Events

A listing of virtual pressrooms and homepages for key Microsoft events. For a complete listing of in-person and webcast events, visit the Microsoft Events site.

Event Information

Microsoft Inspire 2019

July 14-18, 2019, Las Vegas, Nevada
Microsoft Inspire is the company’s premier event for partners. This year’s keynote lineup included CEO Satya Nadella, President Brad Smith, Executive Vice President Judson Althoff and Corporate Vice President Gavriella Schuster. Find webcasts and all the highlights.
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Xbox @ E3

June 9 – 11, 2019, Los Angeles, California
Find out all that happened from Xbox at this year’s E3, from the press briefing to fan events. This year was Xbox’s biggest E3 presence ever.
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Build 2019

May 6-8, 2019, Seattle, Washington
Microsoft’s premier developer event. Visit our event pressroom for the latest news, keynotes, photos and more.
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Microsoft at MWC19 Barcelona

Feb. 24-28, 2019, Barcelona, Spain
CEO Satya Nadella, CVP Julia White and Technical Fellow Alex Kipman introduce Microsoft HoloLens 2, Azure Kinect Developer Kit and more.
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Addressing the need for affordable housing in Puget Sound region

Jan. 17, 2019, Bellevue, Washington
Microsoft President Brad Smith and Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood announce the company’s $500 million commitment to more affordable housing in the Seattle area.
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Microsoft Connect(); 2018

Dec. 4, 2018, Redmond, Washington
Microsoft announces for the developer community the general availability of Azure Machine Learning service; Visual Studio 2019 Preview and Visual Studio 2019 for Mac Preview; Cloud Native Application Bundles (CNAB), a new open source package format specification created in close partnership with Docker; and more.
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Microsoft Airband: An update on connecting rural America

Dec. 3, 2018, Bellevue, Washington
Company president Brad Smith provides an update on the Microsoft Airband Initiative, which seeks to provide the broadband connectivity that’s vital for economic success but still unavailable to roughly 25 million Americans.
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AI in Business 2018

Nov. 14, 2018, San Francisco, California
Microsoft announces technology updates aimed at helping customers adopt artificial intelligence tools that can yield big benefits for businesses and organizations.
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Empowering a new era of personal productivity with new Surface devices

Oct. 2, 2018, New York City, New York
Microsoft introduces Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2 and Surface Headphones.
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Microsoft Ignite and Microsoft Envision 2018

Sep. 24 – 29, 2018, Orlando, Florida
Combined event for business and IT leaders, focusing on Microsoft technology and plans to help customers digitally transform their businesses with the cloud, business intelligence, teamwork and more.
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Imagine Cup 2018 Worldwide Finals

July 20 – 25, 2018, Seattle, Washington
Microsoft Imagine Cup is the world’s premier technology program and competition for students to learn, build and compete with innovative tools, platform and services.
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RSA Conference 2018

April 16-17, 2018
Unveiling a series of new services and features that will better harden not only our intelligent cloud but also the billions of connected devices that live on its edge.
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The Future Computed: Artificial Intelligence and its role in society

Jan. 17, 2018
Launch of new book from Microsoft exploring where AI is going and the new societal issues it has raised.
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Building a modern campus

Nov. 28 and Dec. 5, 2017
Find news, photos, videos and more about how Microsoft is renovating its campuses to build modern workplaces where employees can create and collaborate.
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Sibos 2017

Oct. 19, 2017, Toronto, Ontario
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the premier financial services industry event.
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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and Mixed Reality Headsets availability; Surface Book 2 announcement

Oct. 17, 2017, Redmond, Washington
Video gallery, image gallery, news and more from the major product availability announcement.
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Completion of Marea undersea cable

Sep. 21, 2017, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Microsoft President Brad Smith and public officials gather to celebrate the completion of the 4,000-mile-long subsea cable connecting Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Bilbao, Spain.
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#MicrosoftEvent in Shanghai

May 23, 2017, Shanghai, China
Microsoft announced that with strong support of CETC and Microsoft, CMIT, our joint venture has now developed Windows 10 China Government Edition for China government customers and Lenovo will be one of the first OEM partners to preinstall Windows 10 China Government Edition; introduced the most versatile laptop — the new Surface Pro; revealed the new Surface Pen, twice as accurate as the previous version with more fluid writing, drawing and tilt; celebrated the launch of Microsoft HoloLens in China; and shared that Project Scorpio will launch in China later this year.
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#MicrosoftEDU Event

May 2, 2017, New York City
Microsoft introduced a set of educational products and services, inspired by teachers and students, including a new Windows experience called Windows 10 S; new experiences in Microsoft Teams for modern classroom collaboration; new features in Minecraft and mixed reality to spark creativity; a range of Windows 10 S PCs for K-12 classrooms; and the perfect Windows 10 S device for college students—Surface Laptop.
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Hannover Messe 2017

April 24-28, 2017, Hannover, Germany
Get all the Microsoft news from the world’s largest industrial technology fair.
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