Partner of the Year Awards this time? Here you can find out more.

 




Swiss Partner of the Year Awards

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Now that the global Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards are officially completed and we know who our winners and finalists are (huge shout-out to Swisscom, AskMeWhy, Cognizant & Wipro), it is time to get excited for the Swiss Partner of the Year Awards 2020!

We already know who our Country Partner of the Year is but there are still 11 Swiss category awards up for grabs!

Below are five key things to know before we get into the details:

    1. Time frame in which nominations can be handed in, is from the 21st of July until the 21st of August 2020.
    2. All nominations that were entered for the global awards are also automatically considered for the Swiss Awards BUT also for these entries a video has to be additionally submitted.
    3. The award ceremony will take place virtually at the beginning of September 2020.
    4. To submit an entry or if you have any questions please get in contact here: ch_poty@microsoft.com.
    5. The winners and finalists will only be announced at the award ceremony and no correspondence will be held before hand.

And now to the details: please read the following two documents carefully – if afterwards you have questions, we’re happy to answer them at ch_poty@microsoft.com!

Entry Guidelines

Official Rules

We are looking forward to receiving your applications!