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.

Microsoft Ignite 2022

Oct. 12-14, 2022
Video, images and news from the annual showcase of the best of what’s next for Microsoft and its partners, technical decision-makers and information technology implementers.
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New Surface devices

Oct. 12, 2022
Webcast, video, images and blog posts introducing Surface Pro 9, Surface Laptop 5, Surface Studio 2+, Microsoft Designer and Image Creator and how they take the Windows PC into the next era of computing.
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Empowering the workforce

Sept. 22, 2022
Video, images and news related to the latest Work Trend Index Pulse report and how leaders can use its learnings to empower employees and drive business impact in the face of economic uncertainty.
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Microsoft Build 2022

May 24-25, 2022
Video, images and announcements from the annual conference presenting the latest advances in empowering developers.
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The state of frontline workers and the technology that empowers them

Jan. 12, 2022
Learn about the latest workplace trends and new technology from Microsoft to help empower frontline workers around the world.
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Microsoft Education’s Reimagine

Nov. 9, 2021
News, images and video from the introduction of Windows 11 SE, a new edition of Windows 11 purpose-built to support the K-8 classroom, and an ecosystem of Windows 11 SE devices including the new Surface Laptop SE, as well as devices coming from Acer, ASUS, Dell, Dynabook, Fujitsu, HP, JP-IK, Lenovo and Positivo—powered by Intel and AMD.
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Windows 11 – A new era for the PC begins

Oct. 4, 2021
Images, video gallery, news and more marking the rollout of Windows 11 around the world.
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Introducing new Surface products, built for Windows 11

Sept. 22, 2021
On the threshold of Windows 11, Microsoft revealed the largest update to the Surface portfolio in its history. Watch the webcast and view photos, videos and more related to the event.
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The new era of hybrid work

Sept. 9, 2021
News, video, images and webcast of Satya Nadella and Ryan Roslansky’s conversation on how companies can navigate the road ahead.
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Microsoft Inspire 2021

July 14-15, 2021
News, keynotes, photos, videos and Book of News from the annual event for Microsoft’s partner ecosystem.
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Microsoft announces a five-year commitment to create bigger opportunities for people with disabilities

April 28, 2021
News, video, photos and stories related to Microsoft’s efforts to help close the disability divide.
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What’s Next for Industry: New clouds offer launchpad for innovation

Feb. 24, 2021
Video, photos and more from the announcement of three new industry-specific cloud offerings – Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services, Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing and Microsoft Cloud for Nonprofit – plus the first update to Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare and the public preview timing for Microsoft Cloud for Retail, which was introduced in January at NRF.
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Microsoft announces plans to expand presence in Atlanta

Feb. 11, 2021
Webcast, photos, timeline and more from the announcement of expanded facilities that put Atlanta on the path toward becoming one of Microsoft’s largest hubs in the United States, after Puget Sound and Silicon Valley.
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Introducing Microsoft Viva: Empowering every employee for the new digital age

Feb. 4, 2021
Video, photos and news about the new platform that brings together communications, knowledge, learning, resources and insights into an integrated experience that empowers people and teams to be their best.
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CES 2021

Jan. 11-14, 2021
Video and blog posts detailing new products and innovations announced by Microsoft partners at the annual event.
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Microsoft introduces Azure Space: Powering innovation on Earth and beyond

Oct. 20, 2020
Video, photos and blog posts from Microsoft’s announcement of its work to make Azure the platform and ecosystem of choice for the mission needs of the space community.
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Introducing Surface Laptop Go, new updates to Surface Pro X and new accessories

Oct. 1, 2020
Photos, video and news announcement of the latest additions to the Surface family.
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Microsoft will replenish more water than it consumes by 2030

Sept. 21, 2020
Microsoft announced an ambitious commitment to be water positive for its direct operations by 2030, tackling its water consumption by reducing water use intensity and replenishing water in the water-stressed regions in which it operates. By 2030 Microsoft will replenish more water than it consumes on a global basis.
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Surface Duo preorders begin

Aug. 12, 2020
Photos, video and blog post from Panos Panay announcing preorders have begun in the U.S. for Surface Duo, which brings together the power of Microsoft 365 and the full ecosystem of Android mobile apps into one device, with two screens you can take anywhere.
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Microsoft commits to helping 25 million people acquire new digital skills

June 30, 2020
News and video of Satya Nadella, Brad Smith, Ryan Roslansky and Charlotte Yarkoni speaking about how Microsoft and LinkedIn plan to help people get the skills they need to succeed as the economy changes.
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Introducing Surface Go 2, Surface Book 3, Surface Headphones 2 and Surface Earbuds

May 6, 2020
News, images, video and fact sheets from the announcement that preorders have begun for the spring 2020 release of Surface products.
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Announcement of Microsoft focus on biodiversity and ecosystems

April 15, 2020
Blog post, video and more from the announcement of the second step in our sustainability efforts for 2020, focusing on preserving and protecting the biodiversity and health of the world’s ecosystems.
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Introducing new Microsoft 365 Personal and Family subscriptions

March 30, 2020, Digital Briefing
Images, video, blog posts and more from the online event that also featured Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Family Safety, Microsoft Edge and Outlook.
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Responding to COVID-19 together

March 2020
How Microsoft is working to ensure the safety of our employees, protect the health and well-being of the communities in which we operate, and provide technology, tips and resources to our customers to help them do their best work while remote.
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Microsoft Teams at 3: New features and the importance of enabling remote work

March 19, 2020, Online
Blog post, timeline, infographic, and feature images marking the third anniversary of the launch of Microsoft Teams.
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Microsoft at RSA 2020

Feb. 24-28, 2020, San Francisco
Find photos, blog posts and a complete guide to Microsoft news from one of the biggest annual events for the Microsoft Security team.
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Announcement: Microsoft will be carbon negative by 2030

Jan. 15, 2020, Redmond, Washington
Find video, photos and news from the announcement that by 2030 Microsoft will be carbon negative, and by 2050 the company will remove from the environment all the carbon it has emitted either directly or by electrical consumption since it was founded in 1975.
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Surface introduces holiday lineup, dual-screen devices

Oct. 2, 2019, New York City
Microsoft announced its broadest Surface lineup ever – with five new products coming this holiday and two new dual-screen devices, Surface Neo and Surface Duo, coming in Holiday 2020. See the on-demand webcast from the event plus other videos, product photos and more.
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Future Decoded 2019

Oct. 1-2, 2019, London
Future Decoded is Microsoft’s biggest U.K. event of the year, attracting thousands of business leaders, journalists and technology fans to the ExCeL in London across two days. Find news and photos from the event.
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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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